Giveaway Week – Freescale SABRE Lite Development Board

Here’s a development board for a change. Freescale SABRE Lite is a board powered by Freescale i.MX 6Quad processor that I got during a giveaway organized on Element14…  It’s a great board for Linux development thanks to the extensive documentation released by Freescale.

Top of SABRE Lite PCB (Click to Enlarge)

After writing a short unboxing and quick start guide post, I planned to try a few more things on the board, but as I ended up owning Wandboard Dual and Quad boards, the mbest made board ended up collecting dust, so it’s much better to give it to somebody who certainly make good use of it.

Sabre Lite i.MX 6 Development Kit Package Content (Click to Enlarge)

The box will have most items shown above, except the serial NULL cable  which I keep for other experiments.

The rules are the same as usual, simply leave a comment below to enter the draw.

Other rules are as follows:

  • Only one entry per contest. I will filter out entries with the same IP and/or email address.
  • Contests are open for 48 hours starting at 10am (Bangkok time) every day. Comments will be closed after 48 hours.
  • Winners will be selected with random.org
  • I’ll contact the winner by email, and I’ll expect an answer within 24 hours, or I’ll pick another winner.
  • Shipping
    • Free EMS for winners with a shipping address in Thailand
    • $19 Registered Airmail Small packet for the rest of the world payable via Paypal within 48 hours once the contest is complete.
    • If Paypal is not available in your country, you can still play, and I’ll cover the cost of sending the parcel by Sea and Land (SAL) if you win.
  • I’ll post all 7 prizes at the same time, around the 18th of March
  • I’ll make sure we have 7 different winners, so if you have already won a device during this week giveaway, I’ll draw another person.

Good luck!
I’m not sure many people would want to buy this development kit nowadays, but it’s still available for around $200 on Element14 and Boundary Devices.

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191 Replies to “Giveaway Week – Freescale SABRE Lite Development Board”

  1. Wow! Never applied for giveaway before but gotta do it this time since it’s a i.MX6.

  2. What do you want specifically in a comment?

    Must I say that your site rocks?

    It does!

  3. I’d love to have it to see how it compares to the cubox and wandboard systems. I’m in

  4. I need a quad core Arm platform to compare Linux performance to the quad core PowerPC solution.

  5. rolling.

    i have a project in the works for a sbc or som setup, this might get it started.

  6. It could be great to have it for a new open hardware project I’m working on.

  7. I use a variation of this board for Android development at work. Having one at home would be nice 🙂

  8. Good Morning!
    (Where I live it’s 9:21 AM)
    Thanks for this giveaway 🙂 It would be nice to win this!
    See you tomorrow.

  9. blimey…Its like finding a winning raffle ticket in jar of razor blades. The Seagulls are gathering Me…ME….me me me me me me…mememememememmememe 🙂

  10. Wow, that’s a tiny board. The first picture doesn’t really give perspective.

  11. Henning: For your info, the Tegra TK1 eval boards support a mini PCI-E slot… This is interesting for several reasons, but the TK1’s also interesting if that’s one of your main criteria.

  12. I’d love to get my nephew interested in programming basics with this board.

  13. Ahhaaaaa. This one is the one I really need………Please (crossed fingers). I’m in

  14. 189 entries, more than I expected for a development board.
    Number #122 has been selected by random.org, the winner is Jean-Paul! No answer within 24 hours, so Mr. Random has drawn another one: #109. That would be biasio95. I’ve contacted you by email.

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