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IoT-Ready SBC with Reliable Storage, Cell Modem, XBee, PoELifecycle: Fully Developed | Released: December 2017 | RoHS Compliant
Industrial embedded solution with data reliability enabled by TS-SILO power reserve and eMMC flash (SLC/MLC). IoT-ready with cellular modem and XBee radio.
- Powered by NXP i.MX 6UltraLite with the Arm® Cortex®-A7 core operating up to 696 MHz
- Connected with Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, XBee/NimbeLink, and USB radios
- Robust TS-SILO Option Provides up to 30 Seconds of Hold up Power
- Flexible Data Storage: FRAM, eMMC Flash, microSD
- Extendable with Daughter card interface enabling cellular modem. PoE, or custom applications
No minimum order quantity on standard products.
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Low Power Industrial IoT Gateway
The TS-7553-V2 is an extremely low power, high-performance single board computer powered by NXP i.MX 6UltraLite with an Arm® Cortex®-A7 core operating up to 696 MHz. This versatile embedded single board computer hits on all the main points for a low power, cost effective, Internet-of-Things (IoT) capable, and ready-to-deploy OEM board with an emphasis on data integrity.
The TS-7553-V2 offers the ability to communicate seamlessly with several different networks simultaneously from a single device. Using the onboard peripherals the system can connect to Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE5.0 compatible), USB, RS-232, RS-485, and CAN networks or devices. Built in module interfaces like the XBee/NimbeLink socket and internal USB ports allow expansion to other networks like Cellular, DigiMesh, ZigBee, Lora, and other proprietary or industry specific networks. This ability to communicate over a wide variety of wired and wireless interfaces puts the TS-7553-V2 in an excellent position to be an IoT node or gateway.
A Nine-Axis Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) Inertial Measurement Unit containing a gyroscope, accelerometer and compass is an on-board option for asset management, fleet management, and other applications which would require sensing motion or vibration in the environment.
The TS-7553-V2 is also well suited for applications which require a simple HMI interface. With an off the shelf, low cost enclosure that can include a backlit monochrome 128x64 px LCD and four button keypad it is easy to create interactive menus for the user. An optional DIN mount makes it easy to mount to DIN rails for an fast off-the-shelf solution.
Applications with strict low power requirements will appreciate the work that's been done to reduce power consumption to less than 2 W in typical conditions and a 9 mW sleep mode. Power over Ethernet (PoE) is supported via a daughter card.
Robust and Rugged Engineering
Each component on the TS-7553-V2 has been carefully chosen to ensure not only reliable operation in the field, but also to get maximum product lifespan for 10+ years. The fanless design of the TS-7553-V2 paired with the low cost enclosure is able to withstand high vibration, high debris, and a wide temperature range of -40 °C to 85 °C.
Reliable Data Storage with TS-SILO and FRAM
The TS-SILO power reserve ensures that there will never be data loss or corruption when there is unexpected interruptions in power. TS-SILO provides another 30 seconds of operation to allow graceful system shutdown, protecting data stored on the on board eMMC or microSD card. The onboard MLC eMMC flash is configurable as pseudo SLC (pSLC) memory for further reliability. Additionally, the TS-7553-V2 integrates Ferroelectric RAM (FRAM or FeRAM ) which combines non-volatile data storage with incredibly high read/write endurance for the ultimate in reliability for heavy data logging applications.
Short Time to Market with Long Term Deployment
Everything is preloaded to get your application up and running quickly. Debian Linux OS, utilities, and tools are preloaded to help you get the most out of the hardware features. The guaranteed 10+ year lifecycle ensures a long-term deployment in the field, free from expensive redesigns that commonly accompany "low-cost" competitor products with no guaranteed long-term availability.
The Next Generation of an Old Favorite
The TS-7553-V2 is everything you loved about the TS-7553 and much more, kept at the original price point. The increased CPU performance, higher capacity memory, reliable eMMC flash, and inclusion of new features like Wi-Fi/Bluetooth LE, cell modem and TS-SILO, make the TS-7553-V2 a very attractive and complete solution for applications requiring low power computing. With a nearly identical physical footprint and high application code portability from the TS-7553, it's an easy replacement, so upgrading in the field is as seamless as possible.
By default, command line Debian is loaded which provides a massive repository of prebuilt applications and services and Debian provides a long history of focus on stability and support.
Software features include:
- U-Boot bootloader
- Linux Kernel
- Debian Jessie distribution support
- Many programming languages supported (C, C++, Python, node.js, etc.)
- Source code examples available
Buildroot is a simple, efficient and easy-to-use tool to generate embedded Linux systems through cross-compilation. To assist customers heading down this path we have forked a stable snapshot of Buildroot and have added on top of it everything that is required for operation with one of our products. For more information, see the Buildroot Configuration section in the manual.
Please contact embeddedTS for further information regarding Operating System and software support for this product.
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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.
- TS-7553-V2 Manual
- TS-7553-V2 Schematic
- TS-7553-V2 3D Renderings
- TS-7553-V2 MTBF Report
- TS-7553-V2 Mechanical Drawing
- Asset Tracking and Management
- Single Board Computers
- Linux Embedded Computers
- Wireless Connectivity
- TS-SILO Power Reserve Solution
- Embedded Power Management Solutions
From the Blog:
|Part Number||i.MX 6UltraLite|
|CPU Speed||696 MHz|
|Floating Point Unit||Yes|
|CPU Cores (Max)||1x|
|Base Memory Capacity||512 MB|
|Base Flash Capacity||4 GB|
|microSD Card Socket||1x|
|Battery-Backed Real Time Clock||1x|
|General-Purpose Input/Output (GPIO) Pins||5x|
|TTL-Level UART Ports||2x|
|USB Host Ports||3x (1x External, 1x Internal, 1x XBee Socket)|
|USB Device Ports||1x (For Console)|
|Precision Time Protocol (PTP)||Yes (Available via kernel update in downloads)|
|10/100 Ethernet Ports||1x|
|Power-over-Ethernet||Yes (via Daughter Card)|
|Operating Supply Voltage||5 VDC to 28 VDC|
|Minimum Power Consumption||0.70 W|
|Typical Power Consumption||1.00 W|
|Maximum Power Consumption||1.66 W|
|Fanless Temperature Range||-40 °C to 85 °C|
|WiFi Radio / Wireless LAN||Yes|
|TS-SILO Power Reserve (Super Capacitors)||Yes|
|Linux Kernel Version||5.10|
|Debian Linux||Jessie (8.11)|
|Accelerometer/Gyro||Yes (Nine-Axis; Gyro + Accelerometer + Compass)|
|Graphics / HMI|
|Matrix Keypad Header||1x|
|Text LCD Header||1x|
TS-7553-V2 Block Diagram
embeddedTS can provide you with a custom tailored version of our standard product starting at minimum order sizes of 100 units or more. Customized products can be based on various combinations of many of the standard product features. There will be a one-time customization fee to cover the set up of your custom part number and production processes. Once the set up is complete the standard lead time for your customized product would be 6-8 weeks. Please contact us to get started on tailoring this product to meet your needs. In addition to tailoring our standard product to your needs, for slightly larger orders sizes, embeddedTS can also provide a custom design based on this product to meet your mechanical requirements or to add features.
In addition to tailoring features available in our standard product set, the following options are available:
|Product Option||Qty. 100 Price|
|8 GByte Industrial Temperature eMMC||$13|
|16 GByte Industrial Temperature eMMC||$31|
|32 GByte Industrial Temperature eMMC||$53|
|64 GByte Industrial Temperature eMMC||$80|
|TS-7553-V2-SMN2I||TS-7553-V2 SBC with the i.MX6UL 698MHz Arm Cortex-A7 core 512MB DDR3 RAM and 4GB eMMC flash, relay, NimbleLink/XBee socket, (-40C to 85C)||Pricing|
|TS-7553-V2-SMW3I||TS-7553-V2 SBC with the i.MX6UL 698MHz Arm Cortex-A7 core 512MB DDR3 RAM and 4GB eMMC flash, relay, NimbleLink/XBee socket, FRAM, LCD/keypad support, WiFi/Bluetooth, (-40C to 85C)||Pricing|
|TS-7553-V2-SMW5I||TS-7553-V2 SBC with the i.MX6UL 698MHz Arm Cortex-A7 core 512MB DDR3 RAM and 4GB eMMC flash, relay, NimbleLink/XBee socket, FRAM, TS-SILO, LCD/keypad support, WiFi/Bluetooth, (-40C to 85C)||Pricing|
|TS-7553-V2-SMW7I||TS-7553-V2 SBC with the i.MX6UL 698MHz Arm Cortex-A7 core 512MB DDR3 RAM and 4GB eMMC flash, relay, NimbleLink/XBee socket, FRAM, gyro, TS-SILO, LCD/keypad support, WiFi/Bluetooth (-40C to 85C)||Pricing|
|Board Specific Peripherals|
|TS-DC767-MT||Daughter card for modem modules (modem not included)||$37|
|TS-DC767-POE||Daughter card with Power-over-Ethernet||$62|
|MSD-4GB-7553-V2||TS-7553-V2 bootable 4GB microSD card pre-loaded with Debian||$15|
|MSD-4GB-BLANK||SanDisk microSD card, Size 4GB||$15|
|MSD-4GB-USB-7553-V2||TS-7553-V2 bootable 4GB microSD card pre-loaded with Debian, includes USB reader||$48|
|PS-5VDC-REG-2_5AMP-BC||Regulated 5 VDC, 2.5 A wall mounted power supply with 5.5mm barrel connector (100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, A-type Plug)||$24|
|TS-ENC820-DIN||Plastic Enclosure with DIN Mount Hardware||$38|
|TS-ENC820-HMI-DIN||Plastic Enclosure with 128x64 Pixel LCD and 4 Membrane Switches and DIN Mount Hardware||$72|
|TS-ENC820-HMI||Plastic enclosure with 128x64 pixel LCD and 4 membrane switches||$56|
Development kit including suggested parts and DIN-mountable enclosure for new development
Includes packaged parts:
Development kit including suggested parts and DIN-mountable enclosure with LCD and buttons for new development
Includes packaged parts:
|CPU Arch||NXP i.MX6UL Arm Cortex A7|
|CPU Speed||698 MHz|
|Onboard Storage||4 GByte MLC eMMC Flash|
|Wireless||--||Wireless 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.0+EDR w/ chip antenna|
|USB Host (External Access)||1x USB 2.0 Type A|
|USB Host (Internal Expansion)||1x USB 2.0 Type A
1x USB 2.0 on Daughter Card Header
|USB OTG||1x (also overlaps with USB Console)|
|Nimbelink Modem or Xbee Radio Socket||1x|
|LCD/Keypad||--||Support for Monochrome 128 x 64 pixel backlit LCD & 4 button keypad (LCD & Keypad purchased separately as a part of TS-ENC820-HMI)|
|Gyro||--||Nine-Axis (Gyro + Accelerometer + Compass) MEMS MotionTracking Device|
|TS-SILO||--||Up to 30 seconds of power hold up in case of sudden power loss to safely shut down|
|Common Interfaces||Battery Backed Real Time Clock, Push Switch, 4x RS-232, 1x TTL UART, 1x RS-485, 2x CAN Bus, I2C, SPI, UART, up to 5x GPIO|
|Input Power||5VDC to 28VDC (Barrel connector or Screw Terminal), support for optional PoE daughter card.|
|Operating Temperature||-40 °C to 85 °C|
|Standard Shipping OS||Linux Debian Jessie 4.1.15 kernel|