The NXP® MPC8308RDB reference platform is ideal for hardware and software development for applications including consumer printing, wireless access points, industrial control and factory automation.
The ultra-low-cost MPC8308 communications processor meets the requirements of several low-end embedded networking applications that require low power consumption, high-speed peripherals and a small-footprint package design.
This document describes the hardware features of the board including specifications, block diagram, connectors, interfaces, and hardware straps. It also describes the board settings and physical connections needed to boot the MPC8308_RDB.
The MPC8308-RDB reference platform is ideal for hardware and software development for embedded applications. The MPC8308-RDB integrates leading-edge external components: 5 x Gigabit Ethernet ports, 1 x USB 2.0, x1 mini PCI Express ® connector and an SD/MMC card interface. The MPC8308-RDB incorporates a pre-installed board support package (BSP) containing a boot loader (u-boot).
The MPC8308 is a cost-effective, low-power, highly integrated PowerQUICC® ® II Pro processor designed to address the requirements of networking applications such as smart grid home energy gateways, data concentrators, wireless LAN access points, wireless femto base stations and industrial applications. The MPC8308 processor incorporates the e300c3 (603e core compatible) core at 266, 333 and 400 MHz with 1.92 DMIPS/MHz.
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