Evaluation Kit for the DS5250

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The DS5250 evaluation kit (EV) is a proven platform to conveniently evaluate the capabilities of the DS5250 high-speed secure microcontroller. It contains the microprocessor, 1MB of battery-backed SRAM, 1MB flash memory, a power-supply regulator, two DB-9 serial connectors, and switches and LEDs to control and display board operation. With the addition of a power supply and an RS-232 cable connected to a personal computer, the kit provides a completely functional system ideal for evaluating the capabilities of the DS5250.

Key Features

  • Easily Load Code Using Bootstrap Loader and Serial 0 Port (DB-9, J2)
  • Two DB-9 RS-232 Serial Connectors
  • Four Available Serial Ports
    • Two Internal Serial Ports
    • Two Using External UART Device
  • On-Board Power Supply Regulator
  • Header for Smart Card Socket
  • Security Access Module (SAM) Socket
  • Support for LCD Module
  • Pushbutton Switches for Keypad Simulation, Data Entry, and Board Control
  • Board Schematics Included to Provide a Convenient Reference Design


  • Applications Requiring a Trusted Computing Environment for Private or Secret Information Such As Card Terminals, PIN Pads, Access Control Units, and Similar Applications

Quality and Environmental Data

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Note : The failure rates are summarized by technology and mapped to the associated material part numbers. The failure rates are highly dependent on the number of units tested.

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