MSC Vertriebs GmbH
Baseboard with CAN for Qseven 1.20 Systems
News Release from:
MSC VERTRIEBS GMBH
22 November 2010
The embedded platform MSC Q7-MB-EP3 from MSC Vertriebs GmbH enables fast developments of innovative embedded systems based on the new Qseven™ module family MSC Q7-TCTC-FD. Like the power saving Qseven™ modules MSC Q7-TCTC-FD featuring a 70 x 70mm form factor which are offered not only for commercial but also for the extended temperature range of -40 to +85°C, the baseboard is also available for an extended temperature range . The full featured baseboard is ready-to-use for small and medium production quantities and can save the customer extensive in-house development.
The 148 x 102mm compact embedded platform MSC Q7-MB-EP3 offers a selection of important interfaces defined in the Qseven™ specification version 1.20. Five USB 2.0 ports (two external), a serial interface (D-Sub connector), Gbit LAN, 2 x SATA and optional HD audio in addition CAN signals are available via header pins. For the integration of an industry display, the embedded platform provides a LVDS and a backlight interface. The board integrates an 4/5 wired touch controller for the connection of a touch screen. The optional VGA output can support a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixel and allows to connect a second display to the system.
In additional to the standard functions offered, the baseboard can be individually configured to suit the customers requirements. A Mini PCI Express™ card holder is integrated on the board for the implementation of e.g. wireless LAN controller or a flash memory extensions. Furthermore the platform can be configured via the integrated MMC/SD card slot. MSC offers boot support for MMC/SD cards under Linux.
The wide power supply range of 10 - 28VDC supports seamless integration of the MSC Q7-MB-EP3 platform into various system environments with different power supplies available.
The Qseven™ module family MSC Q7-TCTC-FD integrating an Intel® Atom™ E6x0 processor offers high graphics performance. The boards are available in four different computing performance variants. The most economic model integrates an 600 MHz Intel® Atom™ E620 CPU. Alternative modules are based on the E640 (1.0GHz) processor, the 1.3GHz E660 or the most powerful E680 CPU with 1.6GHz. Memory controller (single channel, 32 Bit) and the Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator GMA 600 are part of the processor. The GMA 600 offers a hardware acceleration engine supporting video playback in HD quality MPEG2 and MPEG4 decoding and encoding of videos.
The Qseven™ modules MSC Q7-TCTC-FD offer a CAN bus according to the recently released Qseven™ specification version 1.20. The standard modules are mounted via a proven MXM connection on the baseboard.