Atmel – Board with multiple connection options supports latest Atmel SAM x70 MCUs

The Atmel® | SMART™ SAM E70 Xplained evaluation kit is ideal for evaluating and prototyping with the Atmel SAM S70 and SAM E70 microcontrollers, which are based on the ARM® Cortex®-M7 processor core.

The evaluation board includes an ATSAME70Q21 MCU, which is housed in a 144-lead LQFP package, an AT24MAC402 EEPROM and a 16Mbit IS42S16100E SDRAM memory IC.

The ATSAME70Q21 with a floating point unit operates at up to 300MHz and features 2Mbytes of Flash memory. It offers various networking and connectivity peripherals, including a CAN-FD interface and one 10/100Mbits/s Ethernet MAC, with specific hardware support for Audio Video Bridging (AVB). Analogue features include dual 2Msamples/s 12-bit ADCs with an analogue front end offering offset and gain-error correction, and a 1Msample/s 12-bit DAC.

The evaluation board’s connectivity options include a 4-bit SD card connector, a Micro-AB USB device connector and a Micro-AB USB debug interface. The board also contains various headers for extension boards, which may be purchased individually.


  • Camera extension headers
  • 10/100 Ethernet PHY
  • On-board power regulation via 3.3V LDO
  • One Reset and one unassigned push button
  • Green user LED


  • Consumer devices
  • Industrial control equipment
  • PC peripherals


Orderable Part Number: ATSAME70-XPLD