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
WindowsCE CE7/CE2013
Android 5.1
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 Board. Kit includes 5V Power Supply, 4GB microSD card with Linux OS, and Serial Console Cable.

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Built to NXP/Freescale® SABRE Lite Design

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 5.0, 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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