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The Nitrogen6X is a highly integrated development system based on the next generation ARM-Cortex A9 processor from Freescale, the i.MX6.

Kit includes 5V Power Supply, 4GB microSD card with Linux OS, and Serial Console Cable.

See Compatible Products Tab for:

  •  7″ Display
  •  SATA Cable
  •  5MP Camera
  • Android Button Board
  • WiFi ADD-ON
  • Enclosure


Available from Arrow Electronics and Mouser

Contact us for 2GB, Solo, and Dual Lite versions.

15 in stock (backorders allowed)

Product Description

The i.MX6 processor sports a wider and faster memory bus (64-bit DDR3 1066), integrated HDMI, Gigabit ethernet and additional display channels with a high level of integration. The Nitrogen6X is a low cost development platform that allows customers to evaluate the i.MX6 processor before committing to a custom design. To minimize time to market, contact Boundary Devices for a custom design quote. The Nitrogen6X is available with a variety of accessories including: 5MP OV5642 Camera, 7” 800×480 TTL display with 4-wire resistive touch, 7” 1024×600 LVDS display with PCAP multi-touch, Android Button board, and more. Here are additional highlights of the board:
  • Quad-Core ARM® Cortex A9 processor at 1GHz
  • 1GBytes of 64-bit wide DDR3 @ 532MHz
  • Board Dimensions: 4.5″ x 3″
  • 2MB Serial Flash
  • Three display ports (PRGB,LVDS,HDMI)
  • Parallel camera port with OV5642 Interface
  • Multi-stream-capable HD video engine delivering 1080p60 decode, 1080p30 encode and 3-D video playback in HD
  • Superior 3-D graphics performance with quad shaders for up to 200 Mt/s
  • Separate 2-D and/or Vertex acceleration engines for an optimal user interface experience
  • Serial ATA (SATA)
  • Dual SDHC card slots
  • PCI express port
  • Analog (headphone/mic) Audio
  • 10/100/1G Ethernet with Power over Ethernet support
  • 2 RS-232 Serial ports
  • 10-pin JTAG interface
  • 3 High speed USB ports (2xHost, 1xOTG)
  • CAN port
  • Real Time Clock
  • TiWi 802.11 b/g/n WiFi+BT optional
  • Supports Android 4.3,Embedded Linux, and WinCE7.0 Operating Systems
  • Industrial Temperature Versions Available
  • Custom Versions Available


Hardware Support:
Hardware User Manual Rev 1

Hardware User Manual Rev 2
Hardware User Manual Rev 3

Conducted Emissions

Radiated Emissions

Microphone for use on Nitrogen6X

For general software information or software-related questions, please see our blog  in the community section of the website.

Available builds

Frequently asked questions

Current Linux kernel source(s)

Current Boot Loader source code

Compatible Products

JTAG adaptor for BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite) and Nitrogen6X    
Add-on TiWi Module for the Nitrogen6X board
2GB DDR3 Memory Upgrade for Nitrogen6X   LEAD TIME 6 WEEKS
Industrial Temp Option for Nitrogen6X Check with us on availability.
7″ 1024×600 LVDS Display with capacitive multi-touch for use with BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite) and Nitrogen6X boards In Stock
10.1″ 1024×768 LVDS Display with capacitive multi-touch for use with BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite) and Nitrogen6X boards  
800x480 Display
7" 800x480 with 4-wire resistive touch display for use with BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite) and Nitrogen6X boards  
Android Button board for Nitrogen6X and BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite). IN STOCK
SATA Cable for use with Nitrogen53, Nitrogen6X, and BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite) IN STOCK
OV5642-based 5MP Camera Module from Truly  
OV5640-based 5MP MIPI Camera Module  
LVDS Cable to interface BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite) and Nitrogen6X to Freescale 10.1" Display
PCIE Daughter Board for BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite) and Nitrogen6X  
Metal Enclosure for Nitrogen6X LEAD TIME 2 WEEKS 
Display + Touch Screen Integration 5 prototypes will be provided which includes all necessary cables, software drivers, and daughter boards.
Pre-Installed Android 4.2 Jellybean microSD card    
Pre-installed WinCE 7.0 microSD card image for BD-SL-i.MX6 and Nitrogen6X boards.
7" 1280x800 Display with PCAP Multi-touch IN STOCK Contact us for pricing information.
10.1" 1280x800 IPS LG Display with PCAP Multi-touch Qty 500 price:  $135 including LVDS cable and daughter board  


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