AXIOMTEK Announces EP840 EPIC Single Board Computer

AXIOMTEK, an Associate Member of the Intel® Communications Alliance (ICA), announced a new extreme performance EPIC single board computer, the EP840, supports a socket P Intel® Core[tm]2 Duo (Merom/ Penryn) processor with a 667/800 MHz FSB, the dual-core processor in a mobile package which offers you the improved energy efficiency with reduced power consumption. Powered by the Mobile Intel® GME965+ICH8M Express chipset featuring Mobile Intel® GMA X3100, the EP840 offers enhanced graphics and increased I/O bandwidth, and provides great flexibility to serve different application demands, such as digital signage appliance (DSA,) DVR, POS and gaming markets.

AXIOMTEK EP840 Core 2 Duo EPIC Embedded BoardThe EP840 features dual-view display with resolution up to 2048 x 1536 pixels. The mainstream DVI-I interface onboard integrates DVI-D (Digital Video) and CRT (Analog Video) displays as well as 24-bit signal/dual channel LVDS that can maximize the visual quality experience onto flat panel LCD and digital projectors. This embedded board also features up to 2GB of DDR2 533/800 system memory and dual Gigabit Ethernet ports via PCIe bus for full speed 1000 Base-T networking connectivity. Moreover, One PCI-104 slot is available for system expansion.

“This super compact standard form factor (165 x 115 mm) is equipped with powerful Intel® GME965 and ICH8M chipsets and Intel Core[tm] 2 Duo mobile processors to deliver best computing performance per watt. In addition to performance rich, the EP840 offers great display solutions for applications like gaming, POS, transportation, and DSA,” said Joseph Chou, Product Manager of Embedded Computing Business Unit.

To satisfy increasing demands for data transfer speed, the EP840 provides six USB 2.0 ports and two serial ATA ports with transfer rates up to 300 MB/s. Other onboard I/O features include 8 Digital I/O, 4 COM ports (1 x RS-232/422/485 & 3 x RS-232), Dual Gigabit LAN, High Definition Audio, and CompactFlash[tm] for SSD storage devices. Beside, Windows® 2000, Windows® XP embedded, and Linux are all supported. A watchdog timer is included to keep system running smoothly.

The product is RoHS compliant and will be available around early September, 2008. For more product information, please contact our sales representative at

Main Features

  • Socket P (478) for Intel® Core[tm]2 Duo (Merom/ Penryn) /Celeron® M processors with FSB 667/800 MHz
  • Mobile Intel® GME965+ICH8M Express chipset
  • DualView with different content & resolution
  • 6 USB 2.0 ports and Dual Gigabit LAN
  • 4 COM ports and one PCI-104 slot
  • +12 V only supported

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 475 employees in headquarters and over 110 employees in subsidiaries including USA, China, Japan, 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), Medical Panel Computers, HMI (Human Machine Interface), DAC (Data Acquisition & Control Cards Solutions), and NA (Network Security Appliances) product lines with more than 400 items.