Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - The DPX-81 industrial single-board computer from Densitron Corp. uses the new ConnectBus interface standard, which allows embedded PCs and SBCs that fail in the field to be replaced in a single operation.
Targeted for the gaming, video and information kiosk markets, the board features an Nvidia Riva TNT2 high-performance graphics controller with 128-bit 3-D pipeline, Direct3DTM and OpenGL acceleration, and MPEG-2/DVD playback.
Video memory includes 32/16-Mbyte dedicated frame buffer or up to 20 Mbytes shared. SRAM includes 256-kbyte battery backed with two independent banks of 128 kbytes each, paged in standard address space. The ROM socket supports up to 2 Mbytes of PLCC EPROM.
The board also offers two PLCC sockets with bootable ROM; an LCD/CRT graphics controller with digital DVI and PanelLink interface; 512 Mbytes of RAM (two DIMM sockets); a DiskOnChip flash disk socket (bootable); 100 Base T/Tx autoswitching Ethernet controller; and a 16-bit stereo sound system with amplified outputs (2 watts/channel).
On board are two USB, two parallel and four serial interfaces; MIDI, mouse and keyboard; and support for two floppy disks.
The single-board computer is equipped with a watchdog timer, monitors for CPU temperature, fan speed and intrusion, expansion for ConnectBus, PC/104 and PC/104-Plus buses, and a PCI Ultra DMA 33/66 EIDE controller (boot-able, with up to four devices supported).
Prices start at $570 for 1,000 pieces, excluding CPU, RAM and SSD. Delivery is 12 to 16 weeks ARO.
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