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January 25, 2004 11:15PM

From Micro/sys

Compact 486/586 Computer with Super VGA and Ethernet Operates at Extended Temperatures

Contact Name: Donna Goedhart
Contact Email: dgoedhart.embeddedsys@comcast.net
WebSite: http://www.embeddedsys.com

Montrose, CA . . . . Based on a high-performance 486/586 core, the SBC1495ET from Micro/sys provides a powerful controller in a PC/104 (3.55" x 3.775") footprint that will operate from –40C to +85C. In addition to PC-compatible features, such as SVGA and dual serial ports, the new model also includes 100BASE-T Ethernet support. With up to 64MB of SDRAM, CompactFlash, and full AT-compatibility, high-performance control systems can be developed as single board solutions. In its stackthrough version, the SBC1495ET is ideal for plugging into a custom OEM I/O card. The SBC1495ET can boot DOS, Windows 98, Linux, Windows CE, VxWorks, and other PC-compatible operating systems.  
The SBC1495ET is implemented with the STPC Atlas processor, which offers speeds up to 133MHz, on-chip cache, 64-bit DRAM access, hardware floating point, digital I/O, and AT-compatible EIDE, interrupt, timer, and DMA controllers. The SBC1495ET includes COM1, COM2, SuperVGA, keyboard, and mouse. The SuperVGA includes hardware acceleration, and drives CRT monitors and LVDS TFT flat panel displays with resolutions to 1024 x 1024. 100 MHz Ethernet provides fast, reliable communications. If needed, I/O expansion can be added to the SBC1495ET through PC/104 cards.  
The CompactFlash socket on the SBC1495ET can be used as solid-state storage for operating systems and large applications. Micro/sys installs a ready-to-run firmware system on the SBC1495ET at no cost. This firmware includes a complete industrial BIOS, board setup screens, and application download utilities, and can create a DOS-like execution environment immediately upon powerup. Borland or Microsoft C/C++ 16-bit .EXE files can be downloaded to the board upon receipt. Alternatively, the computer may be configured to boot 32-bit operating systems upon powerup. A development kit that includes cables, sample software, and full documentation is available. 
The commercial temperature version is available starting at $385. The basic SBC1495ET starts at $435 in single quantity. Optional features are quite cost effective, as they do not require additional boards. 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: info@embeddedsys.com, URL : 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.