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TS-7250

Speed and Reliability for Embedded Control Systems

Lifecycle: Fully Developed | Released: December 2004 | RoHS Compliant Badge RoHS Compliant

The TS-7250 is a compact, full-featured Single Board Computer (SBC) based upon the Cirrus EP9302 with an Arm9™ core which provides a standard set of on-board peripherals.

  • Easily Interfaces via PC/104, RS-485, ADC, SPI, Ethernet, USB, and More
  • Advanced Arm9™ core with Support for High-Level Embedded OSs like Linux
  • Quickly Boot to Application via 128 MB Flash Memory
  • Rugged, Industrial Environment Ready with Fanless -40°C to +85°C Range
  • Flexible DIO with 20 lines and an Output Capable of Switching 1 A at 30 V
$205 (Qty. 100) $217 (Qty. 1)
No minimum order quantity on standard products.

The TS-7250 is a compact, full-featured Single Board Computer (SBC) based upon the Cirrus EP9302, which provides a standard set of onboard peripherals. The EP9302 features an advanced Arm9™ core design with MMU. TS-7250 includes software power consumption control for onboard peripherals, making this board ideal for use in power sensitive designs, such as battery-powered systems. In addition, the TS-XDIO standard feature can be replaced by either 2 extra serial ports or an SD card socket, which enables fast boot to Debian Linux from an SD card.

The TS-7250 specifically targets ultra low power applications such as solar or battery powered devices. It features an optional high-precision temperature sensor and the onboard ADC measures input voltage for battery or solar applications. The default configuration with no ethernet consumes ½ Watt of power. A small UPS battery (12V / 7.2Ah) can power this board for up to 172 hours! Since the CPU has continuously variable on-chip PLLs, it could survive even longer if you allow its internal clocks to slow down. Low power also means low heat - feel free to put this board in the most confined of places as it needs neither fan nor heatsink across its entire temperature range (-40° to +70° with CPU at 200MHz; -40° to +85°C with CPU at 166MHz or lower).

The TS-7250 features a high efficiency switching-mode power supply, which enables variable input voltage anywhere from 4.5 to 20V DC. In addition, it includes software controlled switches that are able to turn off USB 5V power, LCD power, ethernet PHY, RTC, and RS-232 level converters when not in use, reducing the power consumption even more. As with all our Arm-based products, low board complexity, low component count, and low power/heat make for an extremely reliable embedded engine.

Users can pre-configure the TS-7250 SBC for optimum performance to meet their applications' needs. The TS-7250 comes standard with the TS-XDIO feature, which provides more control functions for data acquisition and control systems. The TS-XDIO may be replaced by either the SD card socket option (OP-SDSOCKET) or the 2 extra TTL serial ports option (OP-2TTLCOM). The SD card socket allows more flash memory to be added via SD flash cards. The TS-7250 is also able to boot to Debian Linux from an SD card. The 2 extra TTL serial ports option enables interfacing to external hardware. It is important to note that these options cannot be simultaneously selected, meaning that only one of these features can be selected for a single TS-7250 configuration.

Software

embeddedTS's TS-7250 Arm based Single Board Computers (SBCs) are compatible with a wide range of Operating Systems (OS's). The Linux choice is highly recommended and our products are totally integrated with the open-source vision. The Linux OS, TS-Kernel 2.4.26, is shipped by default with our Arm based SBCs and includes complete driver support for our hardware within the kernel, enabling quick time to market for end-users' applications. Examples and source codes are also available for downloading.

The embeddedTS Arm based SBCs include the TS-Linux compact embedded OS installed by default in onboard flash memory (8MB, JFFS or YAFFS filesystems). The eCos/Redboot boot loader is used to open the OS of choice. In addition, the full featured Debian Linux distribution can be used with a network directory (NFS root) or larger flash drives (256MB), such as Compact Flash, SD cards or USB memory sticks. The Linux system includes a complete GNU C/C++ embedded development environment installed. In addition, Apache Web Server, FTP, SSH, Telnet and Samba internet services are available with C/PHP/Perl for embedded CGI development.

The Linux solution for Arm cores is compatible with the RTAI real-time extension, enabling systems with strict timing requirements to be handled with our SBCs. Furthermore, NetBSD has been ported to embeddedTS Arm based SBCs and Java solutions are also available.

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embeddedTS provides complete documentation for our mature products, including manuals, schematics, mechanical drawings, etc. The most recent documentation files are always made available through our website. If you don't find the documentation you are looking for, contact support for more information. Also, please make sure to visit our Embedded Systems Support webpage, and our official documentation.

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CPU
Architecture Arm
Part Number EP9302
Vendor Cirrus
CPU Speed 200 MHz
CPU Cores (Max) 1x
Core Specs
Base Memory Capacity 32 MB
Maximum Memory Capacity 64 MB
Watchdog Timer 1x
Storage
Base Flash Capacity 32 MB
Maximum Flash Capacity 128 MB
Flash Type NAND
Other
Battery-Backed Real Time Clock 1x
Sensors
Temperature Sensor 1x
General I/O
General-Purpose Input/Output (GPIO) Pins 20x
Analog to Digital Ports (ADC) 13x
Serial Interfaces
RS-232 Ports 2x
RS-485 Ports 1x
SPI Ports 1x
Peripheral Interfaces
USB Host Ports 2x
PC/104 Ports 1x
Networking
10/100 Ethernet Ports 1x
Physical
Operating Supply Voltage 5 VDC
Maximum Power Consumption 2.00 W
Fanless Temperature Range -40 °C to 85 °C
Width 114.0 mm
Length 96.5 mm
Software
Linux Kernel Version 2.4
Debian Linux Hamm (2.0)
Busybox Small Distribution Yes
Graphics / HMI
Matrix Keypad Header 1x
Text LCD Header 1x
Quantities
Product Configurations 1 10 25 50 100
TS-7250-32-128F $217 $205 $205 $205 $205
TS-7250-32-128F-ADC $260 $248 $248 $248 $248
TS-7250-32-128F-PC104-FD-RTC-TMP $270 $257 $257 $257 $257
TS-7250-32-128F-RTC $246 $235 $235 $235 $235
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TS-ENC720-7200
In Enclosures

Metal Enclosure with power converter for TS-7200, TS-7250, TS-7250-V2, TS-8100, TS-8150 & TS-8160


Product Configuration
Part Description Price
TS-7250-32-128F TS-7250 SBC with 32 MB RAM and 128 MB Flash Pricing
TS-7250-32-128F-ADC TS-7250 SBC with 32MB RAM and 128MB flash with 12 bit 8 channel on-board ADC Pricing
TS-7250-32-128F-PC104-FD-RTC-TMP TS-7250 SBC with 32MB RAM and 128MB flash with 16-bit 104-pin stack-thru PC/104 connector, full-duplex RS-485, battery-backed real-time clock, and on-board temperature sensor Pricing
TS-7250-32-128F-RTC TS-7250 SBC with 32MB RAM and 128MB flash with battery-backed real-time clock Pricing
TS-7250-64-128F-RTC-TMP TS-7250 SBC with 64 MB RAM and 128 MB Flash with Battery Backed Real Time Clock and On-Board Temperature Sensor Limited
TS-7250-64-128F-ST104-RTC TS-7250 SBC with 64 MB RAM and 128 MB Flash with 16-bit 104-pin Stack-Thru PC/104 Connector and Battery Backed Real Time Clock Limited
Accessories and Extras
Part Description Price
RC-1408 14 Pin Female Ribbon Cable, approx 8 inches $4
RC-4018 40 pin female ribbon cable, 18 inches $4
CB-JUMPER-10-F-F-6 Quantity 10 female-to-female 6-inch red jumper wires for use with 0.1” headers $6
CB-JUMPER-10-M-M-6 Quantity 10 male-to-male 6-inch blue jumper wires for use with 0.1" headers $6
RC-DB9 10-pin header COM port adapter cable to DB-9 $4
CB7-05 Null modem cable with a DB9F at each end $9
LCD-LED Alphanumeric 2x24 LCD with backlight and cable $47
KPAD-LCD Faceplate with LED backlit LCD / Keypad for TS-7xxx Series SBC $150
KPAD Matrix keypad with cable $33
Power Supplies
Part Description Price
PS-12VDC-REG-2P2 Regulated 12 VDC, 2.5 A wall mounted power supply with 2 pin black screw terminal connector (100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, A-type Plug) $19
PS-5VDC-REG-2P1 Regulated 5 VDC, 2.5 A wall mounted power supply with 2 pin black screw terminal connector (100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, A-type Plug) $24
Enclosures
Part Description Price
TS-ENC720-7200 Metal Enclosure with power converter for TS-7200, TS-7250, TS-7250-V2, TS-8100, TS-8150 & TS-8160 $95
Development Kits
Part Description Price
KIT-7250 Development kit including suggested parts for new development Includes packaged parts:
  • RC-1608: 16 pin 8" F-to-F ribbon cable
  • CB7-05: Null modem cable with a DB9F at each end
  • PS-5VDC-REG-2P1: Regulated 5 VDC, 2.5 A wall mounted power supply with 2 pin black screw terminal connector (100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, A-type Plug)
$120

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