Habey announced two ultra-compact PCs with a choice of VGA or HDMI ports, plus SATA, gigabit Ethernet, and USB connections. The BIS-6624 features an Intel Atom Z510 (1.1GHz) or Z530 (1.6GHz) and adds CompactFlash and SD slots, while the BIS-6625 uses an Atom E640 (1GHz) or E660 (1.3GHz) and adds a third mini-PCIe slot.
The Habey BIS-662x systems support a wide range of embedded applications ranging from digital signage to industrial control to digital security, says Habey. The tiny computers are variations on the BIS-6625 ultra-compact PC announced by Habey's parent company Norco in October.
Habey offers two principal versions, built around different Intel Atom processor lines: the BIS-6624 and BIS-6625. Each is split into different SKUs based on whether the system features a VGA port (BIS-6624-IV or BIS-6625-II ) or HDMI port (BIS-6624-IV or BIS-6625-IV).
AFC-443V daughtercard port detail
Habey features two different versions of the AFC-443V, providing three mini-PCIe slots for the BIS-6625 and two for the BIS-6624. In both cases, two of the slots are fitted with SIM slots, supporting wireless expansion, says the company.
BIS-6625 mini-PCIe internal detail
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BIS-6625 port detail
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BIS-6624 port detail
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According to the data sheet, which we've used to compile the spec sheet below, the fanless, VESA mountable system supports operating temperatures of 32 to 140 deg. F (0 to 60 deg. C). However, the announcement pushes the bottom limit down to 14 deg. F (-10 deg. C).
The announcement also mentions some vibration resistance ratings (0.5g rms/5~500Hz/ random operation) not listed in the data sheet. In addition, the data sheet lists the dimensions as 4.92 x 4.72 x 1.89 inches, but the announcement says the dimensions are the same as the Norco version (4.92 x 4.92 x 1.77 inches).
There's also an interesting difference in the supported operating systems listed. The announcement lists Fedora Core 11 Linux, Windows Embedded Standard 2009, Windows 7, Windows POS Ready 2009, Windows CE 6.0 R3, Windows XP, MeeGo 1.0, QNX Neutrino, and VxWorks. The product page adds Android 2.3 to the list, reflecting the recent arrival of early Android/Atom ports.
Specifications for the BIS-6625 and BIS-6624 listed by Habey include:
- BIS-6624-IV — Intel Atom Z510 @ 1.1GHz
- BIS-6624-V — Intel Atom Z530 @ 1.6GHz
- BIS-6625-II — Intel Atom E640 @ 1.0GHz
- BIS-6625-IV — Intel Atom E660 @ 1.3GHz
- Chipset — Intel US 15WP (BIS-6624); Intel EG20T (BIS-6625)
- Memory — Up to 2GB of DDR2 RAM (1GB DDR2 800 pre-installed on BIS-6625)
- 2.5-inch bay for SATA devices
- CompactFlash slot (BIS-6624 only)
- SD slot (BIS-6624 only)
- Expansion — 3 x (BIS-6625) or 2 x (BIS-6624) Mini PCI Express with 2 x SIM slots
- Networking — 2 x (BIS-6625) or 1 x (BIS-6624) gigabit Ethernet ports
- Other I/O:
- 5 x USB (2 front, 3 rear); 2 x shared with mini-PCIe
- audio I/O (mic in and headphone out)
- VGA (BIS-6624-IV or BIS-6625-II only)
- HDMI (BIS-6624-IV or BIS-6625-IV only)
- RS-232 (BIS-6625 only)
- Other features — VESA mounting; aluminum oxidation
- Operating temperature — 32 to 140 deg. F (0 to 60 deg. C)
- Power consumption — 12VDC via AC adapter; under 10 Watts
- Weight — 2 lbs
- Dimensions — 4.92 x 4.72 x 1.89 inches (125 x 120 x 48mm)
BIS-6625-IV demonstrated on YouTube
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The BIS-6624-IV, BIS-6624-V, BIS-6625-II, and BIS-6625-IV appear to be available now at an undisclosed price. More information may be found at Habey's BIS-662x product page.
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