SoM-IMX6U System on Module


  • Freescale ARM Cortex A7 iMX6 UltraLite 528Mhz Processor
  • 5mA APM Sleep & low running power consumption
  • 4x serial ports, 2x USB2.0 ports

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The SoM-iMX6U is based on the Freescale/NXP i.MX6 UltraLite Cortex A7 processor and has ARM Sleep Mode of 3.5mA.

Features


  • Freescale/NXP i.MX6 UltraLite (MCIMX6G1) Cortex A7 528Mhz Processor
  • 4 GB of eMMC Flash
  • 8MB of Serial Data Flash
  • 128 MB of LP DDR2 RAM
  • 3 serial port with no handshake
  • 1 serial ports with handshake
  • 1 10/100 BaseT Ethernet port
  • 1 USB 2.0 High Speed Host ports
  • 1 USB 2.0 High Speed Host/Device OTG port
  • 4 channels of 12 bit A/D (0 to 3.3V)
  • Internal Real time clock/calendar (with external battery backup)
  • External Address/Data Bus
  • 22 GPIO (3.3V) Lines (Shared with Timer/Counters, Prog Clocks, PWM, I2S, etc.)
  • 1 CAN Port
  • 1 I2C Port
  • Small, form factor (2.66" x 1.5")
  • External Reset Button provision and green Status (software controlled) LED
  • 1 SDIO SD port
  • +3.3 volt board input voltage required
  • Temperature Range: -40 to +85C

Overview


Designed and manufactured in the USA, the SoM-iMX6U is an ultra low power System on Module (SoM) designed to plug into an EMAC carrier board that contains all the connectors and I/O required for a system. The SoM-iMX6U is based on the Freescale/NXP i.MX6 UltraLite Cortex A7 processor and has ARM Sleep Mode of 3.5mA.

A SoM is a small embedded module that contains the core of a microprocessor system. The SoM-iMX6U is industrial wide temperature, ultra-low power 528 MHz module with 4GB of eMMC Flash, 8MB of serial data flash, and 512MB of LP DDR2 RAM. The module has 10/100 BaseT Ethernet, 5x serial ports (4x without handshake and 1x with handshake). The recommended development / carrier board is the SoM-112 or SoM-150 carrier board.

The SoM approach allows clients to develop a product using a commercial off the shelf (COTS) development/baseboard/carrier board for the proof of concept or production units. If the product or project has specific dimensional, I/O or connector placement requirements a custom carrier board can be created in as little as a month. Use of an off-the-shelf carrier board allows clients to start devloping their software while the custom carrier board is being designed and build. Using the SoM approach, product lifecycle concerns for the processor, memory and other SoM based components are minimized.

The System On Module approach provides the flexibility of a fully customized product at a greatly reduced cost.

Manuals
SoM-iMX6U_User_Manual.pdf
Data Sheets
SoM-iMX6U_Datasheet.pdf

Specifications


Processor
CPU
Freescale/NXP i.MX6 UltraLite (MCIMX6G1) Cortex A7 Processor
Clock Speed
528 MHz
Memory
RAM
128 MB
RAM Type
DDR2
Primary Flash
4GB eMMC Flash
Secondary Flash
16MB of Serial Data Flash
BIOS/ Bootloader
Uboot
Memory Misc.

Other Memory sizes Build to order

Primary IO
GPIO
22 GPIO (3.3V) Lines (Shared with Timer/Counters, Prog Clocks, PWM, I2S, etc.)
SDIO
1x SDIO SD Port
Disk Interface
1x SD Flash Card Socket
Audio
1x I2S Audio Port with Line In/Out
Ethernet
1x 100 BaseT Ethernet
USB
2x USB 2.0 Hosts & 1 USB OTG
Serial Ports
5x Serial Ports
Secondary IO
CAN
1x CAN port
SPI
1x SPI
Timers/ Counters/ PWM
2 Timer/Counters/PWM
I2C
1x I2C hardware port
Expansion
Bus Expansion
144-pin SODIMM
Analog
A/D Channels
4
A/D Resolution
12
Misc
Operating Systems
EMAC OE Linux
SOM Type
Microcontroller SODIMM Modules

Mechanical and Environmental


Dimensions
Size
2.66" ×1.5" (67mm × 38mm)
Power Requirements
Voltage
3.3 V
Typical Current
160 mA
Max Boot Current
270 mA
Idle Current
150 mA
Sleep Current
3.5 mA
Power Misc.

APM Sleep Mode of 3.5mA, Low power, High-performance SOM

Environmental
Low Operating Temperature-40 C (-40 F)
High Operating Temperature85 C (185 F)
Upper Operating Humidity
90%
Environmental Misc.
Operating temperature of -40° to +85°C optional

Pricing


OEM / Quantity Pricing Available on Request - Less Services

(Single Unit Pricing. Includes: Integration, Setup,Testing, & Enhanced Support)

Product # Description Price
Build to Order
SOM-IMX6U-140 SOM-IMX6U, MCIMX6G1, 512MB RAM, 4GB eMMC, 16MB Serial Data Flash, 2x USB, 10/100 LAN, (-40° to 85°C) Call
Stock
SOM-IMX6U-120 SOM-IMX6U, MCIMX6G1, 128MB RAM, 4GB eMMC, 16MB Serial Data Flash, 2x USB, 10/100 LAN, (-40° to 85°C) $115.00
Build-to-order

EMAC can build the SoM-IMX6U System on Module with any option mix you require. Build-To-Order can offer a significant cost savings when only a certain subset of options are needed! 25 piece minimum required.

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Carrier Board Options


Product #VariationPrice
SoM-150ES-000 Standard Carrier Board $150.00
SoM-150ES-007 Bare-Bones Carrier Board $100.00
SoM-150ES-031 Deluxe Carrier Board with A/D, D/A, Audio $220.00