QS-Standard pinout, description and layout guidelines


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Intended Audience

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Acronyms and Abbreviations

Abbreviation Explanation
100-Base-T Ethernet type that uses 100 Mega bits per second speed on RJ45 connectors and twisted pair wiring
ARM Advanced RISC Machines Limited CPU architecture
JTAG Joint Test Action Group. This abbreviation is commonly used to refer to a test interface found on many modern integrated circuits. The JTAG test interface is a boundary scan register with serial interface and is described by an IEEE standard
GPIO General Purpose Input/Output
LCD Liquid Crystal Display
LED Light Emitting Diode. An electronic component used as a visual indicator (light).
NC Not connected<
PCB Printed Circuit Board
RAM Random Access Memory
RoHS Restriction on Hazardous Substances: The Directive on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment 2002/95/EC.
UART Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter
USB Universal Serial Bus