MEN Micro Inc. (Blue Bell, PA) now offers the CB70C, a high performance, Intel Core i7-based Rugged COM Express module for robust, mission-critical operations. The CB70C’s VITA 59: RCE design combines with advanced Intel processors to provide state-of-the-art PC technology in a rugged, small form factor with scalable performance using one, two, or four processing cores, depending on system requirements. The new module offers a number of I/O interfaces including PCI Express, LVDS, DDI, VGA, HD audio, SATA, Ethernet, and USB for exceptional flexibility in system design.

VITA 59 RCE: Rugged COM Express, currently in preparation, ruggedizes the common and well-accepted computer-on-module concept to enable this cost-effective technology to be employed in harsh environments and applications. Embedded in a conduction-cooled cover and frame with a thermal connection to the PCB, the CB70C operates over a wide temperature range of -40° to +85°C. This secure cover also provides 100% EMC protection as well as resistance to high levels of shock, vibration, dust, humidity, and chemicals.

Technical specifications:

  • Intel Core i7 processor family.
  • Core frequency of up to 1.2 GHz and a Turbo Boost frequency of 3.1 GHz.
  • VITA 59 RCE; compliant with COM Express Basic, Type 6 pin-out.
  • Up to 16 GB DDR3 DRAM soldered with ECC.
  • Intel’s Active Management Technology (AMT).

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