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November 26, 2007

From Tri-M Systems

Tri-M Introduces New 300MHz Fanless CPU Module for Extended Temperature Applications

Contact Name: Aaron Kirchhofer
Contact Email: info@tri-m.com
WebSite: http://www.tri-m.com/news/pressrel/vsx104.html

Tri-M Engineering announced a new embedded CPU module designed to complement their existing PC/104 product line. The VSX104 is fanless design featuring a complement of robust features such as extended temperature operation and soldered DDR2 RAM integrated in a small, low power package. The VSX104 is RoHS compliant and conforms to the PC/104 form factor which allows users to easily add a wide-range of low-cost I/O options. 
The VSX104’s 300MHz DM&P Vortex86SX System-on-Chip (SoC) is a high performance and fully static 32-bit X86 processor designed to work with embedded operating systems including Windows®CE, Linux, DOS, and most popuar 32-bit RTOS. Standard features of the VSX104 include 128MB soldered on DDR2 RAM, four COM ports, two USB2.0 ports and one 10/100 Ethernet port. It also includes both a Type I CompactFlash™ socket as well as a microSD socket. System expansion is supported by the PC/104 interface. “The VSX104 fills a void in the marketplace created after a number of embedded processors were recently discontinued.” says Tri-M President and CEO, Doug Stead. “The VSX104 allows OEM design engineers the opportunity to continue legacy projects or pursue new opportunities wherever a compact, rugged processor is required.” 
The VSX104 is a compact design measuring 3.55” x 3.775” x 0.9” and has an operating temperature of -40º to +85ºC. Single +5VDC power is supplied through the PC/104 bus or 2-position screw terminal and total power consumption is a mere 1.85 Watts. The VSX104 is scheduled to begin shipping in January 2008. Pricing is in the $200’s in low OEM quantities. For additional information contact Tri-M Engineering at (604)-945-9565 or info@tri-m.com, or visit the on-line catalog at www.tri-m.com . 
Onboard 300MHz Vortex86SX SoC 
4 Serial, 2 USB 2.0 
10/100 LAN 
Extended Temperature Operation 
Onboard, soldered DDR2 RAM 
Type I CompactFlash™ and microSD 
For more information about the VSX104 
About Tri-M Engineering 
Tri-M Engineering is an innovative and leading company in the embedded systems field, specializing in the design and manufacture of DC to DC power supplies, CPU modules, enclosures, I/O modules, GPS products, and development boards. Many or Tri-M Engineering’s products are designed to withstand higher temperature ranges, shock, vibration, moisture, dust and electrical noise and can be found in many industries including industrial control, military, aerospace, alternative energy,. homeland security and gaming. Tri-M Engineering distributes its products through its sister company, Tri-M Systems, as well as a worldwide distribution network. For more information visit www.tri-m.com. 
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