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NXP i.MX8X System-on-Module (SoC) With Up To Three CAN FD Ports

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Compulab CL-SOM-iMX8X - NXP i.MX8X System-on-Module

Compulab (Israel) introduced their CL-SOM-iMX8X System-on-Module (SoM) whose processor is part of NXP’s i.MX8X System-on-Chip (SoC) family and provides three CAN FD ports.

The module has been created with the vast I/O capabilities of the i.MX8X SoC in mind. Besides the three CAN FD ports, other peripheral interfaces include PCI Express, dual 1-Gbit/s Ethernet, USB ports, four UARTs, and 96 general-purpose inputs/outputs (GPIO). 

Two independent LVDS/MIPI-DSI interfaces support display connectivity. Furthermore, the module extends the SoC’s I/O with onboard 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, and three additional USB ports. The module supports an industrial temperature range of -40 °C to +85 °C.

It comes with a board support package (BSP) and ready-to-run images for the Linux operating system. The content of delivery includes Linux kernel 4.14, Yocto Project SDK, and a U-Boot boot-loader. To facilitate streamlined and rapid product development, the SoM utilizes the SB-iMX8X carrier-board and Eval-iMX8X evaluation kit. The carrier-board schematics, bill of materials, and layout are available for reference.

Features

  • Quad-core ARM Cortex-A35 CPU, 1.2GHz
  • Integrated 2D/3D GPU and 4K VPU
  • Real-time ARM Cortex-M4 co-processor
  • Up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 64GB eMMC
  • 2x MIPI-DSI / LVDS, up-to 1080p60
  • Certified WiFi 802.11ac, BT 4.2
  • 2x GbE, PCIe, 4x USB, 3x CAN-FD, 4x UART, 96x GPIO
  • Wide temperature range of -40C to 85C

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