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WARNING: This documentation is outdated. The updated documentation is on the UDOO website: http://www.udoo.org/.

This page collects information about UDOO the first ever small sized computer that merges in one single board an ARM cortex-A9 iMX.6 CPU and an Arduino Due compatible board embedded with a dedicated ARM SAM3X8E CPU. UDOO project has been funded through Kickstarter, raising $641,614 in sixty days thanks to 4,172 backers.


What's UDOO?

UDOO is a single board computer that can be used both with Android and Linux, paired with an Arduino-compatible processor. It is a powerful prototyping board for software development and design; it’s easy to use and allows developing projects with minimum knowledge of hardware design. UDOO merges different computing worlds together: each one has its proper strengths and weak points, but all of them are useful in todays life for educational purposes as well as Do-It-Yourself (DIY) and quick prototyping. UDOO is an open hardware, low-cost platform equipped with an ARM i.MX6 Freescale processor, and an Arduino Due compatible section based on ATMEL SAM3X8E ARM processor, all this available on the same board!

UDOO goals:

  • Develop an innovative product for a growing market
  • Give a new vision to the educational framework, with the idea of training up a new generation of engineers, designers and software developers skilled in digital technology: physical computing, multi-media arts, interactive arts, IoT...
  • Give a boost to the DIY world
  • Offer a low cost embedded platform for interactive arts with powerful tools: Processing, OpenCV, PureData, openFramework
  • Provide companies with a great tool for fast prototyping


UDOO retail line up consists of three models, sharing most of the features and different only for connectivity and i.MX6 processor used. All three models feature an embedded Arduino compatible section based on Arduino Due schematic. UDOO’s dimensions are: 4.33 inch x 3.35 inch (11 cm x 8.5 cm).

  • Freescale i.MX6Quad, 2\4 x ARM® Cortex™-A9 core @ 1GHz with ARMv7A instruction set
  • GPU Vivante GC 2000 for 3D + Vivante GC 355 for 2D (vector graphics) + Vivante GC 320 for 2D
  • Atmel SAM3X8E ARM Cortex-M3 CPU (same as Arduino Due)
  • RAM DDR3 1GB
  • 76 fully available GPIO with Arduino compatible R3 1.0 pinout
  • HDMI and LVDS + Touch
  • 2 Micro USB (1 OTG)
  • 2 USB 2.0 type A and 1 USB 2.0 internal pin header (requires adapter cable)
  • Analog Audio and Mic jacks
  • CSI Camera Connection
  • on board Micro SD card reader (boot device)
  • Power Supply (6-15V) and External Battery connector
  • Ethernet RJ45 (10/100/1000 MBit)
  • WiFi Module
  • SATA connector with power header

Warning: The UDOO I/O pins are 3.3V compliant. Higher voltages (like 5V) would damage the board.

Learn more about wrong uses that invalidate the warranty.

Board Overview

Schema UDOO Wiki.jpg

GPIO features

  • 76 fully available GPIO
  • Arduino-compatible R3 1.0 pinout
  • 3,3 V Compliant
  • Compatible with All Arduino Due Shields and most Arduino Shields
  • GPIO's can be accessed as Arduino pins, GPIO's or as additional S\PDIF, FlexCAN,I2S, SPI

More informations about UDOO GPIO Pinout


  • J2: it powers up otg bus (needs to be plugged to work with Android ADB)
  • J16: it resets Arduino.
  • J18: if plugged, it allows the microusb connector cn3 to communicate with the main processor - imx6; unplugged, cn3 communicates with Arduino.
  • J22: it erases the Arduino sketch.

More information on UDOO Jumpers are in the UDOO Starting Manual.

Getting Started

Very first start

Advanced Setup


UDOO has a very active and growing community where to find help and new ideas

  • Take a look at UDOO User Manual which contains lots of useful technical informations






Hardware & Accessories

Software & OS Distributions

Additional Resources

Official Accessories

UDOO Camera Module

  • Auto focus control (AFC) with embedded AF VCM driver
  • Sensitivity: 600mV/lux-sec
  • Video capture in Full Field of View (FOV): double sensitivity,improved signal-to.noise ratio (SNR)
  • Post-binning re-sampling filter for sharper, crisper contours and colours
  • Internal anti-shaking engine
  • Image transfer rate

VGA (320x480) @120fps VGA (640x480) @90fps 720p @60fps 1280x960 @45fps 1080p @30fps QSXGA (2592x1944) @15fps

More informations about UDOO Camera Modules

UDOO Camera Module Datasheet

UDOO Camera.jpg

UDOO LVDS Touch Screens

7" Touch Panel Kit

  • 7" TFT RGB Display
  • I2C Touch Screen
  • Dual Touch
  • Resolution 800X480
  • UDOO_VK-7T video cable for UDOO

How to setup lvds panels

UDOO 7" Touch Panel Display Kit Datasheet


15" Touch Panel Kit

  • 15,6" LVDS Display
  • USB Capacitive Touch Screen
  • Resolution 1366X768 24bit
  • UDOO_VK-15T video cable for UDOO
  • USB CABLE for Third UDOO'USB
  • Touch Controller Board

How to setup lvds panels

UDOO 15" Touch Panel Display Kit Datasheet

UDOO LVDS 15.jpg


Forums The official UDOO forums can be found at http://www.udoo.org/forum

The forum search facility has been tweaked to allow more general searching. Please do a search before making a post as the issue may already have been raised and answered.

IRC There is an (unofficial) UDOO discussion channel on IRC. Using the IRC client of your choice, use server information: irc.freenode.net. Room name is #udoo.

Home site and community

  1. Official web site http://www.udoo.org
  2. Official forum http://www.udoo.org/forum/index.php

Social account

  1. Facebook fan page http://www.facebook.com/udooboard
  2. Twitter http://twitter.com/UDOO_Board
  3. Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/110742692974455430878/posts
  4. YouTube http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXv5UyGn5jArK8xOAmuSeHg