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0 Replies and 3491 Views Article: iMX31 -- Why No DDR Memory Series Resistors?  3491  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Why are there no series resistors on all of the signals to the DDR memory on the iMX31 LITEKIT A: The i.MX31 LITEKIT excludes the series resistors on the DDR interface for these reasons: • Freescale testing on the IMX31 ADS kit found that series resistors provided little to no signal integrity improvement on DDR lines. • Low power (mobile) DDR has drive strength control on chip. • i.MX31 CPU has some drive strength control on DDR lines. • All EMC compliance testing passed without series re...
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17 May 2012 09:35 AM
0 Replies and 2855 Views Article: iMX31 -- Do All Processor Signals Come Off The SOM?  2855  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Do all of the processor signals come off of the SOM A: Most of the processor signals are available on the SOM's expansion connector(s). Please refer to the specific SOM Hardware Specification manual for a complete reference. PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, AM1808, AM3517, DM3730, AM3703, DM3730 Torpedo, DM3730 Torpedo Wireless, L138, OMAP35x, OMAP35x Torpedo, PXA270
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17 May 2012 08:58 AM
0 Replies and 2760 Views Article: iMX31 -- Finding Part, Serial, and Model Number  2760  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: How do I find the part number, serial number, and model number on my SOM or Development kit A: White Paper 293: Model Number Explanation & Decode explains how to identify your product by part number, serial number, and model number. PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, PXA270, DM3730, AM3703, DM3730 Torpedo, DM3730 Torpedo Wireless, OMAP-L138, AM1808, AM3517
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02 May 2012 10:54 AM
0 Replies and 2722 Views Article: iMX31 -- ESD Protection on the SOM  2722  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Does the SOM have ESD protection A: No, the SOM does not have ESD protection. The reason for this is that the SOM was designed to be adaptable to many different applications, which makes it impractical to design in ESD protection. The SOM does not provide any ESD protection circuitry on the board and must be provided by the product it is used in. Logic PD has extensive experience in designing products with ESD requirements. PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, PXA270, DM3730, AM3703, DM3730 Torpedo...
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02 May 2012 09:58 AM
0 Replies and 2778 Views Article: iMX31 -- Logic PD Developed Device Drivers  2778  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Has Logic PD developed device drivers for all SOM hardware functionality A: No, Logic PD’s BSPs support a subset of the hardware functionality provided by the SOM. Please review the Product Software Roadmap for more specific details on what functionality is supported. PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, PXA270, DM3730, AM3703, DM3730 Torpedo, DM3730 Torpedo Wireless, OMAP-L138, AM1808, AM3517
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02 May 2012 09:43 AM
0 Replies and 2819 Views Article: iMX31 -- Application to View Solidworks 3-D Models  2819  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: What application do I need to view the SolidWorks 3-D SOM models A: The SolidWorks 3-D models can be viewed in the SolidWorks application, or in a free viewer, such as eDrawings ( PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, PXA270, DM3730, AM3703, DM3730 Torpedo, DM3730 Torpedo Wireless, OMAP-L138, AM1808, AM3517
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02 May 2012 09:27 AM
0 Replies and 2663 Views Article: iMX31--Procedure for Connecting ActiveSync Over USB  2663  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: What is the proper procedure for connecting with ActiveSync over USB to the iMX31 LITEKIT A: The i.MX31 LITEKIT uses the USB On-the-Go (OTG) port for ActiveSync connection. Double check the Connection Diagram in the i.MX LITEKIT QuickStart Guide to make sure the cable is connected to the USB OTG mini-AB port. PRODUCTS Included: iMX31
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02 May 2012 09:05 AM
0 Replies and 2761 Views Article: iMX31--WinCEv5.0 Widescreen or Landscape Dialog Box  2761  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: How do I get a widescreen or landscape display to show all of the Windows CE 5.0 dialog boxes A: The Windows CE 5.0 images we provide on the web do not properly display dialog boxes for landscape and widescreen PSP-style 480x272 resolution displays. The web images use the Quarter VGA Portrait resources, which assume a display at 320 pixels tall. To fix this, load the .pbxml for the respective Windows image, remove the Quarter VGA portrait resources from the OSDesignView under "Shell ...
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02 May 2012 08:55 AM
0 Replies and 2759 Views Article: iMX31 -- Why Cygwin command-not-found Build Return?  2759  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Why do I get a “command not found” return when I try to build the sample application using Cygwin A: The file must use Unix end of line terminations. Change the line endings to Unix by using "dos2unix" preceding the command. For example: userxyz /home/logic/sample_app/2.10/led_flasher $ dos2unix done. userxyz /home/logic/sample_app/2.10/led_flasher $ ./ PRODUCTS Included: PXA270, iMX31
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02 May 2012 08:42 AM
0 Replies and 2859 Views Article: iMX31 -- What Licensing Group Applies for WinCEv5.0  2859  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Where can I find out what kind of licensing group applies to my Windows CE v5.0 image A: The Windows CE Run-time License Assessment Tool is designed to assist embedded developers in determining which run-time license applies to the custom operating system image they created using Windows CE v5.0. You can find this tool at the following link: ... laylang=en PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, PXA270
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02 May 2012 08:26 AM
0 Replies and 2339 Views Article: iMX31 -- ARM Multi-ICE or Realview-ICE for ARM11?  2339  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Can I use my ARM Multi-ICE JTAG for ARM7/9 for development with the Freescale ARM11 i.MX31 A: No. For ARM11 and later cores, the RealviewICE and RVDS development suite is required. An Abatron BDI 2000/3000 is also compatible. PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, iMX27
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02 May 2012 08:14 AM
0 Replies and 2125 Views Article: iMX31 --Does LoLo Support RLE Encoded Bitmap Images  2125  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Does LogicLoader support RLE encoded bitmap images A: No, LogicLoader does not support RLE encoded bitmaps. Only uncompressed bitmap formats are supported. PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, PXA270, DM3730, AM3703, DM3730 Torpedo, DM3730 Torpedo Wireless
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02 May 2012 08:02 AM
0 Replies and 2154 Views Article: iMX31 -- Memory Map for the SOM?  2154  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Where can I find a memory map for the iMX31 SOM A: A memory map is available as part of the LogicLoader (LoLo) User Manual Addendum that is written for each SOM. Because the memory map is software-dependent, the best that can be presented is how LogicLoader handles memory. The LogicLoader User Manual Addendum can be found on the product downloads page, under the “User Manuals” section heading. PRODUCTS Included: PXA270, iMX31, DM3730, AM3703, DM3730 Torpedo, DM3730 Torpedo Wireless, O...
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01 May 2012 04:49 PM
0 Replies and 2124 Views Article: Is Bluetooth Driver In Logic PD's WinCEv5.0 BSP?  2124  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Is a Bluetooth driver included in Logic PD's Windows CEv5.0 BSP A: Logic PD does not have an off-the-shelf Bluetooth driver available. Logic PD has software design services that would be able to work with you for a solution in Windows CE 5.0 if you are interested in custom driver development. Also, there are vendors that have off-the-shelf Bluetooth solutions that many of our customers have integrated into their design. PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, iMX27, PXA270 Card Engine
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01 May 2012 04:34 PM
0 Replies and 2163 Views Article: iMX31 -- Accessing Logic PD's WinCEv5.0 Binary BSP  2163  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: How can I get access to Logic PD’s Windows CE v5.0 Binary BSP A: In order to gain access to Logic PD’s Windows CE v5.0 Binary BSP Components, you will need to download and sign the BSP License agreement first. Logic PD provides the BSP free of charge for customers that are planning on designing the SOM into their final product. After Logic PD has received the signed license agreement, you may be authorized by product sales for access to the LoCE Binary BSP. A link to the license agreem...
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01 May 2012 04:22 PM
0 Replies and 2165 Views Article: iMX31 -- WinCE Max Length of Boot Parameter String  2165  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: What is the maximum length of the boot parameter string (for Window CE) A: There is a maximum size of 1Kbytes (1024 bytes) for the boot string for Windows CE. This size includes the terminating NULL character, so you really only have room for 1023 characters plus the NULL character. PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, PXA270 Card Engine
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01 May 2012 03:58 PM
0 Replies and 2238 Views Article: iMX31 BoLo, NoLo, and LoLo Defined  2238  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: What is the definition of BoLo, NoLo, and LoLo A: BoLo: Block zero loader - The lowest level bootloader or bootstrap code on the system. BoLo was incorporated into LogicLoader code after LoLo version 1.4.0 and no longer exists as stand-alone code. NoLo: NAND Loader - The job of NoLo is to load and execute LoLo. NoLo always resides at block zero, and uses no more than one block of the NAND device. Block zero is guaranteed by the NAND device manufacturer to be a good block for the life of t...
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01 May 2012 03:43 PM
0 Replies and 2196 Views Article: iMX31 -- Available Support and Documentation  2196  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: What support and documentation comes with the Freescale Zoom Development kit A: Logic PD provides a support infrastructure to assist customers in evaluating our products. Avenues for evaluation support include: • Documentation & Downloads • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) • Ask a Question Logic PD supports the Zoom Development Kit hardware, LogicLoader (Bootloader/Monitor), and BSPs developed by Logic . Logic PD does NOT support GNU cross development toolchain (, Te...
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30 Apr 2012 11:52 AM
0 Replies and 2203 Views Article: iMX31 -- Available Schematics and PCB Layout Files  2203  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: What schematics and PCB Layout Files are available for my LogicPD Zoom kit A: After registering your kit on the Logic PD website at: the following files will be available to you: • Schematic files in PDF format for the SOM board. • Schematic and layout files in both PDF and OrCAD formats for the baseboard. SolidWorks 3-D models are available for the iMX31 SOM. These can be viewed in the SolidWorks application or in a free viewer, such...
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30 Apr 2012 10:57 AM
0 Replies and 2101 Views Article: iMX31 WinCE 6.0 Configuration for Large CF Cards  2101  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: How do I configure the WinCE6.0 build for large CF card sizes (greater than 2GB) for the iMX31 A: The default registry settings in the lpd_imx31_pcmcia_imx31_50_x_x_x registry file are: "PccStrobeLength"=dword:00000005 ; Maximum value is 0x7F "PccStrobeSetupTime"=dword:00000005 ; Maximum value is 0x3F "PccStrobeHoldTime"=dword:00000009 ; Maximum value is 0x3F Running greater than 2GB CF cards: Our software support group has seen the following settings work o...
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