October 27, 2006

Strategic Test releases Linux 2.6.17 for TRITON PX

Leslie Logan writes "Strategic Test releases Linux 2.6.17 for TRITON PXA270 and PXA255 Development Kits

Free downloads available to existing customers

Woburn, USA – October 27, 2006. Strategic Test has announced the availability of Linux 2.6.17 for their TRITON PXA270 and PXA255 Development Kits and credit card sized CPU modules. This latest update will be supplied with all new Development Kits and as a free download for existing customers.

The complete list of drivers includes:
PXA270/PXA255 CPU frequency scaling
PCMCIA/Compact Flash
Serial ports (for PXA internal and/or external UARTs)
USB Host Controller (OHCI)
USB device
Sound via UCB1400
Touchscreen via UCB1400
MTD (Flash Rom)
I2C via dedicated PXA I2C interface (not Power Management I2C)
I2C via GPIO pins
SSP (kernel internal API available)
LCD framebuffer driver
RTC (with DS1339 as backup)

While most vendors charge for this, the Development Kits are supplied with 12 months of free technical support and software updates. They also include a 24 month hardware warranty.

The prices of the kits are:
TRITON PXA255 Development Kit-2, Linux: $2695
Includes: TRITON PXA255 400 MHz module with 64 MB SDRAM, 32 MB Flash and 100 Mbps Ethernet, 6” x 4” carrier board with: Compact Flash socket, USB host/device, 40-pin LCD header, RS232, iRDA, JTAG, 12VDC power supply. CD containing Linux tools and sources, user manual with carrier schematics, cables and power adaptor.

TRITON Development Kit-3, Linux: $3650
Includes: TRITON-270 520 MHz CPU SODIMM module with 64 MB SDRAM and 32 MB Flash, 6” x 4” carrier board with Compact Flash Type II socket, SD/MMC socket, three RS232, USB device/host, D-SUB 15 VGA connector and 40 pin LCD connector, UCB1400 codec and touchscreen controller, 10/100 Mbps Ethernet and JTAG. Operating power supply range is 8 to 24 VDC and includes transient protection suitable for automotive applications. CD containing Linux tools and sources, user manual with carrier schematics, cables and power adaptor.

About Strategic Test
With offices in Woburn (MA) USA and Stockholm Sweden, Strategic Test is a leading supplier worldwide of Intel/Marvel PXA255 and PXA270 Development Kits and embedded processor modules. The company released the world’s first PXA255 embedded CPU module in 2002 and followed this with the first PXA270 module in 2004. The company offers custom design services to clients worldwide.

A picture can be downloaded from the website at

Caption: Linux 2.6.17 released for TRITON PXA270 and PXA255 Development Kits.

For further information please contact:
Bob Giblett
Strategic Test Corporation
12 Alfred Street, Suite 300
Woburn, MA 01801-1915
Tel: (617)621-0080
Fax: (617)621-1414

Email: media@strategic-test.com

Press contact:
Leslie Logan
Precision Communications
Tel: 508-876-9400
Mobile: 508-212-1266
Email: Leslie_Logan@comcast.net"

Link: strategic-test.com

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