Spear-MX8

The Spear-MX8 features NXP’s 7-core 1.8GHz i.MX8 QuadMax SoC, plus up to 8GB RAM and 64GB eMMC. I/O includes UltraHD 4k video, WiFi/BT, SD/MMC, miniPCIe, SD/MMC, GbE, USB, GPIO, and more.

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Product overview...
  • Board Name:   Spear-MX8
  • Category:   module
  • Model:  
  • Manufacturer:   Variscite
  • Official website:   click here
  • Price (USD):   $139
  • Additional info may be found via this automated Google search
  • NEW: Compare this board to others here
  • Posted 2021-05-06 5:02pm
System-on-Chip...
  • NXP i.MX8 QuadMax
  • Primary processor type:   Arm Cortex A72
  • Primary processor word-width:   64-bit
  • Primary processor cores:   6
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz):   1.8
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics):   2x Vivante GC7000VX
  • MCU (microcontroller):   2x 266MHz Cortex-M4F
  • FPGA (gates):  
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...):   4x Arm-Cortex-153, HiFi 4 DSP
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB):   8
  • Type:   LPDDR4
  • ECC support:   No
  • Factory installed?   Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB):   64
  • Type:   eMMC
  • Factory installed?   Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type:   SD/MMC (via expansion bus)
  • m.2 interfaces:   SD
  • m.2 NVMe support:  
SATA support...
  • SATA ports:   SATA 3
USB ports...
  • USB host ports:   1
  • USB OTG ports:   2
  • USB port types:   1x 3.0 OTG, 1x 2.0 OTG, 1x 2.0 Host, HSIC port
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces:   2
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps):   1000
  • Wake-on-LAN support?  
Wireless...
  • WiFi:   802.11 ac/a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth:   4.2 LE
  • Broadband:  
  • LoRa:  
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports:   1
  • HDMI version:   2.0a
  • Max. HDMI resolution:   4k
  • FPS at max. resolution:   60
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports:  
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...):   DSI, LVDS (dual channel)
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports:   2
  • Camera interface types:   MIPI-CSI2
Audio I/O...
  • Analog audio out:   1
  • Audio connector type:   via board-to-board connector
  • Audio via HDMI?   yes
  • I2S interfaces:   1
  • SPDIF interfaces:   1
  • Line inputs:   1
  • Mic inputs:   digital/analog stereo
  • On-board microphones:  
Other I/O...
  • GPIO:  
  • ADC:  
  • PWM:  
  • SPI:   4
  • I2C:   4
  • UARTs:   5
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422):  
  • IR receiver:   No
Expansion connector compatibility?
  • Arduino compatible:   No
  • Raspberry Pi compatible:   No
Miscellaneous functions (if any)...
  • Real time clock (RTC) support:   yes
  • PMIC/PMU (power management controllers):  
  • Lithium battery support:  
Operating system support...
  • Linux:   Yocto, Debian, Boot2Qt
  • Android:   yes
  • Windows:  
  • Other OSes:   FreeRTOS
Other features not listed elsewhere...

* Additional I/O includes: PCIe Gen 3.0, CANBus, SD/MMC, GPIO, touchscreen interface, timers, JTAG
* All interface signals are accessed via the 4x expansion connectors
* Option: -40 to 85 deg. C industrial operating temp.
* Option: development carrier board
* This module offers product availability through 2033

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm):   68
  • Height (mm):   55
  • Depth (mm):   5
  • Weight (gm):  
  • Input voltage, min. (V):   3.4
  • Input voltage, max. (V):   4.5
  • Input current, min. (A):  
  • Input current, max. (A):  
  • Operating temp., min. (°C):   -25
  • Operating temp., max. (°C):   85
  • Certifications:   RoHS I/II/III

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