BCM Advanced Research, a supplier of embedded motherboards and intelligent systems
BCM Advanced Research
Delivering Quality Intelligent Computing Systems

AR6MXCS is a low cost SBC targeted to OEMs looking for a long life, cost effective, and off-the-shelf iMX6 Solo solution they can build their products around.  The AR6MXCS is small form factor (120x78mm) and includes HDMI/LVDS, G-bit Ethernet, USB/uUSB, Mini PCIe and SIMcard socket.  The AR6MXCS competes well against other low cost solutions but also provides the longevity and stability OEMs require to go to take their products to market.

Product Features
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  • NXP i.MX6 ARM Cortex A9 Solo Core 1.0 GHz
  • 512 MB onboard DDR3 Memory
  • Dual Display: 1 x 18/24bits LVDS, 1 x HDMI
  • 3 x USB 2.0 (2 external and 1 internal) and 1 x OTG
  • 1 x COM (RS232) and 1 x COM (TTL)
  • 1 x uSC Card Socket
  • 1 x SIM Card Socket
  • External RTC: Seiko® S-35390 or Equivalent (Optional)
  • 5V DC Input
  • Small Form Factor (Palm Size)
AR6MXCS Ultra Low Power Small Form Factor ARM Motherboard

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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, expandable to 1 GB
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)
Onboard eMMC Flash (Optional)
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, 1 x Line-out Header (Optional), 1 x DC-in Header (Optional)
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 3.5 oz
Ordering Information
Part No. Description
AR6MXCS NXP® i.MX6 Cortex A9 Solo Core 1.0 GHz ARM Motherboard (Board only)
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: 2/11/2016

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.