CompuLab Introduces SB-i686 (686BASE) – PC/104+ Single Board Computer

HAIFA, ISRAEL – NOVEMBER 15, 2002 – CompuLab introduced today the SB-i686 – a low-cost PC/104+ Single Board Computer with an outstanding level of function integration. The SB-i686 integrates the CM-i686 module with additional on-board functions to create an embedded computer with capabilities usually offered only by large motherboards. The functional content of the SB-i686 offers a ready-to-use solution for applications such as set-top boxes, gateways, internet kiosks, to name just a few.

About the SB-i686 SBC
The SB-i686, together with the attached CM-i686 module, contains an NS Geode CPU at 266 MHz, SDRAM, Flash Disk, SVGA graphics controller, one or two 100Mb ethernet ports, USB, sound, PCMCIA/CardBus controller, serial ports, infrared interface, general purpose I/O, real-time clock, PS/2 keyboard and mouse controller, parallel port, and interfaces to floppy and hard disks. Headers for standard cables/connectors are provided for all functions. Many of the above-mentioned contents are optional and are included according to the specific application’s requirements.
The SB-i686 provides three expansion interfaces: PC/104 (ISA) connector, PC/104+ (PCI) connector and one or two optional PCMCIA/CardBus slots.

Pricing and Availability
The SB-i686 SBC, including a CM-i686 module, is available today, and is priced starting at $159 for 1,000-unit quantities. Evaluation Kits are also available from CompuLab.

About CompuLab
Established in 1992, CompuLab Ltd. develops and manufactures tiny ‘PC-on-chip’ equivalent modules and highly integrated single board computers for embedded systems. CompuLab sells products to more than 300 companies in 50 countries. The company’s offices are located in Haifa, Israel.

The SB-i686 Datasheet