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ARM PID7T Development Board

The ARM PID7T Development Board platform, based on the ARM7TDMI is supported by both eCos and RedBoot.

Supported devices

Device drivers are included for:

  • Diagnostic (polled) serial I/O
  • Interrupt-driven serial I/O



The ARM PID development board is no longer available from ARM. The EPI Dev7 is compatible but is similarly no longer available.


The ARM PID7T Development Board platform is supported by eCos from public releases 1.2.1 and onwards in addition to being available from the anonymous CVS repository. RedBoot sources are publically available from eCos public releases 2.0 and onwards, in addition to being available from the anonymous CVS repository.


Specifications are available for the processor and are available on-line from the manufacturer's web site.

Instructions for installing RedBoot on the PID7T can be found in the RedBoot User's Guide. Board specific instructions, including installation instructions can be found here within the User's Guide.

Instructions for installing and using eCos on the PID7T are available here.

The most recent version of the full documentation set may be found on-line here.

RedBoot support

Prebuilt binaries of RedBoot are available for download for both ROM and RAM startup. Some necessary support files may also be included. Consult the RedBoot documentation on how to use these binaries.