Iw-rainbow-g27s – I.mx8 Quad Max/quad Plus Pico Itx Sbc

iWave’s “iW-Rainbow-G27S” Pico-ITX SBC runs Linux or Android on an i.MX8 QuadPlus or QuadMax with up to 8GB LPDDR4, 2x GbE, 2x USB 3.0, 802.11ac/BT, M.2, HDMI in and out, and -40 to 85°C support. [via]

Iw-rainbow-g27s I.mx8 Quad Max quad Plus Pico Itx Sbc

The i.MX8 Quad MAX/Quad Plus Pico ITX SBC integrates Dual Cortex A72 + Quad Cortex A53 Cores, Dual GPU systems, 4K H.265 capable VPU dual failover-ready display controller based i.MX8 QuadMax SoC with on SOM Dual 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet PHY,USB 3.0 hub and IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 5.0 module.

This board offers maximum performance with higher efficiency for complex consumer, medical and industrial embedded computing applications. With the 100mm x 72mm Pico-ITX form factor, the SBC is highly packed with all the necessary onboard connectors.

Iw-rainbow-g27s I.mx8 Quad Max quad Plus Pico Itx Sbc


  • Dual Complex Core System:
    •  Complex 1:  4 x Cortex-A53 @ 1.2 GHz
    • Complex 2:  2 x Cortex-A72 @ 1.8 GHz
  • 2 x Cortex-M4F @ 266 MHz for advanced system control
  • 4K H.265 decode & 1080p h.264 enc/deccapable VPU
  • Enhanced Vision Capabilities (via GPU)
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 5.0
  • Dual 1000/100/10 Mbps Ethernet
  • Up to 8GB LPDDR4 memory
  • Ultra-compact form size 100mm x 72mm
  • -40 to +85°C Operation


  • Processor — NXP i.MX8 with VPU and HiFi4 DSP:
    • i.MX8 QuadMax — 2x Cortex-A72, 4x Cortex-A53, 2x Cortex-M4F, 2x Vivante GC7000 / XVSX GPU/VPU
    • i.MX8 QuadPlus — 1x Cortex-A72, 4x Cortex-A53, 2x Cortex-M4F, 2x GC7000Lite / XVSX GPU/VPU
  • Memory/storage:
    • 4GB or 8GB LPDDR4
    • 8GB eMMC (expandable)
    • MicroSD slot
    • SATA via M.2 B-key (see expansion below)
  • Networking:
    • 2x GbE ports
    • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + Bluetooth 5.0
    • M.2 with nano-SIM (see expansion below)
  • Media I/O:
    • HDMI 2.0a output port up to 4K
    • Micro-HDMI 2.0a input port
    • 40-pin eDP connector up to 4K
    • MIPI-DSI/CSI, LVDS, SAI via expansion connectors (see farther below)
    • Quadruple display support
    • Audio I/O jack with I2S audio codec
  • Other I/O:
    • 2x USB 3.0 host ports
    • Micro-USB 2.0 OTG port
    • RS-232 interface
    • CAN interface
    • Serial debug with optional JTAG and anti-tamper headers
  • Expansion:
    • M.2 B-key slot — 2x PCIe, USB 3.0 and 2.0, SATA, I2S, I2C, and HSIC with nano-SIM slot
    • Expansion Connector 1 — 4 lane MIPI-DSI and -CSI/I2C, SAI, CAN, QSPI, DMA/I2C, UART, M40
    • Expansion Connector 2 — 4 lane MIPI-DSI, 4-lane LVDS, CAN/SPDIF, DMA/I2C, SPI
    • Expansion Connector 3 — 4 lane MIPI-CSI, MIPI-CSI/I2C, 2x 4-lane LVDS, PWM, SPI, M41
  • Other features — RTC with battery connector
  • Power – 12/2A DC input via external adapter
  • Operating temperature — -40 to 85°C
  • Dimensions — 100 x 72mm (Pico-ITX)
  • Operating system — Linux 4.14.98; Android Pie 9.0.0; QNX 7.0.0; Xen

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