Kontron Unveils Intel 945G Full-Function Industrial Boards

Kontron, an Intel Communication Alliance (ICA) Premier member, launches three new full-function industrial boards based on the Intel(R) 945G Express chipset. Combined with either the Intel(R) Pentium(R) D processor or Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 processor with Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel 945G Express chipset based platforms deliver outstanding system performance through high-bandwidth interfaces such as dual-channel DDR2 memory, 1066 MHz system bus, PCI Express and Serial ATA 3 Gbps.

Kontron’s new 945G products include an ATX industrial mother board, FlexATX industrial motherboard and a full-size PICMG 1.0 system host board. Supporting the Intel(R) Pentium(R) D and Pentium(R) 4 processor with HT Technology, the 945G chipset integrates the Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator 950 (GMA 950), providing high performance graphics and resolution up to 2048 x 1536.

Kontron’s newest ATX industrial motherboard – the ATX-945G – implements the 945G/ICH7 chipset with DDR2 667/533/400 MHz memory up to 4GB. Expansion slots include: PCI Express x16 graphics slot, PCI Express x1 I/O slots, PCI and ISA; Serial ATA 3 Gbps and Hi-Speed USB 2.0, Mini PCI, and Gigabit Ethernet.

The FlexATX-945G industrial motherboard features 1066/800/533 MHz front side bus, CPU clock speed up to 3.8GHz, PCI Express x16 discete graphics slot, PCI Express x1 and PCI I/O, DDR2 up to 2GB, Gigabit Ethernet, and SATA.

The PCI-756 is the latest industrial full-size system host board supports DDR2 memory up to 2GB, 24-bit LVDS with 1600×1200 resolution, four SATA interfaces with 3Gbps transfer rate, 7 USB 2.0 interfaces, and Mini PCI slot. The PCI-756 is designed to run Windows 2000/XP and Linux operating systems. VGA runs at 2048x1536x8bit at 75Hz resolution.

About Kontron
A global leader in embedded computer technology and mobile rugged solutions, Kontron supplies a diversified customer base of OEMs, system integrators and application providers in the communications, automation, test and measurement, transportation, medical, military, aerospace and energy markets. The company helps its customers to considerably reduce their time-to-market and to gain a competitive advantage with products including high-performance open computer platforms and systems, single board computers, human-machine interfaces and mobile rugged computers. Kontron employs more than 1,900 people worldwide and has manufacturing facilities in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. The company is listed on the German TecDAX 30 stock exchange under the symbol “KBC”. Kontron is the only European based Premier member in the Intel(R) Communications Alliance which means earliest access to leading-edge Intel technologies and privileged engineering support.