i.MX53 Quick Start Board


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Supported Devices

Power Management



Audio Converters


Processor subsystem

  • i.MX53 1 GHz Arm Cortex-A8 Processor
  • MC34708 PMIC
  • 1 GB DDR3 memory


  • LVDS connector
    • 10.1" 1024x768 (XGA) with capacitive touch (MCIMX-LVDS1)
  • VGA connector
  • Parallel LCD add-on card via expansion connector
    • 4.3" 800x480 (WVGA) with 4-wire resistive touch (MCIMX28LCD)
  • HDMI add-on card via expansion connector
    • 24-bit HDMI output port also contains S/PDIF audio


  • S/PDIF output via HDMI add-on card
  • NXP® SGTL5000 audio codec
  • Microphone jack
  • Headphone jack

Analog Sensors

  • NXP 3-axis Accelerometer MMA8450QT

Expansion Connector

  • Enables parallel LCD or HDMI output
  • Camera CSI port signals
  • I2C, SSI, SPI signals


  • Full-size SD/MMC card slot
  • Micro SD card slot
  • 7-pin SATA data connector
  • 10/100BT Ethernet port
  • 2x high-speed USB Host port
  • 1x Micro USB Device port


  • JTAG connector
  • DB-9 UART port


  • Power Supply 5 V, 2 A
    • Included in the kit along with worldwide adapters
  • 3" x 3" 8-layer PCB

OS Support

  • Linux
    • NXP
      • 4 GB microSD card with image included in the kit
    • iWave
  • Android
    • Adeneo
    • iWave
  • Windows Embedded Compact 7
    • Adeneo
    • iWave

Tool Support

  • Debug/IDE tool chains from SEGGER MCU, Macgraigor, IAR Systems, Arm, Lauterbach
  • VMware player to bring up the Linux® image on a Windows®PC

Buy Options


  • Accessory Board, Hardware, i.MX 6Quad/6Dual/6DualLite/6Solo, i.MX53, 10.1 XGA LVDS Display.

  • $573.85 USD
  • For a quantity of 1
    • Availability: Pending stock
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    • Quick Start Board, Hardware, i.MX53, No Display with MC34708.

    • $343.85 USD
    • For a quantity of 1
      • Availability: Pending stock
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    • Accessory Board, Hardware, i.MX 6SoloLite, i.MX53, i.MX50, 24-bit HDMI Interface Card.

    • $56.35 USD
    • For a quantity of 1
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    4 software files

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