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EN50155-Compliant Box PC meets wordlwide railway conditions.

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May 6, 2014 - Powered by 1.86 GHz Intel® Atom™ D2550 CPU, fanless ACS-2563 supports onboard 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM, external CFast slot, and 2 mini PCIe expansion slots. M12 connectors for LAN/serial/USB/power ensure waterproof (sealed) connectivity as well as security and reliability to avoid damage from connections loosening due to vibration. Along with WiFi/BT/3G option, features include watchdog timer, -25 to 70°C operating range, and 9–36 Vdc input range.

APLEX Technology, Inc

15F-1, No. 186, Jian Yi Road, Zhonghe Dist, Taiwan

Original Press Release

APLEX Introduces Railway Box PC with EN50155 Compliance

Press release date: April 24, 2014

Adopted with Intel Atom D2550 Processor and Features Rich Connections

Taipei, Taiwan – APLEX Technology Inc., a global industrial computer product solution provider, today announced its first railway BOX PC with EN50155 compliance -ACS-2563, which is specially designed to meet extreme conditions of the world's railways and equipped with M12 connectors, ensuring tightly connections and guarantees safety trip.

EN50155 Certified with M12 Connectors
EN50155 certification implied that a variety of factors have been examined to ensure electronic systems stay well in extreme environment and it divided into four categories such as environmental, EMC, safety and performance test.  Each category covers different factors.  For instance, environmental test consists of vibration, shock, cooling and dry heat.  When rolling stock is operating, it may face different indoor/outdoor scenarios and need to have ability to withstand these harsh conditions, as well as helping drivers stay informed the status of the train.  Moreover, ACS-2563 equipped with M12 connectors for LAN/Serial/USB/Power and that not only guarantees water proof (the sealed connectivity) but also ensures security and reliability to avoid damage from connections loosen because of heavy vibrations.

Rich Connections
Powered by Intel Atom D2550 processor, ACS-2563 reduces power consumption and supports onboard 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 1 x external CFast slot, 2 x mini PCIe expansion slots, providing ultra-expansion functions and storage.  It also features WiFi/BT/3G for option.   The watchdog timer ensures the device automotive recover from computer malfunctions.  Furthermore, to meet EN50155 standard requirement, ACS-2563 can operate under operating temperatures ranging from -25°C to 70°C, and supports wide range 9~36V DC power input and is ideal to apply for in rolling stock applications.

Features of ACS-2563

• Intel Atom Processor D2550 1.86GHz
• Onboard 4GB DDR3 SDRAM
• Fanless Design
• 1 x External CFast slot
• 2 X mini PCIe expansion
• 9~36V DC input
• EN-50155 compliance
• COM1's pin 9 signal can be set by jumper as RING, +5V,or +12V

About APLEX
APLEX Technology Inc. is one of the leading brands in industrial computer products.  APLEX is dedicated to satisfying customer's needs by offering a  comprehensive solutions and applications including industrial panel PCs, Human-machine interfaces (HMI), industrial display, embedded Box PCs. Besides standard products, APLEX also offers customized or OEM/ODM project service to meet special needs of clients.  APLEX product applications range from factory automation, transportation, retail, hospitality, environmental monitoring, warehousing, medical, to health care.  For more information, please go to www.APLEX.com.tw.

Press Contact:
Joyce Chiang
APLEX Technology, Inc.
Tel: +886-2-8226-2881 ext.: 554
Fax: +886-2-8226-2883
E-Mail: joycechiang@APLEX.com.tw

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