ADLINK Technology Introduces High Performance Dual Core EPIC Single Board Computer

Ampro ReadyBoard 830 offers small form factor multi-core computing ReadyBoard 830.

July 23, 2008, Ampro Computers Inc., an ADLINK Technology company, today announced availability of the ReadyBoard 830 single board computer based on Intel’s dual core processors and GME945 chipset. The ReadyBoard 830 integrates a single- or dual-core processor, RAM, graphics, networking and robust I/O in a small form factor suitable for applications that require high performance like gaming, digital signage, video surveillance, and medical imaging applications.

Featuring a 1.66GHz Intel Core Duo L2400 processor or 1.07GHz ULV Celeron, two SODIMM sockets for up to 4GB of 533MHz DDR2 RAM, Intel GMA950 built-in graphics display, the ReadyBoard 830 can support CRTs, flat panels and wide screen digital TVs at resolutions of up to 2048×1536. An onboard video encoder adds TV-out capabilities such as HDTV (420p, 720p and 1080i), Component and S-Video.

“With its unique blend of high integration, performance, and reliability, Ampro’s ReadyBoard 830 meets our customer’s demanding requirements for full featured computing in a compact form factor,” Ampro’s General Manager, PJ Go said. “We expect this exciting new single board computer to enhance a wide range of embedded applications, such as industrial automation, multimedia kiosks, gaming, and medical devices.”

The highly-integrated ReadyBoard 830 also features a broad complement of I/O including: dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, six USB 2.0 channels, AC97/HD audio, two SATA and one UDMA EIDE interfaces, Compact Flash socket, four serial ports with two supporting RS-422/485 capability, eight general-purpose I/O (GPIO) pins, and a parallel port. Expansion capability includes a PCI Express Mini Card and a PCI-104 expansion bus. An optional MiniModule ISA card provides a PCI-to-ISA bridge for compatibility with hundreds of commercial PC/104 (ISA bus) I/O cards.

The 1.66GHz dual core processor uses less than 15W total power, while the 1.07GHz single processor uses less than 5.5W.

Also Available: Cost Effective, Rugged EPIC ReadyBoard 820
The ReadyBoard 830 compliments Ampro’s rugged, cost effective ReadyBoard 820 featuring Intel’s Pentium M and Celeron M CPUs with the 915GM chipset. The ReadyBoard 820 offers high performance power efficient processing in a low cost EPIC single board computer that meets demanding environments with a -20? to +70?C operating temperature range.

The ReadyBoard 820 features integrated 3D graphics with support for Intel DVMT 3.0 (Dynamic Video Memory Technology), up to 2GB of 533MHz DDR2 memory, 10/100/1000 and 10/100 Ethernet ports, six USB 2.0 channels, an AC97 audio controller, two SATA and one UDMA EIDE storage interfaces, Compact Flash socket, four serial ports with two supporting RS-422/485 capability, eight general-purpose I/O (GPIO) pins, one parallel port, and a PCI-104 expansion bus.

Broad OS Support
Ampro supports the ReadyBoard 830 and ReadyBoard 820 with a full range of popular embedded and desktop operating systems, including a full Linux 2.6-based distribution (derived from Ubuntu packages), Windows Embedded CE 6.0 and Windows XP Embedded.

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About Ampro Computers Inc.
Now celebrating its 25th year in business, Ampro is renowned as a pioneer in the “embedded PC” industry. Recently acquired by ADLINK Technology, Inc., Ampro originated the PC/104, PC/104-Plus, and EBX standards for stackable single-board computers (SBCs), co-created the popular EPIC SBC standard, and offers the industry’s first line of “extreme rugged” computer-on-module (COM) products in ETX and COM Express formats. In addition to SBCs and COMs, Ampro offers a wide range of industrial computer systems and Panel PCs and supports its board- and system-level products under Linux, Windows CE, Windows XP Embedded, VxWorks, and QNX, among other OSes.

ADLINK Technology provides a wide range of embedded computing products and services to the test & measurement, automation & process control, gaming, communications, medical, network security, and transportation industries. ADLINK products include PCI Express-based data acquisition and I/O; vision and motion control; and AdvancedTCA, CompactPCI, and Computer-on-Modules (COMs) for industrial computing. ADLINK strives to minimize the total cost of ownership (TCO) of its customers by providing customization and system integration services, maintaining low manufacturing costs, and extending the lifecycle of its products. ADLINK is a global company with headquarters and manufacturing in Taiwan; R&D and integration in Taiwan, China, and the US; and an extensive network of worldwide sales and support offices.

ADLINK is ISO-9001, ISO-14001, and TL9000 certified, is an Associate Member of the Intel Embedded and Communications Alliance, an Executive Member of PICMG, and a Sponsor Member of the PXI Systems Alliance. ADLINK is a publicly traded company listed on the TAIEX Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 6166).

Contact Information

ADLINK Technology Inc.

5215 Hellyer Ave. #110
San Jose, CA, 95138

tele: 1.408.360.0200
toll-free: 1.866.4.ADLINK

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