Sharp XScale-based PDA models (akita, borzoi, spitz, terrier, tosa)

The Sharp Zaurus are PDAs based on XScale, able to run Linux (‘SL series’).

The SL-6000 ("Tosa"), released in 2005, uses a PXA255 System-on-chip.

The SL-C3000 ("Spitz"), SL-C1000 ("Akita"), SL-C3100 ("Borzoi") and SL-C3200 ("Terrier") use a PXA270.

The clamshell PDA models emulation includes the following peripherals:

  • Intel PXA255/PXA270 System-on-chip (ARMv5TE core)

  • NAND Flash memory - not in "Tosa"

  • IBM/Hitachi DSCM microdrive in a PXA PCMCIA slot - not in "Akita"

  • On-chip OHCI USB controller - not in "Tosa"

  • On-chip LCD controller

  • On-chip Real Time Clock

  • TI ADS7846 touchscreen controller on SSP bus

  • Maxim MAX1111 analog-digital converter on I2C bus

  • GPIO-connected keyboard controller and LEDs

  • Secure Digital card connected to PXA MMC/SD host

  • Three on-chip UARTs

  • WM8750 audio CODEC on I2C and I2S buses