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AAEON Releases a Rugged, Wide Temperature PC/104 CPU Module--PFM-541I

Taipei Taiwan (Dec. 16, 2008) – AAEON, a premier Industrial PC manufacturer, has launched a new PC/104 CPU module— the PFM-541I. This model was designed with a focus on wide operating temperature, rugged mechanical characteristics and compact size. The debut of the PFM-541I heralds the advancements in the technology of wide temperature electronics.

The PFM-541I is built upon the AMD Geode™ LX800 processor and AMD CS5536 I/O chip. With up to 256MB of onboard DDR333 system memory, the PFM-541I is delivered ready to run.

Offering two 10/100Base-TX Ethernet ports as well as 4 USB2.0, 4 COM ports and PC/104 expansion, the PFM-541I meets demanding connectivity and expansion requirements. Storage needs are met by both IDE and CompactFlash™ interfaces.

“The PFM-541I was designed to meet the growing demand for products able to perform in harsh environments. The automated world does not stop at the boundaries of a comfortable climate. Extreme heat and cold must be accounted for in the design of electronic products. Aaeon is proud to offer a new standard for wide temperature boards. Our Wide Temperature Assurance Service (WiTAS) is now available in 2 levels, WiTAS I (–25 oC to 70 oC) and WiTAS II (–40oC to 80oC.) The PFM-541I is available in both WiTAS I and WiTAS II standards“, explains Tony Huang, Product Manager of AAEON’s Embedded Computing Division.

If you are looking for a robust PC/104 CPU module for a harsh environment application, the PFM-541I is an ideal solution.

About AAEON

AAEON Technology, established in 1992, manufactures and markets a wide range of OEM/ODM Industrial PCs all over the world. Our commitment to our customers is to provide reliable and high quality Embedded SBCs, Operator Panels, Panel PCs, Medical PCs, Embedded Controllers, Industrial Slot PCs, PC/104 modules, Full-size CPU cards, Half-size CPU Cards and related accessories.

By maintaining ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 certifications since 1994 and 1996 respectively, AAEON ensures the commitment to delivering products of the highest quality. Becoming a publicly traded company in 2001, AAEON has demonstrated the sound fiscal policies required for good investment opportunities. AAEON continues to earn numerous citations for its remarkable contribution to the industry, including four years of Symbol of Excellence Awards and the country's Eighth Annual Outstanding Business Award. In 2003, AAEON introduced TL9000 certification to further expand their commitment to quality.

AAEON has well established, strategically positioned branches worldwide including America, the Netherlands, China and Singapore.

AAEON is an Associate Member of the Intel® Embedded and Communications Alliance: a community of embedded and communications developers and solution providers. For more information, please visit www.aaeon.com.

Press Contact:

Efen Chung

TEL: 886-2-8919-1234

FAX: 886-2-8919-1056

Email: efenchung@aaeon.com.tw