SBC is EBX-compatible and RoHS-compliant.

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Requiring only +5 V, Model EBC-855-G-1.8-1 features Intel 1.8 GHz Pentium® M processor and operates over -40 to +70°C temperature range. Based on 855GME chipset with ICH 4 communications controller and integrated Extreme Graphics 2 video 3D controller, SBC offers x86-Pentium compatibility and supports up to 1 GB of PC2700 SDRAM and up to 8 GB of CompactFlash. It includes custom splash screen, APM 1.2 and ACPI 1.0b power management modes, PXE boot, and multi-language usage.

Original Press Release:

1.8GHz Pentium®M EBX Single Board Computer Operates from -40° to +70°C for Rugged, Industrial Applications

May 10, 2007, Arlington, Texas - WinSystems today announced the launch of their EBX-compatible Intel 1.8GHz Pentium® M single board computer. The EBC-855-G-1.8-1 is a RoHS-compliant, processor- and I/O-intensive board offering -40° to +70°Celsius temperature operation. This SBC's target applications include a wide range of industries, including automation, medical/diagnostic equipment, communications, security, test and measurement, and outdoor transaction terminals.


Based on Intel's 855GME chipset with the ICH 4 communications controller and integrated Extreme Graphics 2 video 3D controller, the EBC-855-G-1.8-1 offers long-term product availability and full x86-Pentium compatibility. It supports up to 1GB of industry-standard PC2700 SDRAM and up to 8GB of CompactFlash. It also supports rotational floppy and hard disk drives.

As a full-featured SBC, the EBC-855-G-1.8-1 provides a variety of on-board peripherals eliminating the need for additional standard I/O peripheral cards.

Its I/O interface features 10/100BaseT Ethernet port (with remote boot capability); VGA and dual channel LVDS flat panel video, a miniPCI connector for a 802.11 wireless networking module, four USB 2.0 ports, four serial COM ports, AC97 audio (5.1 codec), LPT and a PS/2 port for keyboard and mouse. A software programmable 48-line digital I/O controller provides input, output or output with readback for each I/O line. More I/O expansion is possible by self-stacking modules plugged onto the PC/104 and PC/104-Plus connectors.

The EBC-855-G-1.8-1 operates Windows® XP embedded and Linux software programs along with a vast software development tool set including device drivers and libraries. The EBC-855-G-1.8-1 also operates real-time operating systems (RTOS) such as QNX and VxWorks.

Advanced features include custom splash screen, APM 1.2 and ACPI 1.0b power management modes, PXE boot and multi-language usage.

It measures 146mm x 203mm (5.75" x 8.0") and requires only +5 volts and typically draws 2.1 Amps (typical) with 1 Gigabyte of DDR SDRAM installed. WinSystems also offers a software developer's kit that provides the necessary hardware, software and cables to begin program development with the EBC-855-G-1.8-1.


Delivery is from stock to three weeks with a list price of $895. For sales information, please list; WinSystems' Application Engineering Group at 715 Stadium Drive, Arlington, Texas 76011, USA, telephone (817) 274-7553, e-mail, and Website


WinSystems designs and manufactures industry-standard PC/104, EPIC, EBX, and STD Bus computer boards and I/O modules for use by OEMs and system integrators worldwide. We have served the industrial market for over 25 years.

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