CL-SOM-iMX8 - NXP i.MX8 System-on-Module

ARM Cortex-A53 SoM

  • High performance graphics and image processing
  • Miniature size and power efficiency
  • Wide range of high-speed interfaces

i.MX8 processor

NXP i.MX8M processor family

  • Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU, 1.5GHz
  • Integrated 2D/3D GPU and 4K VPU
  • Real-time ARM Cortex-M4 co-processor
  • SoM Highlights

    Feature Highlights

  • Up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 64GB eMMC
  • HDMI 2.0a, LVDS, MIPI-DSI, up to 4096 x 2160
  • Gbit Ethernet, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, BT 4.1
  • 2x PCIe, 2x USB3.0, 4x UART, 60x GPIO
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    SW support

    Yocto Linux and Android

  • Full Board Support Package and ready-to-run images
  • Linux kernel, Yocto Project file-system, Android and U-Boot
  • Mainline Linux kernel support
  • 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
    • This is an early product announcement. Information provided on this page is preliminary and subject to change without notice.

    CPU Core

    CPUNXP i.MX8M Quad, quad-core ARM Cortex-A53, 1.5GHz
    C1500Q
    NXP i.MX8M Dual, dual-core ARM Cortex-A53, 1.5GHz
    C1500D
    Video4Kp60 HEVC/H.265, 4Kp60 VP9, 4Kp30 AVC/H.264
    1080p60 MPEG-2, MPEG-4, VC-1, VP8, H.263
    +
    GPUVivante GC7000Lite GPU
    OpenGL ES 3.1, Open CL 1.2 and Vulkan
    +
    Real-Time
    Co-processor
    ARM Cortex-M4
    +

    Memory and Storage

    RAM1GB – 4GB, LPDDR4
    D
    StorageeMMC flash, 4GB - 64GB
    N

    Display and Camera

    DisplayHDMI 2.0a, up-to 4096 x 2160 @60Hz
    no LP
    LVDS, up-to 1920 x 1080 @60Hz
    LL
    MIPI-DSI, 4 data lanes, up to 1920 x 1080 @60Hz
    no LL
    Parallel RGB, 24-bit, up to 1600 x 1200
    LP
    TouchscreenCapacitive touch-screen support through SPI and I2C interfaces
    +
    CameraMIPI-CSI, 4 data lanes
    +

    Network

    Gigabit
    Ethernet
    1x 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet port (MAC+PHY)
    E
    WiFi802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi interface
    Broadcom BCM4356 chipset
    WB
    BluetoothBluetooth 4.1 BLE
    WB

    Audio

    Analog AudioAudio codec with analog stereo output, stereo input and microphone support
    A
    Digital AudioUp-to 5x I2S / SAI
    +
    S/PDIF input/output
    +

    I/O

    PCI ExpressPCIe x1 Gen. 2.1
    +
    Additional PCIe x1 Gen. 2.1
    not WB
    USB2x USB3.0 dual-role ports
    +
    UARTUp to 4x UART
    +
    MMC/SD/SDIOUp to 1x MMC/SD/SDIO
    +
    SPIUp to 2x SPI
    +
    I2CUp to 3x I2C
    +
    GPIOUp to 60x GPIO (multifunctional signals shared with other functions)
    +

    System Logic and Debug

    RTCReal time clock, powered by external battery
    +
    JTAGJTAG debug interface
    +

    Electrical Specifications

    Supply Voltage
    3.35V to 4.2V
    Digital I/O voltage3.3V

    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-iMX8 (NXP i.MX8) System-on-Module block diagram

    CL-SOM-iMX8 and SBC-iMX8 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

    • SOM-iMX8-C1500Q-D2-N16-E-A-WB-H
    • SB-iMX8 carrier board
    • WiFi antenna and cable
    • Serial port cable
    • USB cable and adapter
    • 12V power supply
    CompuLab part number specifies all options available for a particular product.
    P/N template: SOM-iMX8-Cx-Dx-Nx-[E]-[LL]-[A]-[WB]-[H]-[Tx]

    Minimal Configuration

    Minimal configuration P/N: SOM-iMX8-C1500D-D1-N4

    Optional Features

    FeatureOptionsP/N code
    CPU typei.MX8M Dual
    i.MX8M Quad
    C1500D
    C1500Q
    DRAM size1GB
    2GB
    D1G
    D2G
    Storage4GB eMMC (MLC)
    16GB eMMC (MLC)
    32GB eMMC (MLC)
    64GB eMMC (MLC)
    N4
    N16
    N32
    N64
    Ethernet portNo
    Yes
    -
    E
    LVDS interfaceNo
    Yes
    -
    LL
    Analog audioNo
    Yes
    -
    A
    WiFi & Bluetoothnone
    WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth
    -
    WB
    Heat dissipation plateNo
    Yes
    -
    H
    Temperature rangeCommercial
    Industrial Certified
    Extended Tested
    Industrial Tested
    -
    TIC
    TET
    TIT
    Software PreloadingNo
    Yes
    -
    X