Emerson Network Power Announces Nano-ITX Embedded Motherboard Based on Latest Ultra Low-Power Intel Atom Processor Platform

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Low profile, passive cooling and extended temperature support reliable operation

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™, today announced its first embedded motherboard based on the ultra low-power Intel® Atom™ processor-based platform, also announced today by Intel®.

The NITX-300 is a Nano-ITX (120 mm by 120 mm) form factor motherboard with a low-height profile to fit into most enclosures, passive cooling capability for reliable operation, and extended temperature capability for use in a wide variety of applications. It features the Intel® Atom™ Processor E6xx series at 0.6 GHz to 1.3 GHz and Intel® Platform Controller Hub EG20T supported by up to 1 GB soldered DDR2 memory.

Emerson Network Power’s NITX-300 series is ideal for applications that require a low-power, easy-to-use Nano-ITX motherboard with support for a variety of operating systems. Example applications include medical carts, portable instruments, set-top boxes, digital signage, media players and test devices.

The NITX-300 series supports dual displays with LVDS and VGA connectivity and features a wide range of built-in connectivity. In addition to Gigabit Ethernet, PCI Express and multiple USB and serial interfaces, the embedded motherboard also features:

  •     A SATA interface to enable connection of a physical or solid state disk
  •     A PCI Express Mini Card slot to enable Wi-Fi/WiMAX connectivity
  •     A CAN interface to enable connection to vehicle test systems
  •     A Slim Lite SSD connector for use with robust solid state drives
  •     A MicroSD memory card connector to enable removable storage
  •     Temperature range option from -20 to +70 degrees Celsius

Emerson Network Power supports Microsoft® Windows® XP, Microsoft® Windows® 7, Microsoft® Windows® Embedded 7 Standard and MeeGo Linux as standard on the NITX-300 series embedded motherboard.

To learn more about open standards-based embedded computing solutions from Emerson Network Power, visit http://www.EmersonNetworkPower.com/EmbeddedComputing.

About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson, is the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™ from grid to chip for telecommunication networks, data centers, health care and industrial facilities. Emerson Network Power provides innovative solutions and expertise in areas including AC and DC power and precision cooling systems, embedded computing and power, integrated racks and enclosures, power switching and controls, infrastructure management, and connectivity. All solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians. For more information on Emerson Network Power’s embedded computing products and services, including ATCA®, COM Express®, CompactPCI®, embedded motherboards, MicroTCA® and VMEbus for original equipment manufacturers and systems integrators in the telecommunications, industrial automation, aerospace/defense and medical markets, visit http://www.EmersonNetworkPower.com/EmbeddedComputing. Learn more about Emerson Network Power products and services at http://www.EmersonNetworkPower.com.

About Emerson
Emerson, based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Sales in fiscal 2009 were $20.9 billion. For more information, visit http://www.Emerson.com.

Business-Critical Continuity, Emerson Network Power and the Emerson Network Power logo are trademarks and service marks of Emerson Electric Co. PICMG, AdvancedTCA, ATCA, COM Express, CompactPCI and MicroTCA are registered trademarks of the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group. Intel and Atom are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. The Embedded Computing business of Emerson Network Power does not claim medical compliance on its products nor does it offer medical grade products at the time of publishing. © 2010 Emerson Electric Co.

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