Kontron Introduces COM Express Reference Carrier Type 6

Kontron COM Express Reference Carrier Type 6

Kontron introduced their COM Express Reference Carrier Type 6. The Kontron carrierboard is designed for the development of SFF applications. It supports all future-oriented interfaces required in small and portable applications. The new reference carrierboard for COM Express basic and compact Computer-and-Modules with pin-out type 6 is available now. It is ideal for OEMs developing always-connected mobile devices for digital signage, POS/POI, medical, transportation, and industrial automation.

The Kontron COM Express Reference Carrier Type 6 is designed for the development of innovative SFF applications. It supports all future-oriented interfaces required in small and portable applications. OEMs can use the new reference carrierboard in the Mini-ITX form factor to accelerate application development or use it off-the-shelf paired with the broad ecosystem of Mini-ITX accessories to improve time-to-market and development cost.

Kontron COM Express Reference Carrier Type 6 Features

  • Compact Mini-ITX form factor
  • Hosts all COM Express pin-out type 6 modules in the compact (95×95 mm) or basic (125×95 mm) form factor
  • Common embedded LVDS interface for internal displays
  • Supports three DDI interfaces: DisplayPort, HDMI, and DVI-I that also transmits analogue VGA signals
  • Realtek HD audio codec with digital and optical SPDIF in/out and 5.1 audio jacks
  • Internal hard drives and SSDs can be hooked up via three SATA connectors
  • eSATA port for external drives
  • PCI Express x4 slot
  • Express Card connector with USB
  • Mini PCI Express slot with USB and SIM card support
  • Two USB 2.0 ports and two USB 3.0 ports
  • RJ45 plug for 10/100/1000 Mbit networks
  • Two COM interfaces, GPIO and fan control
  • Power supply via the standard ATX power connector or Smart Battery connectors

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