RISC embedded computer: I/O, MS Windows CE 6.0

Sealevel Systems Relio R9 delivers RISC computing power in a compact, rugged package. Packed with a wealth of I/O features and using the latest embedded software environment, the system is based on the Atmel ARM926EJ-S processor with a 32-bit ARM instruction set for maximum performance, company says. This was a Control Engineering North American print edition Product Exclusive.

04/07/2009


Sealevel Systems Relio R9 delivers RISC computing power in a compact, rugged package. Packed with a wealth of I/O features and using the latest embedded software environment, the system is based on the Atmel ARM926EJ-S processor with a 32-bit ARM instruction set for maximum performance, company says.

Relio R9 serves embedded applications requiring small size, wide operating temperature range, and flexible I/O connectivity.

For applications with specialized hardware requirements, system designers can use Sealevel Relio R9 as a platform for application development.

For applications with specialized hardware requirements, system designers can use Sealevel Relio R9 as a platform for application development.

The unit is available with up to 256 MB RAM and 256 MB Flash memory, and the I/O features of the Relio R9 extend its possible uses beyond traditional ARM applications, says Sealevel. Standard I/O includes Ethernet, serial, USB, CAN Bus, digital and analog interface. For local or remote I/O expansion, the Relio R9 connects to Sealevel SeaI/O modules via the dedicated RS-485 expansion port and communicates via RS-485 Modbus RTU.

Microsoft Windows CE 6.0 BSP binary and low-level drivers for system I/O are included. Additionally, the R9 software package is equipped with the Sealevel Talos I/O Framework, which offers a high-level object-oriented .NET Compact Framework (CF) device interface. This interface provides an I/O point abstraction layer with built-in support for the specific needs of analog and digital I/O such as gain control and debouncing. Relio R9 is housed in a rugged, small enclosure suitable for mounting almost anywhere, and is rated for a -40 °C to +85 °C operating temperature range.
Sealevel Systems Inc.
, www.sealevel.com


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Sealevel Systems Relio R9 embedded RISC computer
Feature summary of the Sealevel System Relio R9 embedded RISC computer follows.

  • Atmel 200MHz ARM9 RISC processor;

  • LCD and backlight controller;

  • Resistive touchscreen controller;

  • 10/100 BaseT Ethernet;

  • 1 USB device, 2 USB host ports;

  • CAN Bus 2.0B interface;

  • Serial, digital, and analog I/O;

  • Low power requirements;

  • -40 °C to +85 °C operating temperature range; and

  • Includes Microsoft Windows CE 6.0 BSP Binary.

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