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Upgraded Arm-Based Board Sports 8GB eMMC Flash

VersaLogic has added a new model to its “Swordtail” product family, the latest in their line of production-ready Arm-based embedded computers. Available with either the NXP i.MX6 Quad (quad core), or the i.MX6 DualLite (dual core) processors, the Swordtail includes on-board Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a socket for plug-in cellular radios. The new model adds on-board eMMC storage functionality.  At home in hostile environments, the compact 95mm x 95 mm computer board is rated for operation at full industrial temperature range (-40°C to +85°C).

The new model includes soldered-down 8GB eMMC Flash as a bootable on-board storage medium.  This is in addition to the micro-SD socket included on all models in the family. Swordtail boards are well suited for transmitting maintenance or diagnostic information without the need for a wired connection. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth radios are included on board, and a NimbleLink Skywire™ socket supports a wide range of cellular and wireless plug-ins.

The Swordtail embedded computer boards designed for deployment into demanding industrial, smart city, and transportation applications requiring rugged, long-life, power efficient, wide temperature solutions.  All Swordtail models feature soldered-on memory and a variety of I/O ports, including wireless interfaces, Gigabit Ethernet with network boot capability, USB 2.0, serial I/O (RS-232), CAN Bus, and I2C interface. In addition, MCOTS (military commercial off-the-shelf) versions can accommodate up to 32 GB of on-board flash storage.

Swordtail models can be modified for specific applications in quantities as low as 100 pieces. Designed and tested for industrial temperature (-40° to +85°C) operation, VersaLogic’s Swordtail also meets MIL-STD-202H specifications for impact and vibration. Engineered and validated for ruggedness, Swordtail excels in unforgiving environments. VersaLogic provides long-term availability (10+ year production lifecycle) for the Swordtail product line.

The Swordtail single board computers (VL-EPC-2702) are in stock at both VersaLogic and Digi-Key. OEM pricing starts at $234.

VersaLogic | www.versalogic.com

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