Axiomtek – a world-renowned leader relentlessly devoted in the research, development and manufacture of series of innovative and reliable industrial computer products of high efficiency – is pleased to announce the PICO317, its new fanless Pico-ITX SBC powered by the onboard quad-core Intel® Atom® x5-E3940 processor (code name: Apollo Lake). This tiny 2.5-inch embedded board can withstand a wide operating temperature range of -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158°F) for use in harsh and space-constraint environments. It comes with dual-display capability through 4K-ready HDMI and 18/24-bit single/dual channel LVDS. Combined with a rugged design and high-speed processing, the PICO317 is suitable for a variety of industrial IoT applications, including industrial automation, transportation, retail and more.
Responding to the surging demand for imaging processing, the powerful PICO317 has Intel® integrated Gfx graphic engine which optimizes the graphics performance and brings captivating visual experiences. This low-power industrial motherboard has a full-size PCI Express Mini Card slot supporting mSATA for wireless and storage. It has three USB 3.0 ports to connect with industrial cameras for machine vision applications.
The PICO317 is a feature-rich, flexible and customizable pico-ITX form factor motherboard that is a great choice for many IIoT applications. Its fanless and ultra-compact design allows easy installation in environments and more flexible product designs. The varieties of I/O connectors are offered to deliver true customer value for fewer integration hassles,
said Kevin Lin, a product manager of the Motherboard Division at Axiomtek.
The feature-rich PICO317 supports one DDR3L-1867 SO-DIMM slot with up to 8 GB of system memory. It is equipped with one Gigabit Ethernet port with Intel® i211AT which supports Wake-on-LAN and PXE Boot ROM. Other I/O interfaces include two RS-232 ports, two USB 2.0 ports, three USB 3.0 ports, one HD Codec audio and one SATA-600 slot. This stunning Pico-ITX board also has SMBus that is compatible with I2C for smart battery support. To meet the industrial needs, it has a 5VDC input with AT auto power-on function. Moreover, the PICO317 has a watchdog timer and offers hardware monitoring functions to detect CPU/system temperature and voltage to ensure reliable operation.