Nitrogen8M Mini

The Nitrogen8M_Mini SBC is the latest in our line of i.MX based Nitrogen platforms, leveraging the recently released i.MX 8M Mini family of applications processors from NXP. It includes an accessory kit option with a 5V Power Supply, 16GB microSD card with Linux OS, Battery, and Serial Console Cable. The Nitrogen8M_Mini 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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i.MX8M Mini MIPI DSI to HDMI Conversion

DB_8MM_CSI_EXP with 5MP Mini MIPI Camera Demo

Using an SSD via mPCIe on our i.MX8 Nitrogen Boards – Blog Post

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CPU Name i.MX 8M Mini
CPU Type x4 Cortex-A53 + x1 Cortex-M4F
CPU Cores 4
CPU Clock (Max) 1.5-2.0 GHz
Memory & Storage
RAM 2GB LPDDR4 (Up to 4GB)
eMMC 16GB (Up to 128GB)
2D/3D Graphics Acceleration GCNanoUltra for 3D, GC320 for 2D
Video Encode / Decode 1080p60 H.264, VP8/1080p60 H.265, H.264, VP8, VP9
Camera Interfaces x1 4-Lane MIPI CSI
Display Connections
MIPI DSI x1 4-Lane (1080p60)
Networking Connections
Ethernet 10/100/1GB
WiFi + Bluetooth Certified 802.11ac (optional) + BT5.0
Audio Interfaces
Headphone x1 (WM8960)
Microphone x1
Amplifier 2W (1W per channel)
Connectivity Ports
I2C x3
SPI x1
UART Up to 4
USB x2 USB 2.0
RTC x1 + battery
PCIe x1 (Gen2 1-lane)
PoE Optional (via daughter board)
SD / MMC 1x microSD
PCB Specifications
Dimensions (L x W) 114.3mm x 88.9mm
Miscellaneous Specifications
Temperature Rating Commercial 0-70C (-40 – +85C optional)
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.
Nitrogen boards that feature a processor with ARM Cortex-M4 support FreeRTOS

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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