PICO-PI-IMX8M

PICO-PI-IMX8M is a Raspberry Pi-like development board based on TechNexion’s PICO-IMX8M SoM. Features 4GB RAM and 16GB eMMC, plus WiFi and BT wireless, and connectors for GbE, HDMI, CSI, USB, and SDIO. Also provides Raspberry Pi compatible expansion.


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Product overview...
  • Board Name -- PICO-PI-IMX8M
  • Category -- SBC
  • Model -- PICO-PI-IMX8M
  • Manufacturer -- TechNexion
  • Official website -- click here
  • Price -- $175 (USD)
  • Additional info may be found via this automated Google search
  • Posted 2019-09-24 12:00am
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) -- 1.3
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) -- Vivante GC7000Lite
  • MCU (microcontroller) -- 1x ARM Cortex-M4
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) --
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 1
  • Type -- LPDDR4
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 16
  • Type -- 16GB
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type -- microSD (up to 128GB)
  • m.2 interfaces -- 0
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports -- 0
USB ports...
  • USB host ports -- 2
  • USB OTG ports -- 1
  • USB port types --
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 1
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) -- 1000
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi -- 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth -- v5
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 1
  • HDMI version -- 2
  • Max. HDMI resolution -- 4k
  • FPS at max. resolution -- 60
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports -- 0
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) -- MIPI DSI (4 lanes) with touch support
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 2
  • Camera interface types -- MIPI CSI
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 0
  • Audio connector type -- other (e.g. header pins)
  • Audio via HDMI? -- 1
  • I2S interfaces -- 2
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 0
  • Line inputs -- 0
  • Mic inputs -- 0
  • On-board microphones -- 0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 1
  • ADC -- 0
  • PWM -- 4
  • SPI -- 0
  • I2C -- 3
  • UARTs -- 2
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422) -- 0
  • 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) -- BD71837
  • Lithium battery support --
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- Ubuntu, Yocto, etc.
  • Android -- Android (unspecified version)
  • Windows -- Windows 10 IoT Core
  • Other OSes -- FreeRTOS
Other features not listed elsewhere:

Real-world I/O connectors:
* HDMI
* MIPI DSI display (with touch support)
* 2x MIPI camera
* USB host
* Type-C USB OTG, with +5V DC input
* Micro-USB debug console (via UART)
* GbE LAN
* 40-pin Raspberry Pi compatible expansion header
Pricing note:
* Price listed here assumes 1GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, and inclusion of WiFi/BT wireless functionality
Available options:
* 2GB or 4GB RAM
* 5-inch PCAP multi-touch LCD
* 5MP CMOS cameras
* Voice assistant module
Further details on the PICO-IMX8M SoM are here.

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 85
  • Height (mm) -- 56
  • Depth (mm) -- 25
  • 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 -- CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH

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