Wall-Mount Node Computer suits automation applications.

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Designed without disk drives, fans, or moving parts, Microbox-6824 Node computer incorporates 3.5 in. embedded board with VIA Eden 667 MHz processor, CompactFlash(TM) Type-1 socket, and 16-bit PC/104 extension connector. System also provides 4 COM ports, mixed RS-232 and RS-485, and single 144-pin SO-DIMM socket with up to 512 MB memory capacity. LAN uses Realtek 8139C PCI PnP Base-T Ethernet controller, and video support features built-in VGA controller.



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Arista's New Compact Wall-Mount, Low-Power Consumption Microbox-6824 Node Computer is Ideal for Automation Applications



Microbox-6824 is suitable for factory automation, facility monitoring, machine automation and environmental monitoring applications.

FREMONT, CA - February 22 2005 - Arista Corporation, a leading industrial PC solutions provider and systems integrator, today introduced its new Node computer, the Microbox-6824. The computer is designed to meet the demands of mission critical, high performance and reliable operation for factory automation, facility monitoring, machine automation and environmental monitoring. The Microbox-6824 features a small size, uses little power consumption and is ideal for wall-mount installations.

Designed without disk drives, fans, or moving parts, it is ideal for extreme rugged environments and its compact ruggedized wall mount system, is ideal for mission critical environments. Uses include temperature monitoring, process control and liquid lever measurement for factory applications.

The new Microbox-5824 is equipped with a 3.5 inch embedded board incorporating a VIA Eden 667MHz processor. The system memory is comprised of a single 144-pin SO-DIMM socket with up to 512MB of memory capacity. The Local Area Network uses a Realtek 8139C PCI PnP Base-T Ethernet controller and video support features a built-in VGA controller with up to 32MB of display shared memory.

The system comes with 4 COM ports, three are RS-232, and one is a RS-485 with an option for a RS-232/422. A optional PCMCIA is also available for wireless application. In addition, the Microbox-6824 has an on-board CompactFlash(TM) Type-1 socket and a 16-bit PC/104 extension connector.

"The Microbox-6824 Node computer is designed without disk drives, fans, or moving parts," said Stewart Austin, director of sales for Arista Corporation. "This has helped our customers shorten downtime, provide a low failure rate, and ensure the longevity of the unit."

Pricing and Availability
Pricing for the Microbox-6824 starts at $550 for North American sales and is available for immediate delivery. For sales information contact Arista at (510) 226-1800 or visit their site at www.aristaipc.com.

About Arista
Headquartered in Fremont, California, Arista is a worldwide leader in developing, manufacturing and providing integration services for ruggedized computers and panel PCs for harsh industrial environments and mission critical applications.

Arista provides a wide range of products, from 1U/2U/4U/5U 19-inch rack mount, shoebox and tower enclosures to fully configured turnkey systems that include either an SBC with passive backplane or motherboard. Starting from simple basic configurations all the way to fault tolerant/redundant platforms, Arista provides solutions for a wide range of markets: IP telephony, call centers, enhanced services, broadcasting/convergence, CPE, IVR, machine control, automation, medical, Kiosk, Internet service providers, telecom and broadband streaming.

To learn more about Arista Corporation, please call (510) 226-1800 or visit www.aristaipc.com.

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