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Registered in England No: 4264387

Registered Office:
10 The Bull Ring, Northwich,
Cheshire, CW9 5BS, UK.

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Kane Computing Ltd,
1 Verdin Street, Northwich,
Cheshire, CW9 7BX
United Kingdom
Tel: +44(0)1606351006
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Z3-DM8148-MOD-0x - DM8148 Low Power 1080p60HD Module


  • One Z3-DM8148-MOD-0x OEM-ready video SOM
  • 512MB DDR2, 256MB Flash
  • SATA, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 2.0
  • HDMI and Composite Video Out
  • Multiple digital video and audio I/O ports
  • MPEG-2 transport stream interface
  • SD/MMC, UART, I2C, SPI ports
  • For a full list of features see the datasheet
Ordering Info: Part No. Z3-DM8148-MOD


The Z3-DM8148-MOD-0x module is based upon Texas Instruments DM8148 Centaurus series processor. It is 88mm x 108mm in size. Supports up to 1.2GHz Cortex A8, 1.0GHz C674x floating point DSP, GigE, USB 2.0, SATA2, PCIe 2.0, HDMI, RS-232 and also includes expansion connectors allowing access to all major interfaces to the DM8148.

The Z3-DM8148-MOD-0x allows ODMs and OEMs to integrate multimedia functions into their product quickly and effortlessly.  It can be customized to support a variety of Cortex A8 speed grades. The Z3-DM8148-MOD modules can be built to support AM389x or C6A816X processors.  The Z3-DM8148-MOD is plug-in compatible with the Z3-DM8168-MOD.

The Z3-DM1848-MOD-0x supports H.264 in all video resolutions from QCIF to 1080p60, it has versatile encoding modes such as low latency, high quality, low bit rate, etc. It has full A/V synchronisation even after hours of recording, it is a Linux based system that is easy to customise if needed and full source code is available.

Preloaded OEM ready Video Application Executables include:

  • Streaming H.264 encoder up to 1080p60
    • H.264 video, from QCIF to 1080p/i at 60 fps; AAC or PCM audio
    • Fully controllable parameters: resolution, max bit rate, GOP, on-the-fly bit rate control,.etc.
    • Low latency mode
    • MPEG-2 TS or RTP output
  • Streaming decoder
    • H.264 video from QCIF to 1080p/i at up to 60fps with audio
    • Flexible resizer allows full frame display of smaller resolutions
    • RTP or MPEG-2 TS support
Applications for the Z3-DM8148-MOD-0x include: Broadcast video encoding and decoding, real time transcoding at 1080p60, video security and industrial DVR, medical and industrial video and video conference terminal and MCU.

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