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$30 CoreWind Tech CORE9G25 SoM Features Atmel SAM9G25 (ARM9) Processor

December 13th, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

CoreWind Tech CORE9G25 is a system-on-module based on Atmel SAM9G45 processor with 128 to 256 MB RAM, and 256 MB Flash available in commercial and industrial temperature range. If the picture below seems familiar, it’s because it’s a clone of ACME Systems’ ARIA G25, and the company went as far as more or less copying most of ACME Systems’ Aria page on their own domain.

CORE9G25Here are CORE9G25 / Aria G25 specifications:

  • CPU – Atmel AT91SAM9G25 (ARM9) @ 400Mhz CPU
  • System Memory – 128MB or 256MB DDR2 RAM
  • Connectivity – 10/100 Mbit Ethernet interface
  • USB – Up to 3 USB 2.0 host ports (2 Hi-Speed, 1 Full-Speed)
  • Interfaces:
    • Up to 6 serial lines
    • Up to 2x I2C buses
    • Up to 2x SPI buses
    • Up to 60 GPIO lines
    • Up to 4x A/D lines @ 10 bit
  • Dimensions -  40 x 40 mm
  • Operating temperature range – 0 to 70 °C for th commercial version, and -40 to +85 °C for the industrial version.
  • Power – 3.3V

The company also provides a carrier board called CORE9G25-CON that does not seem to be a copy, and comws with 7 USART serial port, 10/100M Ethernet, 2x USB Host, and a micro SD card slot. The board masures

CORE9G25-CON

EmDebian 7.1 Wheezy with Linux 3.10, and buildroot support is available for the board. The software is most probably copied from ACME Systems however, with possibly some customization for their baseboard.

CORE9G25 module is available now and costs between $29.90 and $45 depending on the RAM capacity, and the chosen temperature range. CORE9G25-CON kit goes for $49.90 and $59.90 respectively with CORE9G25 with 128MB RAM, and 256 MB RAM, and comes with a 12V power adapter, a serial adapter board and serial cable, and a DVD with the Linux source code, schematics, and user’s manual.

Thank to Nanik for the tip.

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  1. Vitor A.
    December 23rd, 2013 at 08:20 | #1

    Hi, shipping cost to Portugal is $30 more than module..
    Any website selling in Europe?

    Regards

  2. December 23rd, 2013 at 09:31 | #2

    @Vitor A.
    Maybe you could try to purchase the Aria G25 instead? It’s the original board, not much more expensive, and they are based in Italy.

  3. January 7th, 2014 at 16:13 | #3

    We are the CORE9G25 factory, we don’t have distributor in Europe, We are trying to find a distrbutor in the Europe, if anyone are interested it, please contact us([email protected]).

  4. January 17th, 2014 at 18:27 | #4

    We are designing a new SoM for the Makers market not covered by the Aria G25 board because too complex to be welded by hand. The name is Arietta G25 (that means Little Aria ). The price is very cheap especially if you buy it before May 2014 :-)

    More are available on: http://www.robertoasquini.com/?p=33

  1. March 31st, 2014 at 09:29 | #1