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VAR-SOM-MX7 CPU: NXP/Freescale iMX 7

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The VAR-SOM-MX7 is a highly flexible System-on-Module (SoM) based on NXP/Freescale’s i.MX 7 family - a 1 GHz Dual core ARM Cortex-A7™ processor alongside real-time 200MHz ARM Cortex™-M4 co-processor. The VAR-SOM-MX7 provides a variety of interfaces and connectivity options – all packaged at an optimized power, size and cost. The VAR-SOM-MX7 highly integrated connectivity includes a certified Wi-Fi, Bluetooth/BLE, dual Gigabit Ethernet, dual USB, audio, display with touch panel and serial interfaces. In addition, the system supports industrial grade targeting embedded application requiring a wide temperature range.

CPU Name NXP/Freescale i.MX7
CPU Type Cortex™-A7
CPU Cores 2
CPU Clock (Max) 1 GHz
Real-time processor 200MHz ARM Cortex™-M4
RAM 128 - 2048 MB DDR3L
SLC NAND 128 - 512 MB
eMMC 8 - 32 GB
2D Graphics Acceleration 2D pixel acceleration engine (PxP)
Camera Interfaces 1x 24bit CPI, Dual lane MIPI 
Parallel RGB 1920 x 1080 24-bit
E-ink EPDC
DSI 1400 x 1050 24-bit
Resistive touch 4-wire
Ethernet 2x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.1 / BLE
Headphone driver Yes
Microphone Analog
Digital audio serial interface SAI, MQS
Line In/Out Yes
SD / MMC x1
USB Host / Device USB 2.0 : 1x Host, 1x OTG
UART x7, up to 3.6 Mbps
I2C x4
SPI x4
RTC On carrier
ADC 2 x 4 channel 12-bit
OS Support
Linux Yocto
Android N/A
Windows Embedded Compact N/A
Mechanical Specifications
Dimensions (W x L x H) 38.6 mm x 67.8 mm x 4.0 mm
Electronic Specifications
Supply voltage 3.3 V
Digital I/O voltage 3.3 V
Environmental Specifications
Commercial temperature (0 to 70°C) Yes
Industrial temperature (-20 to 85°C) Yes
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Supporting the VAR-SOM-MX7
  • VAR-SOM-MX7 System On Module
  • VAR-MX7CustomBoard
  • 7" WVGA LCD with Capacitive touch
  • Power Supply
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Debug Cable
  • Rescue SD
  • Design Package and Documentaion
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5V Power supply
  • 5V Power supply for Evaluation kits / CustomBoards
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2.4 GHz Dipole antenna
  • 2.4 GHz Dipole antenna
  • U.FL to reverse SMA cable
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[xxx]R RAM size: 256 MB : 256R, 512 MB : 512R
[x]N: NAND / eMMC size:
NAND : 128 MB : 01N, 256 MB : 02N, 512 MB : 05N
eMMC : 8 GB : 8N, 16 GB : 16N, 32 GB : 32N
[AC]: Audio Codec
[EC1]: 1st Gigabit Ethernet
[EC2]: 2nd Gigabit Ethernet
[TP] Resistive touch panel controller
[WB] WB: Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.1/BLE
[x]T: C : 0 to 70°C, I : -20 to 85°C
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