Wandboard i.MX8M Plus

The Wandboard i.MX8M Plus is based on an NXP i.MX8M Plus SoC, with 4x Cortex-A53 cores, a Vivante GPU, a camera ISP, and an AI co-processor. It comes with up to 4GB RAM and 32GB eMMC, plus GbE, WiFi/BT, micro-SD and m.2 slots, and a generous set of expansion I/O.


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Product overview...
  • Board Name -- Wandboard i.MX8M Plus
  • Category -- module
  • Model --
  • Manufacturer -- TechNexion
  • Official website -- click here
  • Price -- $159 (USD)
  • Additional info may be found via this automated Google search
  • Posted 2020-08-16 12:00am
System-on-Chip...
  • NXP i.MX8M Plus
  • Primary processor type -- ARM Cortex-A53
  • Primary processor word-width -- 32-bit
  • Primary processor cores -- 4
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz) -- 1.8
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) -- Vivante GC520L (2D) and GC7000UL (3D)
  • MCU (microcontroller) -- Cortex-M7
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) -- 2.3 TOPS AI chip
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 4
  • Type -- LPDDR4
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 32
  • Type -- eMMC
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type -- SDIO via expansion bus
  • m.2 interfaces -- 1
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports -- 0
USB ports...
  • USB host ports -- 3
  • USB OTG ports -- 1
  • USB port types -- 3x 3.0 Hosts, 1x OTG Type-C
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 1
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) -- 1000
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi -- 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth -- BT 5
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 1
  • HDMI version -- 2
  • Max. HDMI resolution -- 1080p
  • FPS at max. resolution -- 60
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports -- 0
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) -- 1x LVDS, 1x MIPI-DSI
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 2
  • Camera interface types -- 2x MIPI CSI (4 lanes)
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 0
  • Audio connector type -- 3.5mm jack
  • Audio via HDMI? -- 0
  • I2S interfaces -- 1
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 0
  • Line inputs -- 0
  • Mic inputs -- 0
  • On-board microphones -- 0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 1
  • ADC --
  • PWM -- 1
  • SPI -- 1
  • I2C -- 1
  • UARTs -- 3
  • 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 --
  • PMIC/PMU (power management controllers) -- NXP PCA9450 PMIC
  • Lithium battery support --
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- Linux, Yocto
  • Android -- Android
  • Windows --
  • Other OSes --
Other features not listed elsewhere:

* I/O signals included on the 260-pin edge-card expansion interface include: GPIO, I2C, I2S, PWM, SPI, CAN, UART, and a touch interface
* 2x UARTs are on dedicated connectors, 1x is on edge connector
* SoC also includes HD (1080p +720p) video decode and 1080p60 H.265, H.264 video encode
* Also includes boot select and reset buttons, and a power LED
* An alternate model with 2GB RAM is priced at $134
* Note: Technexion typically also offers alternate “extended” (-20 to 70 deg. C) and “industrial” (-40 to 85 deg. C) operating temperature ranges for premium pricing

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 69
  • Height (mm) -- 35
  • Depth (mm) --
  • Weight (gm) --
  • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 5
  • Input voltage, max. (V) -- 5
  • Input current, min. (A) --
  • Input current, max. (A) --
  • Operating temp., min. (°C) -- 0
  • Operating temp., max. (°C) -- 50
  • Certifications -- FCC, RoHS, REACH (and more)

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