Opal-5 CPU Module Technical Reference


The Opal-5 i.MX53 CPU Module family packages together a Freescale i.MX53 applications processor with flash, RAM, power management and networking functionality into a module that is easy to integrate into new embedded designs.

Key features include:

  • Freescale i.MX53 Applications Processor 
  • 512MBytes or 1GByte DDR3 RAM
  • 512Mbytes+ NAND Flash
  • 10/100 Ethernet PHY
  • Power supply components
  • 2 x 168 high-density connectors 

This document details the technical specifications of the Opal CPU Module. 

Operating System Support

The Opal module supports:

  • Windows Embedded Compact 7
  • Linux
  • Android (Gingerbread)

For details and getting started information, refer to the appropriate documentation that comes with the OS port.


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