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NXP i.MX 8X Multisensory Enablement Kits

The NXP i.MX 8X Multisensory Enablement Kit is a platform for developing efficient, safety-certifiable designs for industrial and automotive applications based on the i.MX 8X processor family. The board features the i.MX 8QuadXPlus with four Arm® Cortex®-A35 cores at 1.2GHz, and a Cortex-M4 at 266 MHz as well as integrated multimedia, security, and connectivity capabilities.

The MEK board includes NXP’s MMPF8100 PMIC, LPDDR4, eMMC, and SPI Flash memories; an SD card slot, an ethernet port, and a USB Type C port. There are multiple onboard sensors as well as connectors for displays, cameras, and audio I/O, enabling the development of intuitive, responsive HMIs. The i.MX 8X MEK also offers an M.2 expansion port and optional baseboard for further expansion—and NXP provides drivers and software for multiple operating systems.

  • i.MX 8QuadXPlus: 4x Arm® Cortex®-A35 @ 1.2GHz, 1x Arm® Cortex®-M4 @ 266MHz
  • Power Management: MMPF8100 PMIC
  • Memories: 3GB LPDDR4, 32GB eMMC 5.0, 64MB octal SPI flash
  • Connectivity: 1x SD card slot, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 Type-C
  • Sensors: gyroscope, ambient light, pressure, Accelerometer/eCompass (unpopulated footprint)
  • OS Support: Linux, Android, FreeRTOS

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