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Welcome to Axis' developer site! 

This site is intended for developers of embedded products based on the ETRAX chip family and for those who are interested in the technology behind almost all of Axis' products.

The site is organized in developer products (ETRAX, developer boards and device servers) and documentation (description of our Linux based SDK and product documentation). First time visitors are recommended to check the product section first.


Product News - ETRAX FS

The latest member of the ETRAX family has been launched, the ETRAX FS. With Flexibility and Security in mind, the ETRAX FS represents a major leap forward in terms of embedded Linux system-on-chip technology.

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ETRAX chips


Developer Boards & Device Servers


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The ETRAX series is the cornerstone of our technology and the 'brain' in almost all our products. These multi-purpose Linux chips have integrated Ethernet networking and extremely flexible I/O options.



The ETRAX 100LX Multi Chip Module includes the ETRAX 100LX SoC plus 4 MB Flash, 16 MB SDRAM, Ethernet Transceiver, etc. This chip is ideal for Ethernet-connected Linux systems.


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A development platform for the ETRAX 100LX MCM that is also suitable for deployment. 

AXIS 82+ Developer Board

AXIS 83+ Device Server

The developer board is running Standard Linux 2.4 and has Dual Ethernet, USB (host), serial (RS-232, RS-485) and general I/O ports.

December 20th, 2005
Axis launches ETRAX FS, the seventh generation of the ETRAX family of SoC.

October 31st, 2005
A wiki regarding development on the ETRAX platform has been made available today. We hope that this, in a not too distant future, will result in an excellent information source. To get there we are confident that many of you are willing to share your knowledge, thereby creating a content rich information database. Head to the Axis Developer Wiki and start contributing!

September 23rd, 2005
A new developer board/device server SDK release 'devboard 2.01' is now available. This release is an update to the unified 2.00 release. Obtain the release from the download section. Instructions on how to install and build can be found in the documentation section or as a txt file included in the tar archive.

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Product Highlight: FOX!

The FOX development board from ACME SYSTEMS measures only 66mm by 72mm but is still a full featured Linux development platform. The ETRAX 100LX is in the centre of this small, yet powerful and flexible design. It is highly expandable through a set of I/O expansion modules.

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Product Highlight: Super RMS!


The Super Remote Monitoring System by BND Communications is a unique data acquisition and control device. It was specifically designed for use with remote mountain top tower sites, but can be used anywhere remote monitoring and control is needed. A full featured Linux operating system combined with ultra low power consumption makes this board a valuable component of any remote site.

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