Arm® Based Fog/Edge Compute Node with built-in L2/L3 Switch


NOVSOM®COMe7LS20xx system on module (SOM) provides a quick way to build an NXP LS20xx board. Design a four to six layers boards with your required peripherals, and the Board to Board (B2B) to support the NOVSOM®COMe7LS20xx. Apply power to your new board and see it booting. The NOVSOM®COMe7LS20xx can be configured to meet your system requirements, DDR capacity and boot devices type and size.


  • COM Express Type 7 Compact form-factor
    • full function pin out (except NC-SI)
    • 16 SerDes lanes for Ethernet, PCIe and SATA I/O
  • NXP LS2088A/LS2048A with AIOP or NXP LS2084A/LS2044A (no AIOP)
    • 4 or 8 ARMv8 Cortex®-A72 cores @ up to 2.0 GHz
    • DPAA2 data path acceleration with L2 switching
    • Networking and Crypto hardware offload
  • Two 64b DDR4 banks (max. 16 GB each)
  • 32b data path DDR4 bank (max. 2GB), supporting AIOP
  • Reconfigurable SerDes for Ethernet, PCIe and SATA
    • 4x 10G KR + 4x SGMII + 1x QSGMII Ethernet
    • 4x PCIe 3.0 controllers
    • 2x SATA ports
  • Up to 7x USB3.0 ports
  • Boot from eMMC (max 64 GB) , QSPI and base board QSPI
  • Support for secondary and recovery boot
  • Industrial operating temperature: -40°C to +85°C


  • Industry 4.0 Fog/Edge compute node
  • SDN/OpenFlow™ white box switching
  • Network function virtualization (NFV) solutions
  • Video Recorders, Surveillance
  • Wireless cell site routing
  • Security and Encryption


  • Industrial/Automation/Machinery
  • Networking/Servers
  • Medical
  • Transportation
  • Military/Aerospace

Kit Contents

  • Hardware
    • NOVSOM®COMe7LS20xx
  • Software and documentation
    • Quick start guide
    • Linux board support package (BSP) including NXP Layerscape drivers for all Type 7 defined interfaces
    • Link to the board portal with manuals, documentation, virtual machine and tools

Design Resources

  • Schematic
  • Linux Virtual Machine with all sources and tool-chain.
  • Git server for latest code updates

Customization Services

NovTech Design Services can help with customized production-ready systems with these services:

  • Assembly options to support customer needs to reduce board cost
  • Design modification, both schematic and PCB, to meet requirements of end-application
  • Customize power for a specific application
  • Linux drivers and software optimization
  • Enclosure customization to match environmental requirements

Support Resources

Ordering Information

The NOVSOM®COMe7LS20xx can be ordered from Arrow

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