Industrial PC systems for harsh environments


Embedded Control

Rugged Impact PCs have steel housings and are designed to work in a 5-50 °C temperature range.

A new series of compact, long-life industrial PC (IPC) systems with mini-ITX form factor (11 x 10.5 x 2.6 in.) has been introduced by Saelig Co. Inc. Impact-R 150 Series PCs consists of five models, offering a wide range of processing and I/O options. The versatile PCs are said to be usable as a desktop or benchtop—or even wall-mounted for more secure applications. A 2U rack-mount kit is available to secure the IPCs in cabinets or wall boxes.

Long-life motherboards with extensive burn-in testing are part of Impact-R 150 PC’s special design for harsh environments. CPU options range from 1 to 2.8 GHz processor performance. Features include two front USB 2.0 ports, PCI expansion slot (32-bit, 33 MHz), dual PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet versions, 40 GB storage (2 MB cache), and a three-year warranty. Rear I/O ports include four USB 2.0, 1/2 RJ45 LAN, three DB9 serial, DB15 VGA, PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, line-out, line-in, and mic-in.


Pricing for Impact-R 150 Series PCs starts at $1,199.

Frank J. Bartos, executive editor, Control Engineering

No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Motor specification guidelines; Understanding multivariable control; Improving a safety instrumented system; 2017 Engineers' Choice Award Winners
Selecting the best controller from several viewpoints; System integrator advice for the IIoT; TSN and real-time Ethernet; Questions to ask when selecting a VFD; Action items for an aging PLC/DCS
Robot advances in connectivity, collaboration, and programming; Advanced process control; Industrial wireless developments; Multiplatform system integration
Motion control advances and solutions can help with machine control, automated control on assembly lines, integration of robotics and automation, and machine safety.
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Future of oil and gas projects; Reservoir models; The importance of SCADA to oil and gas
Big Data and bigger solutions; Tablet technologies; SCADA developments
SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Jose S. Vasquez, Jr.
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
click me