AXIOMTEK Rolls Out Intel Core 2 Duo Mini ITX Motherboard

AXIOMTEK, as a trusted Applied Computing Platform provider, is pleased to release a new high performance Mini ITX motherboard, the SBC86831. Powered by Intel(R) 945GME+ICH7M chipset, the Mini ITX SBC supports dual core processor especially for generic transaction terminal markets. The SBC86831 supports Socket M compliant processors with 533/667MHz FSB (front side bus) including Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo, Core Duo, Core Solo and Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processors. It comes with dual DDR2 DIMM sockets support maximum up to 3GB of memory capacity. Its rich I/O features enables customer’s system easily is applied in various applications; such as, DSA (Digital Signage Appliance), DVR (Digital Video Recorder), gaming and more.

For flexible display configuration, the SBC86831 is coming with one PCIe x16 slot which is default set as to support ADD2+ card for converting SDVO signals to various functions purpose; such as, DVI, 2nd CRT, HDTV and 2nd LVDS. Furthermore, the discrete graphic can be an optional support if the onboard LVDS is removed which is ideally for high performance display applications. The onboard multiple serial interfaces, such as, 2 IEEE1394a, 8 USB 2.0, 8 Digital I/O and 4 COM ports, are good for rich peripheral applications like POS (Point of Sale), DVR etc.

Additionally, dual Gigabit Ethernet ports are connected from PCIe x1 bus for full speed 1000 Base-T networking connectivity. In the meanwhile, to support battery monitoring function, the SBC86831 is with onboard SMBus for this interfacing feature. Some manufacturing optional features like TPM 1.2 and RAID 0, 1 which are nice to be equipped for high security & data redundancy demands.

“The SBC86831 presents customers with a highly value added solution for plenty of embedded markets” said Joseph Chou, Product Manager of Embedded Computing Division. “Users can deploy their high performance, efficient systems effortless without extra cost. Moreover, with significant multiple I/O, industrial grade design, and flexible optional features, this motherboard enables an outstanding appearance in display applications.”

The RoHS compliant product is going to be available around the end of April, 2007. For more information or pricing, please contact your territory sales representative or


  • High performance and integrated graphic controller
  • Socket M for Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo/ Core Duo/ Core Solo processor with FSB 533/667MHz
  • PCI express x16 slot for ADD2+ card (optional for discrete graphic card) (optional PCI Express Mini card)
  • TPM 1.2 for trusted platform (optional with customized BIOS code)
  • RAID 0, 1 and 0+1 function (manufacture optional)
  • 4 COM ports for transaction terminal applications
  • 8 USB 2.0 ports and 2 IEEE1394a expansions
  • General purpose Digital I/O support with 3 Channel In and 5 Channel Out
  • Horizontal plug USB box-header with latch for USB DiskOnModule as SSD solution

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.