Jetson AGX Xavier

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NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier is an embedded system-on-module (SoM) from the NVIDIA AGX Systems family, including an integrated Volta GPU with Tensor Cores, dual Deep Learning Accelerators (DLAs), octal-core NVIDIA Carmel ARMv8.2 CPU, 16GB 256-bit LPDDR4x with 137GB/s of memory bandwidth, and 650Gbps of high-speed I/O including PCIe Gen 4 and 16 camera lanes of MIPI CSI-2.

Useful for deploying computer vision and deep learning to the edge, Jetson AGX Xavier runs Linux and provides 32 TeraOPS of compute performance in user-configurable 10/15/30W power profiles.

Jetson AGX Xavier is currently available as the Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit, with the OEM compute module becoming available in the future. See the wiki of previous Jetson's here.

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Jetson AGX Xavier Module

The Jetson AGX Xavier compute module contains all the active processing components. The I/O ports are broken out through a carrier board via a 699-pin board-to-board connector.

Below is a partial list of the module's features. Please see the Jetson AGX Xavier Module Datasheet for the complete specifications.

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Processing Components

  • Octal-core NVIDIA Carmel ARMv8.2 CPU @ 2.26GHz
  • 512-core Volta GPU @ with 64 Tensor Cores
  • Dual Deep Learning Accelerator (DLA) engines
  • 16GB 256-bit LPDDR4x @ 2133MHz (137GB/s)
  • 32GB eMMC 5.1
  • Vision Accelerator engine
  • (4x) 4Kp60 H.264/H.265 video encoder
  • (2x) 8Kp30 / (6x) 4Kp60 H.264/H.265 video encoder
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I/O Interfaces & Ports

  • (16x) MIPI CSI-2 lanes, (8x) SLVS-EC lanes
    • up to 6 active sensor streams and 36 virtual camera channels
  • (5x) PCIe Gen 4 controllers | 1x8, 1x4, 1x2, 2x1
    • (3x) Root Port & Endpoint
    • (2x) Root Port
  • (3x) USB 3.1 + (4x) USB 2.0
  • (3x) eDP 1.4 / DP 1.2 / HDMI 2.0 @ 4Kp60
  • 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet + MAC + RGMII PHY
  • Dual CAN bus controller
  • UART, SPI, I2C, I2C, GPIOs

Form-Factor

  • 699-pin board-to-board connector
  • dimensions: 100x87mm with 16mm Z-height
  • Integrated Thermal Transfer Plate (TTP) with heatpipe
  • -25C to 80C operating temperature
  • 9.0-20VDC input power

Software Support

Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit

The Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit bundles together all the pre-assembled parts for developers to get started creating applications with Jetson AGX Xavier.

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What's Included

  • Open-source reference carrier board (105x105mm)
  • Integrated active thermal solution
  • Jetson AGX Xavier compute module
  • USB 3.0 Type-A to Type-C cable (for flashing)
  • USB 2.0 OTG adapter
  • 19V power supply
  • AC power cable

The design files for the reference carrier board are freely available for download.

Ports & Connectors

The following I/O ports and mezzanines are provided on the devkit:

  • PCIe Gen 4 x16 slot (PCIe x8 / SLVS x8)
  • (2x) USB3.1 (DisplayPort optional) (Power Delivery optional)
  • (16x) MIPI CSI-2 lanes (camera header)
  • Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45)
  • M.2 Key E site (PCIe x1 for Wi-Fi/LTE/5G)
  • M.2 Key M site (NVMe x4)
  • eSATAp + USB 3.0
  • uSD/UFS card socket
  • HDMI 2.0 Type A
  • 40-pin GPIO header (UART, SPI, CAN, I2C, I2C, DMIC, GPIOs)
  • HD Audio header
  • 9.0-20VDC power barrel jack

Getting Started

  • Get the latest development software for PC and Jetson AGX Xavier by using JetPack.
  • Plug in an HDMI display into Jetson, attach the antennas and USB keyboard & mouse, and apply power to boot it up. (User Guide)
  • Visit NVIDIA's Embedded Computing developer portal and the Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Forum to access the latest documentation & downloads.

Availability

  • The devkit is available worldwide through NVIDIA's Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit webpage.
  • Alternatively, use the Region Selector to find distributors of the devkit in your region.
  • Pricing Information
    • The MSRP of the Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit is $2,499 (USD), prices may vary by region.
    • For quantities > 10, the price of the Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit is $1,799 USD per unit.
    • Members of the NVIDIA Developer Program are eligible to receive their first kit at a special price of $1,299 (USD).


Platform Documentation

NVIDIA has released comprehensive documentation and reference designs for Jetson AGX Xavier, available through the Jetson Downloads Center.

  • Module Datasheet          the official module features, ports, signal pin-out, and package specifications.
  • Design Guide                  detailed technical design and layout information for creating OEM products.
  • DevKit User Guide         user manual for setting up, configuring, and using the devkit.
  • DevKit Carrier Spec       design info about the reference carrier board from the devkit.
  • DevKit Design Files       schematics, layout, and design files for the devkit reference carrier board.
  • DevKit CAD Model         3D STEP file for reference carrier board, and heatsink
  • Module CAD Model        3D STEP file for reference carrier board, and heatsink
  • L4T Documentation       documentation for L4T kernel and userspace tools.
  • L4T Kernel Sources       sources for L4T kernel for Jetson AGX Xavier
  • Multimedia API Reference          documentation to Argus camera API and V4L2 media codecs
  • Accelerated GStreamer Guide   example gstreamer pipelines for utilizing H.264/H.265 hardware video codec
  • Supported Components List      list of formally verified 3rd-party components qualified to work with Jetson AGX Xavier

Above is a partial list of documents. Please visit the Jetson Downloads Center for the full list that's currently available.

Upcoming Documents

The following upcoming documents for Jetson AGX Xavier are being prepared by NVIDIA:

  • Jetson AGX Xavier Battery and Charger Design Guide
  • Jetson AGX Xavier Camera Module Hardware Design Guide
  • Jetson AGX Xavier Pin and Function Names Guide Application Note
  • Jetson AGX Xavier Pinmux
  • Jetson AGX Xavier Thermal Design Guide
  • Jetson AGX Xavier Voltage and Current Monitor Configuration
  • Jetson AGX Xavier Fuse Specification
  • Jetson AGX Xavier Regulatory and Compliance Documents
  • Jetson AGX Xavier S-Parameter Files
  • Xavier (SoC) Technical Reference Manual


Guides and Tutorials

This section contains recipes for following along on Jetson AGX Xavier.

System Tools

Deep Learning

Ecosystem Products & Cameras

The following are 3rd-party accessories and cameras available for Jetson AGX Xavier. Please see the Supported Components List and Jetson Ecosystem directory for a full listing of product partners.

Note that many CSI cameras from the TX1/TX2 era may be compatible with Jetson AGX Xavier, those that are listed above have been confirmed to work by the community as of this time.

Getting Help

If you have a technical question or bug report, please visit the DevTalk Developer Forums and search or start a topic.

See the official Support page on Embedded Developer Zone for warranty and RMA information: https://developer.nvidia.com/embedded/support

For NVIDIA webstore Customer Service, please see the My Account page or contact 1-800-797-6530.