Development Kit

The development platform for the NXP i.MX 8M

  • i.MX 8M Quad with 4x 1,3 GHz
  • Compact, cost-optimized design
  • FTGA soldering technology
  • Wi-Fi / BLE 4.2 on Module
  • 2x MIPI CSI
  • HDMI
  • Debug adapter support
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • USB 3.0, RS232

Kit contents:

  • phyBOARD-Polaris with phyCORE-i.MX 8M module
  • Evaluation adapter
  • Linux Yocto BSP
  • USB stick with development environment in VM
  • Ethernet cable
  • USB cable
  • D-Sub connector 9-pin
  • Power pack 24 V
  • Quick Start Instructions
  • Commissioning guarantee
  • Workshop voucher


Compact and cost-optimized design, certifiable and with industry-standard software support with Yocto-BSP: The phyBOARD-Polaris is a powerful single board computer for industrial use.

It supports the graphics performance and multimedia features of the phyCORE-i.MX 8M System on Modules. The module is already soldered onto the base board. The advantages of the technology are low overall height and cost optimization by eliminating the connector.

Modules phyCORE-i.MX 8M
SOM mounting FTGA
Processor i.MX 8M Quad
Architecture ARM Cortex-A53 / -M4F
Frequency 4x 1.3 GHz
Ethernet 1x 10/100/1000 Mbit / s
wireless 802.11 b / g / n (ac) 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
Bluetooth BLE 4.2
USB 1x USB3.0 host, 1x USB OTG
Serial 1x RS232
Digital I / O optionally via expansion connector
PCle 1x miniPCIe
Mass memory microSD card slot
Display HDMI, MIPI-DSI via AV connector
Audio SAI via A / V Connector, SPDIF via Expansion Connector
Bedroom 2x MIPI CSI-2 (phyCAM-M)
JTAG via debug adapter PEB-EVAL
User control elements Reset Button
bootsource eMMC, SD card
RTC RTC with Lithium Coin Cell
Power Supply 12-24 V via power adapter
Connectors 501 solder pads, 1.27 mm pitch Fused Tin Grid Array (FTGA)
Dimensions 100 100 mm x mm
temperature range -40 ° C to + 85 ° C
Operating system Linux 4.14.98
Distribution Yocto 2.5.3 (Sumo)

phyBOARD Polaris Development Kit

Yocto-Linux FSL kernel
Release name Release version Release Notes BSP Manual Yocto Manual Development Env. Guide Miscellaneous

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phyBOARD Polaris
Development Kit

Item No.: KPB-02419-001

Available variants:


Sample price: Info

Our sample prices apply to the entire evaluation kit including accessories for commissioning. For example, the sample price of 64 euros for the phyBOARD-Wega AM3354 kit includes, in addition to the serial-ready SBC and a board support package adapted to the hardware, also an HDMI adapter, a power supply unit, cable and the PHYTEC QuickStart Guide.

PHYTEC sponsors these kits. This gives you the chance to get to know our SBCs and PHYTEC Support without extensive investments. You can find out to what extent our solution can be used in series for your project. And PHYTEC has the chance to convince you of our preliminary work for your project, of the manufacturing quality of the SBCs and of our software in the form of the BSP supplied.

The serial prices of the phyBOARDs are not dependent on the sample prices; the purchase quantities for the kits are limited.

205.00  plus VAT.

Usually deliverable within 1-2 days

Add-on item number Price Order
Display Kit: MIPI to LVDS adapter, 10,1 '' LVDS display with cap. TouchKPEB-AV-09-100220.00 plus VAT.

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