AMD Alchemy™ Solutions Development Board Kits Enable Rapid Design, Testing Of Feature-Rich, Energy-Efficient Devices
New development tools leverage industry-leading performance, power characteristics of AMD Alchemy™ Solutions Processors
AUSTIN, TX --
—AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the new AMD Alchemy™ Solutions DBAu1000™, DBAu1500™ and DBAu1100™ development board kits for its AMD Alchemy Solutions processor family. These new development board kits will assist customers in product development and in reducing time to market.
“These development board kits provide customers with the tools they need to develop and test their solutions - both hardware and software components - in a cost-effective, efficient and thorough manner, " said Phil Pompa, AMD’s vice president of marketing for Personal Connectivity Solutions.
"Not only will our new development board kits help shorten the customers’ time to market and reduce development costs, they will enable the development of products that are rich in features, small in form and with long battery life," Pompa continued. "These board kits enable designers to fully embrace the functionality and industry-leading performance and low power consumption offered by our AMD Alchemy Solutions Au1000™, Au1500™ and Au1100™ processors."
About the AMD Alchemy Solutions development board kits
The AMD Alchemy Solutions development board kits are integrated hardware and software systems that leverage the high performance, low power AMD Alchemy Solutions Au1000, Au1500, and Au1100 processors. These MIPS® technology-based, highly integrated system-on-a-chip (SOC) processors offer as much as 400 MHz at 250 milliwatts - and are ideally suited for a broad variety of non-PC Internet appliance applications. Such devices include automotive navigation/entertainment systems, computing devices such as web tablets and PDAs, home and small office networking and access devices such as gateways, routers and firewalls, and gaming devices.
The development board kits are turnkey solutions that integrate processors, memory and peripherals onto a single board, along with debugging assist features and software. These board kits allow developers to test the Au processor family in a variety of demanding applications.
Specific hardware and software features vary slightly from board kit to board kit, but include:
Pricing and availability
- 64MB SDRAM
- 32MB AMD MirrorBit™ Flash Memory
- AMD 10/100 Ethernet PHY(s)
- USB host/device connectors
- RS232 connectors
- Hot swappable PCMCIA slots
- Interface to static memory bus
- LED's for system activity and software debug
- EJTAG connections to the processor
- Yamon boot monitor and debugger
- Windows® CE .NET, VxWorks, and embedded Linux demonstration images
- Hardware design files
- Quick start guide
The development board kits are immediately available at $1,995 each. For more information, please go to the following link: www.amd.com/us-en/ConnectivitySolutions/ProductInformation/0,,50_2330_6625,00.html
AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD, a Fortune 500 and Standard & Poor’s 500 company, produces microprocessors, Flash memory devices, and support circuitry for communications and networking applications. Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD had revenues of $3.9 billion in 2001. (NYSE: AMD).
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