Axiomtek Introduces Scalable Pico-ITX Motherboard for Industrial IoT Applications - PICO51R
09/04/2019

Axiomtek's ultra-compact pico-ITX motherboard the PICO51R is highly expandable and feature-rich for industrial automation applications.

Online PR News – 04-September-2019 – City of Industry, California – Axiomtek, a leading design and manufacturing company of innovative, high performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products, is proud to announce the PICO51R, an ultra-compact 2.5-inch pico-ITX motherboard powered by the 7th generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 or Celeron® processor. An onboard CPU is attached on the rear side of the board, which can aid with heat dissipation and allows for design flexibility. The rugged PICO51R is a highly expandable, feature-rich and versatile embedded motherboard ideal for industrial automation applications requiring a small form factor for space constraint environments.

The flexible PICO51R offers multiple expansion interfaces with one M.2 Key E slot for wireless modules and one M.2 key B slot for storage cards. Its rich I/O options include two Gigabit Ethernet ports with Intel® Ethernet Connection I219-LM and Intel® Ethernet Controller I211-AT, two RS-232/422/485 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports, one I2C port and 4-bit DIO port. The PICO51R utilizes Intel® HD graphics engine to bring a true high definition visual experience through dual displays via DisplayPort and 18/24-bit single/dual channel LVDS. The compact board also has one 260-pin DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM for up to 16GB of system memory.

The PICO51R was designed for use in harsh environments and can withstand a wide operating temperature range from -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to 140°F). It also has a +12V DC power supply input. For reliable operation, the PICO51R has a watchdog timer to detect and recover from computer malfunctions and supports hardware monitoring features to monitor temperature, voltage, fan speed and more. It also supports Intel® Active Management Technology 11 (Intel® AMT 11) for remote management.

"The rugged PICO51R offers high expandability and flexibility for easy system integration and minimum maintenance," said Michelle Mi, a product manager of the Embedded Motherboards Division at Axiomtek. "It has two USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen1) ports to connect with industrial cameras for machine vision applications. It also comes with an M.2 Key E slot for wireless communication capabilities and two Gigabit Ethernet ports for mass data transmission or LAN port teaming functions."

The PICO51R is now available for purchase. For more information, please visit us.axiomtek.com or contact us at solutions@axiomtek.com.

Some Key Features:

• Scalable CPU options with 7th generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 or Celeron® processor onboard
• Offers one DDR4 SO-DIMM for up to 16GB of memory
• Feature-rich with one M.2 Key E, one M.2 Key B, two COM (RS-232/422/485) ports, two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0
• Rugged with +12V DC power supply input with AT Auto Power On and extended operating temperature ranging from -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
• Supports Intel® Active Management Technology 11 (Intel® AMT 11) for remote management

About Axiomtek Co., Ltd

Axiomtek Co., Ltd. established in 1990, is one of the world's leading designers/manufacturers of embedded industrial computer products. From its origin as a turnkey systems integrator specializing in data acquisition and control systems, Axiomtek has trended with the IIoT evolution by offering smart industrial computer solutions and value-added services for a variety of mission-critical industries including transportation, medical, industrial automation, power utilities and renewable energy, digital signage, network appliances, gaming and retail/POS/Kiosks. The company has more than 60 distributor and technology partners globally. Axiomtek offers industrial computer platforms, single board computers and system on modules, fanless and rugged embedded systems, intelligent transportation systems, EtherCAT Master Controllers, IoT gateway devices, touch panel computers, medical grade PCs, digital signage OPS players, industrial network and network appliances and casino gaming platforms.

Axiomtek USA headquarters is located in City of Industry, Calif. Established in 1994, the subsidiary incorporates product integration and logistics as well as a wide range of service offerings including design assistance, technical support and return merchandise assistance. Axiomtek Systems in Methuen, MA, the company's Eastern regional headquarters, has added a high level of expertise on COTS integration and a variety of value-added engineering services to Axiomtek USA's comprehensive suite of capabilities. Axiomtek USA has become the premier service provider for systems integration assistance and project management.

As an associate member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance, Axiomtek continuously develops and delivers cutting edge solutions based on the latest Intel® platforms.