Starting from only 52 US$, the VAR-SOM-MX6 stays true to the cost-conscious trend set by Variscite.


The VAR-SOM-MX6 goes one step further and not only ensures scalable and simplified development but also extends the product life-cycle. Thanks to four CPU core assembly options, customers can apply a single System On Module in a broad range of applications to achieve short time-to-market for their current innovations, while still accommodating potential R&D directions and marketing opportunities.


VAR-SOM-MX6 Block diagram

Key features include:

  • Freescale i.MX6 1.2GHz quad/dual/single core Cortex-A9
  • 2GB DDR3, 1GB SLC NAND Flash
  • Full HD 1080p video encoding/decoding capability
  • Vivante GPU providing 2D/3D acceleration
  • Simultaneous multiple display support
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • TI WiLink™ 6.0 single-chip connectivity solution (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®)
  • PCI-Express 2.0, S-ATA 3.0
  • Camera interface
  • USB 2.0: Host, OTG
  • Audio In/Out
  • Dual CAN Bus

This versatile solution’s -40 to 85°C temperature range, Dual CAN support and 10 year longevity is ideal for industrial applications, while 1080p video and graphics accelerations make it equally suitable for intensive multimedia applications. The impressive scalability of the VAR-SOM-MX6 satisfies the needs of the most demanding future application requirements whether faster processing power, enhanced algorithms or improved graphics and video performance to name just a few. The VAR-SOM-MX6 is an all-round solution with broad connectivity and sophisticated video and acceleration graphic capabilities, delivering a range of middle to high-end assembly options all from the same product.

Variscite also offers a more fully featured, touchscreen-enabled VAR-DVK-MX6 development kit. The VAR-DVK-OM44 serves as a complete development kit for evaluation and application development, says Variscite. It the VAR-MX6CustomBoard with a 7″ resistive/capacitive touchscreen and a 12V power supply, as well as serial, Ethernet, and USB cables.


VAR-DVK-MX6 – VAR-SOM-MX6 Development kit

VAR-SOM-MX6 Development kit

VAR-MX6CustomBoard – VAR-SOM-MX6 Development kit