BCM Advanced Research, a supplier of embedded motherboards and intelligent systems
BCM Advanced Research
Delivering Quality Intelligent Computing Systems
Freescale Proven Partners
BCM’s standard i.MX6 product, the AR6MXS, is a single core, small form factor, single board providing OEMs with excellent off the shelf solution ready for integration into their own products and systems. Additionally, for qualifying ODM customers, the AR6MXS, or quad core version AR6MXQ, provide an ideal platform to test performance and scalability prior to engaging in BCM’s quick turn custom design services for a feature specific product design.

In addition to the common smart phone and tablet products, ARM-based computing devices can be found in a growing number of embedded applications such as set-top-boxes, machine input devices, POS, Kiosk, intelligent machinery, in-vehicle PC, compact digital signage and media players, hand-held game consoles, smart Human Machine Interface (HMI) devices, home automation, and machine-to-machine (M2M) devices, just to name a few. Read the story...
Product Features
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  • Freescale® i.MX6 Cortex A9 Solo Core 1.0 GHz
  • 1 GB onboard DDR3 Memory
  • Dual Display: 1 x HDMI, 1 x 18-bits LVDS
  • MIPI-CSI Camera Interface onboard
  • SD Card Socket
  • Optional eMMC Flash
  • SIM Card Slot for 3G Module
  • 4 x USB
  • 1 x Micro USB OTG Connector
  • 9V - 24V DC Input
ARM Cortex-A9 Freescale i.MX6 RISC-based ARM Motherboard Single Core

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Product Description
CPU Freescale® i.MX6 Cortex A9 Solo Core 1.0 GHz
System Memory 1 GB onboard DDR3 Memory
Touch Screen Interface n/a
Storage Optional eMMC Flash
PMIC ---
Bluetooth & WiFi Optional Through Mini-PCIe Module
3G Module Onboard SIM Card Slot for 3G Module
Audio Wolfson® WM8960 Ultra Low Power Audio Codec
Ethernet Micrel® KSZ9031 Gigabit Ethernet
Expansion 1 x SD Card Slot
1 x Mini PCIe
SIM Card Socket for 3G Module
Video Interface LVDS, MIPI-CSI
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 Connectors
COM (Serial Port) 1 x RS-232 Connector
VGA ---
DVI ---
HDMI 1 x HDMI Connector
DisplpayPort ---
LAN 1 x RJ-45 Connector
DC-in 1 x Barrel Type Connector
Onboard I/O
LVDS 1 x LVDS Header
Image Capture Interfaces 1 x MIPI-CSI Connector
SSD ---
USB 1 x 2x5 USB Headers (2 Ports) and 1 x Micro USB OTG connector
COM (Serial Port) 1 x 2x5 COM Headers (5V) and 1 x 1x4 COM Headers (3.3V)
DIO 1 x 2x5 GPIO Pin Header
MIO 1 x Front Panel Pin Header
OS Support
Android Ver. 4.0.4, 4.3.1, 4.4.2
Linux Kernel Version 3.0.35_4.1.0, Ubuntu 12.04
Other Yocto
Mechanical and Environment
Power 9V ~ 24V DC Input
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 60°C (32 ~ 140°F)
Storage Temperature -20 ~ 80°C (-4 ~ 176°F)
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 90% Relative Humidity, Non-condensing
Form Factor Single Board Computer
Dimensions (L) x (W) 5.7 in x 4 in
Weight 0.44 lbs
Ordering Information
Part No. Description
AR6MXS (Board Only) Buy from BCM Freescale® i.MX6 Cortex A9 Solo Core 1.0 GHz ARM Motherboard
* All product specifications and product images are subject to change without notice. Last update: 03/05/2015

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.