IBASE Launches FWA6204 Entry-level Network Security Appliance

IBASE Technology, a leading manufacturer of industrial PCs, communication appliances and DVRs, introduces its latest flexible entry-level network security appliance – FWA6204. The FWA6204 is a robust 1U rackmount communications appliance built with four Intel(R) Gigabit Ethernet controllers for fast connectivity.

Ideal for SOHO networking applications, the FWA6204 has a platform architecture with 400MHz system bus that delivers a high-bandwidth connection between the processor and the platform. The FWA6204 is designed around the Intel(R) 852GM chipset that has the Intel embedded lifecycle support. It features a low-power design, supports the Mobile Intel(R) Celeron(R) processor and Intel Celeron processor, and fits up to 2GB of DDR 200/266 system memory with its two DDR DIMM sockets on board.

IBASE FWA6204 Entry-level Network Security ApplianceThe front panel comes with an LCM, four Ethernet ports, two USB ports and one RS-232 COM port for local system management, maintenance and diagnostics. Two extra COM ports are supported with headers on board. Expansion slots come in two PCI slots, a Mini-PCI slot and a Compact Flash socket. The system has a HDD drive bay for a 3.5″ SATA drive. The FWA6204 will be available in August.


  • Supports 4 Intel(R) Gigabit Ethernet
  • DDR DIMM x 2, up to 2GB
  • Supports 3.5″ SATA HDD x 1
  • Hardware Enable/Disable LAN Bypass on Eth0 & 1
  • Optional 16×2 LCM for ease of control and operation
  • RoHS compliant

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.