Embedded Module TQMa117xL Embedded Cortex®-M7 module based on i.MX RT1170 with Real-Time Functionality

Arm® Cortex® M7 based on i.MX RT1170

  • Display up to WXGA (1280x800) @60 fps
  • Up to 3 CAN FD
  • Integrated Cortex®-M7
  • High-speed communication via 2x Gbit Ethernet (1x TSN/1xAVB), and 2x USB 2.0 interface
  • Low power consumption (typ. 1 W)
  • Integrated security functions
The TQMa117xL based on the i.MX RT1170 a Cortex M7 with up to 1GHz supports with many features and with up to 2 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces in the implementation of applications where an energy efficient but still powerful system should be used.
A GPU is also available and can be used for graphical applications. For the implementation of real-time and security, the CPU is supported from a Cortex M4 controller.

CPU/Processor data

  • Single Cortex®-M7 - Up to 1GHz
CPU variant:
  • i.MX RT1171
  • i.MX RT1172
  • i.MX RT1173
  • i.MX RT1175
  • i.MX RT1176


  • Up to 64 MB
  • Up to 256 MB
  • 0/64-kbit


  • LCD Interface: 1x MIPI DSI (2 Lanes), Parallel LCD
  • 1x MIPI CSI (2 Lanes)

Communication interfaces

  • Up to 2x Gbit-Ethernet (1x TSN/1x AVB)
  • 1x Gbit Ethernet, IEEE 1588 Trigger signal
  • Up to 2x USB 2.0
  • Up to 3x CAN FD
Serial Ports:
  • Up to 12x UART

Other interfaces

SD Card:
  • Up to 2x SDIO / eMMC 5.0
  • Up to 6x I2C
  • Up to 6x SPI
  • Up to 2x QSPI
  • Up to 4x SAI
  • Up to 8-ch DMIC
  • Up to 1x SPDIF
  • UP to 2x FlexIO

Other functions

  • Real Time Clock (RTC)
Secure Element:
  • SE050
  • Temperature sensor

General data/basic data

Plug-in System:
  • LGA (Land Grid Array) 277 pins
Temperature range:
  • Standard temperature range: -25°C…+85°C
  • Extended temperature: -40°C…+85°C
  • 31 mm x 31 mm
Power supply:
  • 5 V


OS Support:
  • Free RTOS
  • Others on request

User Manual TQMa117xL (1 MB, pdf)

User Manual MBa117xL (3 MB, pdf)


TQMa1171L-AA, Cortex®-M7/800 MHz, 16 MB NOR Flash, 64 MB LP-SDRAM, 64 kB EEPROM, RTC, -40°C...+85°C


TQMa1173L-AA, Cortex®-M7/800 MHz, Cortex®-M4/240 MHz, 16 MB NOR Flash, 64 MB LP-SDRAM, 64 kB EEPROM, RTC, -40°C...+85°C


TQMa1176L-AA, Cortex®-M7/800 MHz, Cortex®-M4/240 MHz, 16 MB NOR Flash, 64 MB LP-SDRAM, 64 kB EEPROM, RTC, -40°C...+85°C


STKa1176L (Eval Kit) with TQMa1176L-AA, Cortex®-M7/800 MHz, Cortex®-M4/400 MHz, 16 MB NOR Flash, 64 MB SDRAM, 64 kB EEPROM, RTC, 2x USB 2.0 HOST, 2x ETH 10/100/1000, 2x CAN FD, 1x RS485, 1x LVDS or 1x MIPI-DSI, 1x MIPI CSI, 1x Temperature sensor, GPIOs (4x 24V_IN, 4x 24V_OUT, 8x AI_IN), Reset-Button, SD Card interface, WiFi, IoT Mobile Network, Power Supply, 4 GB SD card, Cables

Starterkit STKa117xL set

The core of the STKa117xL set is the TQMa117xL module with a Cortex®-M7 CPU. The components contained in the starter kit constitute a modular system enabling you to develop your own product ideas. Development of graphic interfaces can be started immediately using the prepared combination of closed display unit and starter kit that are matched to each other. To develop your own hardware you can use the certified and qualified circuit components of the starter kit in your own designs.


Comprehensive information from the software area such as BSP documentation, tutorials, FAQs, sample codes and are available in our Support Wiki.


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