Embedded Module TQMa8xEmbedded Cortex®-A53 / A72 module based on i.MX8 with enhanced performance and graphics properties.

TQMa8x
  • Graphic with 4K Support / Quad Core
  • Full chip hardware virtualization
  • High-speed communication via 2x Gbit Ethernet, 2x PCIe, 1x SATA and 1x USB 3.0 interface
  • Low power consumption (typ. 10 W)
  • Integrated 2x Cortex®-M4 CPU (Real Time / Security)
  • 3x CAN FD
  • Integrated security functions
The Minimodule TQMa8x is based on the processor i.MX8 an Arm® Cortex®-A53/A72 from NXP. The integrated high performance graphics controller supports applications with high display requirements. Full access to all signal pins guarantees flexible applications and cost-effective project development.
The CPU is available in three versions with different performance and orientations. With up to two Cortex®-A72 and up to four Cortex®-A53 Cores at the same time, the TQMa8x offers an optimal ratio between performance and power dissipation.

CPU/Processor data

CPU/Processor:
  • i.MX8 Quad Plus
  • i.MX8 Quad Max

Memory

LPDDR4:
  • Up to 8 GB
Quad SPI NOR:
  • Up to 512 MB
eMMC:
  • Up to 64 GB
EEPROM:
  • 0/64-kbit

Graphics

Graphics:
  • LCD Interface (HDMI 2.0 / Display-Port 1.3, 2x Dual LVDS, 2x MIPI DSI)
  • Input: 2x MIPI CSI, HDMI 2.0 in

Communication interfaces

Ethernet:
  • Up to 2x Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbit
USB:
  • Up to 1x USB 3.0 OTG interface
  • Up to 2x USB 2.0 OTG interface
Serial Ports:
  • Up to 5x UART
CAN:
  • Up to 3x CAN FD
SATA:
  • Up to 1x SATA 3.0

Other interfaces

SD Card:
  • Up to 3x SDIO/MMC
PCIe:
  • Up to 3x PCIe 3.0
SPI:
  • Up to 4x SPI
  • Up to 1x QSPI
Audio:
  • Up to 1x SPDIF
  • Up to 2x ESAI
  • Up to 4x SAI
GPIO:
  • Up to 32x GPIO

Other functions

RTC:
  • Real Time Clock (RTC)
Secure Element:
  • SE050 (optional)

General data/basic data

Dimensions:
  • 77 mm x 67 mm
Plug-in System:
  • Board-to-board plug-in system 560 pins 0.5 mm Pitch
Temperature range:
  • Standard temperature range: -25°C…+85°C
  • Extended temperature: -40°C…+85°C
Power supply:
  • 5 V
General:
  • Temperature sensor

OS-Support

OS Support:
  • Linux
  • Android on request
  • QNX on request

User Manual TQMa8x (2 MB, pdf)

TQMa8QP-AA

TQMa8QP-AA, Quad Plus Cortex®-A53 / 1.2 GHz + Cortex A72 / 1.6 GHz, 8 GB eMMC Flash, 4 GB LPDDR4, 64 kB EEPROM, RTC, -25°C…+85°

TQMa8QM-AA

TQMa8QM-AA, Quad Max Cortex®-A53 / 1.2 GHz + Dual Cortex A72 / 1.6 GHz, 8 GB eMMC Flash, 4 GB LPDDR4, 64 kB EEPROM, RTC, -25°C…+85°

Other configurations on request

STKa8x-AA

STKa8x (Eval Kit) with TQMa8x-AA, Quad Cortex A53 / 1.2 GHz + 2x Cortex A72 / 1.6 GHz, 4 GB LPDDR4, 8 GB eMMC Flash, 64 kB EEPROM, RTC, 2x CANFD separated, 1x USB 3.0 OTG, 2x USB 2.0, 2x ETH 10 / 100 / 1000, 1x HDMI-Input, 1x DP, 2x Dual LVDS, 2x MIPI DSI, 2x MIPI CSI, 1x M.2 PCIe, 1x Mini PCIe + SIM, 1x M.2 SATA, 1x SIM CARD (CPU), 1x MLB, Audio, Temperature sensor, Reset-Button, SD interface, Power Supply, 4 GB SD card, Cables

Starterkit STKa8x set

The core of the STKa8x set is the TQMa8x module with a Quad Cortex®-A53 CPU and a Dual A72 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.

Application examples

3265,33

Our USPs

  • Unbeatable long-term availability
  • Robustness for all applications
  • The most comprehensive range of modules on the market
  • A comprehensive design and support of an E²MS manufacturer
  • Full design freedom, as all processor functions are fully accessible
  • x86 for tough industrial use

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