Kontron Introduces KTQ87/mITX Embedded Mini-ITX Motherboard

Kontron KTQ87/mITX Embedded Mini-ITX Motherboard

Kontron introduced the KTQ87/mITX embedded Mini-ITX motherboard. The KTQ87/mITX features the fourth generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processors and the Intel Embedded Q87 chipset. The new Kontron embedded Mini-ITX motherboard KTQ87/mITX is available now in EFT quantities. Series production is scheduled to start in Q3 2013. The board is ideal for industrial automation, medical, gaming and digital signage.

Kontron KTQ87/mITX Embedded Mini-ITX Motherboard Features

  • 4th Generation Intel 22nm Dual and Quad Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium and Celeron CPUs
  • Intel Q87 Lynx Point PCH
  • Long term available embedded mITX motherboard
  • Supports three independent displays pipes
  • Graphics APIs DirectX 11.1, OpenGL 4.x, OpenCL 1.2
  • Three Display Ports for flexible, high resolution display drive
  • Two DDR3L/DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16GB DDR3 Memory
  • Dual Intel Gigabit-LAN
  • Five serialATA 6 Gbit/s
  • AMT 9.0 support
  • mPCIe
  • mSATA
  • TPM 1.2
  • Connector with ADC, DAC up to 160 GPIO

The Kontron KTQ87/mITX supports up to 16 gigabytes of DDR3 RAM. It can be equipped either with dual-core or quad-core 4th generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors with up to 3.1 GHz (3.9 GHz for Turbo Boost). For application-specific extension cards it offers one PCI Express Gen 3.0 slot as well as one Mini-PCIe. Additional peripherals can be connected via four SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) and ten USB 2.0 ports as well as the Kontron-specific embedded feature connector which executes up to 160 GPIO, analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and digital-to-analog converter (DAC) minimizing the BOM and design-in efforts for individual I/O functionality.

The embedded Mini-ITX motherboard features two GbE LAN (one with Intel AMT 9.0), six SATA interfaces with 1.5/3/6 Gbit/s and RAID 0/1/5/10 functionality, mSATA (mini-SATA) socket, HD audio, two COM ports and a Trusted Platform Module 1.2.

The KTQ87/mITX embedded motherboard supports up to three independent hi-res displays or a 4K display, which are connected via DisplayPort++. This enables direct connection of DisplayPort 1.2 panels and HDMI/DVI monitors with adapter cables. The Mini-ITX board also features hardware acceleration to dynamically improve video quality and stereoscopic 3D.

The Kontron KTQ87/mITX embedded Mini-ITX motherboard supports Windows 7 and 8, Windows Embedded Standard 7 and 8, VxWorks, as well as several Linux distributions (Red Hat Enterprise, Novell SuSE Linux Enterprise, Red Flag Linux and Wind River Linux, among others).

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