CL-SOM-iMX8 - NXP i.MX8M 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
  • Certified dual-band WiFi 802.11ac, BT 4.2
  • GbE, 2x PCIe, 2x USB3.0, 4x UART, 90x GPIO
  • Wide temperature range of -40C to 85C

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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 Availability

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 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
+
LVDS, up-to 1920 x 1080 @60Hz
LL
MIPI-DSI, 4 data lanes, up to 1920 x 1080 @60Hz
no LL
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
WiFiCertified 802.11ac WiFi interface
Intel 8265 chipset
WB
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2 BLE
* mutually exclusive with 2nd USB port
WB

Audio

Analog AudioAudio codec with analog stereo output, stereo input and microphone support
A
Digital AudioUp-to 4x 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
* 2nd USB port is functionally mutually exclusive with Bluetooth
+
UARTUp to 4x UART
+
MMC/SD/SDIOUp to 1x MMC/SD/SDIO
+
SPIUp to 2x SPI
+
I2CUp to 3x I2C
+
PWMUp to 4x general purpose PWM signals
+
GPIOUp to 90x 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

Hardware

Kit Price: $375

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

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
1K-unit price:
$74

Optional Features

FeatureOptionsP/N codeAdd ($)
CPU typei.MX8M Dual
i.MX8M Quad
C1500D
C1500Q
-
3
DRAM size1GB
2GB
D1
D2
-
12
Storage4GB eMMC (MLC)
16GB eMMC (MLC)
32GB eMMC (MLC)
64GB eMMC (MLC)
N4
N16
N32
N64
-
7
16
38
Ethernet portNo
Yes
-
E
-
2
LVDS interfaceNo
Yes
-
LL
-
2
Analog audioNo
Yes
-
A
-
2
WiFi & Bluetoothnone
WiFi 802.11ac and Bluetooth
-
WB
-
16
Heat dissipation plateNo
Yes
-
H
-
2
Temperature rangeCommercial
Industrial Certified
Extended Tested
Industrial Tested
-
TIC
TET
TIT
-
30
20
100
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