SB-iMX8PLUS Carrier Board

  • Optimized for SOM evaluation and software development
  • Implements industry standard interfaces and peripherals
  • Designed as reference for customer’s carrier-boards

Easy Evaluation of CL-SOM-iMX8Plus Functions

CL-SOM-iMX8Plus System-on-Module
  • 2x USB3.0, GbE, PCIe, 2x CAN, RS-485
  • HDMI, LVDS and MIPI-DSI LCD panels
  • Supports e-CAM and Raspberry Pi camera modules
  • mini-PCIe with SIM socket for WWAN and WiFi modules
  • JTAG, M7 debug console, NXP SDP/UUU protocol
SoM Highlights

Ideal Start for Your Carrier-Board Design

  • Full design package - schematics, BOM, PCB layout
  • Direct engineering support by CompuLab design engineers
  • Proven building blocks for all key interfaces and peripherals
  • Free design review by CompuLab engineers
SW support

Mainline Linux and Yocto Project

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

Why choose CompuLab?

10-year Availability

Direct Engineer Support

Mainline Linux and Yocto

In-House Manufacturing

Industrial Temperature


Learn more about CompuLab advantages

  • The "SOM option" column specifies the CL-SOM-iMX8Plus P/N code required for a particular feature.
  • "+" means that the feature is always available, regardless of P/N code.



SOM Option

System Core

Please refer to CL-SOM-iMX8Plus specifications

Display and Camera

DisplayHDMI 2.0a, up-to 1080p60, with eARC support, HDMI connector
LCD panel
MIPI-DSI interface, up to 1920x1080, 30-pin FPC connector
Capacitive touch-screen interface, 8-pin FPC connector
Compatible with Startec KD050HDFIA020 5" LCD panel
LCD panel
LVDS interface, up to 1.05Gbps per lane, 40-pin FPC connector,
Capacitive touch-screen interface, 8-pin FPC connector,
Compatible with Startec KD070HDTLA020 7" LCD panel
Camera2x MIPI-CSI, 4 data lanes, 30-pin and 22-pin connectors
Compatible with e-CAM series and Raspberry Pi camera modules


Ethernet2x 1000/100/10Mbps Ethernet ports, RJ45 connectors
E1 / E2
WiFiCertified 802.11ac WiFi
NXP 88W8997 chipset
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 BLE
CellularSupport for cellular modem (via mini-PCIe socket)
on-board nano-SIM card socket


Analog AudioAnalog stereo output, input, mic in, 3x 3.5mm jacks
Implemented with Wolfson WM8731 audio codec
Digital AudioS/PDIF input, 3.5mm jack
S/PDIF output, 3.5mm jack


PCI Express1x PCIe Gen. 3.0, mini-PCIe socket
USB1x USB3.0 dual-role port, USB Type-C connector
1x USB 3.0, USB type A connector
SD / SDIOSD / SDIO interface, micro-SD socket
SerialUp-to 2x RS-232 ports, RJ11 connectors
Up-to 3x UART, 3.3V level, 100-mil header
CAN busUp-to 2x CAN / CAN-FD interface, terminal block
SPIUp-to 2x SPI, 100-mil header
I2CUp-to 2x I2C, 100-mil header
GPIOUp-to 24x GPIO, 3.3V, 100-mil header

System and Debug

Main system
debug console
Serial debug port via UART-to-USB bridge, micro-USB connector
* mutually exclusive with serial debug port via RS-232
Serial debug port via RS-232 transceiver, RJ11 connector
* mutually exclusive with serial debug port via USB
debug console
Cortex-M7 serial debug port via RS-232 transceiver, RJ11 connector
RTCReal time clock operated from on-board coin-cell battery
Support for NXP SDP/UUU protocol via USB type-C connector
JTAGJTAG debug interface, 100-mil header

Electrical Specifications

Supply Voltage
Unregulated 10V to 18V
Digital I/O voltage3.3V

Mechanical Specifications

Dimensions130 x 170 x 20 mm
Weight230 gram

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
SB-iMX8PLUS block diagram

CL-SOM-iMX8Plus Evaluation Kit


Kit Price: $355

  • SOM-iMX8PLUS-C1800QM-D4-N32-E2-WB-H
  • SB-iMX8Plus carrier board
  • 5" WXGA LCD with touch panel
  • WiFi antennas and cables
  • Serial port cable
  • USB cable and adapter
  • 12V power supply

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.

Documents and Guides

Product status: Active

The CompuLab part number specifies all options available for a particular product.

P/N template: SB-iMX8PLUS-[Tx]

Minimal Configuration

Minimal configuration P/N: SB-iMX8PLUS
1K-units price

Optional Features

FeatureOptionsP/N codeAdd ($)
Temperature rangeCommercial
Cables, connectors and accessoriesclick here
  • 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: