Embedded Module TQMLS1012ALSmall Embedded Cortex®-A53 module based on LS1012A

Arm® Cortex®-A53 based on LS1012A

  • Packet Acceleration Engine
  • Low power consumption (typ. 1-2 W)
  • High-speed communication via 2x Gigabit Ethernet, 1x PCle, 1x USB 3.0 and 1x SATA 3.0 interface
  • Extended temperature range QorIQ Trust Architecture and Arm® TrustZone
The Minimodule TQMLS1012AL, based on the processor LS1012A from NXP, combines the 64Bit Arm® Core architecture with the QorIQ high speed communication technology. This module is for various applications such as networking, industrial automation, gateways and controls with requirements for trusted, fast and secure data processing.
The 800MHz Arm® Cortex®-A53 core integrated with high-speed peripherals and hardware acceleration provide the TQMLS1012AL a balance of high performance and low power.

CPU/Processor data

  • Cortex®-A53 Technology
  • QorIQ LS1012A
  • CPU JTAG interface


  • Up to 1 GB
  • 0/64-kbit
  • Up to 2x QSPI (NOR Flash)
  • Up to 256 MB

Communication interfaces

  • Up to 2x Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbit
  • 1x USB 2.0
  • 1x USB 3.0
Serial Ports:
  • Up to 2x UART RS232

Other interfaces

  • Up to 2x I2C
  • Up to 1x SPI
  • Up to 5x I²S
  • Up to 1x SATA 3.0
  • Up to 1x PCIe
SD Card:
  • Up to 2x SDIO/MMC

Other functions

  • Real Time Clock (RTC)

General data/basic data

  • 31 mm x 31 mm
Temperature range:
  • Extended temperature: -40°C…+85°C
Power supply:
  • 3.3 V
Plug-in System:
  • LGA (Land Grid Array) 155 Pins
  • Temperature sensor


OS Support:
  • Linux

User Manual TQMLS1012AL (1 MB, pdf)

User Manual MBLS1012AL (3 MB, pdf)


with LS1012A / Cortex® A53 / 1000 MHz, 64 MB QSPI NOR Flash, 512 MB DDR3L, 64 kB EEPROM, RTC, -40°C...+85°C, with Encryption


with LS1012A / Cortex® A53 / 1000 MHz, 64 MB QSPI NOR Flash, 512 MB DDR3L, 64 kB EEPROM, RTC, -40°C...+85°C, without Encryption

Other configurations on request


STKLS1012AL-AA, TQMLS1012A, Cortex®A53/1GHz, 64 MB Q-SPI NOR Flash, 512 MB DDR3L, 64 kB EEPROM, -20°C…+70°C, 2x USB 3.0, 5x ETH 10/100/1000, 2x Mini PCIe (1x only USB, SIM-Card), 1x SATA M.2, USB –Debug Interface, JTAG RTC, Temperature sensor, Reset-Button, SD-Card interface, Power Supply, 4 GB SD card, Cables


The core of the STKLS1012AL set is the TQMLS1012AL module with Cortex®-A53 CPU. The components
contained in the starter kit constitute a modular system enabling you to develop your own product
ideas. To develop your own hardware you can use the certified and qualified circuit components of thestarter
kit in your own designs.

Application examples


Our USPs

  • Unbeatable long-term availability
  • Robustness for all applications
  • The most comprehensive range of modules on the market
  • A comprehensive design and support of an E²MS manufacturer
  • Full design freedom, as all processor functions are fully accessible
  • x86 for tough industrial use

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