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PICMG SBC supports Intel dual-core CPUs

Aug 9, 2006 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — 1 views

Axiomtek will soon ship a PICMG-compliant SBC (single-board computer) supporting “mainstream” LGA775-pin Pentium D, Pentium 4, and Celeron D processors. The SBC81202 runs Linux, and is suitable for a wide range of industrial application environments, according to the company.

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Axiomtek says the SBC81202 supports “up-to-date” processor clock rates and features a 533/800 MHz front side bus (FSB). Two 184-pin DIMM sockets accommodate up to 2 GB of DDR/266/333/400 ECC memory with dual channel support. Dual SATA channels support high-speed storage with up to 150 MB/s transfer rate.

Axiomtek lists the following key features and specifications for the SBC81202:

  • Processor — LGA775 Pentium D, Pentium 4, and Celeron D
  • Chipset — 865G + ICH5 with 533/800 MHz FSB
  • Memory — up to 2 GB of DDR/266/333/400 RAM
  • Storage:
    • 2 ATA-100 EIDE (4 drives total)
    • 2 serial ATA-150
    • floppy port (2 drives total)
  • Display:
    • Extreme Graphics 2 VGA core
    • up to 64 MB video memory shared with main memory
  • I/O ports:
    • gigabit Ethernet, RJ45
    • 4 USB 2.0
    • 2 serial — 1 RS232, 1 RS232/422/485
    • audio — AC97 codec
    • parallel port
    • PS/2 keyboard and mouse
  • Expansion:
    • PCI edge connector
    • ISA edge connector through ITE8888G PCI to ISA bridge
  • Dimensions — 13.3 x 4.8 inches (338 x 122 mm), 6-layer PCB
  • Complies with PICMG 1.0 Rev 2.0 standards

In addition to supporting Linux, the SBC can also be used with Windows XP Embedded or Windows 2000, the company says.

The SBC81202 is expected to be available “around the end of August.” Pricing was not disclosed.

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