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Get started with i.MX 8XLite Pico ITX Single Board Computer


Remove the SBC from box and place above the ESD free area. Use anti-static pad/mat with proper grounding to place the SBC. Also make sure that, below deliverables are received without any physical damage.

Development kit contains:

  • i.MX 8XLite Pico ITX SBC
  • 12V, 2A Power Supply
  • USB OTG Cable
  • Safety guidelines
Safety Guidelines
i.MX 8XLite Pico ITX SBC-Topview


i.MX 8XLite Pico ITX SBC

USB OTG cable

12V, Power Supply


Get to know

i.MX 8XLite SOM Top -QSG
i.MX 8XLite SOM Bottom -QSG

i.MX 8XLite SOM – Top view

i.MX 8XLite SOM– Bottom view

2. Programming header
3. i.MX 8XLite SoC

5. eMMC
6. LGA 

2.3 i.MX 8XLite OSM based Pico ITX SBC – Top view

i.MX 8XLite Pico ITX SBC – Top view

1. Power IN Jack
2. Fan Conn.
3. CPU ON/OFF Button
4. Dual Ethernet Conn.
5. Dual USB 3.0 Conn.*
6. HDMI OUT Conn.*
7. USB OTG Conn.

8. Type C Conn.*
9. Speaker L Conn.
10. Audio In/Out Jack
11. Speaker R Conn.
12. GNSS Module*
13. GNSS antenna*
14. USB Header

15. RS232 Conn.
16. LVDS Disp. Conn.*
17. Expansion conn.
18. Power ON/OFF Switch
19. Debug UART Conn.

2.4 i.MX 8XLite OSM based Pico ITX SBC– Bottom view

i.MX 8XLite Pico ITX SBC– Bottom view

20. CAN Conn.
21. Camera Conn.*
22. M.2 PCIe Conn.
23. MIPI DISO Conn.*

*Not Supported

24. Micro SD Conn.*
25. SIM Conn.
26. RTC Conn.
27. JTAG Header

28. RTC Battery Header*
29. Reset Button

Boot Switch Setting

Make sure On-Board Switch (SW1) is set properly as shown below image.

Boot Switch

SW1-Boot Selection Switch

Table 1: Boot Media Switch Settings

Debug Port Setting

Connect Type A end of TTL-232R-RPI cable to PC and 3pin (100mil) Berg house end of TTL-232R-RPI cable to Debug UART Header (J13) as shown below.

How To Configure

Use one of the terminal application depending on the operating system of the host machine:

Powering ON

Connect the 12V power supply plug to the power connector (J20) of the i.MX 8XLite Pico ITX SBC as shown below and switch ON the power supply.
Once power is applied to the SBC, the power LEDs in the i.MX 8XLite Pico ITX SBC will glow as shown in the below image.


  • Do not try to connect any other Power Supply other than supplied along with i.MX 8XLite Pico ITX SBC.
  • Contact iWave, if power LEDs are not glowing.

Boot screen

User must go through “Software User Guide” and get familiar with software section of iW-RainboW-G46M-i.MX 8XLite Pico ITX SBC.

Operating System Support

6.1 Operating System Support

Power is applied to the SBC & once the boot get success, depending upon the supported Operating systems and boot loader on particular Delivery, boot messages being prompted in the terminal window as shown below. Press Enter key in terminal and done with test environment setup on particular delivery.

Command Prompt (Linux)

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