3.5-in. single board computer has rugged-environment options

January 20, 2014 // By Graham Prophet
ADL Embedded Solutions' ADLQM87HD is a 3.5-in. SBC based on 4th generation Intel Core Quad/DC i3/i5/i7 processors, with the Intel HD Graphics 4600 engine and support for DirectX11.1, OpenGL 4.0, and OpenCL 1.2. It also introduces the Intel’s new AVX2 instruction set and TPM 1.2 and USB 3.0 functionality.

The ADLQM87HD also supports a broad set of features including video ports for DVI/VGA and HDMI/DP, 3x RS232 COM ports, 4x SATA 6Gb/sec with RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support, 8x USB2.0, 3x USB 3.0, two bootable Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, and HDA 7.1. Expansion possibilities include a miniPCI socket as well as a 2x40-pin PCIE expansion connector with four PCIe x1 lanes or one PCIe x4 lane for additional breakout or mezzanine board functionality. It is designed for -40C to +85C operation with ruggedisation options available: it is suited for ruggedised small form-factor systems and optimised for integration in the ADLMES-8200 modular enclosure.

ADL notes that the ADLQM87HD suits mobile and embedded applications where high processor performance with low battery or power usage is critical, offering performance to applications such as radar and sonar processing, image signal processing, tactical command and control, surveillance and reconnaissance, medical imaging and industrial automation.

ADL Embedded Solutions GmbH; www.adl-europe.com