Phoenix Contact now offers a new product line of embedded box
PCs for harsh industrial environments.
The Valueline BPC Mini box PC is
especially suited for control applications in the industrial environment, in
outdoor embedded systems, and in machine and plant construction –
and offers an extended temperature range from –40 °C to +70 °C and an
input voltage range from +9 V to +36 V.
Designed for embedded operating systems, such as Windows
Embedded Standard, Windows CE, or LINUX, the box PC utilizes
reliable standards that make it possible for customers to commission it
simply. With a thermal design power (TDP) of 4.5 W, it is especially
energy-efficient. Its compact design allows it to be directly snapped onto
mounting rails so that it can be combined with other components from
the Phoenix Contact product range to create a customer-oriented system
The fanless PC uses the industrial temperature grade Intel® Atom™
processor Z510PT (1.1 GHz) and features a wide range of interfaces,
including 6x USB 2.0, 1x VGA, and 1x COM (RS232 / 422 / 485). 2x
Gigabit Ethernet ports are available as well as a CompactFlash™ slot
and digital I/Os. The main memory can be extended using a DDR2 SODIMM
with up to 2 GB.