New Product Release : BX-U200 BOX Computer — An Embedded Computer the Size of Just Two Business Cards and the Smallest & Lightest Device in the Series
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CONTEC Co., Ltd. introduces the newly developed BX-U200 series, an extremely compact and fanless embedded computer that is the size of just two business cards and that is the smallest and lightest model in its series of BOX Computers. CONTEC announces release of the new series on January 15, 2020.
BOX Computer BX-U200
Mounting image of Wireless LAN model to DIN rail (Option required)
This new product is a fanless embedded computer equipped with an Intel® Atom x5-E3940 (1.6 GHz) processor. Featuring an extremely compact design that is the size of just two business cards, it is equipped with a rich variety of expansion interfaces to enable use with a wide range of applications. It is also equipped with a USB 3.1 Gen 1 port that adopts the new Type-C USB standard and which supports both USB PD (Power Delivery) and DP Alt Mode (DisplayPort Alternate Mode) protocols—the combination of which enables a single cable to be used for supplying and receiving power to and from other devices while simultaneously outputting video signals to monitors. This capability will enable use of a wide variety of USB Type-C compatible peripheral devices. A wireless LAN model with wireless LAN and Bluetooth functionality is also available (Japan only) and is ideal as an IoT gateway terminal for connecting IT networks and field networks.
- Reductions in running costs and energy usage
This product uses the x5-E3940 low power consumption Intel Atom processor platform in order to achieve low power consumption while still providing sufficient performance.
- Power supply/charging and video output with a single cable
The USB PD protocol supported by USB Type-C enables this product to both supply and receive power to and from external devices such as monitors, USB hubs, or docking stations just by connecting a single cable. Furthermore, it supports DP Alt Mode, which enables video signals to be output to monitors using the same cable, resulting in minimized wiring.
- An extremely compact computer with an installation area the size of just two business cards that contributes to the miniaturization of equipment
This is the smallest [110(W)×90(D)×29(H)] and lightest device in the series that can be installed anywhere. It can be installed using an area roughly equivalent to that of a small paperback book and with a clearance of only 50 mm. This product assists customers in miniaturizing their equipment without compromising design.
- Supports a wide range of temperature environments from -30°C to +50°C
Stable operation of this product is possible within a wide range of ambient temperature environments from -30 to +50°C.
- Can be installed to the rear of LCD monitors or on DIN rails
This computer can be installed to the rear of VESA-compatible LCD monitors, as well as on DIN rails (optional mounting bracket sold separately).
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