Cobalt MC

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A connected i.MX6 Multimedia Board so you can evaluate the exceptional multimedia features of the NXP SCM-iMX6 with CSI-2 camera, native HDMI, and audio, and connect with Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi and Bluetooth.

Cobalt MC (Media Center)

This feature rich single board computer shows off some of the best features of the NXP SCM-i.MX6Q (Single Chip Module). The SCM reduces your SoC's footprint by incorporating the power regulator and a large number of passives (resistors, capacitors, etc) into the package. A Package-on-Package (PoP) DDR2 RAM module sits directly on top of the SCM, adding 1 GB of zero-footprint RAM. Evaluate the exceptional multimedia features of the iMX6 SCM with the CSI2 camera connector, native HDMI, and audio, and connect with Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth.

Customize Your Board

Customize the Cobalt MC to your project's specific needs in Geppetto D2O. Add functionality or remove unused components with the ease of a drag-and-drop interface.

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Included Components
NXP SCM Dev Board Development board for NXP i.MX6 Single Chip Module.
Access Point Mode



Stereo Audio Codec



Camera Connector

MIPI CSI-2 Camera Connector

Controller Area Network (CAN)

For use in applications employing the CAN serial communication physical layer in accordance with the ISO 11898 standard.


HDMI Type-A connector


10/100/1000 Base-T

Graphics Acceleration

Vivante GC2000

MMC/SD slot

microSD card slot



Processor Architecture

ARM Cortex-A9

Processor Base Clock

1.0 GHz

Processor Cores



1 GB

RTC Battery Holder

Holder for 6mm rechargeable coin cell RTC battery

USB Device

Micro B USB Plug


USB Micro-AB Connector



Key Components
USB Micro AB Connector Surface Mount USB Micro AB Connector Specs
RJ45 Jack with Gigabit Magnetics RJ45 Jack with Gigabit Magnetics Specs
Micro B USB Plug Micro B USB Plug
microSD Card Slot With Isolated CD Pins Micro-SD Card Connector [Würth Elektronik] 693071010811 Micro-SD Card Connector
2.0 mm 20V DC Power Jack 2.0 mm 20V DC Power Jack
Intel Joule CSI Camera (JCAM) Connector Connector, Stacking, Rcpt, 40pos, 2row
USB Standard A Jack The USB Standard A jack allows a Gumstix system to operate in USB Host mode Specs
Texas Instruments SN65HVD232 CAN Transceiver Designed for use with Texas Instruments DSPs with CAN controllers and equivalent devices. Provides differential transmit and receive capability at speeds up to 1 Mbps. Specs
FTDI FT232RQ USB UART Interface Connect to an RS232 serial terminal over USB with the FTDI FT232RQ interface Specs
Stereo Audio Codec Low-Power Stereo CODEC with 10 Inputs, 7 Outputs, HP Amplifier and Enhanced Digital Effects Specs
TI WiLink8 WL1831MOD The certified WiLink 8 module from TI offers high throughput and extended range along with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth coexistence in a power-optimized design. Specs
SCM IMX6 Quad Core Single Chip System Modules. IMX6 quad core, PMIC, NOR memory integrated SCM.
Mating Connectors
U.FL Connector Attach a U.FL Wi-Fi or Bluetooth antenna (not included) to a Gumstix system with this connector.

Please read the instructions in the README file carefully before starting. Instructions and functions are explained in the file.

Files that are needed (such as bootloader and operating system) to create a bootable disk image, are available below.

Our Support page links additional resources.

Software Links
DDable Disk Image Yocto Krogoth console image for Cobalt MC SBC