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  Manufacturer:  iWave Systems
  Official website:  Visit
  Category:  SoM / COM / module
  Date added/updated:  2019/02/27
  Further info:  automated Google search

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Product Description

The iW-RainboW-G27M "SMARC" COM is based on an NXP i.MX8 QuadMax SoC, and features 6GB RAM, 16GB flash, 1080p video, dual-GbE, WiFi/BT, SATA, and more.

Product Specifications

Manufacturer iWave Systems
SoC NXP i.MX8 QuadMax
CPU 2x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A72 + 4x 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (64-bit)
1.8GHz hexa-core
GPU (graphics): GC7000
MCU (real-time): 2x 266MHz ARM Cortex-M4F
FPGA (gates):
NPU (neural):
Size: 6GB
Built-in / external:   Built-in
Type (e.g. DDR3): LPDDR4
Speed: ?
ECC support:
Internal storage
Size: 16GB
Built-in / optional:   Built-in
Type: eMMC
Removable storage Other SSD style (e.g. pin-header)
m.2 interface(s)
m.2 NVMe support
USB host ports 4x
Type: 2.0
USB OTG ports
SATA interfaces 1x
Ethernet interfaces 2
Type: Gigabit
Wake-on-LAN    Not supported
HDMI ports 1x
Version: HDMI/DP
Max. resolution: 4k @ 0fps
Audio support:
Composite video (CVBS)
Other display interfaces
Camera interfaces (CSI, DVP...)
Audio output
Analog outputs: 1x (unknown port)
Via HDMI:   Supported
I2S: 1x
Audio input
Line inputs:
Mic inputs:
Onboard mic:
IR receiver
Wireless connectivity
WiFi: dual-band 802.11ac 2x2 MU-MIMO
Bluetooth: v5
Other I/O
GPIO: 12x
SPI: 1x
I2C: 2x
UART: 4x
RS232 (or 485 or 422):
Arduino shield support    No
Raspberry Pi shield support    No
96boards compliance    None
Real time clock (RTC)
Other features
SMARC edge connector I/O:
* 2x Gigabit Ethernet
* 2x USB3.0 Host
* 1x PCIe x 1
* 1x SATA
* 1x USB 2.0 OTG
* 4x USB 2.0 Host
* 1x SD interface (4-bit)
* 2x LVDS/MIPI-DSI channels
* 1x HDMI/DP transmitter
* 1x SSI/I2S (audio interface)
* 1x debug UART
* 2x data UART (with RTS/CTS)
* 1x data UART (without RTS/CTS)
* 2x CAN
* 1x QSPI
* 1x SPI
* 2x I2C
* 12x GPIO

Expansion connector I/O:
* 1x HDMI RX
* 2x LVDS channels
* 1x MLB port
* 1x CAN
* 1x SPDIF
* 1x ESAI port

* Optional 256MB QSPI flash
Size 82 x 50mm
Weight ?
Power Input voltage: 5V
Input current: ?
(power management controllers)
Lithium battery support ?
Operating temperature -40 to 80°C
Price (USD)
(Note: likely to vary)
Linux support    Yocto 4.9.51
Android support    Android 8.1.0
Supported Windows OSes
   Not supported (or unknown)
Other supported OSes
   Not supported (or unknown)
Certifications REACH, RoHS