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GC370 • ARM® v8 Microcomputer SBC

Marvell® ARMADA® 3700 SoC Family

Embedded Gold • Ready-for-Use Industrial PCB Assembly



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GC370 • Industrial ARM® v8 Microcomputer SBC

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Embedded Gold Ready-for-Use Industrial PCB Assembly

GC370 • Single Board Microcomputer • Marvell® ARMADA® 3700 SoC


GC370 • ARM® v8 Microcomputer

Feature Summary

  • Single Board Microcomputer for general use and networking management
  • Marvell® ARMADA® 3700 SoC family
  • Intended for rugged industrial applications, ready-for-use (Embedded Gold)
  • Industrial PCB Assembly
  • PCB Dimensions 133.0mm x 78.0mm
  • 88F3710 single-core
  • 88F3720 dual-core
  • Low power consumption under different workloads
  • Optimal performance-per-Watt in the embedded markets
  • M12-A Power connector
  • Terminal block power connector (option)
  • Wide DC power input operation 9-57V

  • Marvell® Armada® 88F3720 dual-core or 88F3710 single-core SoC
  • ARM® v8 Cortex-A53
  • Up to 1GHz for industrial temperature range
  • 32 KB-instruction / data (4-way) set associative L1 cache with parity/ECC protection
  • Integrated power switches for dynamic shut down of CPU cores and unused functions
  • Optimal performance-per-Watt
  • High-performance security offload engine including IPSec, SSL, DTLS, and IKE
  • Hardware compliance with ARM Trustzone® architecture for DRM
  • Enhanced Secure-Boot flow using integrated one time programmable (OTP) memory
  • FIPS-140 certified
  • DDR4 2400 2GB, high-speed DRAM memory controller
  • e•MMC 5.1 Flash 16GB (up to 64GB)
  • SPI Flash 64Mb
  • 1 x 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet (SERDES) in use for mezzanine connector (switch host management)
  • 1 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet (RGMII) front panel I/O usage 1000BASE-T
  • 1 x USB 3.0 front panel I/O
  • 1 x PCIe Gen2 & USB 2.0 in use for M.2 socket (2230 Wi-Fi/BT)
  • 1 x SDIO 3.0 for Micro SDHC card front I/O


  • RJ45 front port w. integrated magnetics, triple speed 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 10BASE-T, Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
   Wireless (Option)
  • Wi-Fi 6 IEEE 802.1ax up to 2.4Gbps dual band 2x2 160MHz (SMA antenna front connectors)
  • Bluetooth® 5 (SMA antenna front connectors)
  • 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet (SERDES) in use for mezzanine connector
  • Switch host management for Embedded Gold GbE switch solutions
  • AVB/TSN protocol stacks for real time networking (option)
  • Available as stacked assembly
  • GL110 (M12-X connector switch GL100 with GC370)
  • GL210 (8 port switch GL200 together with GC370)
   Protocols (Option)
  • AVB/TSN Stack
  • IEEE 802.1Q-2011 - Qav (FQTSS) & Qat (SRP)
  • IEEE 802.1AS-2011 - Time Synchronization (PTPv2)
  • VLAN
  • Dante™
  • AVNU® MILAN® Bridge Certified

   I/O Connectors
  • RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet connector 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 10BASE-T compliant
  • Micro SDHC Card slot
  • 2 x SMA antenna connectors Wi-Fi 6 & Bluetooth® 5 associated to MHF4 coax connectors (MHF4 to MHF4 patch cables required)
  • Additional SMA connectors require pigtail cables MHF4 to SMA
  • USB 3.0 Type-A connector 5Gbps maximum speed
  • USB 2.0 Type-B receptacle (diagnostic & programming I/F)
  • M12-A 5-pin male connector DC power input
  • Optional terminal block 3.5mm pitch 4-position screw lock power input
  • Signal LEDs
  • Reset button

  • Complete SDK available including U-Boot, Mainline Linux BSP
  • OpenWrt, Yocto, Linaro Open Data Plane (ODP) support
  • KVM and Containers support
  • AVB/TSN support (option)
  • JTAG port (on-board pin header) suitable for deep hardware/software debugging
  • UART wired to USB Type-B front receptacle via FT234XD for diagnosis and programming
  • USB UART drivers suite (FTDI website)

  • Industrial networks - IIoT
  • Industrial, factory and building automation
  • Rugged environments
  • Edge computing
  • Transportation
  • Railway
  • AP Routers
  • Multi-protocol gateways
  • Host management for networking (AVB/TSN)
  • GC370 can be combined with unmanaged Embedded Gold switch boards via 2.5GbE I/F
  • Customized connector loading
  • Customized board design

   Power Requirements
  • DC Input, 9-57V (12VDC, 24VDC, 48VDC)
  • Rated power consumption 15W
  • Fast acting chip fuse (PCB soldered type)
  • Protected against reverse polarity
  • ESD Protection
  • Common mode input filter
  • M12-A 5-position male connector for DC power input
  • Pigtail cable assemblies available M12-A 5-pos. female plug
  • Option 4-position terminal block power connector, 3.50mm pitch, screw lock removable cable plug

   Environmental, Regulatory
  • Designed & manufactured in Germany
  • Certified quality management according to ISO 9001
  • Long term availability
  • Rugged solution
  • Conformal coating, sealing, underfilling on request
  • RoHS compliant
  • Operating temperature -40°C to +85°C (industrial temperature range)
  • Storage temperature -40°C to +85°C, max. gradient 5°C/min
  • Humidity 5% ... 95% RH non condensing
  • Altitude -300m ... +3000m
  • Shock 15g 0.33ms, 6g 6ms
  • Vibration 1g 5-2000Hz
  • EC Regulatory EN55024, EN55032, EN62368-1
  • MTBF tbd years
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GC370 - Simplified Block Diagram

GC370 - Simplified Block Diagram