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The Easy Entry into System Development

Flexible electronics building sets by Solectrix

Not every system development has to start at zero. As the basic requirements for such projects are similar in many fields, we have used our long-time experience with handheld devices to create a comprehensive basic framework that can be used as a proven foundation for your new system, thus accelerating your development in a decisive way.


SX Mobile Device Kit

Art. No. 500929

Solectrix has many years of experience in developing professional mobile devices. Supporting our customers in developing their mobile devices is the motivation behind the SX Mobile Device Kit (MDK). Based on the NXP i.MX8M Mini CPU, the SX Mobile Device Kit is designed as a versatile mobile device platform. Special needs of mobile devices like low power consumption or a reliable battery supply and charging operation are considered.

All areas of a product development like electronics, software, design and construction are covered. Focusing on mobile vision applications, the MDK provides the opportunity to be expanded with a set of imaging sensors. Use the MDK to evaluate the imaging sensor that best fits your application!

Board support packages including driver support for all elementary interfaces and components that are present on the MDK are provided. Solectrix offers customized engineering services for the integration of your specific software components.

You can choose to build a mobile device based on the MDK PCBA as it is or to modify the MDK to exactly fulfill the specific needs of your application. In any case, using the MDK can help you achieve shorter development times. Initiating a functional model phase with the MDK enables you to start the software development early. Concurrently, you can develop the prototype according to your detailed requirements.

Technical Specifications

  • CPU
    • NXP i.MX8M Mini
    • up to quad-core Cortex-A53, 1.8 GHz
    • Single-core Cortex-M4F
    • 2D/3D GPU (OpenGL ES 2.0)
  • DRAM:
    • 2 GB LPDDR4
  • Storage:
    • 16 GB eMMC Flash
  • Wireless:
    • Panasonic PAN9028
    • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2,4 GHz and 5 GHz), 802.11i
    • Indoor location and navigation with IEEE 802.11mc
    • Bluetooth 5 (includes Low Energy)
  • Display:
    • 4-lane MIPI DSI
    • Capacitive touch interface
    • 5″ TFT, resolution 720×1280 pixels
  • Camera:
    • Flexible sensor extension interface
    • 4-lane MIPI CSI-2
    • Power supply for sensor extension boards
    • GPIO signals for flash/illumination control
  • Location
    • SIMCom SIM33ELA
    • High-performance GNSS module (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS)
  • Audio:
    • Maxim MAX98357A PCM Class D Amplifier
    • Magnetic speaker (0.7 W/88 dB)
    • PDM microphone
  • Connectivity:
    • microSD card slot
    • 2× USB Type-C (1× charging only/1× USB OTG)
    • PCI Express M.2 2230 Card slot (E key)
    • RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet (optional)
    • 1× USB Type-A (optional)
    • 1× UART (expansion interface)
    • FT232 USB-to-UART (debug interface)
  • Power:
    • Power supply via USB Type-C
    • Dual 18650 Li-Ion battery connector
    • TI bq24161 charger on-board
    • TI BQ27520 battery fuel gauge on-board
    • Wireless charging expansion connector
  • Operating Systems:
    • Android 11
    • Yocto Linux BSP
    • Debian Linux BSP (on request)
  • PCB Dimensions:
    • 125 mm × 78 mm