10/28/2002 - Kontron, one of the leading global embedded computer technology companies, has announced the release of the CP605, a 6U CompactPCI Single Board Computer (SBC) based on the powerful Intel® Pentium® 4 processor. The new CP605 provides multiple configurations options, facilitating its use in high-end, harsh environment, and/or cost sensitive applications; while its 4HP design makes it ideal for space-minimized applications.
The 6U CP605 features the Intel Pentium 4 processor in a 478-pin package FC-PGA, and is available in either a high-performance version, operating at 2 to 3 GHz; or a low power dissipation version, using the Mobile Pentium® 4-M processor operating at 1.2 to 2 GHz. An on-die 512 KB full speed L2 cache facilitates maximum processor performance.
The new board can accommodate up to 1 GB soldered DDR SDRAM, and up to 2 GB total memory with the addition of DDR SODIMM modules. Memory and graphics performance is optimized by the Intel 845G chipset, in addition to a 400 or 533 MHz processor side bus.
The CP605 is designed to provide an extensive range of connectivity options, and to protect users investment into the future. In addition to 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports and 1 Fast Ethernet port, the new board provides 5 USB 2.0 ports (each with 40 times the bandwidth of the commonly-used USB 1.1 interface). The CP605 also supports the PICMG 2.16 Packet Switching Backplane specification, and provides a 32-bit, 33 MHz PMC interface.
The new CP605 can be operated as either a system master or in passive mode (in a peripheral slot in a CompactPCI system). Software support is provided for Windows® 2000/XP Pro, Linux®, VxWorks®, and QNX®. Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) is available as an option.
The CP605 is available immediately.
For more information about the CP605 or any other Kontron products, contact Jennifer Hanson, Kontron America, 6260 Sequence Drive, San Diego, CA 92121-4371.
Kontron is a leading global embedded computer technology company. Kontron supplies a diversified customer base of OEMs, system integrators and application providers in the communications, automation, transportation, medical, military, aerospace, and test and measurement markets. The company helps its customers to considerably reduce their time-to-market and to gain a competitive advantage with products including high-performance open computer platforms and systems, single-board computers, man-machine interfaces and mobile computers. Kontron is a member of the Intel Applied Computing Platform Provider Program (ACPP Program). Kontron employs over 1100 people worldwide and has manufacturing facilities in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. The company is listed on the German Neuer Markt stock exchange under the symbol "KBC".
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