New SMARC 2.1 computer on module eDM-SMX-EL

Embedded

DATA MODUL is expanding its SMARC product family in the embedded sector and presents the eDM-SMX-EL, a compact, powerful SMARC 2.1 module that supports the new Intel Atom® x6000E, Pentium® and Celeron® N & J series processor generation (codename Elkhart Lake). 

New SMARC 2.1  computer on module eDM-SMX-EL

Thanks to the improved graphics performance of the processor, the new module can support three independent displays with a resolution of up to 4Kp60, making it ideal for a variety of graphics-intensive low-power IoT applications.

Compared to its predecessor, the new credit-card-sized eDM-SMX-EL increases CPU performance by more than 40 per cent, graphics performance by a factor of two and, with up to four cores, offers an excellent performance/watt ratio (4.5W - 12W TDP). 

In addition to the usual controller interfaces such as CAN, the module has a dual GbE with TSN to ensure real-time capable device communication. Furthermore, there is a large increase in data throughput thanks to the PCIe Gen3 (8 GT/s) and USB 3.1 Gen2 (10 Gbit/s) interfaces. 

Also noteworthy is the up to 16 GByte LPDDR4X working memory with a speed of 4267 MT/s. With the In-Band ECC feature, which can be configured in the BIOS, no additional memory is required; instead, part of the RAM is used for this purpose. This means that the customer can dispense additional memory and save costs.

"The new eDM-SMX-EL module is aimed at system developers who are looking for SoC-based Computer-On-Modules with particularly low power consumption in a miniature format," explains Richard Pinnow, Head of Product Management for Embedded Solutions at DATA MODUL "The small footprint, high flexibility and cost-effectiveness of our SMARC 2.1 module will be a game changer for many industries and applications in the field of edge computing.

The module is designed to operate in the full industrial temperature range of -40°C to +85°C. This, combined with its low height and high performance, allows the eDM-SMX-EL to be used in many multimedia and IoT applications.

What’s more: The module has very low maintenance requirements thanks to its extremely long service life of 10 years even in 24/7 continuous operation. For a quick design start and the shortest possible time-to-market, the module can also be combined with the SMARC Carrier Board eDM-CB-SM-IPCS recently introduced by DATA MODUL. The board has a V-by-One interface, which means that high-resolution displays with a resolution of up to 4k can be operated.

All features at a glance:

  • dual GbE with TSN
  • PCIe Gen3 (8GT/s) interface
  • USB 3.1 Gen2 (10 Gbit/s) interface
  • 16 GB LPDDR4X working memory with 4267 MT/s
  • In-Band ECC
  • Full industrial temperature range of -40° C to +85° C
  • Display Interfaces: 1x LVDS dual channel up to 1920x1200 @60Hz 2x DP++ / Digital Display Interface (DDI) up to 4kp60
  • Processor Architecture: x86
  • Power Consumption: < 15 W
  • CPU: Intel® Atom® x6000E, Celeron® and Pentium® Series

Benefits

  • Can support three independent displays with a resolution of up to 4Kp60
  • Increased CPU performance by more than 40%
  • Increased graphics performance by a factor of two
  • Credit-card sized
  • Can be used in many multimedia and IoT applications
  • Excellent performance/watt ratio
  • Long service life of 10 year in 24/7 continuous operation
  • Large increase in data throughput thanks
  • No additional memory is required
  • Very low maintenance requirements
RSS feed

Contact

For any questions, please feel free to contact us.
Please fill in the form and hit submit. If desired, we will get in touch with you within the next few days. Your contact data will be kept confidential.

You agree that we may store and process your data to answer your request. You can revoke your consent at any time by e-mail to DMDatenschutz@data-modul.com or to the contact details given in the imprint. Incidentally, we refer to our privacy policy.