Montrose, California (PRWEB) December 10, 2008
Micro/sys continues to lead the way in StackableUSB product development with its release of the first Host microcontroller equipped with the cutting-edge StackableUSB architecture. In an embedded world where space is a vanishing luxury, this new USB1032 industrial-grade microcontroller allows OEMs to fit their control system within a mere 1.85" x 1.78" footprint, which is one-quarter the size of the 104™ Form Factor. Powered by the Microchip PIC32, the USB1032 provides 125 DMIPS performance while using only 100mA of power. This creates the perfect solution for applications needing more performance than a typical microcontroller without the burden of additional space and power that would be required for a single-board computer.
Although tiny in size, the USB1032 offers a wealth of features. The 80MHz system clock, 512 KB flash, 32KB SRAM of memory, and onboard RS232 transceiver provide design engineers the appropriately-matched support and throughput for their embedded system. Additional features include a 10-bit ADC, eight (8) programmable LEDs, digital I/O, and the PIC32's easy-to-use and solidly supported software tools. These features provide easy development and shorter time-to-market. The USB1032 offers industrial OEMs all the functions they have come to expect from their CPUs, but in a more compact, power-efficient board that offers -40° to +85° C operation.
For applications requiring additional capabilities, the USB1032 can easily and cost-effectively stack one or more (up to 10) of the various StackableUSB Client-side industrial I/O. A simple I/O solution can be added starting at under $100. Connecting via StackableUSB, an OEM using the tiny USB1032 as a Host can now create a powerful system ideally suited for military-grade environments in a space smaller than a 2" cube.
The basic USB1032 starts at $195 in single quantity. Significant OEM discounts are available. Contact Technical Sales Dept., Micro/sys, Inc., 3730 Park Place, Montrose, CA 91020, phone (818) 244-4600, FAX (818) 244-4246, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, URL: http://www.embeddedsys.com.
Micro/sys has been manufacturing OEM industrial microcomputer products since 1976, including board-level products and integrated computers. Micro/sys embedded computers are specified by OEMs in semiconductor processing, medical, mail handling, pharmaceutical, industrial marking, process control, and many other industries.
StackableUSB brings USB to compact spaces opening up opportunities in industrial control systems, plus mobile, hand-held, military, medical, and remote communications applications. Visit http://www.StackableUSB.org for more information on StackableUSB and its ability to increase throughput as technology advances.