Smarc Module with Low Power i.MX8X Series processor
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  • Up to 4x Cortex®-A35 + Cortex®-M4 processor
  • Up to 3 GByte RAM
  • Dual channel LVDS interface, DP, optional HDMI
  • Up to 2x GByte Ethernet, 3x PCIe, 6x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0
  • Support of Kontron’s Embedded Security Solution (Approtect)
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Compliance SMARC 2.0
Dimensions (H x W x D) 82 x 50 mm
CPU NXP dual/quad i.MX8X processor
Main Memory Up to 3 GByte LPDDR4
Ethernet up to 2x 1Gb LAN
Flash Onboard Up to 64 GByte eMMC
PCI Express / PCI support Up to 3x PCIe
Panel signal 1x LVDS
Display 1x DP
USB 1x USB 3.0, 6x USB 2.0
Serial 4x serial interfaces (2x RX / TX only)
Special Features 12x GPIO, SDIO, 5x I²C, MIPI-CSI
2x CAN
Security Chip (Support of Kontron Approtect) on request
Operating System Yocto Linux
Power Supply 3 V – 5.25 V operates directly from single level
Lithium Ion cells or fi xed
3.3 V – 5 V power supplies
Temperature Operating: -40 °C to 85 °C



SMARC-sAMX8X datasheet
[ smarc-samx8x_20200728_datasheet.pdf, 1.02 MB, Apr.06.2021 ]


Rev. 1.7, 10. Oct. 2023
[ smarc-samx8x_user-guide_rev-1-7_2023-10-10.pdf, 2.25 MB, Oct.10.2023 ]

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 ]

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
SMARC Mounting Kit  


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