The Nitrogen6X is an Embedded single board computer (SBC) based on the NXP i.MX6 applications processor. It includes an accessory kit option with a 5V Power Supply, 16GB microSD card with Linux OS, Battery, and Serial Console Cable. The Nitrogen6X is designed for mass production use with a guaranteed 10 year lifespan, FCC Pre-scan results, and a stable supply chain. Industrial temperature and conformal coating options are available. It can be modified by de-populating unused components or fully customized for cost reduction. Contact us for more information.

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CPU Name NXP i.MX 6 Quad
CPU Type ARM Cortex-A9
CPU Cores 4
CPU Clock (Max) 1GHz
NOR Flash 2MB (SPI)
2D/3D Graphics Acceleration Vivante GC2000 / GC320
Video Encode / Decode 1080p30 H.264 / 1080p60 H.264
Camera Interfaces 1 MIPI, 2 CSI
Display Connections
HDMI v1.4 1920 x 1080
LVDS 1 x 24-bit
RGB 1 x 24-bit
Networking Connections
Ethernet 10/100/1G
WiFi + Bluetooth Optional TiWi-BLE (b/g/n + BT2.1)
BD_SDMAC (ac + BT4.1)
Audio Interfaces
Headphone Yes
Microphone Analog Mic
Amplifier N/A
Connectivity Ports
I2C X2
SPI X1 (via J15)
UART x2 (RS-232). More Available via J15
SD / MMC X2 microSD
USB USB 2.0: 3x Host, 1x OTG
SATA SATA II interface, 3.0 Gbps
PCIe Gen 2.0 via J23 Daughter Board
CAN x1
PCB Specifications
Dimensions (L x W) 114mm x 76mm
Miscellaneous Specifications
Temperature Rating Commercial Temp 0° to 70°C
Optional -40 to +85C
Optional Conformal Coating
Power Supply 5V

Boundary Devices offers industry leading OS development and support to help customers get to market quickly and efficiently. Because we only design i.MX based hardware, we are able to optimize our OS development and provide the most up-to-date operating system versions available.

All of our Nitrogen SBCs and SOMs support a variety of OS options frequently requested in the embedded design space. Supported OS include:

All of the boards in our Nitrogen6 and Nitrogen8 families support Android. Our internal development team works hard to ensure the latest version is available for development.
We have developed a variety of Linux OS available for our boards including the latest releases of Yocto, Ubuntu, Buildroot, and Debian.
Select Nitrogen boards will support WindowsCE. For information on how to develop with this OS contact our partners GuruCE.

Information on set-up and image download links can be found on our Software Wiki or by contacting our support team at

Boundary Devices does not support application development. However, we are partners with a variety of 3rd party application development companies, including a global partnership with Qt. You can find our list of partners on our Partners page.

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Nitrogen6X Radiated Emissions
Nitrogen6X 3D STEP Model

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Nitrogen6X: i.MX6 Quad / 1GB RAM / AC Wifi+BT / Dev Kit

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Custom Nitrogen6X Board

Contact us to ask about other supported versions such as: Custom LPDDR4/eMMC, I-Temp and Conformal Coating, and Cost Reduction Options / MOQ 500

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