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WL551 | 8th Gen Intel | Whiskey Lake | 3.5" SBC | DFI

WL551
Industrial Motherboards 3.5" SBC WL551
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processor 3.5" SBC
  • Dual independent displays: DP++/HDMI, 1 LVDS or eDP (opt.)
  • 4K High Resolution: Supports 4K/2K resolution
  • Multiple Expansion: 1 M.2 M Key, 1 M.2 B Key, 1 M.2 E Key
  • Rich I/O 1: 3 Intel GbE, 1 COM, 4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 2.0
  • 15-Year CPU Life Cycle Support Until Q2' 35 (Based on Intel IOTG Roadmap)

Status : Launched

Fanless Design
Compact Size
4K2K Display
Multiple Expansion
DDR4
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RoHS Certification
CE Certification
FCC Certification

WL551 Related Tags

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WL551 | 8th Gen Intel | Whiskey Lake/Cannon Lake | 3.5" SBC | DFI
System
Processor
8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors, BGA 1528
Intel® Core™ i7-8665UE, Quad Core, 8M Cache, 1.7GHz (4.4GHz), 15W
Intel® Core™ i5-8365UE, Quad Core, 6M Cache, 1.6GHz (4.1GHz), 15W
Intel® Core™ i3-8145UE, Dual Core, 4M Cache, 2.2GHz (3.9GHz), 15W
Intel® Core™ Celeron® 4305UE, Dual Core, 2M Cache, 2.0GHz (2.0GHz), 15W
Memory
One 260-pin SODIMM up to 32GB
Single Channel DDR4 up to 2400MHz
BIOS
AMI SPI 128Mbit
Graphics
Controller
Intel® UHD Graphics 620/ Intel® UHD Graphics 610 (for Celeron 4305UE)
Feature
OpenGL 4.5, DirectX 12, OpenCL 2.1
HW Decode: AVC/H.264, MPEG2, VC1/WMV9, JPEG/MJPEG, HEVC/H265, VP8, VP9
HW Encode: AVC/H.264, MPEG2, JPEG, HEVC/H265, VP8, VP9
Display
1 x DP++/HDMI
1 x LVDS or 1 x eDP (opt.)
DP++: resolution up to 4096x2160@60Hz
HDMI1.4: resolution up to 3840x2160@30Hz
LVDS: resolution up to 1920x1200 @60Hz
eDP: resolution up to 3840x2160 @ 60Hz
Dual Displays
1x COMBO port (DP++/HDMI) + 1 x LVDS
1x COMBO port (DP++/HDMI) + 1 x eDP (opt.)
Expansion
Interface
1 x M.2 M key 2280/2242 (PCIe x4/SATA 3.0)
1 x M.2 B key 3042/2242 (USB 3.1 Gen1/USB 2.0/SATA 3.0 or PCIe x1)
Support Nano SIM slot (opt.)
1 x M.2 E key 2230 (PCIe x2/USB 2.0)
Support Innodisk InnoAGE™ SSD
Audio
Audio Codec
Realtek ALC888S-VD2-GR
Ethernet
Controller
3 x Intel® I211AT PCIe (10/100/1000Mbps) or
3 x Intel® I210IT PCIe (10/100/1000Mbps)
Rear I/O
Ethernet
3 x GbE (RJ-45)
USB
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 2
Display
1 x COMBO port (DP++/HDMI)
Internal I/O
Serial
1 x RS-232/422/485 (2.00mm pitch)
RS485 support auto flow control
USB
2 x USB 2.0 (2.00mm pitch)
Display
1 x LVDS LCD Panel connector or 1 x eDP LCD panel connector
1 x LCD/Intverter Power
Audio
1 x Audio (Line-out/Mic-in)
SATA
1 x SATA 3.0 (up to 6Gb/s)
1 x SATA Power
DIO
1 x 8-bit DIO
SMBus
1 x SMBus
Watchdog Timer
Output & Interval
System Reset, Programmable via Software from 1 to 255 Seconds
Security
TPM
fTPM2.0 (default)
dTPM2.0 (opt.)
Power
Type
Single 12V +/-10% DC
Connector
4-pin Right Angle Type Connector (default)
DC Jack (available upon request)
4-pin Vertical Type Connector (available upon request)
Consumption
Typical: 8665UE, 12V @ 0.64A (7.68W)
Max: 8665UE, 12V @ 2.5A (30W)
RTC Battery
CR2032 Coin Cell
OS Support
OS Support
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise (64-bit)
Linux
Environment
Temperature
Operating: -5 to 65°C, -20 to 80°C
Storage: -40 to 85°C
Humidity
Operating: 5 to 90% RH
Storage: 5 to 90% RH
MTBF
495,295 hrs @ 25°C; 326,059 hrs @ 45°C; 223,300 hrs @ 60°C; 128,660 hrs @ 80°C
Mechanism
Dimensions
3.5" SBC Form Factor
146mm (5.75") x 102mm (4.02")
Height
PCB: 1.6mm
Top Side: 15mm
Bottom Side: 4mm
Standards and Certifications
Certifications
CE, FCC, RoHS
Packing List
Packing List
1 WL551 board
1 SATA cable (Length: 300mm) 332-553001-205G
1 SATA power cable (Length: 250mm) A81-004041-016G
1 COM cable (Length: 250mm) 332-753040-000G
1 Heatsink -5~65°C/ -20 to 80°C (Height: 35.5mm) A71-008152-000G
Country of Origin
Country of Origin
Taiwan
Ordering Information
  • Model Name Part Number Description
  • Model Name :
    WL551-BCI-8665UE
    Part Number :
    770-WL5512-000G
    Description :
    i7-8665UE, 1 SODIMM, 3 GbE, DP++/HDMI + LVDS, 4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 2.0, 1 COM, 12V DC, -5 to 65°C
  • Model Name :
    WL551-BCI-8365UE
    Part Number :
    770-WL5512-100G
    Description :
    i5-8365UE, 1 SODIMM, 3 GbE, DP++/HDMI + LVDS, 4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 2.0, 1 COM, 12V DC, -5 to 65°C
  • Model Name :
    WL551-BCI-8145UE
    Part Number :
    770-WL5512-200G
    Description :
    i3-8145UE, 1 SODIMM, 3 GbE, DP++/HDMI + LVDS, 4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 2.0, 1 COM, 12V DC, -5 to 65°C
  • Model Name :
    WL551-BCI-4305UE
    Part Number :
    770-WL5512-300G
    Description :
    Celeron-4305UE , 1 SODIMM, 3 GbE, DP++/HDMI + LVDS, 4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 2.0, 1 COM, 12V DC, -5 to 65°C
  • Model Name :
    WL551-ECI-8665UE
    Part Number :
    770-WL5512-400G
    Description :
    i7-8665UE, 1 SODIMM, 3 GbE, DP++/HDMI + LVDS, 4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 2.0, 1 COM, 12V DC, -20 to 80℃
  • Model Name :
    WL551-ECI-8365UE
    Part Number :
    770-WL5512-500G
    Description :
    i5-8365UE, 1 SODIMM, 3 GbE, DP++/HDMI + LVDS, 4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 2.0, 1 COM, 12V DC, -20 to 80℃
  • Model Name :
    WL551-ECI-8145UE
    Part Number :
    770-WL5512-600G
    Description :
    i3-8145UE, 1 SODIMM, 3 GbE, DP++/HDMI + LVDS, 4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 2.0, 1 COM, 12V DC, -20 to 80℃
  • Model Name :
    WL551-ECI-4305UE
    Part Number :
    770-WL5512-700G
    Description :
    Celeron-4305UE, 1 SODIMM, 3 GbE, DP++/HDMI + LVDS, 4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 USB 2.0, 1 COM, 12V DC, -20 to 80℃
Optional Items
  • Item Name Part Number Description
  • Item Name :
    4-pin power to DC jack cable
    Part Number :
    A81-004051-016G
    Description :
    Length: 100mm
  • Item Name :
    Power adapter
    Part Number :
    671-106012-000G
    Description :
    60W, 12V, DC Jack
  • Item Name :
    USB 2.0 cable
    Part Number :
    A81-001032-016G
    Description :
    Length: 200mm
  • Item Name :
    Audio cable
    Part Number :
    A81-022007-016G
    Description :
    Length: 160mm
  • Item Name :
    Heat spreader
    Part Number :
    A71-808333-000G
    Description :
    Height: 11mm

Ultra-Power Efficiency At the Edge - DFI’s WL Series

As edge computing continues to be the backbone of digital transformation, it becomes increasingly crucial that we harness its capabilities in a sustainable and economical manner. DFI is unveiling the WL series based on 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (codenamed Whiskey Lake-U) with 40% power-saving and is more durable than the previous generation. Featuring less power consumption with the same workload is aimed at energy-efficient applications at the edge to maximize IoT deployment in versatile applications e.g. AGV/AMR and IoT gateway.

Powered By 8th Gen Intel Processors (Codename: Whiskey Lake-U)

DFI’s WL series with 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 and Celeron® 4000 processors are built on the 14nm manufacturing process with improved performance by up to 40% than the previous generation for faster processing and detection in machine vision in factory automation. Furthermore, it is highly applied for power-effective use conditions in edge computing integrated with up to 4 cores and low-power TDP 15W.

Optimized & Upgraded I/O Interfaces

To cater to the trending usages in IoT, the WL series is paired with upgraded I/O interfaces and multiple up-to-date M.2 expansions. This series is further completed with the M.2 M-key interface supporting with NVMe PCIe x4 SSD that can boost computing performances by increasing storage reading and writing speeds by 5 times when compared to a traditional SATA 3.0 SSD, delivering high-speed processing and transferring to optimize the flexibility in IoT usages like massive data consolidation at the edge.

Wide-Temperature Endurance

Unlike other motherboards based on the same platform in the market that can only operate under ordinary temperature between 0 to 60°C, DFI’s WL series is adopting breakthrough technology and fanless design that can be supported under the conditions of extended temperature up to -30 to 80°C to withstand harsh conditions and endure surge temperature changes in outdoor and temperature-sensitive industries like factory automation.

Exceptional Visual Performance

DFI’s completed product series with Intel 8th gen processors have the capability of delivering advanced 4K video experiences with resolution up to 4096 x 2304 and high-quality UHD streaming media for vision applications such as facial recognition, object detection, machine vision, and digital signage, etc.

High Security & Manageability

Cyber-attacks and equipment security are critical issues when it mentions data protection in IoT applications. DFI’s WL series is equipped with dTPM/fTPM 2.0 to ensure confidential data security, like the collected database of face recognition with full protection of encryption and authentication.

Comprehensive Product Lineup

DFI has developed this series of the lineup powered by 8th Gen Intel Processors covers comprehensive form factor motherboards from Mini-ITX to COM Express Mini and develops an embedded system – ECA20-WLF and panel PC - KSX150 WL - in the upcoming future. Offering a future-proof series for intelligent solution development to fulfill different industrial grade and embedded applications in IoT and industrial automation.

Working with DFI

DFI’s Customization Services (DCS) comes with full support and industry expertise from a dedicated team to provide you exclusive services in design, production, warranty, repairs, and life cycle management. In order to make the project as easy as possible for you, DFI will closely work with you to learn your design requirements and offer real-time technical support as you develop the solution to reduce your development cost and effort.

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