Colibri iMX7

The Colibri iMX7S and Colibri iMX7D are SODIMM-sized System on Modules (SoMs) based on the NXP i.MX 7Solo and i.MX 7Dual SoCs respectively. Arm Cortex-A7 cores are highly optimized for energy efficiency while delivering high performance. Advanced security features make the Colibri iMX7 a great choice for connected devices. Typical applications include power-sensitive edge computing devices, IoT gateways, medical devices, industrial automation and many more. The NXP i.MX 7 uses an asymmetric, heterogeneous multicore processing system with a Cortex-M4 core that runs at up to 200MHz.

Colibri iMX7

Highlights

Powered by NXP i.MX 7

Equipped with NXP i.MX 7S and NXP i.MX 7D SoCs, the Arm Cortex-A7 cores are clocked at 1GHz, making it an ideal choice for powerful yet efficient applications.


Hard real-time-ready

The heterogeneous multicore architecture allows the offloading of critical hard real-time tasks to the Cortex M4 for extremely low latency. Toradex provides tooling and FreeRTOS to simplify development. You can also use the asymmetric multicore architecture for a connected low power mode.


Power-optimized

The NXP i.MX 7 SoC is a power-efficient processor. In addition, the Heterogeneous Multicore Processing (HMP) provided by the Cortex-M4 allows for a low-power mode where the Cortex-A is shutdown to greatly reduce the power consumption.


Toradex Colibri Computer Module Family

Carrier boards designed for the Colibri iMX7 are not just compatible between the three Colibri iMX7 modules—in fact, they are compatible with the complete Colibri family, including the NXP i.MX 8X, i.MX 6 and NVIDIA Tegra-based modules. This gives you unmatched flexibility and easy upgradability. Currently, there are eight different modules with over 20 variations available. To make carrier board design as easy as possible, we provide the Toradex Pinout Designer Tool.


Operating Systems

Toradex offers free support and maintenance for Embedded Linux and Windows CE on the Colibri iMX7 SoMs. This allows system designers to focus on 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.

FreeRTOS

Toradex enables NXP’s FreeRTOS on Colibri iMX7. FreeRTOS is a real-time OS that runs on the Cortex-M4 core in parallel to the main OS.

Android

Android on Colibri iMX7 is supported by our service partner Kynetics. An evaluation BSP is provided free of charge as a binary installer directly on Toradex Easy Installer feeds.

QNX

Contact our support to get the latest updates about QNX on Colibri iMX7

Ecosystem

To get your product to market fast, with low risk and low engineering costs, you need more than just a System on Module with a stable operating system or BSP. We understand this, which is why we at Toradex are collaborating with a wide range of partners to make your life easier. Here are a few highlights. To find more, browse our Developer Page and take a look at our Partner Network.


Toradex Easy Installer

Toradex Easy Installer allows you to install an OS in one click. It comes preinstalled from the factory, so all you need to do is turn on your on Colibri iMX7 and choose an OS!

Learn More

Easy-to-use Rich Graphical User Interfaces

Colibri iMX7 does not have a GPU. Nevertheless, choosing a GUI framework that supports optimized graphics on the CPU is a great choice for a modern UI with moderate level of animations. Toradex partners closely with leading GUI technology providers to simplify the development process and make sure that hardware resources are utilized effectively.

Qt Framework

Qt is available on Toradex Easy Installer and as Debian containers for Torizon, making it easy to get started with Qt on any embedded device.

Get started with Qt

Crank Storyboard

Crank Storyboard is a GUI design and development tool that lets you rapidly develop high-performance embedded apps. Torizon provides a seamless out-of-the-box experience with Crank Storyboard.

Get started with Crank Storyboard

TotalCross

TotalCross is an open-source SDK for GUI creation that lets you develop beautiful apps in Java or Kotlin.

Get started with Totalcross

Industrial Automation

CODESYS PLC IEC 61131-3

The Colibri iMX7 is a good fit for industrial automation tasks. CODESYS allows you to develop easily customized PLCs powered by a proven, long-lived software solution.

Get started with CODESYS on Torizon

Matrikon OPC UA

OPC UA is a standard technology widely used in industrial automation. The stack from Matrikon is a reliable, secure and platform-independent implementation that suits the Colibri iMX7 perfectly.

Watch our webinar with BE.services

Features

Up to 1GB DDR3 RAM

Up to dual Arm Cortex-A7 @ 1GHz
Arm Cortex-M4F @ 200MHz

Integrated PMIC
Single 3.3V power supply

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Industrial-grade flash memory
512MB NAND and 4GB eMMC variants

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CPU Name
CPU Type
Microcontroller
CPU Clock
Floating Point Unit
NEON
L1 Instruction Cache
L1 Data Cache
L2 Cache
NXP® i.MX 7Dual
2x Arm Cortex™-A7
1x Arm Cortex™-M4F
1.0 GHz (A7)
200 MHz (M4)
VFPv4
Yes
32KB (A7), 16KB (M4)
32KB (A7), 16KB (M4)
512KB
NXP® i.MX 7Dual
2x Arm Cortex™-A7
1x Arm Cortex™-M4F
1.0 GHz (A7)
200 MHz (M4)
VFPv4
Yes
32KB (A7), 16KB (M4)
32KB (A7), 16KB (M4)
512KB
NXP® i.MX 7Solo
1x Arm Cortex™-A7
1x Arm Cortex™-M4F
800 MHz (A7)
200 MHz (M4)
VFPv4
Yes
32KB (A7), 16KB (M4)
32KB (A7), 16KB (M4)
512KB
RAM
Flash
1GB DDR3 (32 Bit)
4GB eMMC
512MB DDR3 (32 Bit)
512MB SLC NAND
256MB DDR3 (32 Bit)
512MB SLC NAND
USB 2.0
Ethernet
External Bus
I2C
SPI
UART
IrDA
PWM
GPIO
Analog Input
SDIO/SD/MMC
CAN
1x Host / 1x OTG
10/100 Mbit with IEEE 1588 (+2nd RGMII/RMII/MII)
16 Bit
3x
4x
7x
1x
20x
up to 126
4x
2x
2x
1x Host / 1x OTG
10/100 Mbit with IEEE 1588 (+2nd RGMII/RMII/MII)
16 Bit
3x
4x
7x
1x
20x
up to 126
4x
2x
2x
1x OTG
10/100 Mbit with IEEE 1588
16 Bit
3x
4x
7x
1x
20x
up to 126
4x
2x
2x
Display Controller
Graphics Controller
RGB
Resistive Touch
Camera Parallel Interface
Analog Audio Line in
Analog Audio Mic in
Analog Audio Headphone out
Single
Integrated
1920 x 1080 x 24bpp
4-wire
1x 8/10/16/24 Bit
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
Single
Integrated
1920 x 1080 x 24bpp
4-wire
1x 8/10/16/24 Bit
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
Single
Integrated
1920 x 1080 x 24bpp
4-wire
1x 8/10/16/24 Bit
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
Size
Temperature
Shock / Vibration
Power Dissipation
67.6 x 36.7 x 6.2 mm
-20° to 85° C
0.6 - ~1.1 W
67.6 x 36.7 x 6.2 mm
-20° to 85° C
0.6 - ~1.1 W
67.6 x 36.7 x 6.2 mm
-20° to 85° C
0.6 - ~0.9 W
Pricing
Minimum Product Commitment
1-99 : $97.35
100-249 : $93.50
250-499 : $87.65
500-999 : $83.75
>999 : RFQ
2027
1-99 : $81.90
100-249 : $78.60
250-499 : $73.70
500-999 : $70.45
>999 : RFQ
2027
1-99 : $76.70
100-249 : $73.65
250-499 : $69.05
500-999 : $66.00
>999 : RFQ
2027

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.

Colibri Evaluation Board

Datasheet

Iris Carrier Board

Datasheet

Viola Carrier Board

Datasheet

Aster Carrier Board

Datasheet

Colibri Partner Carrier Boards

Supported Modules
USB 2.0
Ethernet
External Bus
I2C
SPI
UART
IrDA
PWM
GPIO
Analog Input
SDIO/SD/MMC
CAN
JTAG
Entire Colibri Family
4x Host, 1x OTG/Client
10/100 Mbit
Up to 32 Bit
4x
4x
2x RS232, 1x RS422/485
1x
4x
up to 158
4x
1x 4 Bit
1x
Yes
Entire Colibri Family
1x Host / 1x OTG
10/100 Mbit
1x
1x
3x RS232
4x
up to 26
4x
1x 4 Bit (microSD)
Entire Colibri Family
2x Host, 1x Client (Shared)
10/100 Mbit
1x
1x
3x /
3x TTL
4x
up to 35
4x
1x 4 Bit (microSD)
1x (Available with Colibri VFxx and iMX)
Entire Colibri Family
2x Host, 1x Client (Shared) /
2x (High Speed)
1x Device (High Speed)
10/100 Mbit
1x
1x
2x TTL, 1x USB-UART /
2x TTL, 1x USB
4x
up to 39
4x
1x 4 Bit (SD/MMC) /
1x 4 Bit (Full Size)
1x (Available with Colibri VFxx and iMX)
Yes
Entire Colibri Family
up to 4x Host
up to 2x 10/100 MBit
1x
1x
1x RS-422, 1x RS-485
up to 4x
up to 24x
up to 4x
1x
Up to 2x
Switches
LEDs
6x
4x
up to 3x
LVDS
HDMI
VGA
RGB
Capacitive Touch
Resistive Touch
Camera Parallel Interface
Analog Audio Line in
Analog Audio Mic in
Analog Audio Headphone out
1x Single Channel
1x (Through DVI-I connector)
1x
1x (18 Bit/24 Bit)
4/5-wire
1x
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
1x Single Channel /
1x Dual Channel
1x (Through DVI-I connector)
1x (Through DVI-I connector)
1x (18 bit)
Adapter required /
Yes
4/5-wire
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
1x (18 bit)
Adapter required
4-wire
1x
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
1x (Shared with RGB)
1x (18 bit)
4-wire /
1x
1x
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
1x
1x
1x
1x
projected capacitive touch via I2C
up to 4/5-wire
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
Type Specific Board Connector
USB-to-RS232 Transceiver
RTC on Board
Included Accessory
Altium CAE Data Freely Available
1x
1x
Mating Power Plug (for X33)
24-way FFC 100mm (for X6)
Yes
1x
Mating Power Plug (for X17)
24-way FFC 35mm (for X4)
Yes
1x (*Not Assembled) /
1x
Yes
Arduino UNO and Raspberry Pi B+
1x
1x
Yes
1x
Supply Voltage
On-Board Power Supplies
Size
Temperature
Minimum Product Commitment
7-27V DC
5V 5A
3.3V 5A
200 x 200 mm
6-27V DC
5V 5A
3.3V 5A
100 x 72 mm
-10° to +70° C
-20° to +85° C /
-20° to 85° C
2020 /
2030
5V DC +/- 5%
5V (External)
3.3V 3A
74 x 74 mm
-40° to 85° C
2030
5V DC +/- 5% /
5V DC
3.3V 3A
100 x 80 mm
-25° to 85° C
5 - 36V DC
-40° to 85° C

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.

Colibri Fasteners
  • 1 Fastener bag contains 100 Fasteners
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
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, Verdin Development Board, Dahlia Carrier Board

Roadmap

Min. Product Commitment

As per NXP Roadmap

Year 2027
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023
  • 2024
  • 2025
  • 2026
  • 2027
 
 
Hardware Roadmap

This roadmap indicates how the product is planned from a Toradex hardware development point of view. This is not a detailed release date representation, but visualization of our internal product development timeline.
For details about the Toradex phase-over policy please refer to the PCN Policy Page.

  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023
  • 2024
  • 2025
  • 2026
0032 Colibri iMX7S 256MB
0033 Colibri iMX7D 512MB
0039 Colibri iMX7D 1GB
  •  
  • Volume Product
 
 

Embedded Linux Support Status

Implemented Features and Software Roadmap

This list provides an overview about the most important implemented and planned software features for this product. The detailled feature list and roadmaps can be found on the Developer Website's Linux BSP Release Details and the Developer Website's Linux BSP Release Roadmap.

Ready to use

  • Parallel RGB display
  • USB Host (not available on Colibri iMX7S)
  • SDIO / SD card
  • Analog Audio Out
  • Analog input
  • RS485
  • CAN
  • SPI
  • Watchdog
  • Suspend / Resume
  • RTC
  • Ethernet
  • USB Client
  • Analog Audio In
  • Resistive Touch 4-wire
  • UART
  • PWM
  • I2C
  • DVFS
  • Multimedia playback (software)
 
 

Windows Embedded Compact

Windows

Latest Version

BSP

1.2b4

WEC 7 Microsoft Patch Level

September 2018

WEC 2013 Microsoft Patch Level

October 2018

Stable Version

BSP

1.1

WEC 7 Microsoft Patch Level

December 2017

WEC 2013 Microsoft Patch Level

April 2018
Implemented Features and Software Roadmap

This list provides an overview about the most important implemented and planned software features for this product on Windows CE. The detailed feature list and roadmaps can be found on the BSP Release Details.

Ready to use

  • Parallel RGB display
  • USB Host (not available on Colibri iMX7S)
  • SDIO / SD card
  • Analog Audio Out
  • Analog input
  • RS485
  • CAN
  • SPI
  • Watchdog
  • RTC
  • Ethernet
  • USB Client
  • Analog Audio In
  • Resistive Touch 4-wire
  • UART
  • PWM
  • I2C
  • Multimedia playback (software)

Buy Now

3 Modules, 5 Carrier Boards, 6 Accessories
V1.1A
Colibri iMX7 Dual 1GB
PN: 00391100
Volume Product

NXP® i.MX 7Dual, 2x Arm Cortex™-A7, 1.0 GHz (A7), 200 MHz (M4), 1GB DDR3 (32 Bit), 4GB eMMC, 10/100 Mbit with IEEE 1588 (+2nd RGMII/RMII/MII) Ethernet, -20° to 85° C Temp. Range, Availability until 2027

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $97.35
    $93.50
    $87.65
    $83.75
Currently low stock level. More coming soon. Please contact us for details.

Limited stock

V1.1D
Colibri iMX7 Dual 512MB
PN: 00331103
Volume Product

NXP® i.MX 7Dual, 2x Arm Cortex™-A7, 1.0 GHz (A7), 200 MHz (M4), 512MB DDR3 (32 Bit), 512MB SLC NAND, 10/100 Mbit with IEEE 1588 (+2nd RGMII/RMII/MII) Ethernet, -20° to 85° C Temp. Range, Availability until 2027

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $81.90
    $78.60
    $73.70
    $70.45

In stock

V1.1C
Colibri iMX7 Solo 256MB
PN: 00321102
Volume Product

NXP® i.MX 7Solo, 1x Arm Cortex™-A7, 800 MHz (A7), 200 MHz (M4), 256MB DDR3 (32 Bit), 512MB SLC NAND, 10/100 Mbit with IEEE 1588 Ethernet, -20° to 85° C Temp. Range, Availability until 2027

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $76.70
    $73.65
    $69.05
    $66.00
Currently low stock level. More coming soon. Please contact us for details.

Limited stock

V3.2B
Colibri Evaluation Board
PN: 01013201
Evaluation Product

Connectivity: USB 2.0: 4x Host, 1x OTG/Client, 10/100 Mbit Ethernet, 4x I2C, 4x SPI, 4x PWM, 4x ADC, 1x CAN, 6x Switches, 4x LEDs, up to 158 GPIOs

Multimedia: Audio out: 1x (Stereo), Audio in: 1x (Stereo), 1x Camera Parallel Interface, 4/5-wire Resistive Touch

Physical: 7-27V DC Supply Voltage, 5V 5A, 3.3V 5A On-Board Power Supplies, Size: 200 x 200 mm

  • Quantity
    >0
  • Unit Price
    $235.90

In stock

V2.0A
Iris Carrier Board V2.0A
PN: 01352000
Sample Product

Small form-factor Pico-ITX Colibri Arm Computer Module family Carrier Board

Connectivity: USB 2.0: 1x Host/ 1x OTG, 10/100 Mbit Ethernet, 1x I2C, 1x SPI, 4x PWM, 4x ADC, up to 26 GPIOs

Multimedia: Audio out: 1x (Stereo), Audio in: 1x (Stereo), 4/5-wire Resistive Touch

Physical: 6-27V DC Supply Voltage, 5V 5A, 3.3V 5A On-Board Power Supplies, Size: 100 x 72 mm

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $66.40
    $63.75
    $59.75
    $57.10
Currently low stock level. More coming soon. Please contact us for details.

Limited stock

V1.2B
Viola Carrier Board
PN: 01371201
Volume Product

Connectivity: USB 2.0: 2x Host, 1x Client (Shared), 10/100 Mbit Ethernet, 1x I2C, 1x SPI, 4x PWM, 4x ADC, 1x (Available with Colibri VFxx and iMX) CAN, up to 35 GPIOs

Multimedia: 4-wire Resistive Touch

Physical: 5V DC +/- 5% Supply Voltage, 5V (External), 3.3V 3A On-Board Power Supplies, Size: 74 x 74 mm

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $31.00
    $29.75
    $27.90
    $26.65

In stock

V1.2B Plus
Viola Plus Carrier Board
PN: 01421201
Volume Product

Connectivity: USB 2.0: 2x Host, 1x Client (Shared), 10/100 Mbit Ethernet, 1x I2C, 1x SPI, 4x PWM, 4x ADC, 1x (Available with Colibri VFxx and iMX) CAN, up to 35 GPIOs

Multimedia: Audio out: 1x (Stereo), Audio in: 1x (Stereo), 1x Camera Parallel Interface, 4-wire Resistive Touch

Physical: 5V DC +/- 5% Supply Voltage, 5V (External), 3.3V 3A On-Board Power Supplies, Size: 74 x 74 mm

  • Quantity
    1-99
    100-249
    250-499
    500-999
    >999
  • Unit Price
    $36.90
    $35.40
    $33.20
    $31.75
Currently low stock level. More coming soon. Please contact us for details.

Limited stock

V1.1B
Aster Carrier Board
PN: 01431101
Evaluation Product

Small form-factor with header compatible with Arduino Uno and Raspberry Pi (RPi) maker boards

Connectivity: USB 2.0: 2x Host, 1x Client (Shared), 10/100 Mbit Ethernet, 1x I2C, 1x SPI, 4x PWM, 4x ADC, 1x (Available with Colibri VFxx and iMX) CAN, up to 3x LEDs, up to 39 GPIOs

Multimedia: Audio out: 1x (Stereo), Audio in: 1x (Stereo), 1x Camera Parallel Interface, 4-wire Resistive Touch

Physical: 5V DC +/- 5% Supply Voltage, 3.3V 3A On-Board Power Supplies, Size: 100 x 80 mm

  • Quantity
    >0
  • Unit Price
    $69.00

In stock

V2.0A
Colibri Fasteners
PN: 01112000
Volume Product

Fasteners for Colibri modules

1 Fastener bag contains 100 Fasteners.

  • Quantity
    >0
  • Unit Price
    $35.00

In stock

V1.0B
Resistive Touch Display 7
PN: 12131001

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
    $99.00

In stock

V1.0B
Capacitive Touch Display 7
PN: 12111001

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
    $115.00

In stock

V1.0A
LM816 USB WiFi
PN: 21041000
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
    $23.50
    $20.00
    $18.85

In stock

V2.0B
Analogue Camera Adapter
PN: 01192001
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
    $46.00

In stock

V1.1B
Carrier Board Accessory Kit
PN: 01131101
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, Verdin Development Board, Dahlia Carrier Board.

  • Quantity
    >0
  • Unit Price
    $35.00
Currently low stock level. More coming soon. Please contact us for details.

Limited stock

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