NXP i.MX RT

Configuration:platform = nxpimxrt

The i.MX RT series of crossover processors features the Arm Cortex-M core, real-time functionality and MCU usability at a cost-effective price.

For more detailed information please visit vendor site.

Debugging

PIO Unified Debugger - “1-click” solution for debugging with a zero configuration.

Tools & Debug Probes

Supported debugging tools are listed in “Debug” column. For more detailed information, please scroll table by horizontal. You can switch between debugging Tools & Debug Probes using debug_tool option in “platformio.ini” (Project Configuration File).

Warning

You will need to install debug tool drivers depending on your system. Please click on compatible debug tool below for the further instructions.

On-Board Debug Tools

Boards listed below have on-board debug probe and ARE READY for debugging! You do not need to use/buy external debug probe.

Name MCU Frequency Flash RAM
NXP i.MX RT1010 Evaluation Kit MIMXRT1011DAE5A 500MHz 64KB 128KB
NXP i.MX RT1015 Evaluation Kit MIMXRT1015DAF5A 500MHz 96KB 128KB
NXP i.MX RT1020 Evaluation Kit MIMXRT1021DAG5A 500MHz 64MB 256MB
NXP i.MX RT1050 Evaluation Kit MIMXRT1052DVL6B 600MHz 64MB 512KB
NXP i.MX RT1060 Evaluation Kit MIMXRT1062DVL6A 600MHz 64MB 1MB
NXP i.MX RT1064 Evaluation Kit MIMXRT1064DVL6A 600MHz 4MB 1MB

Stable and upstream versions

You can switch between stable releases of NXP i.MX RT development platform and the latest upstream version using platform option in “platformio.ini” (Project Configuration File) as described below.

Stable

; Latest stable version
[env:latest_stable]
platform = nxpimxrt
board = ...

; Custom stable version
[env:custom_stable]
platform = nxpimxrt@x.y.z
board = ...

Upstream

[env:upstream_develop]
platform = https://github.com/platformio/platform-nxpimxrt.git
board = ...

Packages

Name Description
framework-mbed Arm Mbed OS is a platform operating system designed for the internet of things
framework-zephyr Zephyr is a new generation, scalable, optimized, secure RTOS for multiple hardware architectures
framework-zephyr-canopennode Zephyr module for CANopenNode - a free and open source CANopen Stack
framework-zephyr-civetweb Zephyr module for CivetWeb Embedded C/C++ web server
framework-zephyr-cmsis Software Interface Standard for Arm Cortex-based Microcontrollers and Zephyr framework
framework-zephyr-fatfs Zephyr module for FATFS filesystem
framework-zephyr-hal-nxp NXP HAL for Zephyr framework
framework-zephyr-libmetal Zephyr module for HAL abstraction layer used by open-amp
framework-zephyr-littlefs Zephyr module for littlefs filesystem
framework-zephyr-loramac-node Zephyr module for LoRaWAN endpoint stack implementation
framework-zephyr-lvgl Zephyr module for LittlevGL - an Open-source Embedded GUI Library
framework-zephyr-mbedtls mbedTLS module for Zephyr
framework-zephyr-mcuboot Zephyr module for MCUboot - a secure bootloader for 32-bit MCUs
framework-zephyr-mcumgr Zephyr module for mcumgr management library for 32-bit MCUs
framework-zephyr-mipi-sys-t Zephyr module for MIPI System Software Trace
framework-zephyr-open-amp Zephyr module for Open Asymmetric Multi Processing (OpenAMP) framework
framework-zephyr-openthread OpenThread module for Zephyr
framework-zephyr-segger Zephyr module for Segger RTT
framework-zephyr-tinycbor Zephyr module for Concise Binary Object Representation Library
framework-zephyr-tinycrypt The TinyCrypt Library provides an implementation for constrained devices of a minimal set of standard cryptography primitives for Zephyr framework
framework-zephyr-trusted-firmware-m Trusted Firmware M provides a reference implementation of secure world software for ARMv8-M and Zephyr framework
tool-cmake CMake is an open-source, cross-platform family of tools designed to build, test and package software
tool-dtc Device tree compiler
tool-gperf GNU gperf is a perfect hash function generator
tool-jlink Software and Documentation Pack for SEGGER J-Link debug probes
tool-ninja Ninja is a small build system with a focus on speed
tool-openocd Open On-Chip Debugger. Free and Open On-Chip Debugging, In-System Programming and Boundary-Scan Testing
tool-pyocd Open source python library for programming and debugging ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers using CMSIS-DAP
toolchain-gccarmnoneeabi GNU toolchain for Arm Cortex-M and Cortex-R processors

Warning

Linux Users:

Windows Users:

Please check that you have a correctly installed USB driver from board manufacturer

Frameworks

Name Description
Mbed Arm Mbed OS is an open source embedded operating system designed specifically for the ‘things’ in the Internet of Things. It includes all the features you need to develop a connected product based on an Arm Cortex-M microcontroller, including security, connectivity, an RTOS and drivers for sensors and I/O devices
Zephyr RTOS The Zephyr Project is a scalable real-time operating system (RTOS) supporting multiple hardware architectures, optimized for resource constrained devices, and built with safety and security in mind

Boards

Note

NXP

Name Debug MCU Frequency Flash RAM
NXP i.MX RT1010 Evaluation Kit On-board MIMXRT1011DAE5A 500MHz 64KB 128KB
NXP i.MX RT1015 Evaluation Kit On-board MIMXRT1015DAF5A 500MHz 96KB 128KB
NXP i.MX RT1020 Evaluation Kit On-board MIMXRT1021DAG5A 500MHz 64MB 256MB
NXP i.MX RT1050 Evaluation Kit On-board MIMXRT1052DVL6B 600MHz 64MB 512KB
NXP i.MX RT1060 Evaluation Kit On-board MIMXRT1062DVL6A 600MHz 64MB 1MB
NXP i.MX RT1064 Evaluation Kit On-board MIMXRT1064DVL6A 600MHz 4MB 1MB