Eching, Germany, October 23, 2001 - Kontron announced the availability of the PCI-990, an SBC that delivers ground breaking dual gigahertz CPU processing power, 64-bit bus support and a choice of dual Ethernet port options including gigabit performance on either copper or fiber optic. The uniqueness of this board design introduces what customers are ready to exploit - an ultra performance, full-length SBC that is clearly the most ideal processing engine for any mission-critical application in the CTI, high-end Internet security and data center environments.
The PCI-990 features the ultra-high performance of dual Intel Pentium III processors at 1.26 GHz each, up to 4GB of SDRAM memory, 64-bit bus support and dual 100Base-Tx or dual 1000Base-(T or S/LX). The option for dual gigabit Ethernet is achieved by incorporating a custom Kontron Gigabit Ethernet Mezzanine which features an Intel. 82544 Ethernet controller with either copper- or optic-type interfaces.
Additional onboard features include optional dual-port Ultra160 SCSI LVDS/SE, 2 EIDE hard disk interfaces, Compact Flash module support, three USB ports, two serial ports (one configurable as Infrared/RS232/422/485 via software), floppy disk controller, board monitoring controller, CPU temperature monitoring, and board temperature sensor and fan speed. The PCI-990 supports various operating systems including Windows. NT, Windows. 2000, Linux, UNIX.
The PCI-990 is unbeatable in its added-value for fast time-to-market. The design possibilities for developers to integrate this incredible feature-set with any number of open platforms in the shortest amount of time is extremely appealing.
The single board computer PCI-990 is dedicated for app,lications like in datacom, image processing, medical and test & measurement and is available now.
Marcom Manager Kontron EMEA
Tel: ++49 8341 803 341
Fax: ++49 8341 40 341
Claus Giebert, Product Manager
Email: claus.giebert @kontron.com