Apalis iMX6

The Apalis iMX6 is the second product in the new Apalis module family by Toradex. Complementing the existing Colibri module family, Apalis comes with a wide range of new and exciting features, ensuring customers can develop the most advanced, robust products with minimum overhead and risk. Apalis supports a huge variety of industry standard interfaces, while at the same time providing advanced multimedia and high speed connectivity making it suitable for an almost unlimited number of applications.

Apalis iMX6

Highlights

Powered by NXP® i.MX 6: i.MX 6Quad and i.MX 6Dual Processors

The Apalis iMX6 is a small form-factor Computer on Module/System on Module that comes in both quad core and dual core versions based on NXP (formerly Freescale) i.MX 6Q and NXP i.MX 6D SoCs respectively. The Cortex A9 quad core and dual core CPU peaks at 1 GHz for commercial temperature variant, while the industrial temperature variant has a peak frequency of 800 MHz.

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Extensive Industrial and High-speed interfaces

The NXP (formerly Freescale) i.MX 6 based Apalis iMX6 System on Module targets a wide range of industrial applications, including: Automotive & Infotainment, Navigation, Industrial Automation, HMIs, Avionics, Robotics, and much more.

The module exposes wide range of industrial interfaces including CAN, UART, I2C, USB, PCIe, SATA, and many more.

Apalis iMX6 is a reference platform for Qt for Device Creation. For more details, check here

Robust and Pin-compatible Apalis Family

Based on the valuable input of our customers and our engineers‘ in-depth industry expertise, Apalis brings to market many new technologies. Direct Breakout™ considerably simplifies routing of high speed signals on the baseboard. MXM SnapLock™ provides a unique connector mechanism for module fixation. Apalis also comes with support for ready-made passive cooling solutions for the most demanding applications.

Latest Information on Apalis iMX6

You can find the latest information on Apalis iMX6 at the Toradex Developer Center

Operating Systems

Toradex offers free support and maintenance for Windows Embedded Compact and Embedded Linux on the NXP i.MX 6 processor based Colibri and Apalis iMX6 SoMs. This allows system designers to focus the application instead of focusing on the OS and low-level device drivers. Other OS such as QNX and Android are supported by our partners.

Torizon

Torizon

Torizon is a new Linux-based software platform that simplifies the process of developing and maintaining embedded software. It allows you to configure the system for your use case quickly and easily, so you can focus on application development instead of Linux builds.

For general information about the advantages and features, check our Torizon page.

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Linux

Embedded Linux

Toradex carries out in-house development and maintenance of a Yocto project-compatible production-quality Embedded Linux BSP. Our extensive documentation and support makes sure your product reaches market in time. Full source code and Toradex developments are up-streamed into mainline.

For general information about the advantages and features, check our Embedded Linux page.

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Windows

Windows Embedded Compact

Windows Embedded Compact 7 and 2013 are supported on both Colibri and Apalis iMX6. The development and maintenance is carried out in-house by Toradex. WEC allows you to use Microsoft .Net Compact Framework and Visual Studio. Microsoft is providing support and updates for Embedded Compact 2013 until year 2028.

The price of the Colibri and Apalis iMX6 modules includes a runtime license for Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Entry (C13Entry) which is backward compatible to earlier Windows CE versions.

For general information about advantages and features, check our Windows Embedded Compact page.

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Android

Android

Android on Colibri and Apalis iMX6 is supported by our service partner Antmicro.

An Android demo image for Colbiri and Apalis iMX6 by Antmicro is available here.

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QNX

QNX

QNX on NXP i.MX 6-based modules is supported by our service partner Triadem.

Triadem will be soon offering a QNX demo image for Colbiri iMX6.

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Features

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CPU Name
CPU Type
CPU Clock
Floating Point Unit
NEON
L1 Instruction Cache
L1 Data Cache
L2 Cache
NXP® i.MX 6Quad
4x Arm Cortex™-A9
800 MHz
VFPv3
Yes
32KB per core
32KB per core
1MB
NXP® i.MX 6Quad
4x Arm Cortex™-A9
1.0 GHz
VFPv3
Yes
32KB per core
32KB per core
1MB
NXP® i.MX 6Dual
2x Arm Cortex™-A9
800 MHz
VFPv3
Yes
32KB per core
32KB per core
1MB
NXP® i.MX 6Dual
2x Arm Cortex™-A9
1.0 GHz
VFPv3
Yes
32KB per core
32KB per core
1MB
RAM
Flash
2GB DDR3 (64 Bit)
4GB Flash
1GB DDR3 (64 Bit)
4GB Flash
1GB DDR3 (64 Bit)
4GB Flash
512MB DDR3 (64 Bit)
4GB Flash
USB 2.0
Ethernet
PCIe
I2C
SPI
UART
IrDA
PWM
GPIO
Analog Input
Serial ATA
SDIO/SD/MMC
CAN
4x Host / 1x OTG
Gigabit with IEEE 1588
1 (x1 Gen 2)
3x
3x
5x
1x
4x
up to 135
4x
1x (SATA-II)
3x 8 Bit
2x
4x Host / 1x OTG
Gigabit with IEEE 1588
1 x1 (Gen 2)
3x
3x
5x
1x
4x
up to 135
4x
1x (SATA-II)
3x 8 Bit
2x
4x Host / 1x OTG
Gigabit with IEEE 1588
1 (x1 Gen 2)
3x
3x
5x
1x
4x
up to 135
4x
1x (SATA-II)
3x 8 Bit
2x
4x Host / 1x OTG
Gigabit with IEEE 1588
1 (x1 Gen 2)
3x
3x
5x
1x
4x
up to 135
4x
1x (SATA-II)
3x 8 Bit
2x
Display Controller
Graphics Controller
Video Decoder
Video Encoder
Display Serial Interface
LVDS
Digital Audio
S/PDIF In / Out
2D Acceleration
3D Acceleration
HDMI
VGA
RGB
Resistive Touch
Camera Parallel Interface
Camera Serial Interface
Analog Audio Line in
Analog Audio Mic in
Analog Audio Headphone out
Dual, Independent
Vivante GC2000
DivX 3/4/5/6, H.263, H.264, MJPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, VC1
H.263, H.264, MJPEG, MPEG-4
1x Dual Lane MIPI DSI
2x 1366 x 768 x 24bpp Single /
1x 1920 x 1200 x 24bpp Dual
3x AC97 or
3x I2S,
1x ESAI
1x / 1x
Yes
Yes
Full HD (V1.4a, 1080p)
1280 x 1024
1920 x 1200 x 24bpp
4-wire
2x 8/16/20 Bit
1x Quad Lane MIPI CSI-2
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
Dual, Independent
Vivante GC2000
DivX 3/4/5/6, H.263, H.264, MJPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, VC1
H.263, H.264, MJPEG, MPEG-4
1x Dual Lane MIPI DSI
2x 1366 x 768 x 24bpp Single /
1x 1920 x 1200 x 24bpp Dual
3x AC97 or
3x I2S,
1x ESAI
1x / 1x
Yes
Yes
Full HD (V1.4a, 1080p)
1280 x 1024
1920 x 1200 x 24bpp
4-wire
2x 8/16/20 Bit
1x Quad Lane MIPI CSI-2
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
Dual, Independent
Vivante GC2000
DivX 3/4/5/6, H.263, H.264, MJPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, VC1
H.263, H.264, MJPEG, MPEG-4
1x Dual Lane MIPI DSI
2x 1366 x 768 x 24bpp Single /
1x 1920 x 1200 x 24bpp Dual
3x AC97 or
3x I2S,
1x ESAI
1x / 1x
Yes
Yes
Full HD (V1.4a, 1080p)
1280 x 1024
1920 x 1200 x 24bpp
4-wire
2x 8/16/20 Bit
1x Quad Lane MIPI CSI-2
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
Dual, Independent
Vivante GC2000
DivX 3/4/5/6, H.263, H.264, MJPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, VC1
H.263, H.264, MJPEG, MPEG-4
1x Dual Lane MIPI DSI
2x 1366 x 768 x 24bpp Single /
1x 1920 x 1200 x 24bpp Dual
3x AC97 or
3x I2S,
1x ESAI
1x / 1x
Yes
Yes
Full HD (V1.4a, 1080p)
1280 x 1024
1920 x 1200 x 24bpp
4-wire
2x 8/16/20 Bit
1x Quad Lane MIPI CSI-2
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
Size
Temperature
Shock / Vibration
Power Dissipation
Minimum Product Commitment
82.0 x 45.0 x 6.0 mm
-40° to +85° C
1.9 - ~7 W
2028
82.0 x 45.0 x 6.0 mm
0° to 70° C
1.9 - ~7 W
2028
82.0 x 45.0 x 6.0 mm
-40° to +85° C
1.9 - ~7 W
2028
82.0 x 45.0 x 6.0 mm
0° to 70° C
1.9 - ~7 W
2028
1-99 : $153.70
100-249 : $147.55
250-499 : $138.35
500-999 : $132.20
>999 : RFQ
1-99 : $125.65
100-249 : $120.60
250-499 : $113.10
500-999 : $108.05
>999 : RFQ
1-99 : $131.65
100-249 : $126.35
250-499 : $118.50
500-999 : $113.20
>999 : RFQ
1-99 : $112.05
100-249 : $107.60
250-499 : $100.85
500-999 : $96.40
>999 : RFQ

Carrier Boards

The carrier board provides the necessary signal and power levels to the CoM. It also houses the application-specific connectivity and multimedia interfaces, such as USB, Ethernet, UART and HDMI.

Ixora Carrier Board

Datasheet

Apalis Evaluation Board

Datasheet

Apalis Partner Carrier Boards

Supported Modules
USB 3.0
USB 2.0
Ethernet
PCIe
I2C
SPI
UART
IrDA
PWM
GPIO
Analog Input
Serial ATA
SDIO/SD/MMC
CAN
JTAG
Entire Apalis Family
2x Host
1x Host / 1x OTG
Gigabit
1x Mini PCIe
2x
1x
3x RS232
4x
up to 40
4x
1x mSATA
1x 4 Bit (microSD)
2x
Entire Apalis Family
1x Host, 1x OTG
4x Host
Gigabit
2x 1 slot / 1x Mini PCIe
3x
2x
2x RS232, 1x RS422/485
1x
4x
up to 135
4x
1x / 1x mSATA (shared)
1x 8 Bit, 1x 4 Bit /
2x 4 Bit
2x
Yes
Entire Apalis Family
up to 1x Host / 1x OTG
up to 4x Host
up to 11x 10/100/1000 MBit
up to 2x miniPCIe
up to 2x I2C
up to 2x SPI
up to 8x RS-232/422/485
up to 4x PWM
up to 16x
up to 4x Analog Input
up to 1x mSATA
up to 1x SD/MMC 4-Bit
Up to 2x
Switches
LEDs
2x
8x
8x
LVDS
Digital Audio
S/PDIF In / Out
HDMI
VGA
RGB
Capacitive Touch
Resistive Touch
Camera Parallel Interface
Camera Serial Interface
Analog Audio Line in
Analog Audio Mic in
Analog Audio Headphone out
1x Dual Channel
1x / 1x
1x
1x (24 Bit)
Yes
4/5-wire
1x 10 Bit
1x Quad Lane MIPI CSI-2
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
1x Dual Channel
7.1 Channel HD Audio Codec (incl. analogue connectors)
1x (Out also on TOSLINK)
1x (Through DVI-I connector)
1x
1x (24 Bit)
4/5-wire
1x 8/10/12 Bit
On Mezzanine
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
1x Dual Channel
1x / 1x
1x
1x
up to 4/5-wire
up to 3 MIPI CSI-2
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
Type Specific Board Connector
USB-to-RS232 Transceiver
RTC on Board
Altium CAE Data Freely Available
1x
Yes
Yes
1x
1x
Yes
1x
Supply Voltage
On-Board Power Supplies
Size
Temperature
Minimum Product Commitment
7-27V DC
5V 5A
3.3V 5A /
5V 6A
3.3V 8A
125 x 90 mm
0° to +70° C
-20° to +85° C(1) /
-40° to +85 °C
2020
7-27V DC
5V 5A
3.3V 5A
250 x 250 mm
5 - 36V DC
-40° to +85° C

(1) This temperature range applies excluding the Ethernet connector

Accessories

Toradex offers off-the-shelf accessories that can be directly used in end products. For a few of these accessories, design files including assembly drawings, schematics and Altium projects are available.

Apalis Heatsink Type 1
  • Compatible with Apalis iMX6Q IT and Apalis iMX6D IT
  • Easily mounted to the Apalis Carrier Boards by means of 4 screws
  • Additional threaded holes available for attaching fan to the carrier board
Apalis Heatsink Type 3
  • Compatible with Apalis iMX6Q, Apalis iMX6D and Apalis TK1
  • Easily mounted to the Apalis Carrier Boards by means of 4 screws
  • Additional threaded holes available for attaching fan to the carrier board
Apalis iMX6 Mezzanine
  • 1x Tactile switch to enter Apalis iMX6 module recovery mode
  • 1x Tactile switch to reset Apalis iMX6 module
Resistive Touch Display 7" Parallel
  • Touch: 4-Wire Resistive Touch
  • 40 pin FFC cable (250mm) to connect it with a Carrier Board
  • No special drivers required
Capacitive Touch Display 7" Parallel
  • 40 pin and 10 pin FFC cable (250mm) to connect it with a Carrier Board
  • Atmel touch driver
LM816 USB WiFi
  • Plug and Play (Linux, macOS X, Windows XP – 10, Windows 10 IoT Core and Windows Compact Embedded 6/7 compatible)
  • BPSK, QPSK, 16 QAM, 64 QAM, DBPSK, DQPSK, and CCK modulation schemes
  • WEP, TKIP, and AES, WPA, WPA2 hardware encryption Schemes
  • Can be setup as a ad-hoc network via peer to peer communications
Analogue Camera Adapter
  • Parallel data output format: 8-Bit Parallel ITU-R BT.656 with external HSync and VSync
  • No external power supply required
  • Compatible with Colibri Evaluation Board and Apalis Evaluation Board
Carrier Board Accessory Kit
  • Power Adapter: 12VDC 30W with international plugs
  • Compatible with: Apalis Evaluation Board, Ixora Carrier Board, Colibri Evaluation Board, Iris Carrier Board
CSI Camera Module 5MP OV5640
  • No external power supply required
  • 24 way 0.5mm pitch FFC cable included in scope of delivery

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4 Modules, 3 Carrier Boards, 8 Accessories
V1.1C
Apalis iMX6 Quad 2GB IT
Volume Product

NXP® i.MX 6Quad, 4x Arm Cortex™-A9, 800 MHz , 2GB DDR3 (64 Bit), 4GB Flash, Gigabit with IEEE 1588 Ethernet, -40° to +85° C Temp. Range, Availability until 2028

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $153.70
    $147.55
    $138.35
    $132.20

In stock

V1.1B
Apalis iMX6 Quad 1GB
Volume Product

NXP® i.MX 6Quad, 4x Arm Cortex™-A9, 1.0 GHz, 1GB DDR3 (64 Bit), 4GB Flash, Gigabit with IEEE 1588 Ethernet, 0° to 70° C Temp. Range, Availability until 2028

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $125.65
    $120.60
    $113.10
    $108.05

In stock

V1.1B
Apalis iMX6 Dual 1GB IT
Volume Product

NXP® i.MX 6Dual, 2x Arm Cortex™-A9, 800 MHz , 1GB DDR3 (64 Bit), 4GB Flash, Gigabit with IEEE 1588 Ethernet, -40° to +85° C Temp. Range, Availability until 2028

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $131.65
    $126.35
    $118.50
    $113.20
Currently low stock level. More coming soon. Please contact us for details.

Limited stock

V1.1B
Apalis iMX6 Dual 512MB
Volume Product

NXP® i.MX 6Dual, 2x Arm Cortex™-A9, 1.0 GHz, 512MB DDR3 (64 Bit), 4GB Flash, Gigabit with IEEE 1588 Ethernet, 0° to 70° C Temp. Range, Availability until 2028

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $112.05
    $107.60
    $100.85
    $96.40
Currently low stock level. More coming soon. Please contact us for details.

Limited stock

V1.1A
Ixora Carrier Board 1.1A
Product Change Notification

Small form-factor Apalis Arm Computer Module family Carrier Board

Connectivity: USB 3.0: 2x Host, USB 2.0: 1x Host / 1x OTG, Gigabit Ethernet, 2x I2C, 1x SPI, 4x PWM, 4x ADC, 2x CAN, 2x LEDs, up to 40 GPIOs

Multimedia: Audio out: 1x (Stereo), Audio in: 1x (Stereo), 1x / 1x S/PDIF In / Out, 1x 10 Bit Camera Parallel Interface, 4/5-wire Resistive Touch

Physical: 7-27V DC Supply Voltage, 5V 5A, 3.3V 5A On-Board Power Supplies, Size: 125 x 90 mm

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $111.90
    $107.40
    $100.70
    $96.20

In stock

V1.2A
Ixora Carrier Board V1.2A
Sample Product

Small form-factor Apalis Arm Computer Module family Carrier Board

Connectivity: USB 3.0: 2x Host, USB 2.0: 1x Host / 1x OTG, Gigabit Ethernet, 2x I2C, 1x SPI, 4x PWM, 4x ADC, 2x CAN, 2x LEDs, up to 40 GPIOs

Multimedia: Audio out: 1x (Stereo), Audio in: 1x (Stereo), 1x / 1x S/PDIF In / Out, 1x 10 Bit Camera Parallel Interface, 4/5-wire Resistive Touch

Physical: 7-27V DC Supply Voltage, 5V 6A, 3.3V 8A On-Board Power Supplies, Size: 125 x 90 mm

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $111.90
    $107.40
    $100.70
    $96.20

In stock

V1.1C
Apalis Evaluation Board V1.1C
Evaluation Product

Connectivity: USB 3.0: 1x Host, 1x OTG, USB 2.0: 4x Host, Gigabit Ethernet, 3x I2C, 2x SPI, 4x PWM, 4x ADC, 2x CAN, 8x Switches, 8x LEDs, up to 135 GPIOs

Multimedia: Audio out: 1x (Stereo), Audio in: 1x (Stereo), 1x (Out also on TOSLINK) S/PDIF In / Out, 1x 8/10/12 Bit Camera Parallel Interface, 4/5-wire Resistive Touch

Physical: 7-27V DC Supply Voltage, 5V 5A, 3.3V 5A On-Board Power Supplies, Size: 250 x 250 mm

  • Quantity
    >0
  • Unit Price
    $245.00

In stock

V1.0B
Apalis Heatsink Type 1
Volume Product

Heatsink for Apalis iMX6Q IT and Apalis iMX6D IT modules

Compatible with Apalis iMX6Q IT and Apalis iMX6D IT, Easily mounted to the Apalis Carrier Boards by means of 4 screws, Additional threaded holes available for attaching fan to the carrier board, -40°C to +200°C Temp.

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $11.20
    $10.75
    $10.10
    $9.65

In stock

V1.0B
Apalis Heatsink Type 3
Volume Product

Heatsink for Apalis TK1, iMX6Q and iMX6D modules

Compatible with Apalis iMX6Q, Apalis iMX6D and Apalis TK1, Easily mounted to the Apalis Carrier Boards by means of 4 screws, Additional threaded holes available for attaching fan to the carrier board, -40°C to +200°C Temp.

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $11.20
    $10.75
    $10.10
    $9.65
Currently low stock level. More coming soon. Please contact us for details.

Limited stock

V2.0A
Apalis iMX6 Mezzanine
Evaluation Product

Mezzanine board for Apalis iMX6 module

1x Tactile switch to enter Apalis iMX6 module recovery mode, 1x Tactile switch to reset Apalis iMX6 module, -40° to +85° C Temp, Range. Size: 100 x 60 mm.

  • Quantity
    >0
  • Unit Price
    $43.70

In stock

V1.0B
Resistive Touch Display 7

Resistive Touch Displays it for Apalis & Colibri modules

Touch: 4-Wire Resistive Touch, 40 pin FFC cable (250mm) to connect it with a Carrier Board, No special drivers required, -20° to +70° C Temp, Range. Size: 164.9 x 100.0 x 13.0 mm.

  • Quantity
    >0
  • Unit Price
    $89.00

In stock

V1.0B
Capacitive Touch Display 7

Capacitive Touch Displays for Apalis & Colibri modules

40 pin and 10 pin FFC cable (250mm) to connect it with a Carrier Board, Atmel touch driver, -20° to +70° C Temp, Range. Size: 173 x 112 x 13 mm.

  • Quantity
    >0
  • Unit Price
    $99.70

In stock

V1.0A
LM816 USB WiFi
Evaluation Product

LM816 USB WiFi for Apalis and Colibri Family

Plug and Play (Linux, macOS X, Windows XP – 10, Windows 10 IoT Core and Windows Compact Embedded 6/7 compatible), BPSK, QPSK, 16 QAM, 64 QAM, DBPSK, DQPSK, and CCK modulation schemes, WEP, TKIP, and AES, WPA, WPA2 hardware encryption Schemes, Can be setup as a ad-hoc network via peer to peer communications, -10°C to +60°C Temp, Range. Size: 17 x 15 x 8 mm.

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    >499
  • Unit Price
    $21.30
    $19.00
    $17.90

In stock

V2.0B
Analogue Camera Adapter
Product Change Notification

Analogue Camera Adapter for Apalis & Colibri modules

Parallel data output format: 8-Bit Parallel ITU-R BT.656 with external HSync and VSync, No external power supply required, Compatible with Colibri Evaluation Board and Apalis Evaluation Board, -10°C to +60°C Temp, Range. Size: 60 x 50 x 9.4 mm.

  • Quantity
    >0
  • Unit Price
    $43.70

In stock

V1.1A
Carrier Board Accessory Kit
Evaluation Product

Accessory kit for Toradex carrier boards

Power Adapter: 12VDC 30W with international plugs, Compatible with: Apalis Evaluation Board, Ixora Carrier Board, Colibri Evaluation Board, Iris Carrier Board.

  • Quantity
    >0
  • Unit Price
    $32.50

In stock

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