PXA270 Portable Media Navigator (Flex-PMN01)

Product  Overview

Flexcomm Limited as one of the worldwide leader with years of experience in the XScale® solution for Communications and Consumer Electronics market is ready to deliver PMN; a Portable Media Navigator (PMN) reference platform as another quality solution product that combine a wealth of functionality and performance in its compact form factor.

The highly scalable architecture of PMN enables easy product and features upgrade for OEMs. For instance, with minimal design customization, the platform is capable of supporting bigger size LCD panel. This helps OEMs to minimize their investment in product roadmap development cycle. This contributes to the fact that the PMN solution is lower in cost, faster TTM, and less investment risk compare to other products or solutions in the same category.

With high performance PXA270 as the Embedded Processing Unit, it supports all standard multimedia file formats such as WAV, MP3, WMA, MPEG4 (WMV), ASF and MPEG1 (MPG/MPEG/DAT), AVI. As a plus point, any future new multimedia file format can be supported by software upgrading of PMN.The advanced PXA270 Wireless MMX™ and Speedstep® technology (DVM) significantly improve performance of media playback and reduce power consumption. This translates into smaller capacity of battery cells is needed, a lighter and more cost effective platform.

The solution is more than just a normal PMP. It features a 3.5 touch screen LCD which allow user to view photos, play games, listening to music as well as accessing its GPS functions. Built on the SiRF Star III chipset, the GS-86 GPS module is able to support high sensitivity level of very weak signal acquisition and tracking. It allows the receiver to track the satellites using up to 20-channel correlators and provides fast TTFF for cold start, warm and hot start.

Functionality searching and navigation can be achieved by touch screen or highly friendly 5-way joystick button. The USB connectivity offers an exciting sharing experience of contents among the users. Content is stored in the SD card. Its running on the Window CE platform.

It is only 130 (L) x 82 (W) x 24 (H) mm in size (with embedded antenna), which is a handy GPS unit that provide greater multimedia entertainment experience for the users.

Hardware Configuration


PXA-270 416 MHz, also support 312MHz and 520MHz


Display: 3.5" Color TFT LCD

LED Backlight

Resolution: 320x240, 65K colors


Flash: 32MB Strata Flash, can be upgraded to 64MB

RAM: 32MB SDRAM, can be upgraded to 64MB

Optional: MSystem DOC 512MB, can be upgraded to 2GB

Support extended SD memory card


GS-86 (Built-in SiRF III GPS module)


WMA, MP3 WAV Playback support


Touch Panel: Resistive type touch panel

Input Method: Stylus

Speaker: Built-in type speaker x 1

Headphone and AV Out: 3.5mm Mini jack x 1

USB: USB 1.1 ( Client ) for ActiveSync

Buttons/ Switches

6 function buttons: Menu, Back, Volume Up, Volume Down, Zoom In, Zoom Out

5-way Joystick: Up, Down, Left, Right, Enter

Reset button, Power On/Off button, Sleep Mode button


LED (Single Color): Green (Static)

Battery Charging: Red ( Static )


Rechargeable Lithium Ion, 1300mAh


Power adapter

Charging Time: 2.5 ~ 3.0 hours

AC-DC Adapter

Input: 100~240VAC

Output: 5VDC, 2A

Connection: AC adapter connect to main unit directly

Device Physical Char

Dimension: 130 mm (L)x 82 mm (W)x 16 ~ 24mm (H)

Operation System

Windows CE 5.0 Chinese/English Core Edition


Customized Shell


System Setup

GPS Navigation


A/V Cable x 1

AC-DC power adapter x 1

Quick Reference Guide x 1

                          Software Configuration

 Operating System: WinCE 5.0 Core Edition
 Boot Loader: Supporting Flash memory, Boot Logo, OS update
 AC97 Codec

      1.Support external stereo ear phone

      2.Support software volume setting

      3.Support touch panel
 Media player supports MP3, WMA, WAV, MPEG4 (WMV), ASF, MPEG1    (MPG/MPEG/DAT), AVI

 User Interface: All the function can be accessed by keypad or touch-panel


Function Buttons


My Video

Play Video (wmv,asf,dat,mpeg,mpg,avi)

My Music

Play Audio (mp3,wma,wav)

My Photo

View Photo (jpg)


GPS Navigation System


System Setup

GPS Navigation

GPS Module

GS-86 (built-in SiRF Star III chipset)

Receiver Specifications

(i) Frequency: L1 GPS (1575.42MHz)

(ii) C/A Code: 1.023 MHz chip rate

(iii) Channel: 20 Channels


(i) 10meters, 2D RMS

(ii) 7meters, 2D RMS, WAAS Corrected

(iii) 1-5meters, DGPS Corrected

Time Accuracy

1ms synchronized to GPS time

Acquisition Time

(i) Reacquisition: 0.1 sec (average)

(ii) Hot Start: 1 sec (average)

(iii) Warm Start: 38 sec (average)

(iv) Cold Start: 42 sec (average)

Dynamics Conditions

(i) Altitude: 18,000meters (<60,000 feet) Max

(ii) Velocity: 736m/s (<1,000 Knots) Max

(iii) Acceleration: 4G. Max

(iv) Motional Jerk: 20m/s Max

*Our product is compatible with ROHS

*More information, please contact us via Sales@flexcomm.com.cn