Gumstix Chatterbox for Colibri i.MX7

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Amazon Alexa Development for i.MX7

Get started with Amazon's Alexa Voice Service and the Toradex Colibri iMX7 COM with this AVS-ready development board.

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Gumstix Chatterbox for Colibri iMX7

Designed by Gumstix in Geppetto following the AVS Functional Design Guide, the Chatterbox includes a 2.5-Watt speaker driver, on-board microphone and line-in jack for high-quality audio I/O, and WiFi, Bluetooth and Ethernet for connectivity. These features accompany the Toradex Colibri iMX7 module, microSD storage and real-time clock for a complete home companion platform.

Customize Your Board

Customize the Gumstix Chatterbox for Colibri i.MX7 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
Chatterbox for Colibri i.MX7 board

Board for Alexa Voice Service (AVS) compatible with the Alexa Voice Service Functional Design Guide.

Toradex iMX7 Alexa Image

Toradex IMX7 Alexa Image

Access Point Mode



On-board microphone 2.5W speaker driver Line-in Headphone jack




10/100/1000 Base-T

MMC/SD slot

microSD card slot

RTC Battery Holder

Holder for 6mm rechargeable coin cell RTC battery

USB Device

Micro B USB Plug



Key Components
U.FL Antenna with Collar

U.FL antenna with collar for Bluetooth and/or 802.11b/g/n wireless communications.

RJ45 Jack with Gigabit Magnetics

RJ45 Jack with Gigabit Magnetics

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

Connector (Power Jack Medium)

PJ-018H-SMT, medium size (1.65mm), fits EIAJ-2 plug

USB Standard A Jack

The USB Standard A jack allows a Gumstix system to operate in USB Host mode


Connect to an RS232 serial terminal over USB with the FTDI FT232RQ interface

TI WiLink8 WL1831

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.


Thru-hole omnidirectional microphone (-42DB)

Single Channel 2.5 W Audio Amplifier

Single Channel 2.5 W Class D Filterless Audio Amplifier

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.

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