IBASE Rolls Out ET500 ETX CPU Module

IBASE Technology, a leading manufacturer of RoHS-compliant single board computers and industrial motherboards, releases the ET500 ETX solution featuring onboard AMD Geode LX800 running 500MHz and AMD Geode LX700 at 433MHz clock speed. The AMD Geode LX 800@0.9W processor operates at a maximum power of 3.6W (TDP), while the AMD Geode LX 700@0.8W consumes a maximum power of 3.1W.

The ET500 is an ultra lower-power, fanless ETX CPU module designed for applications in the field of multimedia, POS, automation and digital signage. Measuring 114mm x 95mm, this plug-on CPU module offers time-to-market advantages by allowing it to be interchangeable with existing baseboards. IBASE also offers design services for ODM baseboards to help customers considerably reduce the time-to-market as well as design risk.

IBASE ET500 AMD Geode LX-based ETX CPU ModuleThe ET500 ETX CPU module comes with the AMD Geode CS5536 companion device and accommodates up to 1GB of DDR SODIMM memory. The integrated high performance graphics accelerator supports CRT VGA and 18-bit single channel LVDS interface. 10/100 Ethernet functionality is provided by the Realtek RTL8100CL single chip Ethernet controller. Other key features include support for four USB ports, two serial ports, AC-97 audio, hardware monitoring, slim FDD and a PCI to ISA bridge.


  • Embedded AMD Geode LX processor, 433MHz (LX700) / 500MHz (LX800)
  • DDR SO-DIMM x 1, Max. 1GB
  • Realtek RTL8100CL 10/100 BaseT Ethernet
  • Integrated LX800/LX700 2D VGA controller, supports CRT & LVDS interfaces
  • 4 x USB 2.0, 2 x COM, slim FDD, PCI to ISA bridge
  • Watchdog timer, hardware monitoring

About IBASE Technology
IBASE Technology was set up by a group of experienced engineers who revolve around the IPC arena and talented marketing and management staff sharing the same ideals and goals. As a team, it has gained the respect and support from reputable and established companies that eventually forged strategic partnerships with IBASE. IBASE’s R&D team is composed hardware and software engineers, 50% with over 10 years and 45% with between 5 to 10 years of experiences in their respective fields. IBASE, an ISO9001 certified company, also specializes in OEM/ODM services tailoring products to customers’ requirements. Current product offerings from IBASE include various single board computers, Mini-ITX, industrial motherboards, ETX CPU modules, CompactPCI processor boards, network appliance and digital surveillance systems.