Advantech Unveils ARK-6310-6M01E Core™ 2 Duo Embedded System

The compact, rugged industrial system is a powerful, all-in-one embedded box PC with great expansion capability.

Irvine, California, January 19, 2009 – Advantech, the global leading ePlatform service provider, is pleased to introduce a compact, yet high-performance embedded computer, the ARK-6310-6M01E. Featuring an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor and the Intel® 965GME chipset on an integrated Mini-ITX motherboard, this fanless design operates silently and works reliably in harsh environments. The compact, rugged industrial system is a powerful, all-in-one embedded box PC with great expansion capability, and is especially suitable for industrial automation, kiosk/POI, digital signage (DSA), gaming, and other embedded applications.
Shortly after the launch of the ARK-6000 Compact Embedded Computer series, Advantech extended its family of dual core industrial computers with this new member. The ARK-6310-6M01E continues the well-known ARK-6000 series design principles of high modularity, flexibility and compactness.
High Performance Computing Systems
The ARK-6310-6M01E comes with a high-performance Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 1.06 GHz processor on the motherboard. The Intel® 965GME Express chipset features an onboard Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X3100, and delivers dedicated, high-quality 3D/video/graphics to fulfill application requirements.
Compact Size & I/O interface
With all electronics well-protected in a rugged, cold-rolled steel housing only 232 x 65 x 232 mm in size, the ARK-6310-6M01E performs flawlessly in the harshest environments. The all-in-one embedded computer features rich I/O connections, including two Gigabit Ethernet ports, four USB 2.0 ports, two COM ports, DVI, VGA, and PS/2. It supports various Microsoft operating systems including Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, and Windows® XP Embedded (XPe).
Rugged Storage interface
The cushioned anti-vibration design secures one 2.5" SATA HDD/SSD with maximum reliability. Also, the user-friendly bottom cover makes it easy to access the CompactFlash socketin the back of the embedded motherboard.
The Advantech ARK-6000 series provides a complete solution for space-limited industrial applications, and is ready for your order. Offering the rich functionality and scalable performance of Advantech Mini-ITX motherboards, they make ideal platforms for fast-emerging markets requiring versatile display, rich I/O connectivity, and low power dissipation. Please contact your local Advantech representatives for more information.
Main Features:
• Built-in Intel® ULV Core™2 Duo 1.06 GHz CPU (U7500)
• Comprehensive I/O includes dual Gigabit Ethernet, four USB, two COM ports, DVI, VGA as well as Intel HD Audio
• Wide range of DC input voltages, from 14 to 24 VDC
• Fanless, ultra-compact design, robust construction
• Anti-vibration cushion secures one 2.5" SATA HDD with maximum reliability
• Bottom access cover gives easy-maintenance access to CompactFlash socket
• Ruggedized handle for mobility
• Built-in mounting bracket supports wall- and table-mounting, with optional support for a VESA mounting bracket
About Advantech – Founded in 1983, Advantech delivers visionary and trustworthy industrial computing solutions that empower businesses. Advantech is a Premier Member of the Intel® Embedded and Communications Alliance, a community of embedded and communications developers and solution providers. We cooperate closely with solution partners to provide complete solutions for a wide array of applications in diverse industries, offering products and solutions in three business categories: Embedded ePlatform, eServices & Applied Computing, and Industrial Automation groups. With more than 3,400 dedicated employees, Advantech operates an extensive support, sales and marketing network in 18 countries and 39 major cities to deliver fast time-to-market services to our worldwide customers. (Corporate Website: