Analog Devices BF518F FMC Development Kit

The Analog Devices BF518F FMC Development Kit is a VITA57 compatible development platform. The BF518F FMC Development Kit features the Analog Devices Blackfin BF518F processor and runs the Microsoft .NET Micro Framework operating system. The Analog Devices BF518F FMC Development Kit is available from Avnet for $349 – or $499 with the add-on debug agent board. Orders can be placed now with shipments beginning in early 2010. The kit is ideal for use in embedded industrial automation applications where low power and convergent processing are essential.

Analog Devices BF518F FMC Development Kit

Analog Devices BF518F FMC Development Kit Features

  • Operates as a standalone, or as a VITA 57 FMC Mezzanine Module
  • Microsoft .NET Micro Framework ported by Adeneo Embedded
  • 400 MHz ADSP-BF518F Blackfin processor
  • 64 MB Micron PC-133 SDRAM
  • 4 MB Numonyx parallel NOR Flash
  • 4 Mb SPI Flash (internal to CPU)
  • Flexible booting options
  • 10/100 Ethernet with IEEE 1588 support
  • SD/MMC card slot
  • One RS-232 port (DB-9F)
  • One USB 2.0 mini-AB port
  • Supports external TFT-LCD conforming to Avnet LCD Interface (ALI) specification
  • Optional add-on debug agent

The Analog Devices BF518F FMC Development Kit offers hardware/software design engineers the flexibility they need by providing an I/O mezzanine card, electrically compatible with the FMC VITA57 specification. The feature enables the connection to FMC carrier cards and facilitates the development of applications using the Analog Devices BF518F Blackfin processor with field programmable gate arrays (FPGA). The result is a modular, convenient development platform for integrating hard-wired control applications with a flexible and familiar software environment and network connectivity for industrial automation and smart energy management applications.

More info: Analog Devices BF518F FMC Development Kit (pdf)