Variscite’s new low-power and compact SoM based on NXP/Freescale i.MX 6UltraLite is launched at only 27 USD.

Variscite once again sets a new market standard, introducing the DART-6UL, measuring only 25mm x 50mm. This highly flexible System-on-Module (SoM) is based on NXP/Freescale’s i.MX 6UltraLite family and carries a 528MHz ARM Cortex-A7™ processor. A versatile platform, the DART-6UL provides a variety of interfaces and connectivity options – all packaged at an optimized power, size and cost.

 DART-6UL SoM, i.MX 6ULThis superior price/performance offering is ideal for fast emerging applications such as Internet-of-Things (IoT), as well as other portable and battery operated embedded systems. The DART-6UL highly integrated connectivity includes a certified Wi-Fi, Bluetooth/BLE, dual 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. 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.

DART-6UL main features include:

  • Small size: 25mm x 50mm x 4mm
  • NXP/Freescale i.MX 6UltraLite 528MHz ARM Cortex-A7 with optional security features
  • Up to 512 MB DDR3L and 512 MB NAND / 32 GB eMMC
  • Certified Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.1/BLE
  • Dual 10/100Mbps Ethernet
  • 2D Pixel acceleration engine
  • Display: 24-bit parallel RGB up to WXGA
  • Touch screen 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

DART-6UL Block diagram

Variscite also offers a fully featured, touchscreen-enabled VAR-6ULCustomBoard Carrier. It serves as a complete development kit for evaluation and application development. It interfaces with a 7″ capacitive touchscreen.

 DART-6UL Development Kit


VAR-6ULCustomBoard – SBC and development kit

 DART-6UL CustomBoard block diagram