Powered by the most advanced 4th Generation Intel Core technology, Axiomtek have announced the PICO880, a high-performance and extremely compact SBC. It is suitable for vehicle PCs, small media entertainment systems, industrial automation systems, medical imaging, gaming and small electronic devices customers.
Axiomtek have claimed that the PICO880 is the most advanced, high-quality, high-performance single board computer of its kind.
Operating over a temperature range from -20 to +70°C (-4 to +158°F), the PICO880 has been designed with expandability and flexibility in mind. The tiny embedded board has a full-size PCI Express Mini Card slots with mSATA support, one DDR3L SO-DIMM that supports up to 8GB memory capacity and also offers two optional expansion boards, AX93275 and AX93276 for additional RS-232/422/485, USB 3.0, HDMI, VGA and LAN interfaces.
The SBC provides two flexible board-to-board connectors that integrate audio, four USB 3.0, four USB 2.0, one PCIe x1, one DisplayPort, two UARTs, LED and power on/off interfaces. Additional I/Os include: one SATA-600 interface; one 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet port that supports Wake-on-LAN; RPL/PXE; and one LVDS display interface with Intel integrated GFX graphic engine that delivers great 3D visual performance. With Intel Active Management Technology 9.5 support, the PICO880 embedded SBC runs well on Windows 7 and 8 operating systems.
Michelle Mi, Product Manager, Product Marketing Division, Axiomtek, commented: “Our new PICO880 is a great choice for customers who need an extremely small embedded board with rich I/O, high computing power and great graphics. The hardware monitoring system makes the platform more reliable. One full-size PCI Express Mini Card slot on the rear side provides flexible I/O expansions and meets networking requirements. In addition, it requires only +12V DC power supply input and supports Intel Active Management Technology 9.5 for remote management."
Axiomtek's PICO880 compact Pico-ITX SBC will be available in March 2014.