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i.MX6 Development Board

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
LVDS Cable for Freescale 10.1″


Available from Arrow Electronics and Mouser

383 in stock (backorders allowed)

Product Description

Built to Freescale® SABRE Lite Design

Boundary Devices is excited to announce the availability of the BD-SL-i.MX6 board (formerly the SABRE Lite board), a low-cost development platform featuring the powerful i.MX 6Quad applications processor. Products based on the Freescale SABRE (Smart Application Blueprint for Rapid Engineering) Lite platform for i.MX 6 applications processors enable cost-effective, rapid development of multimedia applications for Android® and Linux® operating systems.

Highlights of the platform include:

  • Quad-Core ARM® Cortex A9 processor at 1GHz
  • 1GByte of 64-bit wide DDR3 @ 532MHz
  • Three display ports (RGB, LVDS, and HDMI 1.4a)
  • Two camera ports (1xParallel, 1x MIPI CSI-2)
  • Multi-stream-capable HD video engine delivering
  • H.264 1080p60 decode, 1080p30 encode and 3-D video playback in HD
  • Triple Play Graphics system consisting of a Quad-shader 3D unit capable of 200MT/s, and a separate 2-D and separate OpenVG Vertex acceleration engine for superior 3D, 2D and user interface acceleration
  • Serial ATA 2.5 (SATA) at 3Gbps
  • Dual SD 3.0/SDXC card slots
  • PCIe port (1 lane)
  • Analog (headphone/mic) and Digital (HDMI) audio
  • Compact size (3″x3″)
  • 10/100/Gb Ethernet
  • 10-pin JTAG interface
  • 3 High speed USB ports (2xHost, 1xOTG)
  • 1xCAN2 port
  • I2C
  • GPIOs


HARDWARE for BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite):
BD-SL-i.MX6 Rev D PDF Schematic
BD-SL-i.MX6 Hardware User Manual


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    
10.1″ 1024×768 LVDS Display with capacitive multi-touch for use with BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite) and Nitrogen6X boards  
7″ 1024×600 LVDS Display with capacitive multi-touch for use with BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite) and Nitrogen6X boards In Stock
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  
Pre-Installed Android 4.2 Jellybean microSD card    
Pre-installed WinCE 7.0 microSD card image for BD-SL-i.MX6 and Nitrogen6X boards.
10.1" 1280x800 IPS LG Display with PCAP Multi-touch Qty 500 price:  $135 including LVDS cable and daughter board  
7" 1280x800 Display with PCAP Multi-touch IN STOCK Contact us for pricing information.


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