HummingBoard Gate/Edge

Product Overview

Main features
  • SoC: NXP i.MX6 based Solo to Quad Core SOM Cortex A9
  • Memory: Up to 2GB
  • Storage: uSD , M.2 (HummingBoard Edge)
  • Temperature: Commercial (0C to 70C), Industrial (-40C to 85C)
  • OS: Linux
HummingBoard GateHummingBoard Edge
SOM ModelNXP i.MX6 based Solo to Quad Core SOMNXP i.MX6 based Solo to Quad Core SOM
Memory & StorageUp to 2GB DDR3*Up to 2GB DDR3*
M.2 (2242)
4*USB 2.04*USB 2.0
Mini-PCIe with SIM card holderMini-PCIe with SIM card holder
Parallel CameraAnalog Audio
Parallel Camera (on GPIO header)
I/OReset ButtonReset Button
36 pins GPIO Header36 pins GPIO Header
RTC with BatteryRTC with Battery
mikroBUS click interfaceIR
OS SupportLinuxLinux
Power7V-36V, 5.5mm in (Twist and Lock mechanism)7V-36V, 5.5mm in (Twist and Lock mechanism)
EnvironmentOptional metal enclosureOptional metal enclosure
Please note

(*) RAM type and speed dependent on SOM
(**) 1000 Mbps link is limited to 470Mbps actual bandwidth due to internal chip buses

What’s in the box?
  • HummingBoard Gate/Edge (Models vary depending on the order)
  • 12V 1.5A 220/110 Power adapter EU/US version (Optional)
  • 16GB Micro SD card (Optional)
  • Heatsink / Enclosure (Depending on the order)
Cable setup and prerequisites

Here is what you will need to power up the board:

  • Linux or Windows PC
  • HummingBoard Gate/Edge with SOM
  • 12V Power adapter (HummingBoard Gate/Edge has wide range input of 9V-36V, it is recommended to use 12V power adapter)
  • USB to UART cable
  • IP router or IP switch
HW interfaces

Please see below the features overview of the connector side of the HummingBoard Gate.

Print side connector overview of the HummingBoard Gate.

Please see below the features overview of the connector side of the HummingBoard Edge.

Print side connector overview of the HummingBoard Edge.

Software Install
List of supported OS

Bootable images can be found here.

Please see our software page for more detailed information and overview.

How-to flash OS

Please see how to flash the OS.

Linux terminal

How to connect serial connection on the HummingBoard Gate/Edge, please see here.

Using HummingBoard Gate/Edge GPIOs.

Please see our guide how to get to Linux terminal via serial connection.


HummingBoard Gate/Edge Schematics Files
HummingBoard Gate/Edge Mechanical Files
HummingBoard Gate/Edge Other Files

Revision History

Transition from revision 1.2 to 1.4April 9th, 20171.5Download


Updated on December 14, 2020

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