San Jose, Calif., 2 Aug. 2008. Diamond Systems Corp., a supplier of small form factor embedded computing solutions, unveiled its latest PC/104 form-factor single-board computer, Rhodeus, based on the AMD LX800 processor.
Rhodeus offers mid-range computing power in a compact, low-power, and low-cost PC/104 single-board computer. Rhodeus is well suited to applications with mid-range performance requirements, such as medical equipment, process control, and instrumentation.
Rhodeus employs the AMD Geode LX800 processor operating fan-less at 500MHz. It includes 64KB L1 cache and 128KB L2 cache. The board supports up to 1GB of DDR SDRAM using an SO-DIMM socket. It provides both IDE and CompactFlash mass storage options.
Video consists of an integrated VGA controller with 2D acceleration and support for high resolution CRT and LCD displays. A full set of I/O is provided to support application requirements, including Ethernet, UDMA-33 IDE, 2 USB 2.0 ports, one RS-232 and one RS-232/422/485 serial port, floppy, legacy keyboard and mouse, and programmable watchdog timer.
Power consumption is 5W typical, and operating temperature is 0 to 60 C. The board includes the PC/104 ISA bus for additional I/O expansion.
The Rhodeus single-board computer is available immediately.