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0 Replies and 1364 Views Article: TI-All -- ESD Protection on the SOM  1364  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 09:54 AM
0 Replies and 1342 Views Article: TI-All -- Logic PD Developed Device Drivers  1342  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. This roadmap is in the documents of the BSP release. PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, PXA270, DM3730, AM3703, DM3730 Torpedo, DM3730 Torpedo Wireless, OMAP-L138, AM1808, AM3517
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02 May 2012 09:49 AM
0 Replies and 1286 Views Article: TI-All -- Application to View Solidworks 3-D Models  1286  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 (www.edrawingsviewer.com). PRODUCTS Included: iMX31, PXA270, DM3730, AM3703, DM3730 Torpedo, DM3730 Torpedo Wireless, OMAP-L138, AM1808, AM3517
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02 May 2012 09:24 AM
0 Replies and 1168 Views Article: AM1808 -- SOM-M1 Kit SOM Difference  1168  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: What is the difference between the AM1808 SOM-M1 included in the kits and a standard AM1808 SOM-M1 A: The AM1808 SOM-M1 included in the EVM and eXperimenter Kit has additional power measurement circuitry added to the PCB to assist in development efforts; this SOM is identified as model number SOMAM1808-11-1602AHCR and is only available as part of the EVM or eXperimenter Kit. The AM1808 SOM-M1 with the same memory configuration that is available in production quantities from Logic PD Distr...
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02 May 2012 09:14 AM
0 Replies and 1218 Views Article: DM3730--Does LoLo Support RLE Encoded Bitmap Images  1218  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 07:58 AM
0 Replies and 1196 Views Article: TI-All -- Memory Map for the SOM?  1196  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Where can I find a memory map for the TI SOMs 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, OMA...
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01 May 2012 04:52 PM
0 Replies and 1180 Views Article: TI-All: BoLo, NoLo, and LoLo Defined  1180  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 03:31 PM
0 Replies and 1181 Views Article: TI-ALL: Available Support and Documentation  1181  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: What support and documentation comes with the TI Zoom Development kit A: There are two “START HERE” documents at the top of each product page: START HERE – Documentation Overview START HERE -- Support Services Overview These two documents describe where to access the available support and documentation. ************* Logic PD provides a support infrastructure to assist customers in evaluating our products. Avenues for evaluation support include: • Documentation & Downloads • Articles...
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30 Apr 2012 11:46 AM
0 Replies and 1356 Views Article: TI-ALL: Available Schematics and PCB Layout Files  1356  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: http://support.logicpd.com/auth/register_product.php 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 (SolidWorks & STEP) are available for the TI SOM. These can be viewed in the SolidWorks application or in...
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30 Apr 2012 10:51 AM
0 Replies and 2161 Views Article: TI-All: How To Format An SD Card For Booting  2161  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Where can I find a tool to format my SD card so I can use it to boot my TI based development kit A: The HP USB Formatting Tool version 2.0.6 appears to be the best tool for formatting an SD card so it can be used to boot TI-based Development Kits into LogicLoader. Using the HP USB Formatting Tool ensures that an extended partition is not created on the SD card (a requirement of the OMAP process). The most recent version of the tool available on HP's site doesn't seem to work as well as ve...
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30 Apr 2012 10:36 AM
0 Replies and 1780 Views Article: OMAP-L138, is silicon 2.1 needed for an SD boot?  1780  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Is OMAP-L138 Silicon version 2.1 needed for an SD boot-up A: The OMAP-L138 version 2.1 uProcessor can boot up with nothing pre-loaded in the SPI boot Flash. The SD card can hold the UBL, U-Boot, Kernel, rootfs and other files. Silicon version 2.0 and earlier, require the arm-mmcsd-ais.bin UBL file to be installed in the SPI Boot Flash. Then the SD card can be used as the source of U-Boot, Kernel, rootfs, and other files. The arm-mmcsd-ais.bin UBL file is delivered with the TI PSP sof...
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25 Apr 2012 10:08 AM
0 Replies and 1215 Views Article: DM3730 Torpedo, AM3703 Torpedo Pin Orientation  1215  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: What is the pin orientation on the DM3730 Torpedo, AM3730 Torpedo SOMs for pin 1, Pin 2, even, odd pins A: The Torpedo SOMs are generally too small for standard silkscreen information. The verbal description below has orientation instructions for determining the Pin 1, even, and odd pins on the Torpedo connectors. The silkscreen on the baseboard of the DM3730 kit shows the pin orientations. J1, J2 Orientation: Looking at the bottom of the Torpedo SOM (with J5 beneath and to the right). ...
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09 Apr 2012 03:23 PM
0 Replies and 1574 Views Article: DM3730 -- How to Activate KITL in WinCE  1574  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: How do I activate KITL for debug in a WinCE build A: These are the steps to check for WinCE 6.0 KITL 1) Change the LAN selection in the BSP from 'LOGIC SOM SMSC LAN Driver' to 'SMSC LAN Shared Ethernet'. 2) Do a Clean Sysgen build for Debug Products Included: DM3730, AM3703, DM3730 Torpedo, DM3730 Torpedo Wireless
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09 Apr 2012 03:15 PM
0 Replies and 1193 Views Article: OMAP-L138 silicon 2.0 does not boot 2.6.33 kernel  1193  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: How do I get the OMAP-L138 silicon revision 2.0 to boot with the Linux 2.6.33 kernel A: The new revision boards were getting stuck in setup_arch() when the CPU ID is determined. There were accommodations in 2.6.33 for silicon revisions up to 1.1 but not for 2.0 as there are in 2.6.37. To account for this, Below is a patch for the following change: In kernel linux-2.6.33/arch/arm/mach-davinci/da850.c, add a definition to da850_id list which is needed for OMAP-L138 silicon revision 2.0 ...
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02 Apr 2012 02:25 PM
0 Replies and 1252 Views Article: OMAP-L138, AM1808, C6748 Touch Recalibration  1252  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: How is the touch-screen recalibrated on the OMAP-L138, AM1808, C6748 Zoom kit A: Type the following commands at the console terminal window: Stop the matrix_gui from running /etc/init.d/matrix-gui-e stop This will run the touch screen calibration routine. ts_calibrate Follow the prompts on where to touch the screen. If you should accidentally double touch, just repeat this step. Start the matrix_gui running again. /etc/init.d/matrix-gui-e start Products Included: OMAP-L138, AM1808, C6...
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02 Apr 2012 02:22 PM
0 Replies and 2668 Views Article: DM3730 --How to Read and Change CPU Clock Frequency  2668  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: How do I read and change the Clock Speed on the DM3730, AM3703 Development Kit A: In LogicLoader (LoLo): In the Logicloader Command Description manual, (ver2.5 – 1020108A) To change the cpu-freq command has three settings losh> cpu-freq &91high|nominal|low&93 To read the cpu-freq: losh> cpu-freq For Linux and Android: (Reference: WP491—DM3730-AM3703_Torpedo_SOM_Thermal_Management; 1021014A) Section 4.1.2: 4.1.2 Linux and Android Linux provides several tools to change the DM...
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02 Apr 2012 02:15 PM
0 Replies and 1208 Views Article: DM3730 -- How to Re-Calibrate the Touch-Screen  1208  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: How is the touch-screen re-calibrated on the DM3730, AM3703 Zoom kit A: To re-calibrate the touchscreen follow these commands from the DM37x Linux BSP User Guide (1020203A) for the DM3730. Section 3.12 ************* The sample image includes support for the Zoom Development Kits touch screen via the special file /dev/input/event0. To view raw touch data, try the octal dump command and then touch the screen. DM-37x od –x /dev/input/event0 ***** To calibrate the touch screen, use the...
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02 Apr 2012 02:14 PM
0 Replies and 1399 Views Article: DM3730 -- XDS510USB JTAG Requirement  1399  0 Started by  Deleted User Q: Why does my existing XDS510USB not work with the DM37x JTAG A: The emulator needs to support 1.8V JTAG interfaces. A new Spectrum Digital XDS510USB Plus is needed. Or, for an older XDS510USB, the Low Voltage adapter needs to be ordered. Products Included: DM3730, AM3703, DM3730 Torpedo, DM3730 Torpedo Wireless
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02 Apr 2012 02:12 PM
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