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Embedded World 2017

Windows tablet PC with CAN expansion box

At the exhibition, Winmate (Taiwan) introduces its M800BW tablet PC including the CPM 800 expansion box, which enables CAN connectivity.

The M800BW tablet PC (Photo: Winmate)

The CAN-connectable tablet is 2,54 cm thick and weighs about 1,1 kg. It runs Windows 10 IoT Enterprise or Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro on a 1,60-GHz Intel "Braswell" Pentium N3710 that can reach burst speeds of up to 2,56 GHz. It can also accommodate up to 8 GiB of RAM and up to half a terabyte of speedy solid-state disk. For those needing it an active pen is available and a battery charge lasts up to 7,5 hours. There are the usual two cameras, one in the front and one in the back. The M800BW also has an optional fingerprint scanner for access security and an optional Smart Card reader. All of this means the product can be used just like a regular tablet in a range of enterprise or business setting. It comes with two full-size USB 3.0 ports, and there's also a mini-HDMI port.

With the CPM 800 expansion box you can expand the power input (Photo: Winmate)

The tablet PC can also be ordered in a version that includes a special M12 industrial connector that links the tablet to the optional CPM 800 expansion box. The box, which increases connectivity options including CAN is shown in the second image. The box provides a terminal block for 9-V to 36-V vehicle power, as well as a 9-pin D-sub serial port that is jumper-switchable to EIA-232/422/485. A CAN interface allows the unit to interact with a range of vehicle systems.

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