The BC50R from MEN (Germany) is a box computer with protection class IP65. It can be used for data acquisition in trains, commercial vehicles, mobile machines, or ships.
CERTIFIABLE TO THE RAILWAY STANDARD EN 50155 OR EN 60945 for shipping and conforming to the E-mark for the automotive sector (ISO 7637-2), the box computer is suitable for use in extreme environments in vehicles. It is powered by an AMD Embedded G-Series APU. The combination of the various CPU/GPU options with the available selection of external interfaces (realized via separate graphics and I/O interface boards within the system) makes for a flexible system design that can be tailored to a variety of applications. All interfaces such as CAN, USB, digital input and output, Gigabit Ethernet, and legacy serial I/Os are implemented on rugged M12 connectors.
Inside the system two PCI Express Mini card slots with two SIM card slots offer WLAN, GNSS, or 3G/4G functionality. The necessary antenna connectors can be made available at the front panel. The BC50R is equipped with 2 GiB of DDR3 SDRAM and offers SD card and mSATA slots. The system was designed for fan-less operation at temperatures from -40 °C to +70 °C (+85 °C for up to 10 minutes). Its aluminum housing protects the internal electronics. The product supports either a 24-VDC or 36-VDC (10 V to 50,4 V) class S2 power supply in compliance with EN 50155 or power supplies which comply with ISO 7637-2 (E-mark for automotive) (nominal input voltage 24 V) or with EN 60945 (ship).
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