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Re: iMX6 EOMA-68 CPU Card

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 09:28:57PM +0000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > I am no electric engineer, but i had a collegue who designed three arm based boards with gEDA,
> > it is feasible.
>  ... if you know what you are doing.  i don't :)  if you know exactly
> how to lay out differential pairs by hand such that they will cope
> with 3ghz signals, that's fine: you can do that by hand with gEDA or
> any other software.  if you know exactly how to then create the
> ground-plane protection around those 3ghz differential pairs, that's
> absolutely fine, too.
>  the list of things that you need to know just goes on and on, and as
> this is the very first project i've done, and am throwing myself
> head-first in at the deep end, and on tight time-schedules as well, i
> have to rely on software which has the majority of what most
> electrical engineers with 20 years experience [*1] know encoded
> instead into automated software.
>  so yes, it *can* be done... but not by numptys like me :)

Alternatively, you can use a cpu module of some kind, and just do the 
easy things :)


Sven Luther

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