CPU Name NXP/Freescale i.MX6
CPU Type ARM Cortex™-A9
CPU Cores 4 (Quad-Core)
CPU Clock (Max) 1GHz
NOR Flash 2MB Serial NOR Flash
2D/3D Graphics Acceleration Vivante™ GC2000 Accelerated 2D and 3D
Video Encode / Decode 1080p60 H.264 Decode, 1080p30 H.264 Encode
Camera Interfaces 2x Parallel, 1x MIPI
HDMI v1.4 1920 x 1080
LVDS 1X LVDS, 24-bit
RGB 24-bit RGB
Ethernet 10/100/1GB
Headphone Yes
Microphone Analog MIC
I2C X3
SPI x1 (via J15)
UART x2 (RS-232). More Available via J15
SD / MMC x1 microSD, x1 Full Size SD
USB USB 2.0: 3x Host, 1x OTG
SATA SATA II interface, 3.0 Gbps
CAN x1
PCIe Gen 2.0 via J23 Daughter Board
OS Support
Linux Yocto, Ubuntu, Buildroot, Debian
Android up to Nougat 7.1.1
QNX Up to QNX7.0
WindowsCE CE7/CE2013
Mechanical Specifications
Dimensions (L x W) 82mm x 82mm
Environmental Specifications
Commercial Temp (0 to 70C) Yes
Industrial Temp (-40C to +85C) No


NXP/Freescale i.MX6 ARM Development Single Board Computer. Product is board only. Accessory Kit option available (BD-SL-i.MX6)


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The BD-SL-i.MX6 board (formerly the SABRE Lite board) is a low-cost development platform featuring the powerful i.MX 6Quad applications processor. Products based on the NXP/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. The i.MX6 series of applications processors combines scalable platforms with broad levels of integration and power-efficient processing capabilities particularly suited to multimedia applications.

The BD-SL-i.MX6 was the original i.MX6 reference platform. Because of that, there is significant software support in the community including Yocto, Buildroot, Ubuntu, Debian, Android 7.1.1, QNX, CE7/CE2013, Mentor Graphics, Wind River, Green Hills, Arch Linux. For customers looking for a single board computer to go to production, please review the Nitrogen family of single board computers which are better suited for production applications.

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