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The DART-6UL SoM Has Been Enhanced with New Variants

DART-6UL-5G, i.MX6 UltraLite System on Module

Now with boosted Certified Wi-Fi/BT Module supporting 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n 

Just a couple of months after our last announcement, we are once again enhancing the DART-6UL System on Module product line with the launch of the DART-6UL-5G.
The DART-6UL-5G, based on the NXP Cortex-A7 i.MX6 UltraLite family, carries improved features which include a certified Wi-Fi/Bluetooth module with 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n and dual band 2.4/5 GHz.
With a much faster throughput of the 802.11ac and a more reliable 5GHz support, the DART-6UL-5G is the perfect choice for both Medical and data intensive IoT applications. 

The DART-6UL-5G variants will function in parallel with two successful early variants: The initial i.MX 6UL which were boosted recently by a processing speed grade of 696MHz, as well as the low-power i.MX 6ULL variants. All variants are available at a very competitive price-point which starts at 24 USD.

Fully compatible with further DART-6UL variants, the DART-6UL-5G reflects identical features and interface selection. Small-sized at a mere 25 x 50 mm, maximized price-power, extended temperature range ability of -40 to 85 and a 15-years longevity. Thanks to the broad range of features, the platform can be easily employed in new applications, rapidly gaining ground. These include the Internet-of-Things, embedded systems, battery-operated products and embedded industrial-grade solutions.

Our software suit for the DART-6UL is fully production-ready. We’ve addressed leading platforms including Linux Yocto and Linux Debian to ensure an end-to-end solution that will cut down on development time and resources.

DART-6UL-5G key features include:
  • Optimized size: Only 25 mm x 50 mm x 4 mm
  • NXP i.MX 6UltraLite and 6ULL 528 MHz / 696 MHz ARM Cortex-A7 with optional security features
  • Up to 512 MB DDR3L and 512 MB NAND / 32 GB eMMC
  • Certified Wi-Fi/Bluetooth 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n Dual Band 2.4/5 GHz
  • Dual 10/100Mbps Ethernet
  • 2D Pixel acceleration engine
  • Display: 24-bit parallel RGB up to WXGA
  • Touchscreen controller 
  • Dual USB 2.0 OTG (Host/Device) 
  • Audio In/Out
  • Dual CAN, UART, I2C, SPI, PWM, ADC
  • Parallel camera input
  • Industrial temperature grade
  • OS: Linux Yocto, Linux Debian, Android

DART-6UL Freescale/NXP iMX6ul SoM Block Diagram

The VAR-6ULCustomBoard carrier board complements an attractive full reference kit of the DART-6UL SoM, which can be used for customers’ evaluation, development and end-product mass production.


VAR-6ULCustomBoard - Single Board Computer SBC and development kit

DART6UL Freescale/NXP i.MX6ul / 6ULL board - Block Diagram

-  NXP i.MX 7 dual 1000MHz ARM CortexTM-A7

 - Real-time 200MHz CortexTM-M4 coprocessor

- Up to 2GB DDR3L and 512 MB NAND / 32 GB eMMC

- Dual 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet with integrated PHY

- Certified Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.1/BLE

- Display: 24-bit parallel RGB up to WXGA, MIPI DSI, EPD

- Touch screen controller 

- Dual USB 2.0 (OTG/Host), PCIe

- Digital/analog audio in/out

- Camera input: Parallel, CSI

- 32-bit parallel external local bus


- Industrial temperature grade

- OS: Linux Yocto
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