Evaluation Board, iMX53, MCIMX53-Start, Fully Integrated LCD Controller

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Board, 4GB MicroSD, USB Cable, Guide
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The MCIMX53-START-R is a quick start development Kit for i.MX53 multimedia applications processor. The i.MX53 applications processor is physically located in the central portion of the quick start board. The i.MX53 applications processor offers advanced performance, connectivity and graphical user interface functionality necessary to drive next generation automotive instrument cluster and navigation systems. The i.MX53 quick start board is a open source development platform. Integrated with an ARM Cortex-A8 1GHz processor and the MC34708 PMIC, the quick start board includes a display controller, hardware accelerated graphics, 1080p video decode and 720p encode as well as numerous connectivity options ideally suited for many applications.
  • MC34708 power management IC
  • 1GB DDR3 memory
  • LVDS connector
  • Parallel LCD add on card via expansion connector
  • HDMI add on card via expansion connector
  • MMA8450QT three axis accelerometer
  • Camera CSI port signals
  • I2C, SSI, SPI signals
  • JTAG connector
  • Micro SD card slot


Embedded Design & Development, Consumer Electronics, Medical, Industrial, Automotive, Sensing & Instrumentation


I.MX53 quick start board, MicroSD card preloaded with Ubuntu demo software, USB cable, 5V/2.0A power supply, Quick start guide, Documentation DVD.


MCIMX28LCD LCD display daughter card and MCIMX‐LVDS LVDS card are not included in the kit and should be purchased separately.


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The MCIMX53-START-R is a i.MX53 quick start board. Freescale delivers a cost-effective, easy to use platform designed to simplify product evaluation and speed time to market with its new quick start development boards based on the i.MX family of multimedia applications processors. The i.MX53 quick start board is a open source development platform that comes with a power-efficient ARM cortex-A8 based 1GHz processor with peripherals and hardware accelerated graphics to support applications like human machine interface (HMI) as well as support for HD multimedia functions. Complete with highly optimized drivers and software. This board enables broad applications in the embedded consumer, industrial and medical markets. Supported by a rich ecosystem and the quick start board simplifies out-of-box experience so you can get started quickly.

Feature & Benefits:
i.MX53 ARM cortex-A8 processor
Power management IC
1GB DDR3 memory
LVDS VGA connector
Parallel LCD add-on card and HDMI add-on card (via expansion connector)
SPDIF output via HDMI add-on card
SGTL5000 audio codec
Camera CSI port signals, I2C, SSI, SPI signals
Full-size SD/MMC card slot
7 pin SATA data connector

Applications: Portable Devices, Industrial, Consumer Electronics, Medical, Multimedia

Kit contents:
i.MX53 board, 4GB MicroSD card, 5V power supply, Micro USB cable, DVD with VMware player, getting started video and other documents.
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