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Getting Started​

Apalis iMX8 is a member of the Apalis Family. You will find all technical details such as features, datasheets, software, etc. here.

Recommendation for a first-time order​

For starting for the first time with your Apalis iMX8 you will need a suitable Apalis Carrier Board as well as some adapters and cables for connecting your desired interfaces.

Toradex recommends to order the following accessories for your fist-time order:


You can buy the Apalis iMX8 module, Apalis Evaluation Board and Carrier Board Accessory Kit from the Toradex webshop.

Getting started Step-by-Step​

For detailed step-by-step instructions about how to start using Embedded Linux / Torizon, please have a look at our step-by-step Getting-Started Guide:

If you are looking for further information on the Wi-Fi functionality, please expand the menu below to find related articles.

Toradex WiFi information

Additional information​

For developing software on the platform, please browse through the tabs of the Torizon software page provided in the link below:

Having trouble?​

Please contact our technical support. Various option of technical support are mentioned below.

Hardware​

danger

Apalis iMX8 does not feature an RGB display interface.

Check the hardware features on the product page in toradex.com:

Software​

Get details including free downloads of images and BSPs for operating systems supported by Apalis iMX8.

In-house development and support​

Supported by Partners​

Datasheets​

Module's Datasheet​

Apalis iMX8 Datasheet

Additional Resources​

3D Models​

General Apalis 3D Mechanical Models​

The basic Apalis 3D model contains the PCB and the maximum component height on top and bottom of the module.
This is a SolidWorks CAD model. You can download the free eDrawings model viewer from SolidWorks here.

This is a generic STEP model that can be opened and modified in any 3D CAD.
This is a generic 3D pdf model that can be opened in Adobe Reader.

Carrier Boards​

Off-the-shelf Carrier Boards​

Custom Carrier Board Design​

Find free reference designs, schematics, 3D designs and tools to build your carrier board easily in the link below.

Accessories​

caution

Only the CSI Camera Module 5MP OV5640 V1.1B and newer are compatible with Apalis iMX8.

Revision History​

Click to See the Product Numbering Scheme

Product Number (PID8) Format​

The format of the 8-digits Product Number (PID8) is the following:

Product Numbering Scheme

The below table describes the structure of the Product Number (PID8):

FieldDescription
PPPP4-digits number, indicating the Product Configuration (PID4) that describes the key properties of the product (e.g. Product Group, RAM capacity, etc.)
VV2-digits number, indicating the Major and Minor Version (in that order)
AA2-digits number, indicating the Assembly Variant

See the complete list of available combinations on the Revision History table of the corresponding product page.

Example​

Product number (PID8): 00291100:

0029: Apalis iMX6D 512MB11: Major Version 1, Minor Version 1, Version V1.1 in short00: Assembly Variant A

A specific product revision has a lifecycle defined by the product state. Learn more about it on the Product Change Notifications.

0037 Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB IT​

Product #Product DescriptionVersion NotesRelease DateRelated Documents
00371000
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB V1.0A*
- Early Access Release, based on Early Access i.MX 8QM A0 silicon with limited software support from NXP.
Q2 2018
PCN Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB IT V1.0A 2019-05-31
00371001
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB V1.0B*
- Early Access Release, based on Early Access i.MX 8QM B0 silicon
Q2 2019
PCN Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB IT V1.0B 2020-08-28
00371100
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB IT V1.1A
- This version was never sold
- Product operating temperature range has been changed to IT
- Several components changes due to the new PCB design
- eMMC: MTFC16GAPALBH-IT
- RAM: MT53D512M32D2DS-046 IT:D
- PMIC: MC34PF8100A0EP
- SoC: MIMX8QM6AVUFFAB
No PCN, consult the PCN from version V1.0B
00371101
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB IT V1.1B
- Fixed issue "module not powering on after a shutdown with RTC battery connected"
- Replaced Ethernet PHY KSZ9031 with KSZ9131
- Replaced USB HUB USB3503A with USB3503Ai-1-GL-TR
Q3 2020
PCN Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB IT V1.1B 2020-09-14
00371102
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB IT V1.1C
- The same as V1.1B except fixed HAR-4399 LVDS instability known issue (SoC screened by NXP)
Q1 2021
PCN Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB IT V1.1C 2022-06-07
00371103
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB IT V1.1D
Internal version
00371104
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB IT V1.1E
- The eMMC capacity has been increased from 16GB to 32GB
- The eMMC part Micron MTFC16GAPALBH-IT (2D MLC) has been replaced with the Kingston EMMC32G-IX29-8AC01 (3D TLC)
- Other minor fixes and improvements
Q2 2022

Flash Memory Overview on Toradex Products

* The product versions V1.0A and V1.0B (both Early Access) of this product have not been labelled "Industrial Temperature" as they miss components in IT grade due to availability in the early phases of this product. From V1.1A, the module is classified as IT-grade.

0047 Apalis iMX8QM 4GB IT​

Product #Product DescriptionVersion NotesRelease DateRelated Documents
00471001
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB IT V1.0B
- Early Access Release, based on Early Access i.MX 8QM B0 silicon, was only available in very limited quantities
Q2 2019
Β 
00471100
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB IT V1.1A
- This version was never sold
- Several components changes due to the new PCB design
- eMMC: MTFC16GAPALBH-IT
- RAM: MT53D512M32D2DS-046 IT:D
- PMIC: MC34PF8100A0EP
- SoC: MIMX8QM6AVUFFAB
Β 
00471101
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB IT V1.1B
- Fixed issue "module not powering on after a shutdown with RTC battery connected"
- Replaced Ethernet PHY KSZ9031 with KSZ9131
- Replaced USB HUB USB3503A with USB3503Ai-1-GL-TR
Q3 2020
PCN Apalis iMX8QM 4GB IT V1.1B 2020-09-14
00471102
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB IT V1.1C
- The same as V1.1B except fixed HAR-4399 LVDS instability known issue (SoC screened by NXP)
Q1 2021
PCN Apalis iMX8QM 4GB IT V1.1C 2022-06-07
00471103
Apalis iMX8QM 4GB IT V1.1D
- The eMMC capacity has been increased from 16GB to 32GB
- The eMMC part Micron MTFC16GAPALBH-IT (2D MLC) has been replaced with the Kingston EMMC32G-IX29-8AC01 (3D TLC)
- Other minor fixes and improvements
Q2 2022

Flash Memory Overview on Toradex Products

0048 Apalis iMX8QP 2GB WB​

Product #Product DescriptionVersion NotesRelease DateRelated Documents
00481001
Apalis iMX8QP 2GB WB V1.0B
- Early Access Release, based on Early Access i.MX 8QP B0 silicon
Early Access Release information
Q2 2019
PCN Apalis iMX8QP 2GB WB V1.0B 2020-08-28
00481100
Apalis iMX8QP 2GB WB V1.1A
- This version was never sold
- Several components changes due to the new PCB design
- eMMC: MTFC16GAPALBH-IT
- RAM: MT53E256M32D2DS-053 WT:B
- PMIC: MC34PF8100A0EP
- SoC: MIMX8QP5AVUFFAB
No PCN, consult the PCN from version V1.0B
00481101
Apalis iMX8QP 2GB WB V1.1B
- Fixed issue "module not powering on after a shutdown with RTC battery connected"
- Replaced Ethernet PHY KSZ9031 with KSZ9131
- Replaced USB HUB USB3503A with USB3503Ai-1-GL-TR
Q3 2020
PCN Apalis iMX8QP 2GB WB 2020-09-14
00481102
Apalis iMX8QP 2GB WB V1.1C
- The same as V1.1B except fixed HAR-4399 LVDS instability known issue (SoC screened by NXP)
Q4 2020
Β 

0049 Apalis iMX8QP 2GB​

Product #Product DescriptionVersion NotesRelease DateRelated Documents
00491100
Apalis iMX8QP 2GB V1.1A
- This version was never sold
Β 
00491101
Apalis iMX8QP 2GB V1.1B
- Fixed issue "module not powering on after a shutdown with RTC battery connected"
- Replaced Ethernet PHY KSZ9031 with KSZ9131
- Replaced USB HUB USB3503A with USB3503Ai-1-GL-TR
Q3 2020
PCN Apalis iMX8QP 2GB V1.1B 2020-09-14
00491102
Apalis iMX8QP 2GB V1.1C
- The same as V1.1B except fixed HAR-4399 LVDS instability known issue (SoC screened by NXP)
Q4 2020
Β 

Errata/Known issues​

SoC Errata​

SoM Errata Documents​

Apalis iMX8 Errata

Hardware Errata/Known Issues​

Migration in Progress

Issue trackers are not yet available in the new developer website. See it on the archived developer website.

Software Issue Tracker - Apalis iMX8​

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