iMX7-96 Meerkat

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  Model:  imx7-96
  Manufacturer:  Novtech
  Official website:  Visit
  Category:  Single board computer
  Date added/updated:  2017/10/29
  Further info:  automated Google search

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Product Description

From 96boards page:

The iMX7-96 Development Board is a 96Boards compliant Consumer Edition board based on the i.MX7 series of SoCs. The i.MX7 series is a highly integrated multi-market applications processor designed to enable secure and portable applications within the Internet of Things. iMX7-96 board features Dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 processors operating at up to 1.2GHz, Single-core ARM Cortex M4 operating up to 800MHz. In addition, an extensive set of interfaces and connectivity peripherals are included to interface to cameras, touch-screen displays ,MMC/SD cards and Media processor engine. It also fully supports wireless communication, including WLAN and BLE.

Product Specifications

Manufacturer Novtech
SoC NXP i.MX7 Dual
Primary processor
ARM Cortex-A7 (32-bit)
1.2GHz dual-core
Secondary processors
GPU (graphics): 2D-only processing engine
MCU (real-time): 200MHz ARM Cortex-M4
FPGA (gates):
Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...):
Size: 512MB
Built-in / external:   Built-in
Type (e.g. DDR3): ?
Speed: ?
ECC support:
Internal storage
Built-in / optional:   Built-in
Type: ?
Removable storage MicroSD card slot
m.2 interface(s)
m.2 NVMe support
USB host ports 2x
Type: 2.0
USB OTG ports
SATA interfaces
Ethernet interfaces
Wake-on-LAN    Not supported
HDMI ports 1x
Version: ?
Max. resolution: 0 @ 0fps
Audio support:
Composite video (CVBS)
Other display interfaces
Camera interfaces (CSI, DVP...)   1x
Audio output
Analog outputs:
Via HDMI:   Supported
I2S: 1x
Audio input
Line inputs:
Mic inputs:
Onboard mic:
IR receiver
Wireless connectivity
WiFi: 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth: BLE 4.1
Other I/O
GPIO: 12x
PWM: 1x
SPI: 1x
I2C: 1x
UART: 1x
RS232 (or 485 or 422):
Arduino shield support    No
Raspberry Pi shield support    No
96boards compliance    96boards CE edition
Real time clock (RTC)
Other features
CPU: Dual ARM Cortex-A7 at 1.2 GHz / Cortex-M4 at 200 MHz for real time applications
Wireless: 802.11 b/g/n + BT / 2.4 GHz 802.11 b/g/n / BT 2.1+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate), BLE 4.1 / LSR Sterling-LWB
Expansion interface: 40 pin low speed expansion connector: +1.8V, +5V, SYS_DCIN, GND, UART, I2C, SPI, PCM, PWM,GPIO x12 60 pin high speed expansion connector: 4L-MIPI DSI, USB, I2C x2, 2L+4L-MIPI CSI
LEDs: 6 x LED: 4xUser controlled, 2xRadio(BT and WLAN activity)

Power source: [email protected], Plug specification is inner diameter 1.7mm and outer diameter 4.8mm / 250 μW standby power

Size 85 x 54 x 10mm
Weight ?
Power Input voltage: 8 - 18V
Input current: 5mA - 3A
(power management controllers)
Lithium battery support ?
Operating temperature ?
Price (USD)
(Note: likely to vary)
Linux support    yes
Android support    Not supported (or unknown)
Supported Windows OSes
   Not supported (or unknown)
Other supported OSes
   Not supported (or unknown)