EMB-2238

The EMB-2238 is a Pico-ITX industrial motherboard based on the NXP i.MX8M ARM SoC. The board features PoE-ready GbE, dual-core hardware DSP, high-performance digital audio, and I/Os including RS-232/485, and more.


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Overview... System-on-Chip...
  • NXP i.MX8M Quad
  • Primary processor type -- ARM Cortex-A53
  • Primary processor word-width -- 64-bit
  • Primary processor cores -- 4
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz) -- 1.5
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) -- GC7000L
  • MCU (microcontroller) -- 1x Cortex-M4 @ 266MHz
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) --
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 2
  • Type -- LPDDR4 (up to 4GB)
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 8.0
  • Type -- NAND
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type -- microSD
  • m.2 interfaces -- 0
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports -- 0
USB ports...
  • USB hosts -- 4
  • USB host types -- 2
  • USB OTG ports -- 1
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 1
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) -- 1000
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi -- 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth -- 4
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 1
  • HDMI version -- micro-HDMI
  • Max. HDMI resolution -- 4k
  • FPS at max. resolution -- 60
  • HDMI audio support? -- Yes
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports -- 0
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) -- 1x MIPI DSI (4-lane), up to 1920x1200
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 1
  • Camera interface types -- MIPI CSI (4-lane)
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 3
  • Audio connector type -- n/a
  • Audio via HDMI? -- Yes
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 1
  • Line inputs -- 0
  • Mic inputs -- 2
  • On-board microphones -- 0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 4
  • ADC -- 0
  • PWM -- 0
  • SPI -- 0
  • I2C -- 2
  • UARTs -- 0
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422) -- 2
  • IR receiver -- No
Expansion connector compatibility?
  • Arduino compatible -- No
  • Raspberry Pi compatible -- No
Miscellaneous functions...
  • Real time clock (RTC) support --
  • PMIC/PMU (power management controllers) --
  • Lithium battery support --
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- Embedded Linux (with kernel v4.9, Qt, Wayland)
  • Android -- Android 8.1.0
  • Windows --
  • Other OSes --
Other features not listed elsewhere:

* Embedded Pico-ITX form-factor
* 40-pin expansion connector with PCIe x1, GPIO, font panel control, POE power input and 8 channel audio inputs
* dual digital MEMS microphone header with dual DSP support, multi-mic noise suppression, acoustic echo cancellation
* POE support
* Optional second GbE port (via PCIe add-on card)

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 100
  • Height (mm) -- 72
  • Depth (mm) -- 0
  • Weight (gm) --
  • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 5
  • Input voltage, max. (V) -- 5
  • Input current, min. (A) -- 0
  • Input current, max. (A) -- 0
  • Operating temp., min. (°C) -- 0
  • Operating temp., max. (°C) -- 60
  • Certifications -- (none listed)
Further information...
[board ID = 328]

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