SMARC Module with extremely low power NXP i.MX7 series processor, Solo / Dual Core
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  • Based on NXP i.MX 7 Family
  • Up to 2x 1 GHz Cortex® A7 + 200 MHz M4 processor
  • Up to 2 GByte RAM
  • Dual channel LVDS interface
  • Up to 2x GByte Ethernet, 3x PCIe, 4x USB 2.0
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NXP based SMARC Computer-on-Modules enables highly scalable ultra-low power applications

The extreme low power SMARC-sAMX7 modules with single or dual core NXP i.MX7 processors cover a very wide performance range and they are intended for small and power critical applications. Based on the ARM Cortex A7 technology, they enable an efficient development of smart devices in an extremely compact, fanless design with balanced processor and graphics performance.


Compliance SMARC 2.0 - Smart Mobile Architecture by SGET - small size
Dimensions (H x W x D) 82mm x 50mm
CPU Qualcom®/NXP single/dual i.MX7 processor
Main Memory up to 2GB DDR3 memory down
Graphics Controller integrated
Ethernet Controller integrated
Ethernet up to 2x 10/100/1000 MBit Ethernet
Flash Onboard 2-64 GByte eMMC 5.0
PCI Express / PCI support 1x PCIe with dual core processor
up to 3x PCIe (on request)
Panel signal 1x LVDS dual channel
USB up to 5x USB 2.0
Serial 4x serial interfaces (2x RX / TX only)
Interface I2S, 4x I2C, 2xSPI, MIPI CSI, 12x GPIO
Operating System Yocto Linux
Power Supply 3V - 5.25V Operates directly from single level Lithium Ion cells
or fixed 3.3V or 5V power supplies
Power Consumption TBD
Temperature Operating: extended consumer -20 °C to + 85 °C
Non-Operating: -30 °C to +85 °C
Humidity 93% relative Humidity at 40°C, non-condensing
(according to IEC 60068-2-78)



Datasheet SMARC-sAMX7
[ smarc-samx7_datasheet.pdf, 1.3 MB, Aug.31.2017 ]


SMARC-sAMX7 User Guide
Rev. 1.91, March 31, 2021
[ smarc-samx7_user-guide_rev-1-91_2021-03-31_w2016.pdf, 4.17 MB, Apr.20.2023 ]

General Safety Instruction
[ general-safety-instructions.pdf, 560.72 KB, Jan.04.2021 ]

White Papers

SMARC™ module 2.1 [restrictions apply]
This paper discusses how SMARC™ module is continuing to evolve to ensure system designers, SIs and OEMs can meet the ongoing challenges of cost-effectively deve-loping next generation small form factor IoT- andAI-enabled embedded systems.

Modules and Motherboards WP [restrictions apply]

Robotic-Assisted Surgery White Paper [restrictions apply]

SMARC specification folder (Release Candidate) 
[ kontron_smarc_folder_feb2013.pdf, 1.92 MB, Nov.27.2013 ]

Use Cases

The tough choice of Processors
Solving challenges in selecting computer boards & modules for IIoT projects. In this article we support you to make the right choice for your application: To find the best balance of processing power, graphics capabilities and connectivity on the one hand and size, power consumption, and cost on the other.
[ artikel_processor-choice_eu-1-.pdf, 4.42 MB, Apr.20.2023 ]

A SMARC Approach to Medical Device Life Extension
A medical manufacturer maximizes investment in essential system with retrofit Kontron Computer on Module solution upgrade.
[ uc_medical-smarc_final.pdf, 8.69 MB, Apr.20.2023 ]

Vehicle Diagnostics [restrictions apply]
Kontron helps leading vehicle diagnostics company Hella Gutmann keep pace with the ever-changing communications requirements of major car manufacturer.

Tech Spec Sheet

Tech Specs SMARC
[ tech-spec_smarc.pdf, 5.3 MB, Apr.04.2024 ]


Kontron Services Brochure
[ kontron-services-brochure.pdf, 8.9 MB, Dec.17.2020 ]

More Downloads

All other downloads such as drivers, bios, drawings etc. are available on Kontron’s Customer Section


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SMARC Evaluation Carrier 2.1
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SMARC Mounting Kit
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