MaaXBoard

The MaaXBoard SBC, based on the NXP i.MX8M SoC, offers up to 2GB RAM and 64GB eMMC, plus I/O including SDIO, GbE, WiFi, BT, HDMI, camera, USB, UART, SDIO, and 40-pin Raspberry Pi style expansion.


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Product overview...
  • Board Name -- MaaXBoard
  • Category -- SBC
  • Model --
  • Manufacturer -- Avnet
  • Official website -- click here
  • Price -- $86 (USD)
  • Additional info may be found via this automated Google search
  • Posted 2020-09-15 3:46pm
System-on-Chip...
  • NXP i.MX8M
  • 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) -- OpenGL/ES 3.1, OpenGL 3.0, Vulkan, OpenCL 1.2
  • MCU (microcontroller) -- Arm Cortex-M4F (@266MHz)
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) --
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 2
  • Type -- DDR4
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 16
  • Type -- eMMC and microSD
  • Factory installed? -- No
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type -- microSD
  • m.2 interfaces --
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports --
USB ports...
  • USB host ports -- 2
  • USB OTG ports --
  • USB port types -- 3.0
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 1
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) -- 1000
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi -- 802.11ac (2.5GHz/5GHz)
  • Bluetooth -- BLE 4.x
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 1
  • HDMI version -- 2.0
  • Max. HDMI resolution -- 4k
  • FPS at max. resolution -- 60
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports --
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) -- MIPI-DSI, MIPI-LVDS
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 1
  • Camera interface types -- MIPI-CSI
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports --
  • Audio connector type --
  • Audio via HDMI? -- yes
  • I2S interfaces -- 6
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 1
  • Line inputs --
  • Mic inputs --
  • On-board microphones --
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 40
  • ADC --
  • PWM -- 4
  • SPI -- 3
  • I2C -- 4
  • UARTs -- 4
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422) --
  • IR receiver -- No
Expansion connector compatibility?
  • Arduino compatible -- No
  • Raspberry Pi compatible -- Yes
Miscellaneous functions...
  • Real time clock (RTC) support --
  • PMIC/PMU (power management controllers) --
  • Lithium battery support --
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- Debian, Yocto
  • Android -- Android 9.0
  • Windows -- Windows 10 IoT
  • Other OSes --
Other features not listed elsewhere:

* DC power input via USB Type C connector
* 40-pin expansion connector, described as “partially Raspberry Pi HAT compatible”
* 2x buttons, 2x LEDs
* Touch interface
* USB ports usable in Host and Device modes
* 2x PCIe 2.0 (1-lane each)
* Price listed is with 2GB RAM
* Note: Embest, which was acquired by Avnet, is now called Avnet Manufacturing Services

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 85
  • Height (mm) -- 56
  • Depth (mm) -- 12
  • Weight (gm) --
  • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 5
  • Input voltage, max. (V) --
  • Input current, min. (A) --
  • Input current, max. (A) -- 3
  • Operating temp., min. (°C) -- 0
  • Operating temp., max. (°C) -- 70
  • Certifications --

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