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

Debugging - “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

8MB

32MB

NXP i.MX RT1050 Evaluation Kit

MIMXRT1052DVL6B

600MHz

8MB

32MB

NXP i.MX RT1060 Evaluation Kit

MIMXRT1062DVL6A

600MHz

8MB

32MB

NXP i.MX RT1064 Evaluation Kit

MIMXRT1064DVL6A

600MHz

8MB

32MB

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

canopennode Zephyr module

framework-zephyr-civetweb

Zephyr module for CivetWeb Embedded C/C++ web server

framework-zephyr-cmsis

Zephyr module for Software Interface Standard for Arm Cortex-based Microcontrollers

framework-zephyr-fatfs

Zephyr module for FatFS filesystem

framework-zephyr-hal-nxp

NXP HAL for Zephyr framework

framework-zephyr-hal-st

Zephyr module for the official libraries provided by STMicroelectronics

framework-zephyr-libmetal

Zephyr module for an abstraction layer across user-space Linux, baremetal, and RTOS environments

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

Zephyr module for the mbed TLS library

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

Zephyr module for OpenThread - an open-source implementation of the Thread networking protocol

framework-zephyr-segger

Zephyr module for the Segger RTT library

framework-zephyr-sof

Zephyr module for Sound Open Firmware

framework-zephyr-tfm-mcuboot

Zephyr module for MCUboot - a secure bootloader for 32-bit MCUs (TFM Dependency)

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

Zephyr module for Trusted Firmware M - a reference implementation of secure world software for ARMv8-M

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

8MB

32MB

NXP i.MX RT1050 Evaluation Kit

On-board

MIMXRT1052DVL6B

600MHz

8MB

32MB

NXP i.MX RT1060 Evaluation Kit

On-board

MIMXRT1062DVL6A

600MHz

8MB

32MB

NXP i.MX RT1064 Evaluation Kit

On-board

MIMXRT1064DVL6A

600MHz

8MB

32MB