VAR-SOM-MX8M-PLUS

The VAR-SOM-MX8M-PLUS module is based on NXP’s i.MX8M Plus SoC, and up to 4GB RAM and 64GB eMMC. Key features include AI/ML NPU (2.3 TOPS), 2x GbE and WiFi/BT connectivity, and I/O including display, audio, camera, USB 2.0/3.0, PCIe, and more.

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Product overview...
  • Board Name:   VAR-SOM-MX8M-PLUS
  • Category:   module
  • Model:  
  • Manufacturer:   Variscite
  • Official website:   click here
  • Price (USD):  
  • Additional info may be found via this automated Google search
  • Posted 2021-02-06 12:28pm
System-on-Chip...
  • NXP iMX8M Plus
  • Primary processor type:   Arm Cortex-A53
  • Primary processor word-width:   64-bit
  • Primary processor cores:   4
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz):   1800
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics):   GC7000UL, GC520L
  • MCU (microcontroller):  
  • FPGA (gates):  
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...):   DSP, NPU, AI, ML
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB):   4
  • Type:   LPDDR4
  • ECC support:   Yes
  • Factory installed?   Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB):   64
  • Type:   eMMC
  • Factory installed?   Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type:   SD
  • m.2 interfaces:  
  • m.2 NVMe support:  
SATA support...
  • SATA ports:  
USB ports...
  • USB host ports:   2
  • USB OTG ports:   2
  • USB port types:   USB 3.0/2.0
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces:   2
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps):   1000
  • Wake-on-LAN support?  
Wireless...
  • WiFi:   802.11 b/g/n or dual-band 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:   30
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 edge connector
  • Audio via HDMI?   yes
  • I2S interfaces:   6
  • SPDIF interfaces:   1
  • Line inputs:   1
  • Mic inputs:   digital/analog stereo
  • On-board microphones:   0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO:   104
  • ADC:  
  • PWM:   4
  • SPI:   3
  • I2C:   6
  • UARTs:   4
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422):   0
  • IR receiver:   No
Expansion connector compatibility?
  • Arduino compatible:   No
  • Raspberry Pi compatible:   No
Miscellaneous functions...
  • Real time clock (RTC) support:   yes
  • PMIC/PMU (power management controllers):   PCA9450CHN
  • Lithium battery support:  
Operating system support...
  • Linux:   Yocto
  • Android:   Yes
  • Windows:  
  • Other OSes:   In the future (after NXP release)
Other features not listed elsewhere...

* Other interface signals include Resistive touch interface, PCIe 3.0, PDM, ISP, FLEXCAN, JTAG
* The VAR-SOM-MX8M-PLUS SoM is pin-compatible with Variscite’s family of SoMs based on i.MX8X, i.MX8 QuadMax, i.MX8M, i.MX8M Mini, i.MX8M Nano, and i.MX6
* This module offers 2035 product longevity
* Optional -40 to 85 deg. C industrial operating temp.
* Optional development carrier board

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm):   68
  • Height (mm):   33
  • Depth (mm):  
  • Weight (gm):  
  • Input voltage, min. (V):   3.25
  • Input voltage, max. (V):   3.45
  • Input current, min. (A):  
  • Input current, max. (A):  
  • Operating temp., min. (°C):   -40
  • Operating temp., max. (°C):   85
  • Certifications:   RoHS I/II/III

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