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GSG: OMAP35x DVEVM RevG Overview
This Chapter introduces the OMAP35x DVEVM (Digital Video Evaluation Module).
What’s in the kit?
The OMAP35x DVEVM kit comes with the following hardware items. EVM Hardware Setup tells how to connect these components.
- OMAP35x™ EVM Target Board
- OMAP35x EVM main board with power module, processor module, and dual-mode touch-screen LCD display and stylus
- USB cable
- Serial cable
- Universal power supply with a power cord and converter
The kit comes with the following printed documentation:
- OMAP35x EVM Readme First card with installation and optional registration instructions
- OMAP35x EVM Setup Guide (this document)
The kit comes with the following software CDs. The information on how to use these software components are provided in OMAP35x DVEVM Software Setup
- OMAP35x Digital Video Software Development Kit (DVSDK) (2 DVD set) with
- OMAP35x EVM Hardware User’s Guide
- OMAP35x EVM Getting Started Guide
- Sourcery G++TM evaluation tools from CodeSourcery (1 CD-ROM)
Installation and use of the Software Development Kit is described in this document. This document assumes the use of the LITE version of CodeSourcery tools. This version is an unrestricted command line toolchain available free of charge from the CodeSourcery web site (see section Installing the Toolchain)
Alternatively, a full featured IDE 30 Day time limited version of Sourcery G++ is provided. To install and use the evaluation version of CodeSourcery’s Sourcery G++ product, please see the information available on the provided CD.
What’s on the board?
The following block diagram shows the major hardware components.
To get started evaluating the DVEVM kit and developing applications for the OMAP35x, begin by using this Getting Started guide. It is suggested that the user follow the sequence described in the document. The sequence is outlined below.
|EVM Hardware Setup||Connect the various cables and other basic hardware setup|
|Running the DVSDK Demonstration||Run the demonstration application that comes with the OMAP3530 DVSDK|
|OMAP3530 DVSDK Software setup||Setup the development hosts using the OMAP3530 DVSDK installer files and the compiler toolchain|
|Rebuild software||Rebuild various aspects of the supplied target software|
|Re-install the target software||Use the supplied, known good software images to re-flash the EVM.|
|Develop with the OMAP35x EVM board||The final section covers additional operation information on using your OMAP35x EVM board|
Updates & Further information
Please be sure to register your EVM at:
Once registered you will be able to find software and documentation updates at:
A wiki based information site is available. User contributions are encouraged.