congatec conga-CAx COM Express Module

The conga-CAx is congatec’s latest COM Express module. The new board features the industrial temperature versions of the ultra-low-power Intel Atom processor Z5xx series and the Intel System Controller Hub US15WPT. The conga-CAx is designed for low-power consumption and the industrial temperature range. All components used for this high density design are specified for an ambient temperature range of -40° to +85°C. Typical power requirements for this module are less than 5 Watts. The conga-CAx will be available mid-2009. The single unit price of the basic variant based on the Intel Atom processor Z510PT with 1.1 GHz is US $450 + tax.

The conga-CAx is available in two different CPU variants. One version is powered by the Intel Atom processor Z510PT with 1.1 GHz and 400 MHz front side and memory bus. The other version features the1.33 GHz Intel Atom processor Z520PT. Both variants are equipped with 512k L2 cache and can access up to 1 GByte of rugged onboard soldered DDR2 RAM.

The conga-CAx includes a rich connectivity feature-set. This includes up to 2 PCI Express x1 lanes, PCI Bus, EIDE interface, Gigabit Ethernet, High Definition Audio and 8 USB ports. The onboard IDE flash drive provides up to 2 GByte of mass storage and is also specified for the full industrial temperature range. When combined with ACPI 3.0 battery management, ultra-mobile industrial applications are now possible.

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