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BC50R - IP65 Box PC for In-Vehicle Applications

AMD Embedded G-Series

The BC50R is a maintenance-free box computer for data acquisition applications in rugged environments in vehicles, e.g. in trains, commercial vehicles, mobile machines or ships. All interfaces are implemented on rugged M12 connectors (USB, digital input and output, Gigabit Ethernet, CAN and legacy serial I/O). The housing is compliant to the IP65 protection class.

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  • BC50R Product ImageBC50R - IP65 Box PC for In-Vehicle Applications
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Main Features

  • AMD Embedded G-Series APU
  • IP65-protected housing
  • Ethernet, USB 2.0, CAN, Serial I/O at front
  • WLAN, GSM (2G), UMTS (3G), LTE (4G) via 2 PCI Express Mini Card slots
  • GPS or GLONASS
  • 24 VDC and 36 VDC nom. class S2 power supply, incl. ignition
  • -40 to +85°C operating temperature, fanless
  • Compliant to EN 50155 (railways)
  • Compliant to ISO 7637-2 (E-mark for automotive)
  • Compliant to EN 60945 (ship)
BC50R Product Image

Technical Data

CPU
AMD Embedded G-Series T48N
  • Dual-Core
  • 1.4 GHz processor core frequency
  • Accelerated Processing Unit (APU), also includes GPU (see Graphics)
Controller Hub
AMD A55E
Memory
  • 64 KB L1 and 512 KB L2 cache
  • 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory
    • Soldered
    • 1066 MT/s
Mass Storage
  • One SD card slot
    • Via USB
  • One mSATA slot
    • SATA Revision 2.x support
    • Transfer rates up to 300 MB/s (3 Gbit/s)
Front I/O
  • Positioning: GPS, GLONASS
    • Via one SMA antenna connector at the front
    • 1 status LED on front
  • Ethernet
    • Two 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet channels
    • Two M12 connectors at front panel
    • Four onboard LEDs to signal LAN link, activity status and connection speed
  • USB
    • One USB 2.0 client port
    • M12 connector at front panel
    • EHCI implementation
    • One status LED at front panel
  • CAN bus
    • Two CAN bus channels
    • Two M12 connectors at front panel
    • 1 LED at front panel for each CAN port
  • Two RS232 UART (COM1/2)
    • One M12 connector at front panel
    • Data rates up to 115 200 bit/s
    • Handshake lines: none
    • 1 LED at front panel for each COM port
  • GPIO
    • 2 digital inputs (GPI)
    • 2 digital outputs (GPO)
    • Optically isolated
    • One M12 connector at front panel
    • 1 status LED
2 PCI Express Mini Card slots
  • For functions such as
    • Mobile service standards: GSM (2G), UMTS (3G), LTE (4G) and derivates
    • Wireless communication: WLAN / WiFi IEEE 802.11 and derivates
  • 2 SIM card slots
  • PCI Express and USB interface
Real-Time Clock
Buffered by Gold Cap for 72 h
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage:
    • 24V and 36V nominal input voltage according to EN50155
    • 24V nominal input voltage according to ISO 7637-2 (E-mark) requirements
    • EN 50155 power interruption class S2
  • Power consumption: up to 30 W
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: approx. 250 mm x 220 mm x 48.1 mm
  • Weight: 1.8 kg
  • Front protected according to IP65
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • Depends on system configuration (CPU, PCIeMiniCards, Ethernet, USB, ...)
    • Maximum: +70°C (+85°C for 10 minutes) according to EN50155 Tx
    • Minimum: -40°C (all processors)
    • Conditions: typical power dissipation: 14.4 W (with 18W CPU T48N) with Windows 7 operating system and 1 Gb Ethernet connection
    • Fanless operation
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300 m to +3,000 m
  • Shock: 50 m/s², 30 ms
  • Vibration (function): 1 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz
  • Vibration (lifetime): 7.9 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz
  • Conformal coating of internal components
MTBF
262,804 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
Safety
  • Flammability
    • UL 94V-0
  • Fire Protection
    • EN 45545-2 (Railway)
    • ECE-R118 (Automotive)
  • Electrical Safety
    • EN 50153
    • EN 50155
EMC Compliance (Automotive)
ECE R10 (E-mark)
EMC Compliance (Railway)
EN 50121-3-2
EMC Compliance (Ship)
EN 60945
BIOS
InsydeH2O UEFI Framework
Software Support
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Embedded Standard 7
  • Linux
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

Options

APU
  • AMD T48N, 1.4 GHz Dual Core, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6310
  • AMD T56N, 1.65 GHz Dual Core, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6320 (on request)
  • AMD T56E, 1.65 GHz Dual Core, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T48E, 1.4 GHz Dual Core, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T40N, 1.0 GHz Dual Core, 9W, AMD Radeon HD 6290 (on request)
  • AMD T40E, 1.0 GHz Dual Core, 6.4W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T52R, 1.5 GHz Single Core, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6310 (on request)
  • AMD T44R, 1.2 GHz Single Core, 9W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T40R, 1.0 GHz Single Core, 5.5W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T16R, 615 MHz Single Core, 4.5W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T48L, 1.4 GHz Dual Core, 18W (on request)
  • AMD T30L, 1.4 GHz Single Core, 18W (on request)
  • AMD T24L, 1000 MHz Single Core, 5W (on request)
Memory
  • 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory
  • 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory (on request)
  • SATA hard-disk/solid state drive (mounted within housing)
Electrical Specifications
Input voltages of 48V, 72V, 110V (on request)
Other Options
  • The product concept is very flexible, there are many other configuration possibilities.
  • Please contact our sales team if you do not find your required function in the options.
  • Some of these options may only be available for large volumes.

Ordering Information

Standard BC50R Models
09BC50R00

BoxPC, PSU for 24VDC input voltage, CPU AMD G-Series T48N 1.4 GHz dual core, 2GB DDR3 RAM, 2x 1Gbit/s Ethernet, 1x USB, 2x CAN (high speed), 2x RS232, 2x PCIeMiniCard socket, 4x µSIM card socket, 1x mSATA socket, 1x SD-Card slot, -40°C..+70°C (screened)

09BC50RBO

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Miscellaneous Accessories
0781-0002

HF antenna cable with U.FL connector to RP-SMA connector, 200 mm

Memory
0751-0047

SD card, 4GB, -40 to +85°C

0751-0051

SSD mSATA, 8 GB, -40 to +85°C

0751-0062

SSD mSATA 32 GB, 0 to +70°C MLC

PCI Express Mini Cards
15PX01N00
PX1N - GLONASS & GPS Interface

GLONASS & GPS PCI Express MiniCard, Dead Reckoning, -40 to +85°C

Details
0799-0006
0799-0006

WLAN PCI Express MiniCard DNXA-116, operating temperature -40 to +85°C screened
Note: When using wireless modules the R&TTE Guideline of the EU has to be observed. See the R&TTE website.
For the module's driver contact MEN's support team.

0799-0007
0799-0007

MC7304 PCI Express MiniCard, full-size on USB: LTE, DC-HSPA+, HSPA+, HSDPA, HSUPA, WCDMA, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, and GNSS, operating temperature -40 to +85°C
Note: When using wireless modules the R&TTE Guideline of the EU has to be observed. See the R&TTE website.
For the module's driver contact MEN's support team.

15PX05-00
PX5 - USB HID to Stereo Audio Interface

USB HID to analog audio PCI Express Mini Card, 1 stereo input and 1 stereo output, conformal coated

Details
15PX06-00
PX6 - Security Smart Card Reader

PX6, Security Smart Card Reader, 2FF Card holder, PCI Express Mini Card connector pass through, -40..+85°C

Details

Software

Linux
13MD05-90

MDIS5 System (and Device Driver) Package (MEN) for Linux. This software package includes most standard device drivers available from MEN.

13Z100-91

Linux FPGA update tool (MEN)

13Z016-06

MDIS5 driver (MEN) for 16Z029_CAN (CANopen master)

13T026-90

Linux GPU and chipset driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, SC24 and G214

13SC24-91

Linux tool (MEN) for UART mode setting for SC24, SC25, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W and BL70S

13SC24-90

Linux I2C controller driver (MEN) for SC24, AE51, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W and BL50S

Windows
13Y018-70

Windows 64-bit FPGA update tool (MEN)

13T037-70

HD Audio Driver (VIA) for SC24, SC25, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W and BL70S

13T026-70

Windows Vista/7/8 GPU and Chipset Driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, SC24 and G214

13T025-70

Windows XP GPU and chipset driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S and SC24

13T020-70

Windows 64-bit network driver (Intel) for F18, F18E, F19P, F21P, F22P, F23P, G20, G22, G23, G25A, GM1, GM2, GM3, G211, G211F, XM2, CB70C, SC24, BC50I, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W and BL70S

13T010-70

Windows 32-bit network driver (Intel) for XM1, XM1L, XM2, MM2, CB70C, F11S, F18, F18E, F19P, F21P, F22P, F23P, G20, G22, G23, G25A, GM1, GM2, GM3, G211, G211F, SC24, BC50I, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W and BL70S

13SC24-77

Windows Installset (MEN) for SC24, SC25, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W and BL70S

10Y000-78

Windows Embedded Standard 7 BSP for F19P, F21P, F22P, F23P, G20, G22, G23, CB70C, CB70, XM2, MM2, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, BC70M, BL70S, BL70W, BL70E, DC2, F205, F206, F210, F215, F216, G215, P506, P507 and P511

13Y021-70

Windows ERTC/SMB support package

Documentation

BC50R Data Sheet
BC50R User Manual
09BC50R00 3D model (PDF)
Product Compare Chart: Standard and Custom Box PCs

Design your own system
With the MEN system configurator, which is available for download in a universal Excel format, you can configure a system to meet your individual needs.
Get your BTO configurator here
The 'BTO How To Use' guide provides instructions on how to use the configuration file.
BTO Configuration Guide