Axiomtek: Coffee Lake-based thin Mini-ITX motherboard targets computing-intensive markets
Axiomtek announce the MANO521, a thin mini-ITX motherboard powered by the LGA1151 socket 8th generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 with Intel H310 chipset or optional Intel Q370 chipset. This Intel Coffee Lake-based motherboard provides rapid video acceleration advantage, multiple expansion interfaces and triple-view capability. It is designed with rich functionality, solid performance in a small footprint, making it suitable for a broad range of performance-driven embedded applications such as industrial automation, transportation, self-service kiosks, medical, and digital signage.
The MANO521 features two high bandwidth 260-pin DDR4-2400/2666 with a memory capacity up to 32GB. It offers two SATA-600 sockets and one M.2 Key M 2242/2260/2280 connector for storage. The thin mini-ITX motherboard also provides various expansion interfaces within its limited dimensions including one PCIe x4, one full-size PCIe Mini Card slot and one M.2 Key E 2230, which offers diversity and flexibility for application integration. Moreover, the mini-ITX embedded board has a built-in DC Power Jack or ATX connector supporting 12V and 19 to 24V DC input with AT mode auto power function.
The compact and high-performance MANO521 offers multiple I/O options, including two Gigabit LANs with Intel Ethernet Controller i211-AT and Intel Ethernet Connection I219-V, one HD Codec audio, four USB 3.0, four USB 2.0, one RS-232/422/485, one RS-232 and 8-channel DIO. To ensure reliable operation, the Intel Core-based mini-ITX motherboard is designed for operational stability in harsh environments with a wide operating temperature range of 0°C to 60°C. It supports watchdog timer, hardware monitoring functions for reliable operation and is in compliance with Trusted Platform Module 2.0 (TPM 2.0) for optimum security.