S32K3x4-Q257 Full-Featured General Purpose Development Board

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S32K3 Family Features

S32K3 Family Overview

Supported Devices


Audio Converters


Automotive LIN Solutions

3.3 V / 5 V IO CAN Transceivers

Secure CAN Transceivers

Power Management

System Basis Chips

Processors and Microcontrollers

K2x / KS2x USB

S32K Auto General-Purpose MCUs




Microcontroller (MCU)

  • 32-bit Arm Cortex-M7 based S32K3x4
  • K26: Kinetis K26-180 MHz as on-board S32K3 debug interface

Safety System Basis Chip (SBC)

  • FS26: Safety System Basis Chip (SBC) with low power fit for ASIL D


  • TJA1153: Secure HS-CAN transceiver
  • TJA1021: LIN 2.1/SAE J2602 transceiver

Audio Converter

Pressure Sensor

  • MMA8452Q: ±2g/±4g/±8g, Low g, 12-bit digital accelerometer
  • Low cost

Hardware Features

  • 64 MB QSPI NOR flash
  • USB to serial interface
  • Power supply switch with universal adapter
  • MCU voltage/current measurement
  • 2x user RGB LEDs, 2x user push-buttons
  • 2x ADC rotary potentiometers
  • 2x touch pad electrode and slider touch
  • Microphone

Software Features

  • Free of charge S32 Design Studio IDE (Eclipse, GCC and debugger) and S32 Config Tool (pins, clocks, peripherals, DDR) with third-party compilers and debuggers, also support
  • Free of charge Real Time Drivers for AUTOSAR® and non-AUTOSAR use, ASIL D compliant
  • Configuration tools for both AUTOSAR and non-AUTOSAR users
  • Free of charge security firmware: SHE+ compliant NXP supplied, designed for ISO 21434
  • S32 Safety Software Framework (SAF): Six fault detection and reaction libraries
  • Free of charge Safety Peripheral Drivers (SPD)
  • Structural Core Self Test (SCST)
  • Free of charge Inter-Platform Communication Framework (IPCF): middleware for multi-core, multi-OS communication in single- and multi- chip systems.
  • Free of charge Model-Based Design Toolbox for MATLAB®: NXP supplied plug-in for Simulink environment.

Programing Debug intefaces

  • On-board S32K3 debug interface
  • 20-Pin Cortex debug + ETM connector
  • 10-Pin Cortex debug connector
  • 38-Pin Arm ETM Mictor connector
  • 20-Pin Arm Standard JTAG connector
  • USB to UART interface for run-time debugging

Power supply

  • GST60A12-P1J: 12 V, 5 A + power cord (type B) + universal AC plug adapter


  • Easy access to the GPIO matrix pins for prototyping
  • Arduino UNO pint-out compatible with expansion “shield” support


  • 2x on-board secure HS-CAN
  • 2x on-board LIN
  • Ethernet interface connector providing a MII and/or RMII connectivity for external Ethernet PHY card (like ADTJA1101-RMII)
  • GPIO matrix pins for prototyping
  • SWD/JTAG debug interface for S32K3 debugger
  • LINE IN, LINE OUT and AUDIO OUT connectors
  • SAI connector for external audio cards


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Note: For better experience, software downloads are recommended on desktop.


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