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High-Performance Fanless Embedded Systems for Machine Vision

About Press Room High-Performance Fanless Embedded Systems for Machine Vision

Powering Up Smarter Industrial Production in Industry 4.0

EC500-SD Series

DFI’s EC500-SD series with 6th Generation Intel® Core™-i processors and Intel® Q170 chipset offers high computing performance and stunning video processing. With rich industrial I/O interfaces and PCI/ PCIe expansion slots, EC500-SD series is a perfect candidate for machine automation, AOI system, ITS, surveillance, and other high-end smart applications.

Leading Computing Performance

DFI’s EC500-SD series takes full advantage of Intel’s 6th Gen powerful desktop processors on the latest 14 nm technology and taps into faster memory performance with new memory support for DDR4 1.2V up to 2133, 32GB max capacity.

Fanless Rugged Construction

Leveraging advanced passive cooling technology in fanless design, the EC500-SD embedded computers excel in dusty and dirty environments and guaranteed longer MTBF hours in a 24/7 operation.

Full Compatibility with Industrial Cameras

DFI’s EC510/EC511-SD embedded computer is especially designed with 4 full-speed PoE, supporting IEEE 802.3af and 4 USB 3.0 camera interfaces with data transfer rates of up to 5 Gb/s to maximize the image acquisition bandwidth for machine vision systems.

High Expandability & Upgradability

The EC500-SD series has a maximum of 2 PCI express Gen3 slots and 1 PCI expansion slot to empower video capture cards, graphic cards, data acquisition cards, and so on, providing more flexibility for different applications.

Stunning Visual Performance

The 6th Intel Core-based systems utilize the Gen9 graphics engine, offering up to three independent audio streams and Ultra HD 4K support. It is ideal for enhanced high-density streaming applications in medical imaging and high resolution signage.

Customizable I/O Boards

The EC500 series offers superior innovative modular-concept design and unlimited configurations due to low-cost customizable I/O modules designed. It is able to meet custom specification requirements for various specific applications.

Wide Voltage Power Input

The EC500 series embedded computers is equipped with wide voltage power input range (9~36V DC) to support various voltage requirements in different applications, and also to prevent system damage from instable power input.

Optimized for Embedded Uses

As a high-end central controller, DFI’s new industrial computer series is designed with an external power switch that seamlessly connects with industrial equipment to help system integrators flexibly and easily develop their embedded applications.

Easy Installation and Maintenance

Front-accessible SSD drives and CFast socket allow users to remove or replace in five minutes or less for fast and easy maintenance. In addition, with better construction design, installing a CPU isn't as hard as you might think.

Ready for Smart Solutions

By enabling high flexibility and scalability in multiple embedded applications, DFI’s EC500-SD series is perfectly suitable for industrial automation, vision measurement, surveillance management, intelligent transportation, and high-resolution medical imaging.