ConnectCore® 8X Documentation Portal


This documentation portal serves as a single point of reference for setting up, customizing, and maintaining the Digi ConnectCore 8X platform. Click here to get started with your ConnectCore 8X development kit, or explore the main documentation sections below.

The Digi ConnectCore 8X is a surface-mount system-on-module built on the NXP i.MX8 application processor. Digi's Yocto Project™-based embedded Linux distribution, Digi Embedded Yocto, serves as the reference distribution for the Digi ConnectCore range of embedded system-on-modules and single board computers. It includes both Digi hardware customizations and software extensions not part of the standard Yocto Project.

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Documentation sections

Digi Embedded Yocto

Learn how to flash and launch Digi Embedded Yocto in your ConnectCore® 8X device. Build and customize your own Yocto image to fit the needs of your project.

Digi Embedded for Android

Load Android in your ConnectCore® 8X device. Learn how to create Android applications using the Digi APIs that provide access to all the ConnectCore® 8X interfaces in an easy manner.


Access the hardware reference manual and schematics of the ConnectCore® 8X and other related devices such as the ConnectCore® 8X SBC.


Find all the necessary Digi attachments to work with your ConnectCore® 8X device. Learn how to perform other specific tasks and get answers to the most common issues.

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ConnectCore® 8X SBC Express

The ConnectCore 8X SBC Pro is an ultra compact Pico-ITX board featuring the Digi ConnectCore 8X system-on-module that integrates an NXP i.MX8X application processor, LPDDR4 memory, eMMC flash memory, WLAN/Bluetooth, power management IC for optimized power consumption applications, and a Micro Controller Assist (MCA) chip for additional functionality. This standalone product serves as the reference design for the ConnectCore 8X System-on-Module and can also be used on its own to accelerate time to market.