ARM Cortex A7 Dual Core SoM
The Anchor3 is a highly-integrated System-on-Module that utilizes an dual-core ARM Cortex-A7
processor,DRAM, Flash memory, a hardware Secure Element , 4-way MIC interface with ECNR,
and a wired/wireless communication options such as 802.11a/b/g/n/ac,
Bluetooth 4.1(Classic+BLE) and ethernet as well,and all of which are put into an compact
footprint. The various standard digital control interfaces support external sensors and higher
performance peripherals to expand the module’s capabilities.
With the combination of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, the Anchor3 is the perfect choice for IoT / embedded
and industrial equipments, while also supporting effective price/performance capability with
4-channel MIC interface and ECNR for voice recognition application.
The hardware based Secure Element works with the ARM TrustZone, H/W Crypto accelerator,
Secure ROM/RAM an additional secure feature provide enhanced end-to-end security.
It support video input and display out support options also.
Low Cost and Compact Size
Included popular connectivity and standard I/O.
Powerful hardware security options
Built-in 4-way MIC and ECNR
IoT Gateway and device.
Voice recognition and AI speaker
Home and Industrial automation
Multiple OS Support
WLAN: IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth: V4.0 + EDR and BLE
10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet
Secure Element and ARM Trust-zone
PDM MIC interface for Noise canceling
Support Upto 4-ch Digital Mic
OTG and 2x HOST USB
800×480 @24bpp RGB LCD Display
Digital Video Input for Camera I/F
I2S Digital Audio(x2), UART(x4), I2C(x1), SPI(x1)
SDIO(x1), PWM(x3), ADC(x2) and GPIOs
LEDs for Indicator & User Test
Micro & slim, Compact size with easy board to board connection
Required (just) ultra small space(42×38 mm)
|CPU||ARM Cortex-A7 dual core @ 1GHz|
|Flash||Built in 8GB(8bit, 64Gb) eMMC|
|OS||Tizen 5.0 above, Ubuntu, Yocto|
|Secure||Secure Element for security connection.
ARM Trust-zone, SecureBoot(programmable e-fuse),
HW Crypto Accelerator(AES, DES/3DES, ARC4, SHA-1, MD5, HMAC), Public Key Accelerator, Security Key Manager, Secure ROM/RAM(64KB), Secure JTAG,
|Voice Recognition||4-ch MIC interface.
dynamic noise suppression, Echo cancellation and Sound Beam-forming
|B2B Connection||Micro Slim Piggy Back Connector|
|Dimension||42 x 38 mm|
|Bluetooth||V4.0 + EDR and BLE support|
|Ethernet||10/100 /1000 Base-T Ethernet|
|USB||Support 1xOTG and 2xHost USB|
|UART||Support Max 4xUART|
|SDIO||Support 1x SDIO for SD Memory Card|
|Display||800×480 @24bpp RGB LCD|
|Video In||Digital Video In for Camera|
|PDM||Max 4-ch(2-ch exclusive LCD)|
|Audio In||2x I2S Audio In|
|Audio Out||1x Audio Out|
|LEDs||Power Status, Act|
Anchor3 SoM Components & Board Size
Anchor3 SoM Specification
|Processor||NXP3225, Cortext A7 dual, 32bit|
|DDR memory||DDR3 512MB|
|Wi-Fi/BT||802.11 abgn/ac + BT 4.0 combo(EDR, BLE)|
|B2B connector||Micro Slim Piggy Back 60p x 3|
|Size||42 x 38 mm|
Anchor3 Single board computer
Anchor3 is a small single board computer with Anchor3 System-on-Module. This is popularly
used for IoT based applications and Industrial equipments by connecting peripherals like sensors,
networking, microphone for voice recognition.
You can use several OSs like Tizen 5.0, Linux Ubuntu, Yocto etc.
This board provides SPI, I2C, I2S and UART and GPIO as Standard I/O, USB, Ethernet, WLAN/BT
for connectivity, Audio/Video In/Out, LED for indicator and User Function, Buttons for Power/
Reset/Genreal Purpose, etc.
This can access the on-chip hardware i.e. GPIOs for developing an application. By accessing GPIO,
you can connect devices like LED, motors, sensors, etc and can control them too.
This board is only compatible with Anchor 3 SoM module that is ARM based dual core Processor
along with on-chip GPU (Graphics Processing Unit).
Anchor 3 Base Board Specification
|Audio In/Out put||Stereo In/Out phone jack|
|Power input||5V (Power Jack or USB OTG)|
|USB Host/OTG||USB2.0 Host x2, USB2.0 OTG|
|MIC input||4 PDM MIC input|
|SDCARD||SD card slot|
|Buttons||DIP Switches, LEDs, Buttons, Jumpers|
|External I/O Port||GPIO, SPI, UART, I2C, I2S, PWM, ADC|
|Size||85 x 56 mm|