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SBC boasts 3 LAN ports, 8 serial ports

Jul 13, 2007 — by Jonathan Angel — from the LinuxDevices Archive

Aewin has announced a highly integrated 5.25-inch form-factor single-board computer (SBC) that accepts either Pentium M or Celeron M processors. The EM-7500 runs Linux or Windows XP, and offers eight serial ports and both PC/104 module and PCI card expansion.

(Click here for larger image of the EM-7500)

The EM-7500 SBC has three different Ethernet interfaces on board, each using the Intel 82551ER chipset. Other key chipsets on the board include Intel's 852GM “Extreme Graphics2” and SMSC's SC3114 for I/O.

Other specifications include:

  • Processor — socket-type Intel Pentium M or onboard Celeron M processor, clocked at 600MHz; 512 KB cache and 400MHz FSB
  • BIOS — 512K Award Flash BIOS
  • Memory — 200-pin SO-DIMM accepts up to 1GB SDRAM (200/266/333)
  • Storage — 2 x EIDE (Ultra ATA-66), 1 x FDD
  • Video:
    • 1/4/8/16/32MB frame buffer shares system memory
    • Dual independent displays (CRT, LVDS)
    • Resolution 1920 x 1440 x 32 bpp at 85Hz; 1600 x 1200 x 32 bpp at 100Hz
    • VGA/LVDS interfaces
  • Audio:
    • Realtek AC97
    • Mic in, line in, speakers out
  • Networking — 3 x 10/100 Ethernet
  • Other I/O ports:
    • PS/2 keyboard/mouse
    • 8 serial ports — 7 x RS-232; 1 x RS-232/422/485
    • parallel printer port
    • 6 x USB 2.0
    • GPIO (8-bit TTL input and 8-bit TTL output)
  • Expansion:
    • CompactFlash Type II with DMA mode
    • PC/104 stack
    • 1 x 32-bit PCI expansion slot
  • Power — +5V or +12 VDC, AT/ATX power control
  • Dimensions — 8 x 5.75 inches (203 x 146 mm)
  • Operating temperature — 0 to 60 deg. C
Aewin's website indicates that the EM-7500's VGA, LAN, audio, and core-logic chipsets have been validated for compatibility with various Windows OSes. A support page for the EM-7500 lists drivers for Linux and Windows XP, among other OSes.

The EM-7500 appears to be available now. Pricing was not disclosed.


 
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