4.18. Smart Card Interface, SCI

The PL131 PrimeCell Smart Card Interface (SCI) is an AMBA compliant SoC peripheral that is developed, tested, and licensed by ARM Limited.

Table 4.68. SCI implementation

Location FPGA
Memory base address


Interrupt 16

7 SCI transmit

6 SCI receive.

Release versionARM SCI PL131 r1p0
Reference documentationSCI PrimeCell PL131 Technical Reference Manual (see also Smart Card interface, SCI)

The following key parameters are programmable:

See the self-test software that is supplied on the CD accompanying the baseboard for a example of detecting a SIM card response to a reset.

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