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July 11, 2002

From VersaLogic Corp.

PC/104-Plus Single Board Computer for Harsh Environments

WebSite: http://www.versalogic.com/New/bobcat_et_pr.asp

Eugene, OR — Embedded computer users can now purchase VersaLogic’s Bobcat single board computer in an extended temperature configuration. This new version of the popular PC/104-Plus module features a 586 CPU running at 100 MHz and operates at -40°C to +85°C. 
The Bobcat uses the Elan SC520 CPU, a low-power 586 processor. It features 10/100 Ethernet, 64 MB of system RAM, and a DiskOnChip flash socket. Standard I/O includes floppy, IDE, and four COM ports (two RS-422/485). The versatile re-programmable BIOS has special embedded features for OEMs. The board is software compatible with Windows, QNX, Linux, RT-Linux, and other popular RTOSs.  
The Bobcat is appropriate for military, medical, transportation, automation, and other high-reliability or harsh environment applications. It is designed for embedded systems requiring long product availability and high reliability. System designers choose VersaLogic boards such as the Bobcat for their high reliability features which include soldered-on RAM, watchdog timer, voltage sensing reset circuit, industrial long-life battery, and self-resetting fuses for keyboard and mouse power. Standardized components sourced from multiple vendors increase product longevity and reduce problems with obsolescence and upgrades. VersaLogic targets a minimum availability of five years for all of its embedded OEM products.  
This Bobcat board is currently available from stock. Pricing is $406 in OEM quantities. 
About VersaLogic Corporation 
A leading supplier of industrial computers since 1976, VersaLogic focuses on high-quality, board-level products for embedded applications. They offer PC/104, PC/104-Plus, EBX (8 x 5.75") Single Board Computer, and STD 32 Bus product lines. VersaLogic’s products have a broad range of applications including industrial control, military, medical instrumentation, and manufacturing automation. Their customers are OEM designers and integrators who build embedded systems. For more information about VersaLogic products e-mail info@versalogic.com, or contact Applications Support at (800) 824-3163.