|By PR Newswire||
|February 25, 2014 04:01 AM EST||
NUREMBURG, Germany, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Embedded World, Diamond Systems, a leading global developer of compact, rugged, I/O-rich embedded computing solutions for a broad range of real-world applications, unveiled Quantum, a conduction-cooled PCI/104-Express SBC (single board computer) family with interchangeable, full size QSeven COMs processors and a highly integrated I/O baseboard.
The processors available on the new Quantum SBCs include the 1 GHz AMD Fusion G-T40E CPU, the 1 GHz AMD G-Series eKabini GX-210HA SOC and ARM A9 i.MX6 single/dual/quad cores up to 1.2 GHz.
The new family of SBCs fully utilize the latest serial high speed buses available with QSeven for extended product viability as well as the concept's modular plug and play function that enhances performance scalability.
The new PCI/104-Express-based family offers a wide range of on-board I/O including data acquisition with A/D, digital I/O, counter/timers and pulse width modulators. Standard PC I/O includes USB 2.0, RS-232/422/485, Gigabit Ethernet, SATA and digital I/O.
Designed to excel in harsh environments including industrial, on-vehicle and military applications, Quantum SBCs feature a bottom-side heat spreader that mounts directly to the baseboard, relieving stress on the Qseven module and enhancing durability. Most I/O is provided on latching connectors for increased ruggedness. The boards also incorporate a 6 V to 34 V wide voltage power input.
Quantum SBCs support I/O expansion with PCI-104, PCIe/104 and PCI/104-Express I/O modules. A new miniature, low cost PCIe connector supports both PCIe/104 Type 1 and Type 2 modules and provides compatibility with existing PCIe/104 I/O modules. The compact connector also enables the board to accommodate more I/O features than other PCI/104-Express SBCs.
For additional I/O expansion, Quantum also provides a dual-use PCIe MiniCard/mSATA socket. I/O modules featuring WiFi, Ethernet, analog I/O, digital I/O and CAN are now available in the PCIe MiniCard form factor, providing compact expandability, without increasing total system height. For rugged applications, wide-temperature mSATA modules up to 64 GB are available in SLC and MLC technologies.
Quantum SBCs run Linux, Windows Embedded Standard 7 and Windows XP operating systems. A Linux software development kit is available with bootable images and drivers to facilitate the start of a design project right out of the box.
The Quantum SBC was designed with rugged applications in mind from its extended operating temperature of -40 degrees C to +85 degrees C on most models and the on-board DDR3 SDRAM to the latching I/O connectors.
An integrated bottom-mounted heat spreader simplifies the installation of I/O modules on the top side of the board, eliminating interference from heat sinks and increasing space for I/O functions and connectors.
- Choice of several QSeven COMs
- 1 GHz AMD Fusion G-T40E CPU
- 1 GHz AMD G-Series eKabini GX-210HA SOC
- ARM A9 i.MX6 single/dual/quad cores up to 1.2 GHz
- Up to 2 GB 1.3 MHz DDR3 SDRAM soldered on-board
- Exceptional on-board I/O support including:
- 1 Gigabit Ethernet port
- 5 USB 2.0 ports
- 2 RS-232/422/485 ports; 1 RS-232 port
- 1 SATA port for hard drive
- Dual channel 18/24-bit LVDS LCD display
- HDMI, VGA and DisplayPort capability (processor dependent)
- Shared expansion socket auto-selects for either PCIe MiniCard or mSATA flashdisk modules
- PCI-104 and PCIe/104 stackable I/O expansion
- PCI-104 form factor with wings (4.55" x 3.775")
- Extended -40 degrees C to +85 degrees C operating temperature (most models)
Pricing and Availability
Several models of the Quantum PCI/104-Express single board computer are available offering a choice of QSeven COMs to match your application's price and performance needs. Pricing is dependent upon processor selected. Complete development kits, software development kits and a cable kit are all available to accelerate development. Contact Diamond Systems at [email protected] for quantity pricing and special-order options.
For more product information, visit http://www.diamondsystems.com/products/quantum
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About Diamond Systems:
Since 1989, Mountain View, California-based Diamond Systems Corporation has provided compact, rugged, board- and system-level real world embedded computing solutions to companies in a broad range of markets, including transportation, energy, aerospace, defense, manufacturing, medical and research.
The company is renowned as an innovator of embedded I/O standards and technologies; it originated the FeaturePak I/O modules standard, was an early adopter of PC/104 module technology, and holds a patent for a unique analog I/O autocalibration technique.
Diamond's extensive product line includes compact, highly integrated single board computers (SBCs); an extensive line of expansion modules for analog and digital I/O, wired and wireless communications, GPS, solid-state disk, and power supply functions; and complete system-level solutions.
In support of performance-critical embedded application requirements, its products operate reliably over wide operating temperature ranges, such as -40 degrees C to +85 degrees C, and at high levels of shock and vibration. Diamond also offers a comprehensive hardware, software and system integration and customization services.
For further information, please visit www.diamondsystems.com or call 800-367-2104.
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