Innovative SoM1-SoC Unveils Unprecedented Features in Embedded Systems Development
Introducing the SoM1-SoC, a groundbreaking System-on-Module (SoM) powered by the Microchip PolarFire® SoC FPGA. This innovative module combines a low-power FPGA with a 64-bit, Linux-capable RISC-V processor, delivering an unparalleled level of security, performance, and efficiency for embedded systems development.
The heart of SoM1-SoC is the MPFS460T-1FCVG1152E device, boasting an impressive array of features, including 461K logic cells, 20 high-speed transceivers, two PCIe hard blocks, 136 MSS IOs, 180 HSIO, and 288 GPIOs. This module is a powerhouse, offering abundant resources to meet the demands of complex embedded systems.
Key Features of SoM1-SoC:
- 4GB 32-bit wide DDR4-3200 for MSS
- 8GB 64-bit wide DDR4-3200 for FPGA fabric
- 16GB eMMC 5.1 flash storage
- 10/100/1000 Ethernet PHY with RGMII interface
- USB type C connector for power, UART, JTAG, and high-speed data transfer
- Harting iX industrial ethernet connector for 1Gbps networking
- 2 RGB LEDs for user applications
When paired with the SE301, SoM1-SoC’s capabilities expand further, unlocking access to an FMC HPC connector, 4 lanes of PCIe, high-speed networking via SFP+, a DisplayPort for terminal output, SATA for data storage, and a robust inter-module connection featuring 4 transceivers and a multitude of GPIO.
SundanceDSP’s SoM1-SoC stands out as one of the most feature-rich SoCs ever available, providing users with unparalleled flexibility. The module can operate as a standalone device, simplifying development by enabling users to connect via a USB-C cable, which serves as a power supply, UART, JTAG, and high-speed data transfer to a host system.
“Today, we are thrilled to introduce the SoM1-SoC, a revolutionary product that redefines embedded systems development. With its unmatched combination of features, including the powerful PolarFire SoC FPGA, flexible connectivity options, and user-friendly design, SoM1-SoC empowers developers to bring their ideas to life in ways never before possible.”
“The new SoM1-SoC leverages the capabilities of Microchip’s PolarFire SoC FPGA to provide a low-power, secure and reliable SoC FPGA SoM. The PolarFire SoC FPGA offers a unique combination of a high-performance FPGA fabric with a Linux and real-time capable RISC-V processor subsystem and this SoM module from our partnership with SundanceDSP will be a great solution for designers across a variety of markets including industrial control, imaging and military applications.”
SoM1-SoC is poised to make a significant impact in various application areas, including:
With robust industrial connectors and high-speed networking capabilities, SoM1-SoC is an ideal solution for demanding industrial automation applications.
The module’s 20 high-speed low-power transceivers make it well-suited for communication systems, enabling high-speed data transfer with reliability.
SoM1-SoC’s combination of a powerful FPGA and a Linux-capable RISC-V processor makes it a versatile choice for embedded computing applications.
The inclusion of eMMC and SATA support makes SoM1-SoC a compelling option for applications that require reliable data storage solutions.
IoT (Internet of Things):
The module’s compact size, USB-C connectivity, and networking capabilities make it an excellent choice for IoT applications, providing a seamless integration experience.
where YYY can be 250 or 460 representing MPFS250T in the FCVG1152 package or MPFS460T in the FCVG1152 package. Default is 460
where X can be E or I representing Extended or Industrial temperature grade. Default is -E
All SoM1-SoCs are built with -1 speed grade components. Contact us if another speed grade is required.