4.14. MultiMedia Card Interface, MCI

The PL180 PrimeCell MultiMedia Card Interface (MCI) is an AMBA compliant SoC peripheral that is developed, tested, and licensed by ARM Limited. The interface supports both Multimedia Cards and Secure Digital cards.

Table 4.51. MCI implementation

Location FPGA
Memory base address



17 for MCI A

18 for MCI B

Release version

ARM MCI PL180 r1p0

Reference documentationARM PrimeCell Multimedia Card Interface (PL180) Technical Reference Manual (see also Multimedia Card Interface, MCI)

The interrupts for the MCI card are managed by the GPIO 2 PrimeCell. See General Purpose Input/Output, GPIO.

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