BOARDS: Quad Ethernet system uses Atom N270 -

BOARDS: Quad Ethernet system uses Atom N270


LONDON — The CMB-575 from BVM (Southampton, England) is based on the 1.6 GHz Intel Atom N270 processor. The EXB format motherboard can address up to 2Gbyte of RAM with a 533MHz front side bus and overall management is by the 945GSE and ICH7M chipset.

The CMB-575 has a heavy-duty steel enclosure, ready for stand-alone or wall-mounted use or for embedding in a larger system.

Optimized for network applications with four Gigabit Ethernet ports, the CMB-575 is ideal for uses such as firewalls, spam filtering, intrusion detection, gateway anti-virus security, VPN gateway, security recording and industrial applications such as kiosks and control systems. In addition to the four Ethernet ports, the unit has four USB 2.0 ports, a SATA interface to a 2.5 inch hard disk drive (HDD) that mounts into a dedicated drive bay within the enclosure; RS232/422/485 and integrated audio are provided, HDTV is supported and two x Mini-PCI and 1 x CompactFlash interface are on the board.

Onboard 18-bit dual channel LVDS and an optional secondary LVDS (18/24-bit dual channel) or DVI interface are available.

Power is from an external 9 to 24V dc supply and the front panel has power and reset switches and HDD activity LED. The unit is available as a bare bones system allowing the user to add his own disc drive and peripheral cards.

BVM Ltd.

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