Electronic Design

COM Express Module Exploits Atom Processors

The conga-CA6 module employs the latest Intel Atom E6xx processor series and platform controller hub EG20 for COM Express Type 2. Operating over an industrial temperature range of -40°C to +85°C, the module consumes less than 5W of power and measures 95 mm x 95 mm. Depending on the processor, it is available with a 600-MHz, 1-GHz, 1.3-GHz, or 1.6-GHz version, all with 512 KB of L2 cache and supporting up to 2 GB of soldered-in DDR2-RAM. A 3D-enabled graphics engine accommodates up to 256 MB of frame buffer memory. Connectivity options include up to three PCI Express x1 lanes, 2x SATA, a PCI bus, EIDE interface, Gigabit Ethernet, high-definition audio, and six USB ports. Via the SATA interface, the module offers up to 32 GB of optional onboard flash memory. CONGATEC INC., San Diego, CA. (760) 635-2600.

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