CL-SOM-iMX7 - NXP (Freescale) i.MX7 System-on-Module

ARM Cortex-A7 SoM starting from $31

  • Wide range of high-speed interfaces
  • Miniature size and power efficiency
  • Ideal solution for cost-sensitive systems

i.MX7 processor

NXP i.MX7 processor family

  • Dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU, 1GHz
  • Real-time ARM Cortex-M4 co-processor
  • NEON SIMD and VFPv4
  • SoM Highlights

    Feature Highlights

  • Up to 2GB DDR3 and 32GB eMMC
  • LVDS, MIPI-DSI, Parallel RGB, up to 1920 x 1080
  • 2x 1000Mbps Ethernet, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n, BT 4.1
  • PCIe, 5x USB2, 7x UART, 124x GPIO
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    SW support

    Mainline Linux, Yocto Project and RTOS

  • Full Board Support Package and ready-to-run images
  • Linux kernel, Yocto Project file-system, RTOS BSP and U-Boot
  • Mainline Linux kernel support
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    IoT gateway

    Also available as IoT Gateway / Industrial Controller

  • Industrial ARM computer ready for deployment
  • Designed for reliability and 24/7 operation
  • Ideal for industrial control and monitoring
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    Why choose CompuLab?

    10-year Longevity

    Direct Engineer Support

    Mainline Linux and Yocto

    In-House Manufacturing

    Industrial Temperature

    Configure-to-Order

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    • "Option" column specifies the configuration code required to have the particular feature.
    • "+" means that the feature is always available

    CPU Core

    CPUNXP (Freescale) i.MX 7Solo ARM Cortex-A7, 800MHz
    NEON SIMD and VFPv4
    C800
    NXP (Freescale) i.MX 7Dual ARM Cortex-A7, 1GHz
    NEON SIMD and VFPv4
    C1000D
    Real-Time
    Co-processor
    ARM Cortex-M4, 200Mhz
    +

    Memory and Storage

    RAM256MB – 2GB, DDR3L-1066
    D
    StorageSLC NAND flash, 128MB - 1GB
    N
    eMMC flash, 4GB - 32GB

    Display and Camera

    DisplayParallel 24-bit display interface, up to 1920 x 1080 @60Hz
    +
    LVDS, up to 1400 x 1050 @60Hz
    L
    MIPI-DSI, 2 data lanes, up to 1400 x 1050 @60Hz
    L
    TouchscreenOn-board 4-wire resistive touch-screen controller
    I
    Capacitive touch-screen support through SPI and I2C interfaces
    +
    CameraParallel camera interface, up to 24-bit
    +
    MIPI-CSI, 2 data lanes
    +

    Network

    Gigabit
    Ethernet
    1x 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet port (MAC+PHY)
    E1
    2x 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet ports (MAC+PHY)
    E2
    and
    C1000D
    WiFi802.11b/g/n WiFi interface
    TI WiLink 8 WL1801 chipset
    W
    Dual-band 2x2 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi interface
    TI WiLink 8 WL1837 chipset
    WAB
    BluetoothBluetooth 4.1 BLE
    WAB

    Audio

    Analog AudioAudio codec with analog stereo output, stereo input and electret microphone support
    A
    Digital AudioI2S compliant digital audio interface
    +
    MQS audio interface
    +

    I/O

    PCI ExpressPCIe x1 Gen. 2.1
    C1000D
    Local BusExternal local bus interface, up to 32-bit
    +
    USB1x USB2.0 OTG port
    +
    Additional 1x USB2.0 host ports
    C1000D
    Additional 3x USB2.0 host ports
    UH
    UARTUp to 7x UART ports, up to 4 Mbps
    +
    CAN busUp to 2x CAN bus, 3.3V levels
    +
    MMC/SD/SDIOUp to 2x MMC/SD/SDIO
    +
    SPIUp to 3x SPI
    +
    I2CUp to 3x I2C
    +
    PWMUp to 4x general purpose PWM signals
    +
    GPIOUp to 124x GPIO (multifunctional signals shared with other functions)
    +
    TimersUp to 6x Timer outputs
    +
    ADC4x general-purpose ADC channels
    +
    Additional 4x general-purpose ADC channels
    I

    System Logic

    RTCReal time clock, powered by external battery
    +

    Electrical Specifications

    Supply Voltage
    3.2V to 4.5V / Li-Ion battery
    Digital I/O voltage3.3V
    Active power consumption0.5 - 3 W, depending on configuration and system load

    Mechanical Specifications

    Dimensions42 x 68 x 5 mm
    Weight14 gram
    Connectors204-pin SO-DIMM edge connector

    Environmental and Reliability

    MTTF> 200,000 hours
    Operation temperature (case)Commercial: 0° to 70° C
    Extended: -20° to 70° C
    Industrial: -40° to 85° C. Click for availability note
    Storage temperature-40° to 85° C
    Relative humidity10% to 90% (operation)
    05% to 95% (storage)
    Shock50G / 20 ms
    Vibration20G / 0 - 600 Hz
    CL-SOM-iMX7 (Freescale i.MX7) System-on-Module block diagram

    CL-SOM-iMX7 and SBC-iMX7 Evaluation Kit

    Package contents

    Technical Support

    • Technical support for 12 months.
    • Schematics review of the customer's carrier board design.
    • LCD panel compatibility verification and driver adaptation service.
    • 45-day trial period. Eval Kit will be accepted for refund if the user finds the product not suitable for his needs.

    Hardware

    Kit Price: $375

    • SOM-iMX7-C1000D-D1G-N16G-E2-L-A-I-UH-WAB
    • SB-SOM-iMX7 carrier board
    • WiFi antenna and cable
    • Serial port cable
    • HDMI to DVI cable
    • USB cable and adapter
    • LCD panel
    • Adapters & cables for generic LCD panel interface
    • 12V power supply

    Documents and Guides

    Product status: Active

    CompuLab part number specifies all options available for a particular product.
    P/N template: SOM-iMX7-Cx-Dx-Nx-[Ex]-[L]-[A]-[I]-[UH]-[Wx]-[Tx]

    Minimal Configuration

    Minimal configuration P/N: SOM-iMX7-C800-D256-N128
    1K-unit price:
    $31

    Optional Features

    FeatureOptionsP/N codeAdd ($)
    CPU typei.MX7 Solo, 800MHz
    i.MX7 Dual, 1GHz
    C800
    C1000D
    -
    2
    DRAM size256MB
    512MB
    1GB
    2GB
    D256
    D512
    D1G
    D2G
    -
    1
    6
    30
    Storage128MB NAND (SLC)
    1GB NAND (SLC)
    4GB eMMC (MLC)
    16GB eMMC (MLC)
    32GB eMMC (MLC)
    N128
    N1G
    N4G
    N16G
    N32G
    -
    2
    2
    7
    23
    Ethernet portNone
    1
    2
    -
    E1
    E2
    -
    2
    4
    LVDS interfaceNo
    Yes
    -
    L
    -
    3
    Analog audioNo
    Yes
    -
    A
    -
    2
    TouchscreenNo
    Yes
    -
    I
    -
    1
    USB hubNo
    Yes
    -
    UH
    -
    3
    WiFi & Bluetoothnone
    WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
    WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth
    -
    W
    WAB
    -
    12
    18
    Temperature rangeCommercial
    Industrial Certified
    Extended Tested
    Industrial Tested
    -
    TIC
    TET
    TIT
    -
    10
    20
    75
    Software PreloadingNo
    Yes
    -
    X
    -
    $1/100MB
    • Prices are specified in U.S. Dollars. Prices are periodically updated according to variations in component costs. Prices are subject to change without advance notice.

    Small Quantity Orders

    Pricing is specified for 1000-unit orders. In order to calculate the price for another quantity, multiply the unit price (with selected options) by the factor listed in the table below:

    QTY Factor
    10K0.95
    1K 1.0
    5001.2
    1001.5
    102.0
    12.5