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Advantech AIMB-224 Mini-ITX Board with AMD R-Series Processor Gives Excellent HD Graphics Performance

Press release [Wednesday 31 July 2013]

Advantech, the embedded platform and integration services provider, announces the introduction of a new industrial-grade, Mini-ITX motherboard supporting the latest AMD R-Series processors. AMD R-Series feature intelligent performance, power efficiency, and integrated AMD Radeon HD 7000 graphics with DX11 and dual HD decoding 1080i+1080p support.

AIMB-224 is capable of SATA RAID 0, 1, 5 & 10 to ensure reliable storage and system protection for gaming-intensive applications, retail, medical, digital signage and many more.

Delivering Exceptional Performance in a Power Efficient Platform

AIMB-224 is designed with the AMD Embedded R-Series platform which delivers high-performance processing for a premium high definition visual experience (AMD eyefinity technology supports multiple independent display outputs simultaneously). With average power below 35 Watts and AMD Radeon graphics performance integrated into the AMD R-Series APU, the AIMB-224 allows full multimedia capabilities at resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 and 2048 x 1536 via DisplayPort. AIMB-224 Mini-ITX motherboard offers advanced 3D graphics and supports a total of three independent displays via dual DisplayPorts 1.2, VGA on the rear I/O, as well as onboard 24-bit dual channel LVDS interface supporting a 3.3V, 5V or 12V large sized panel.

Maximum Connectivity for Minimum Resources

The AIMB-224 board comes with high connectivity and a variety of expansion options including: a single PCIe x8 and two miniPCIe x1 expansion slots (one full size/one half size), six serial ports, three SATA III 600 MB/s connectors, two USB3.0 and eight USB 2.0 ports. AIMB-224 also comes with software RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10 support, offering abundant data storage and reliable data protection, as well as dual PCI Express based Gigabit Ethernet ports delivering up to 1000 Mbps of bandwidth for network-intensive applications. The platform also has two DDR3/3L 1333/1600MHz SO-DIMM slots which can support up to 16 GB of system memory. AIMB-224 accomodates both ATX12V and DC-in power to provide a low total cost solution. All this connectivity is packed into a space-saving, power-efficient, and cost-effective Mini-ITX form factor. For applications looking for more security protection, TPM 1.2 is also integrated into this board.

Built-in Remote Management Technologies Increase Reliability

AIMB-224 has SUSIAccess remote device management software built in. It provides device monitoring, automatic alerts by email/SMS, system recovery and protection, and remote KVM features to help your application be more reliable and smart.

Integrated Intelligent Software API

Advantech provides drivers and APIs for different operating systems including GPIO, SMBus, watchdog timer, hardware monitor, panel backlight on/off, and brightness control. Supported operating systemsinclude Windows 7, Windows XP, XP Embedded, Windows CE, and Linux—hardware drivers for these OS are readily available.

AIMB-224 is available now; please contact your local sales or visit the website for more information.

Features

- Supports AMD Mobile R-series Quald Core / Dual Core processor
- Two 204-pin SODIMM up to 16GB DDR3/DDR3L 1333 MHz SDRAM
- Supports VGA/LVDS/dual DisplayPorts
- Dual LANs, 6COMs, 2 x Mini PCIe, and 10 x USB ports
- Supports embedded software APIs and utilities

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