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Axiomtek Heavy-Duty Solutions Ensure Power Substation Reliability

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AXIOMTEK Co., Ltd.

8F , No.4, Lane 235, Pao Chiao Rd., Taipei, Taiwan

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Axiomtek Heavy-Duty Solutions Ensure Power Substation Reliability

Press release date: April 9, 2014

Axiomtek's rugged industrial computers stand up to the extreme environmental conditions of the power substation

Taipei, Taiwan - Axiomtek, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of innovative, high performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products, offers advanced industrial-grade and ruggedized computing products that are in compliance with IEC 61850-3 / IEEE 1613 standards and related regulations for substation automation.  Power substations are extremely demanding environments that requiring products are designed with high performance and reliability in mind, as well as easy configuration and straightforward installation.  With over 20 years of experience in industrial and embedded computing, Axiomtek is able to build high quality and solution-ready computer systems for the power and energy automation industry.

"Power plant operations require reliable and durable automation systems that offer wide operating temperature and surge withstand capability while meet the stringent environmental specifications and strict safety agency requirements.  The ability to supply products and services that enhance operations, for example, increasing availability, increasing efficiency, and controlling emissions, is a major requirement of the power industry today," said Roger Shyu, product manager of Product Marketing Division at Axiomtek.

IPC122-833-FL -- IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 Certified Industrial Grade Rackmount Computer
Axiomtek's IPC122-833-FL is a new application-oriented industrial-grade computer system certified by IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 standards for electric power substation automation use.  This outstanding 1U rackmount industrial-grade computer is built with the power utility customer's needs in mind.  The IPC122-833-FL ensures that the power utility business meets its complex objectives including ability to supply products and services that enhance operations, increase availability and efficiency as well as adhering to emission control standard.  Apparently Axiomtek's IPC122-833-FL is built with these key considerations.

The IPC122-833-FL is powered by the dual core Intel® Atom™ processor N2800.  This unique system is fanless operation and feature-rich.  The outstanding system offers isolated CANBus, multiple isolated LAN ports, isolated COM ports and isolated DIO ports.  It is equipped with scalable memory architecture of DDR3-800/1066 MHz SO-DIMM maximum of up to 4 GB capacity.  For storage, the rugged computer has one 2.5" SATA HDD and one onboard CFast™ socket.  This durable, hardened systems can operate in temperature ranging from -10°C to +60°C (14°F - 140°F) and supports 130~370 VDC and 85~264 VAC wide range power input for mission-critical and unconstrained thermal environments.  It is designed specifically for operations in harsh conditions, i.e., electric power substation, transportation, factory automation.

rBOX101-6COM(ATEX) -- ATEX Anti-Explosive Certified DIN-rail Embedded Computer
Axiomtek's rBOX101-6COM(ATEX) is the world's first ATEX certified, rugged, DIN-rail fanless embedded computer system.  The Directive 94/9/EC commonly called "ATEX" is a directive adopted by the European Union (EU) to facilitate free trade in the EU by aligning the technical and legal requirements in the member states for products intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.  Under the international trade of IECEx mutual certification system, the system with ATEX certification is also sold outside of Europe where systems with such features are needed.  The rBOX101-6COM(ATEX) fulfills all requirements for use in environments containing explosive dust and gas, and with extreme temperatures.  This robust system is ideal for power plant automation, facility monitoring systems, oil and gas industry, and much more.

The rBOX101-6COM(ATEX) is equipped with an extra low power Intel® Atom™ processor Z520PT (1.33 GHz).   The rugged embedded field controller comes packaged in tough IP30 housing and is designed to withstand temperatures ranging from -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to + 158°F) for use in extremely cold or hot environments.    Meeting diverse application needs, the rBOX101-6COM(ATEX) offers great expandability, including six isolated COM ports, two isolated Ethernet ports, one isolated DIO, two USB 2.0 ports, one VGA output and one CompactFlash™ socket.  Its outstanding fanless and cable free design increases reliability, extends MTTR, and reduces maintenance efforts.  Two power path inputs minimize the risk of data loss in the event of a single power failure.  To streamline the implementation process of the system's management software application, Axiomtek has launched the exclusive "AXView" monitoring software package to allow for quick and easy launch and customization.  In addition, the rBOX101-6COM(ATEX) also meets the safety requirements of UL508, Heavy Industrial CE, FCC Part 18, UL/cUL60950-1, IEC60068 as well as EN50121-4.  The heavy-duty DIN-rail embedded system is designed to provide the highest standard of operational reliability and stability.

Both of these Axiomtek's exceptional products – the IPC122-833FL and the rBOX101-6COM(ATEX) – are now available for order.  Axiomtek's also provide many high quality industrial-grade products including industrial managed/unmanaged Ethernet switches, serial device servers, media converters, touch panel computers and embedded systems which support the IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 standard.

For more product information or pricing, please visit us at www.axiomtek.com or contact one of our sales representatives at info@axiomtek.com.tw.

Abby Chang
Global Marketing Dept.
Axiomtek Co., Ltd.
TEL: +886-2-29174550 EXT.6515
FAX: +886-2-29130101
www.axiomtek.com
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