BCM Advanced Research, a supplier of embedded motherboards and intelligent systems
BCM Advanced Research
Delivering Quality Intelligent Computing Systems
The BCM AR6MXCS is the perfect solution for OEMs looking for a cost effective, ARM based industrial and long-life single board computer (SBC). It is a full feature, ready to use, ultra-compact and fanless SBC powered by the onboard NXP i.MX6 Cortex A9 Solo Core CPU enabling efficient development of smart devices with a balance between processing and graphics performance with competitive pricing. The AR6MXCS is a compact 4.7”x3” (120x78mm) form factor and it operates on 5V DC power. It is a palm size single board computer ready to use out of the box complete with either an Android or Linux BSP. 

BCM also provides the AR6MXCS ARM Development Kit for OEMs looking to either test drive or quickly implement this solution with minimum effort and the highest probability for a successful out of box experience. 
Product Features
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  • NXP® i.MX6 ARM Cortex A9 Solo Core 1.0 GHz
  • 512 MB onboard DDR3 Memory
  • Kit includes one AR6MXCS motherboard, 8 GB MicroSD Card pre-loaded with Android or Linux OS, USB to TTL Cable, USB OTG Cable and 5V AC Adapter
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Product Description
CPU NXP i.MX6 Cortex A9 Solo Core 1.0 GHz Processor Onboard
System Memory 512 MB DDR3 Memory Onboard
Touch Screen Interface ---
Storage ---
PMIC ---
Bluetooth & WiFi Optional Through Mini-PCIe Module
3G Module ---
Audio Wolfson® WM8962 Ultra Low Power Audio Codec
Ethernet Micrel® KSZ9031 Gigabit Ethernet
Expansion 1 x uSD Card Slot (Bootable)
1 x Mini PCIe (Half Size)
Video Interface 1 x 18/24bits LVDS, 1 x HDMI
Video Processing Unit OpenGL® ES 2.0 and OpenVG™ 1.1 Hardware Accelerators & Multi-Format HD1080p Video Decoder and HD720p Video Encoder Engine
Rear Panel I/O
Audio Interface 1 x Line-Out
USB 2 x USB 2.0 and 1 x Micro USB Connector (USB OTG)
COM (Serial Port) ---
VGA ---
DVI ---
DisplpayPort ---
LAN 1 x RJ-45
DC-in 1 x Barrel Type Connector
Onboard I/O
LVDS 1 x LVDS and 1 x Inverter Control Header
Image Capture Interfaces ---
SSD ---
USB 1 x USB 2.0 Headers (2 Ports)
COM (Serial Port) 1 x TTL
DIO 1 x 8 bits GPIO
MIO 1 x Front Panel, 1 x Cable Type CMOS Battery, 1 x I²C Header, x CAN Bus Header, 1 x Mic-in Header
OS Support
Android Android 4.3, 4.4 and 5.0 can be supported if upgraded to 1G DDR3 memory. Please contact us for more information
Linux Linux Ubuntu 14.04.2 Check Latest Version
Other Linux Yocto 1.7 Check Latest Version
Mechanical and Environment
Power 5V DC Input
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 60°C
Storage Temperature -20 ~ 80°C
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 90% Relative Humidity, Non-condensing
Form Factor Custom, Small Form Factor
Dimensions (L) x (W) 4.72" x 3.07" (120mm x 78mm)
Weight 1lb
Ordering Information
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Development Kits
AR6MXCS-DEV-LN Buy from BCM Development kit includes one AR6MXCS motherboard, 8 GB MicroSD Card pre-loaded with Linux OS, USB to TTL Cable, USB OTG Cable and 5V AC Adapter
* All product specifications and product images are subject to change without notice. Last update: 2/18/2016

About BCM
BCM Advanced Research (BCM) is a leading developer and manufacturer of x86/ARM RISC embedded industrial motherboards and systems for ODMs and OEM that integrate computing technology into their products. We own a very strong R&D engineering team and operation department based in Southern California in order to provide prompt project develop support and instant problem solving assistance.