CompactPCI Cards feature direct-soldered CPU and memory.

Press Release Summary:

Combining processor, integration with 915GM chipset, and ICH6 I/O Controller Hub, single and double layer Series MIC-3321 includes 1 RS-232 port, 2 USB ports, 2 LAN ports, and VGA port. Model MIC-3321 is equipped with 2.0 GHz Pentium M processor with 512 DDR2 SDRAM, while Models MIC-3321C and MIC-3321L feature 1.0 GHz/800 MHz Celeron M CPU with 512/256 DDR2 SDRAM.

Original Press Release:

Advantech Launches Direct-Soldered CPU CompactPCI Cards

The MIC-3321series are direct-soldered CPU CompactPCI Cards starting at $995.

(Cincinnati, Ohio - 11/03/2006) - The eAutomation Group of Advantech introduces the MIC-3321 series single and double layer 3U CompactPCI CPU cards engineered for high performance and reliability in critical applications. The MIC-3321 series combines the performance of Intel's Mobile Pentium M 760 2.0 GHz processor, flexible integration with 915GM chipset, and the I/O Controller Hub ICH6. Also included are a RS-232 port, two USB ports, two LAN ports, and a VGA port.

The MIC-3321 series are designed with direct-soldered CPU and memory, providing less weight and higher shock vibration resistance than traditional socket devices. "When designing the MIC-3321 series, we wanted to fulfill one of the most demanding requests that customers have been asking. We were excited to achieve the direct-soldered CPU's and also be able to provide units as small as 4 HP. In this new MIC-3321 series, there is a model to fulfill any application", said Alan Su, Project Manager.

The MIC-3321 series offers three CPU grades. The MCI-3321 high performance Pentium M 2.0 GHz 512 DDR2 SDRAM to the MIC-3321C and MIC-3321L with Celeron M 1.0 GHz 800 MHz CPU with 512/256 DDR2 SDRAM. The MIC-3321 series start at $995 and is available for purchase directly from Advantech at 1-800-205-7940.

Advantech Corporation, eAutomation Group -Founded in 1983, the eAutomation Group of Advantech Corporation is a pioneer in eAutomation technology; combining connectivity, flexibility and ruggedness with today's most reliable PC-based automation technologies. Product offerings include: Open HMI platforms, Industrial Ethernet, Automation Controllers and Software, Fanless Box PCs, Distributed I/O Modules, Plug-in I/O and Industrial Communication for a wide array of industries.

With the combined talent of more than 2,700 people, Advantech operates an extensive support, sales and marketing network in 17 countries and 28 major cities to deliver fast time-to-market services to our worldwide customers. Today Advantech offers over 700 products and solutions, adding approximately 30 new products each year. US operations for the eAutomation Group are based in Cincinnati, OH (800-205-7940). Advantech Corporation, eAutomation Group, 1320 Kemper Meadow Drive, Suite 500, Cincinnati, OH 45240. Website for Advantech customers in North America Email:

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Chuck Harrell
Advantech Corporation, eAutomation Group
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