Mini-ITX MightySystem targets embedded media applications - Embedded.com

Mini-ITX MightySystem targets embedded media applications

Moving from boards to turnkey computer systems, Ampro Computer Inc. hasjust introduced its MightySystem in a Mini-ITX form targetingapplications requiring graphics and data processing performance in asmall footprint.

Based on the company's MightyBoard, MightySystem handles highresolution displays up to 2048 x 1526 75Hz CRT and 24-bit LVDSresolution up to 1600 x1200.

It supports Intel processors up to 2.0 GHz with PCI Expressgraphics and I/O,Gigabit Ethernet,Serial ATA (SATA)storage, USB 2.0,up to 2GB DDR2 RAM, and ACPI power management.

Joanne Mumola Williams, president and CEO of Ampro, said the systemis desighed to allow the rapid development and deployment of systemsfor digital media applications such as media information terminals,gaming and digital advertising.

Optical storage is available with a slim line DVD-ROM/CD-RW formedia centricapplications. Media playback, Direct3D gaming and multimedia authoringare among the targeted applications for MightySystem computers as wellas a host of other custom PC solutions.

Supporting both CRT and LVDS video interfaces, a MightySystem basedon the MightyBoard 800 offers up to 1.4GHz Pentium M and includes IntelExtreme Graphics 2 controller for both CRT and LVDS video displayoutput.

Additionally it includes AC97 Audio, Four (4) USB ports, one (1)Gigabit and one (1) 10/100 Ethernet ports and up to 1GByte DDR memory.A MightyBoard 821 based system offers a choice of 2.0 GHz Pentium) M760 or 1.5 GHz Celeron) M 370processor, along with the Intel 915GM chipset and up to 2GB DDR2 533RAM using two DIMM slots.

I/O includes six (6) USB 2.0 ports, both EIDE and Serial ATAinterfaces, two (2) Intel 82573 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet ports, ax16 (“by-sixteen”) PCI Express slot for high-end graphics as well asintegrated chipset graphics.

The MightySystem is available with Windows XP, Windows XP Embedded,Windows CE, and a full Linux 2.6 distribution The MightySystem isavailable now with the MightyBoard 800 and will be available within 90days with the MightyBoard 821.

Ampro Computers, Inc.
San Jose, Ca.
408-360-0200
www.ampro.com/

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