Embedded Technologies, Inc.

i.MX8 SMARC SOM

Description

The i.MX8QuadMax SMARC System On Module integrates Dual Cortex A72 + Quad Cortex A53 Cores, Dual GPU systems, 4K H.265 capable VPU dual failover-ready display controller based i.MX8 QuadMax SoC with on SOM Dual 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet PHY, USB 3.0 hub and 802.11n Wi-Fi & BLE4.0 module. The i.MX8QuadMax SMARC System On Module is aimed to offer maximum performance with higher efficiency for complex embedded application of consumer, medical and industrial embedded computing applications.

Product Specifications
  • SOC: i.MX8 QuadMax
    • Dual Complex Core System:
      • Complex 1:  4 x Cortex-A53 @ 1.2 GHz
      • Complex 2:  2 x Cortex-A72 @ 1.8 GHz
    • 2 x Cortex-M4F @ 266 MHz for advanced system control
    • ARM v8 64-bit instruction capability; Fully 32-bit capable
    • Integrated Full Chip Hardware Virtualization capabilities
    • 16-Shader 3D (Vec4)
    • 4K H.265 decode & 1080p h.264 enc/deccapable VPU

  • Memory:
    • LPDDR4 - 4GB (Expandable)
    • eMMC Flash - 16GB (Expandable)
    • Micro SD slot
    • QSPI Flash - 256MB (Optional)

  • Communication:
    • Gigabit Ethernet PHY Transceiver x 2
    • USB 3.0 High Speed 4-Port Hub
    • WiFi & BT Module

  • SMARC Edge Connector Interfaces:
    • Gigabit Ethernet x 2 Ports
    • USB3.0 Host x 2 Ports
    • PCIe x 1 Port
    • SATA x 1 Port
    • USB 2.0 OTG x 1 Port
    • USB 2.0 Host x 4 Ports
    • SD (4bit) x 1 Port
    • LVDS/MIPI_DSI x 2 Channels
    • HDMI/DP Transmitter x 1 Port
    • SSI/I2S (Audio Interface) x 1 Port
    • Debug UART
    • Data UART (with CTS & RTS) x 2 Port
    • Data UART (without CTS & RTS) x 1 Port
    • CAN x 2 Ports
    • QSPI x 1 Port
    • SPI x 1 Port
    • I2C x 2 Ports
    • 12 GPIO’s

  • Expansion Connector interfaces:
    • HDMI RX x 1 port
    • LVDS x 2 Channels
    • MLB x 1 port
    • CAN x 1 port
    • SPDIF x 1 port
    • ESAI x 1 port
    • GPIO

  • OS Support:
    • Android Nougat or higher
    • Linux

  • Power Supply:
    • 5V through SOM edge connector

  • Temperature support:
    • -40°C to +80°C

  • Form Factor:
    • 82mm x 50mm, SMARC R2.0 compatible

  • REACH & RoHS Compliant

Highlights

  • Dual Complex Core System:
    • Complex 1:  4 x Cortex-A53 @ 1.2 GHz
    • Complex 2:  2 x Cortex-A72 @ 1.8 GHz
  • 2 x Cortex-M4F @ 266 MHz for advanced system control
  • ARM v8 64-bit instruction capability; Fully 32-bit capable
  • Integrated Full Chip Hardware Virtualization capabilities
  • 16-Shader 3D (Vec4)
  • 4K H.265 decode & 1080p h.264 enc/deccapable VPU
  • Enhanced Vision Capabilities (via GPU)
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi & BT 4.1
  • Dual 1000/100/10 Mbps Ethernet
  • 4GB LPDDR4 memory
  • SMARC R2.0 compatible