NXP Semiconductors i.MX RT1060 Crossover Processor | Featured Product SpotlightJanuary 29, 2019 by Mouser Electronics
NXP Semiconductor’s i.MX RT1060 Crossover Processor can be used in a wide range of applications from professional audio, consumer products, home, and building automation to motor control, power conversion, and industrial computing.
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NXP Semiconductors i.MX RT1060 Crossover Processor
NXP Semiconductor’s i.MX RT1060 Crossover Processor can be used in a wide range of applications from professional audio, consumer products, and home and building automation to motor control, power conversion, and industrial computing.
What is a crossover processor? It’s a processor that combines the performance, functionality, and capabilities of an application-class processor with the ease-of-use, low-power consumption, real-time operation, and low-interrupt latency of a microcontroller.
In terms of performance, the i.MX RT1060 is based on the Arm® Cortex-M7 MPCore™ Platform operating at up to 600MHz and achieves a 3020 CoreMark score and 1284 DMIPS at 600MHz. The processor includes 1MB of SRAM, with up to 512KB that can be configured as tightly-coupled memory. It also includes display controllers, graphic accelerators, multichannel audio, and a camera sensor interface for developing an immersive HMI.
High-speed GPIOs operate at the same frequency as the core, and extensive connectivity options include Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, BLE, ZigBee® and Thread™, dual ethernet, CAN-FD, and more.
The i.MXRT1060 integrates advanced power management to simplify power supply design and power sequencing. It also offers asynchronous parallel controller for NAND, NOR, and PSRAM, and dual QuadSPI flash interfaces with XIP support.
While it offers extensive peripherals and a high-performance core, the i.MXRT 1060 is also designed to be easy to use. It’s fully supported by NXP’s MCUXpresso Software and Tools, with project files also available for keil MDK and IAR Embedded Workbench for Arm, consumer, and industrial variants are also available.
The crossover processor is housed in 196-pin BGA packages with 0.65mm or 0.80mm pitch, and it’s a pin-compatible upgrade for the i.MX RT1050 series. For more information about the performance, features, and ease-of-use of NXP’s i.MX RT1060 Crossover Processor, visit Mouser.com.
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