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Zii Development Kit

Universal modular hardware platform for rapid development

The ZiiLABS Zii development kits provide a universal hardware and software platform for the evaluation and rapid development of handheld and embedded products based on the ZMS media rich applications processor family. The development baseboard supports a range of standard and custom modules for both the ZMS-05 and ZMS-08 system modules.

  • Enable rapid product development
  • ZMS-05/08 compatible baseboard
  • Wide range of supported peripherals
  • Standard & custom modules
  • Linux®-based Android™
  • Complete Board Support Package
ZiiLABS Development Kit 3G



  • USB device using mini AB connector
  • USB Hub with 2 host ports*


  • The ZMS-05 connects to the HDMI port via an external transmitter.
  • The ZMS-08 integrated 1.3a HDMI transmitter connects directly to the HDMI Type A port on the baseboard.*

Component Video

  • RGB and Pr/Y/Pb header

Composite Video

  • Composite/CVBS (1x RCA)


  • 10/100 Base-T Ethernet controller, RJ-45.


  • Mono speaker
  • 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack
  • On-board microphone
  • Phone receiver speaker
  • Line-In
  • Line-Out

Ambient Light Sensor

  • Visible and infrared to digital
  • IR + UV rejection for ambient light sensing


  • ZMS GPIO & PMU GPIO are exposed on the baseboard.
  • SD Card
  • External SD card slot
  • Vibrator Circuit
  • Support haptic feedback

SD Card Slot

  • External 1/4-bit SD card slot

Vibrator Circuit


  • 8 keypads, 1 switch

Serial Port

  • DB9 Female RS232 debug port.
  • USB port debug is also supported.


  • DC 5V input board supply
  • Single cell Li-Ion or Li-polymer battery
  • Battery fuel gauge


A range of standard modules are supplied as part of the development kit.


  • Calibrated 3G modem
  • Quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • Triband WCDMA
  • 7.2Mbps HSDPA
  • External antenna required
  • SIM card slot (card required)


  • VGA Camera
  • 3MP Camera


  • 3.5" 320x480 HVGA true-colour LCD
  • Capacitive multi-touch LCD display
  • 16.7 million colours
  • Transflective TFT

NAND Module

  • 16GB NAND flash (up to 64GB supported)

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
  • Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Digital Compass

  • Tri-axial geomagnetic sensor IC


  • 3-axis linear, ±2g/±8g smart digital output


  • 3-axis linear, ±2g/±8g smart digital output
  • -158dBm acquisition / -160dBm tracking sensitivity in A-GPS and autonomous hot start modes
  • Supports A-GPS modes

Custom Modules

Customers wanting to use their own modules can do so according to the baseboard pin description.

ZMS System Module

The ZMS system module connects to the baseboard via a 200-pin SODIMM connector. The system module components are:

  • ZMS Media-Rich Applications Processor
  • 256MB 64-bit Mobile DDR /512MB DDR2
  • Boot ROM
  • Power Management Unit
  • High Quality Stereo Audio DAC
  • 10/100 Ethernet Controller
  • JTAG Diagnostics port
  • Audio Port

ZMS-05 System Module Block Diagram

  • Baseboard
  • ZMS-05/ZMS-08 System Module
  • Modules
  • Power Adapter
  • Serial Cable
  • Serial headset for phone
  • 3G Antenna
  • Downloadable user guide & schematics
ZiiLABS Development Kit 3G