Development Kit

Development platform for the phyCORE-i.MX 8M Plus module

  • i.MX 8M Plus Quad with 4x 1,6 GHz
  • Neuronal Network Accelerator up to 2.3 TOPS
  • Onboard Image Signal Processor
  • 2x MIPI CSI-2 
  • Ethernet with TSN
  • RS-232 / RS-485 switchable on the same connector
  • Measure the power consumption of the module for different load scenarios
  • Support of the i.MX 8M Plus security features
  • Integrated RAUC update client

Kit contents:

  • phyBOARD-Pollux with phyCORE-i.MX 8M Plus module
  • Linux Yocto BSP
  • Ethernet cable
  • USB cable
  • 24 V power supply including connector set
  • Quick Start Instructions
  • Commissioning guarantee
  • Workshop voucher


The phyBOARD-Pollux can either be used as a development platform for the phyCORE-i.MX 8M Plus modules or as a powerful, industry-compatible SBC for the immediate implementation of your product idea. The single board computer serves as a reference design for your customer-specific application and enables the parallel development of the software and base board for the i.MX 8M Plus module. The modern FTDI interface enables software downloads and debugging.

Modules phyCORE-i.MX 8M Plus
SOM mounting Connector insertion
Processor i.MX 8M Plus Quad
Architecture ARM Cortex-A53 / Cortex-M7
Frequency 4x 1.6GHz + 800MHz
SPI NOR Flash 64 MB
Ethernet 2x 10/100/1000 Mbit / s
wireless 802.11 b / g / n (ac) 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz (via optional Wi-Fi adapter)
Bluetooth BLE 4.2
USB 2x 3.0 host
Serial 1x RS-232 / RS-485 full duplex / RS-485 half duplex
Digital I / O optionally via expansion connector
PCle 1x miniPCIe
Mass memory microSD card slot
Display LVDS (1x 4 lanes or 1x 8 lanes), MIPI DSI (1x 4 lanes), HDMI
Audio SAI via A / V connector
Bedroom 2x MIPI CSI-2 (phyCAM-M)
Expansion Bus I²C, SPI, SDIO (8-bit), UART, JTAG, USB
JTAG via expansion connector
User control elements 1x reset button, 1x on / off, 1x boot source select
bootsource eMMC, SD Card, NOR, USB Serial Download, Internal Fuses
RTC Real Time Clock (mounted on SoM) with Gold Cap Backup
Power supply 12 V - 24 V
Dimensions 160 77 mm x mm
temperature range -40 ° C to + 85 ° C
Operating system Linux
Distribution Yocto

phyBOARD-Pollux Development Kit

KI kit BSP

Use these BSPs if you have the i.MX 8M Plus phyBOARD®-Pollux AI kit and want to use the pre-installed AI demo.

Release name Release version Release Notes BSP Manual Yocto Manual Development Env. Guide Miscellaneous

Standard NXP BSP

Use these BSPs if you are using the normal i.MX 8M Plus phyBOARD®-Pollux kit have. Only the KI demo is not preinstalled in this BSP.

Release name Release version Release Notes BSP Manual Yocto Manual Development Env. Guide Miscellaneous

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phyBOARD Pollux
Development Kit

Item No.: KPB-03123-001.A0

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.

215.00  plus VAT.

Usually deliverable within 1-2 days

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