Features and Benefits

  • Analog Devices AD1836 –96 kHz audio codec
  • Five 3.5 mm audio jacks
  • Analog Devices ADV7179 video encoder
  • Analog Devices ADV7183B video decoder
  • Connection to Flat panel display Interface

Product Details

The Blackfin A-V EZ-Extender daughter board allows developers to evaluate a diverse set of peripherals on the ADSP-BF533, ADSP-BF537 and ADSP-BF561 processors. The EZ-Extender contains audio and video circuitry, as well as connectors allowing connection to camera sensor evaluation boards and Flat Panel Display (FPD) modules. Applications and information about the use and connection of the various interfaces on the Blackfin A-V EZ-Extender are available from Analog Devices.

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Package Contents

  • Blackfin A-V EZ-Extender
  • (plugs directly onto the expansion interface of the ADSP-BF533, ADSP-BF537, or ADSP-BF561 EZ-KIT Lite boards)

System Requirements

  • Windows XP Professional SP3 (32-bit only).
  • Windows Vista Business/Enterprise/Ultimate SP2 (32-bit only). It is recommended to install the software in a non-UAC-protected location.
  • Windows 7 Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate (32 and 64-bit). It is recommended to install the software in a non-UAC-protected location.
  • Minimum of 2 GHz single core processor, 3.3 GHz dual core is recommended.
  • Minimum of 1 GB memory (RAM), 4 GB is recommended.
  • Minimum of 2 GB hard disk (HDD) space is required.
  • CrossCore Embedded Studio for Analog Devices Processors.
  • VisualDSP++ 5.0 and Latest Update.


Software Module

The Audio Mixer library for the Blackfin processor can mix N number of input channels to M output channels and can be used directly for VoIP applications.
The Vision Analytics Toolbox (VAT) library for the Blackfin processor provides a set of software modules that make use of primitives from the video content analysis toolbox (VCAT) and provides solutions to relatively complex problems like face detection, edge detection, shape detection, classification, and others.
The Video Content Analysis Toolbox (VCAT) library for the Blackfin processor implements a set of video analytics tools to be used in video surveillance for detection of events, such as intrusion detection, left/removed object detection.
Adaptive Jitter Buffer
The ADI MPEG-4 SP/ASP Decoder library for the Blackfin processor implements an MPEG-4 video decoder, which is compliant with the INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ISO/IEC14496-2, Information technology — Coding of audio-visual objects — Part 2: Visual, Third edition 2004-06-01.
The Dual Tone Multi Frequency (DTMF) Decoder library for the Blackfin processor implements a Dual Tone Multi Frequency (DTMF) Decoder, which is compliant with the Q.24 ITU specification.

DSP Software

Blackfin A-V EZ-Extender Board Support Package (Rev. 1.0.0)

Software Development Tools

CCES is a world-class integrated development environment (IDE) for the ADI Blackfin®, SHARC® and Arm® processor families.

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