AXIOMTEK Launches EP600 Low Power EPIC Form Factor SBC

AXIOMTEK, as a trusted Applied Computing Platform provider, is pleased to reveal a new low power EPIC form factor single board computer (SBC), the EP600, which features ultra low voltage VIA Luke compliant processors for power-efficient and fanless operation applications. This fanless embedded board is equipped with a VIA VT8237R Plus South Bridge chipset, which features the world’s first integrated multi-configuration Serial ATA controller, advanced connectivity technology and multi-channel Audio. The EP600 targets industrial and harsh embedded computing devices that require ultra low power consumption, rock solid operating systems, rich I/O integration, rich multimedia functions, and fanless applications.

To meet the original EPIC concept, which features PC/104 expansion capability, the EP600 comes with both PC/104 for 16-bit ISA and PCI104 for 32-bit PCI interfaces. The EP600 is an ideal solution for a single embedded board to support the reliable and anti-vibration PC/104+ expansion. This fanless embedded board also supports 200-pin DDR SODIMM sockets for up to 1GB of DDR400 memory, and supports dual segments with non-ECC memory.

“Powered by the power efficient VIA Luke processor with VIA VT8237R Plus South Bridge, the EP600 delivers a rich digital media experience and advanced connectivity, which makes it an ideal solution for car PC’s, POS/POI/KIOSK, gaming, industrial control and other interactive appliances requiring a low-power single board controller,” said Joseph Chou, the Product Manager of AXIOMTEK’s Embedded Computing Division. “Available in a choice of configurations and options, the EP600 offers developers a robust and reliable platform with the added benefit of helping speed time to market in developing new products.”

EPIC is a new standard single board computer (SBC) with a defined 4.53″ x 6.50″ (115mm x 165mm) form factor, which provides more I/O features compared to 3.5-inch SBC’s and less unnecessary costs when compared to 5.25-inch SBC’s on embedded applications. The EP600 is the most ideal SBC for this form factor’s advantages. The standard allows PC-style connectors for I/O’s instead of the pin-headers common on PC/104 designs, and it also tends to increase reliability, particularly in environments prone to extreme shock and vibration.

Additionally, the function-rich board provides dual fast Ethernet for network communication (optional Gigabit Ethernet), four USB 2.0 ports for high speed peripherals, Digital I/O for industrial control applications, and DualView for both LVDS LCD and CRT displays. As a result, the EP600 is a popular display solution for transaction terminals such as DualView self-help fueling machines and DualView POS/KIOSK systems. Other rich I/O features include CompactFlashTM Type II wit DMA mode, AC’97 Codec Audio, watchdog timer, and four COM ports.

This RoHS compliant product will be available around the end of October, 2006. For more product information, please contact our sales representatives.


  • Fanless LP/ULP VIA Eden processors
  • DualView with different content & resolution
  • Optional dual LVDS supported
  • Dual Ethernet for 10/100/1000Mbps
  • PC/104+ for PCI and ISA expansion

About AXIOMTEK Co., Ltd.
AXIOMTEK Co., Ltd. is one of the world’s leading designers/manufacturers of PC-based industrial computer products. From its roots as a turnkey systems integrator specializing in data acquisition and control systems, AXIOMTEK has mirrored the PC evolution in various industries by shifting its focus toward the design and manufacture of PC-based industrial automation solutions.

AXIOMTEK was established since 1990. The company has 250 employees in headquarters and over 100 employees in subsidiaries including USA, China, and Europe. The company has appointed more than 60 distributor partners around the globe. AXIOMTEK offers IPC (Industrial PCs), ECP (Embedded Computing Platforms), PPC (Panel PCs), DAS (Data Acquisition Solutions), NA (Network Appliances) and Storage Appliances product lines with more than 400 items.