Embedded computer uses fanless design

JANUARY 4, 2010--Featuring an Intel ATOM processor and the Intel 945GSE chipset on an integrated Mini-ITX motherboard, the ARK-6310-3M04E embedded computer uses a fanless design that operates silently and reliably in harsh environments.

JANUARY 4, 2010--Featuring an Intel ATOM processor and the Intel 945GSE chipset on an integrated Mini-ITX motherboard, the ARK-6310-3M04E embedded computer uses a fanless design that operates silently and reliably in harsh environments. All electronics are protected in a rugged, cold-rolled steel housing measuring 232 x 65 x 232 mm. The computer includes two Gigabit Ethernet ports, four USB 2.0 ports, three COM ports, VGA, and PS/2. It supports various Microsoft operating systems. The cushioned antivibration design secures one 2.5-in. SATA HDD/SSD. The bottom cover allows access to the CompactFlash socket on the back of the embedded motherboard.
Advantech
Irvine, CA, USA
www.advantech.com

-- Posted by Carrie Meadows, Vision Systems Design, www.vision-systems.com

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PRESS RELEASE

Advantech Unveils ARK-6310-3M04E ATOM Embedded System

Irvine, CA - Advantech, the global leading ePlatform service provider, is pleased to introduce a compact, yet high-performance embedded computer, the ARK-6310-3M04E. Featuring an Intel ATOM processor and the Intel 945GSE chipset on an integrated Mini-ITX motherboard, this fanless design operates silently and works reliably in harsh environments. The compact, rugged industrial system is a highly versatile all-in-one embedded box PC with great expansion capability, and is especially suitable for industrial automation, kiosk/POI, digital signage (DSA), gaming, and other embedded applications.

High Performance Computing Systems
The ARK-6310-3M04E comes with a popular Intel ATOM 1.6 GHz processor on the motherboard. The Intel 945GSE chipset features an onboard Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950, and delivers dedicated, high-quality 3D/video/graphics to fulfill diverse application requirements.

Compact Size & I/O Interface
With all electronics well-protected in a rugged, cold-rolled steel housing only 232 x 65 x 232 mm in size, the ARK-6310-3M04E performs flawlessly in the harshest environments. The all-in-one embedded computer features rich I/O connections, including two Gigabit Ethernet ports, four USB 2.0 ports, three COM ports, VGA, and PS/2. It supports various Microsoft operating systems including Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows XP Embedded (XPe), Windows Vista Ultimate X86/ Business X86, Windows CE6.0 Pro V1.1, and Red Hat Fedora Core 9.

Rugged Storage Interface
The cushioned anti-vibration design secures one 2.5" SATA HDD/SSD with maximum reliability. Also, the user-friendly bottom cover makes it easy to access the CompactFlash socket on the back of the embedded motherboard.

The Advantech ARK-6000 series provides a complete solution for space-limited industrial applications, and is ready for your order. Offering the rich functionality and scalable performance of Advantech Mini-ITX motherboards, they make ideal platforms for fast-emerging markets requiring versatile display, rich I/O connectivity, and low power dissipation. Please contact your local Advantech representatives for more information.

In addition to board-level products, Advantech also offers rack-mount and wall-mount chassis options; with PCA-6010 joining the product portfolio, Advantech now can provide more competitive general purpose, high value cost/performance system-level solutions.

Features:
Built-in Intel Atom processor N270 1.60 GHz
Rich I/O consisting of Dual GbE, 4 USB, 3 COM ports, 1 VGA, and audio port
Wide range of DC input voltage supported: 14 ~ 24 VDC
Fanless, ultra compact and robust construction, with ruggedized handle for mobility
Anti-vibration cushioned housing design for 2.5" HDD-bay
Bottom cover design provides easy access to Compact Flash socket
Built-in mounting bracket supports wall-mount and table-mount, with optional VESA mounting bracket
Optional WLAN 802.11b/g module


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About Advantech - Founded in 1983, Advantech delivers visionary and trustworthy industrial computing solutions that empower businesses. We cooperate closely with solution partners to provide complete solutions for a wide array of applications in diverse industries, offering products and solutions in three business categories: Embedded ePlatform, eServices & Applied Computing, and Industrial Automation groups. With more than 3,400 dedicated employees, Advantech operates an extensive support, sales and marketing network in 18 countries and 39 major cities to deliver fast time-to-market services to our worldwide customers. (Corporate Website: www.advantech.com).

Advantech is a Premier Member of the Intel Embedded and Communications Alliance, a community of embedded and communications developers and solution providers.

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