Single Board Computer plugs into STD 32 bus.

Press Release Summary:

Based on the low power Intel(R) Pentium(R) processor, VL-686-2 board has fanless 266 MHz CPU, no moving parts, and 0 to 60 deg C operation. It draws 16% less power than company's AMD K6 equivalent. Board has 10/100 Ethernet, SVGA flat panel, PC/104-Plus expansion, and DiskOnChip Flash socket. On-board I/O includes floppy and IDE interface, 2 COM ports, dual USB interfaces, programmable watchdog timer, latching I/O connectors, and programmable CPU temperature sensor.

Original Press Release:

STD 32 Bus Single Board Computer Uses 16% Less Power

Eugene, OR-VersaLogic Corp. has announced the release of a new STD 32 Single Board Computer based on the low power Intel(R) Pentium(R) processor. The board is an addition to the popular VL-686-2 family. The fanless 266 MHz version boasts no moving parts, 0 deg to 60 deg C operation, and draws a full 16% less power than the AMD K6 equivalent. This version also features an upgrade to 4 MB video RAM. This announcement follows the recent release of similar upgrades to VersaLogic's EBX and PC/104-Plus Single Board Computers, the VSBC-6 and Panther.

"STD is an important part of our product line," said VersaLogic's vice president of sales, Tom Barnum. "We are pleased to offer this new Pentium version of this board. We use Intel processors because of their demonstrated long-term commitment to the embedded market."

The VL-686-2s features on-board 10/100 Ethernet, SVGA/flat panel, 4 MB video RAM, PC/104-Plus expansion, DiskOnChip Flash socket, and wide OS support. On-board I/O features include floppy and IDE interface, 2 COM ports (one 232/422/485), LPT, and dual USB interfaces. High reliability applications benefit from the programmable watchdog timer, latching I/O connectors and programmable CPU temperature sensor.

The VL-686-2 models have proven popular in a variety of industries including military, medical, and semiconductor, particularly for applications that require extensive expandability, multiprocessing capability, or low mean time to repair.

The new board is currently available from stock. Pricing for the VL-686-2s with fanless CPU is $1352 in OEM quantities. For additional information contact VersaLogic Corp. at (800) 824-3163 or, or visit their on-line catalog at

About VersaLogic Corporation
A leading supplier of industrial computers since 1978, VersaLogic focuses on high-quality board-level products for embedded applications. They offer PC/104, PC/104-Plus, EBX (8 x 5.75") Single Board Computer, and STD 32 Bus product lines. VersaLogic's products have a broad range of applications including industrial control, military, medical instrumentation, and manufacturing, automation. Their customers are OEM designers and integrators who build embedded systems. For more information visit or call (800) 824-3163.

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