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BL51E - Rugged Box PC for Transportation with Intel Apollo Lake-I

Railway & Automotive Embedded Computer for Communication & Control

The BL51E is a rugged, fanless EN 50155 railway and E-Mark automotive box computer for in-vehicle functions like Passenger Information Systems (PIS), surveillance and storage based on Intel Atom E3900.

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  • BL51E Product ImageBL51E Fanless EN 50155 Railway / Automotive Box PC with Intel Atom E3900
  • BL51E Product ImageBL51E Fanless EN 50155 Railway / Automotive Box PC with Intel Atom E3900
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Main Features

  • Intel Atom E3900 series<br />Up to 8 GB DDR3 DRAM soldered, ECC<br />1 HDD/SSD shuttle<br />4 Gb Ethernet ports<br />4 PCI Express Mini Card slots with micro-SIM slots<br />WLAN, 4G LTE, GPS or GLONASS<br />2 USB 2.0, 2 DisplayPort, 1 CAN, 4 UARTs<br />24 and 36 VDC nom. class S2 PSU, with ignition<br />-40 °C to +70 °C (+85 °C), fanless<br />Conformal coating of internal components<br />EN 50155 compliant (railways)<br />ISO 7637-2 compliant (E-mark for automotive)
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Technical Data

CPU
The following CPU types are supported:
  • Intel Atom x5-E3930, dual core, 1.3 GHz, 6.5 W (on request)
  • Intel Atom x5-E3940, quad core, 1.6 GHz, 9.5 W (on request)
  • Intel Atom x7-E3950, quad core , 1.6 GHz, 12 W
Memory
System RAM
  • Soldered DDR3, ECC
  • 8 GB max.
Security
TPM (Trusted Platform Module 2.0)
Mass Storage
  • The following mass storage devices can be assembled:
    • HDD/SSD 2.5" (SATA, via external shuttle)
    • SD card
  • The following mass storage devices are assembled:
    • eMMC (soldered); 32 GB
Graphics
  • Processor graphics
  • Maximum resolution: 4096x2160 pixels @ 60 Hz, 24 bpp (DisplayPort 1.2a)
Wireless Functionality
Possible wireless functions:
  • GNSS
  • LTE
  • WLAN
Power Over Ethernet (on request)
  • PSE (Power Sourcing Equipment)
  • Supply classes: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Number of powered devices: 2 max. (30.8 W max. total)
Interfaces
  • Video
    • 2x DisplayPort
  • Audio
    • 1x, D-Sub, 9-pin, plug
    • Stereo line output, differential
  • USB
    • 2x USB 2.0, Type A
  • Ethernet
    • 4x 10/100/1000BASE-T, M12, X-coded, receptacle
    • Power over Ethernet PSE support on two ports (on request)
  • PCI Express Mini Card
    • 4x PCI Express Mini Card slot
    • Slot A: PCIe Full-Mini; PCIe x1, USB 2.0
    • Slot B: PCIe Full-Mini; PCIe x1, USB 2.0
    • Slot C: PCIe Full-Mini; USB 2.0
    • Slot D: PCIe Full-Mini; USB 2.0
  • SIM card
    • 8x micro-SIM card slot, internally accessible
  • Digital I/O
    • 7x digital input, isolated, PCB plug, 6-pin
    • 2x relay output, isolated, PCB plug, 6-pin
    • 2x photocoupler, isolated, PCB plug, 6-pin
    • 1x odometer input, isolated, PCB plug, 6-pin
  • IBIS slave interface
    • 1x, PCB plug, 6-pin
  • GNSS interface
    • 1x, SMA antenna connector
  • Serial
    • 1x RS232, non-isolated, D-Sub, 9-pin, plug
    • 1x RS422/RS485, isolated, D-Sub, 9-pin, receptacle
  • CAN bus
    • 1x, non-isolated, D-Sub, 9-pin, plug
  • Power input
    • 1x power inlet connector
    • Ignition input
    • Earthing connection
  • LED
    • Status: board status, power status
    • Ethernet: link, activity
    • User configurable: 4x
  • Cutout
    • Antenna connector: RP-SMA receptacle, RP-SMA plug, QMA receptacle, QMA plug, FME receptacle, FME plug
    • D-Sub options: Audio, RS232, RS422/RS484, CAN bus, digital I/O, real-time Ethernet, Profibus, IBIS master
Supervision and Control
  • Board management controller
  • Watchdog timer
  • Temperature measurement
  • Real-time clock, buffered by supercapacitor (3 days)
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltages
    • 24 V DC and 36 V DC nom. (EN 50155)
    • 48 V DC nom. (EN 50155)
    • 72 V DC nom. (EN 50155)
    • 110 V DC nom. (EN 50155)
    • 24 V DC nom. (ISO 7637-2)
    • Power interruption class S2 (10 ms) (EN 50155)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions
    • (W) 390 mm, (D) 215 mm, (H) 66 mm
  • Weight
    • Approx. 4.25 kg (box PC in standard housing)
    • Approx. 5.5 kg (box PC in 19" insertion frame)
  • Protection rating
    • IP20 (IEC 60529)
    • Other IP protection classes possible on request
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation)
    • -40°C to +70°C, with up to +85°C for 10 minutes according to class TX (EN 50155)
  • Temperature range (storage): -40°C to +85°C
  • Cooling concept
    • Fanless operation, natural convection
  • Humidity: EN 50155:2007 (+25/+55 °C, 90-100 %)
  • Altitude: -300 m to +3000 m
  • Shock: EN 61373:2010
    • Vehicle body (Cat.1, class B: 50 m/s²/30 ms)
  • Vibration: EN 61373:2010
    • Vehicle body (Cat.1, class B: 10 min @ 1.01 m/s² and 5 h @ 5.72 m/s²)
    • Vehicle body (Cat.1, class A: 10 min @ 0.75 m/s² and 5 h @ 4.25 m/s²)
Reliability
MTBF: 186 024 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000) (model 09BL51E00)
Safety
  • Electrical Safety
    • EN 50155:2007
    • EN 50153:2014
    • EN 50124-1:2001 + A1:2003 + A2:2005
  • Fire Protection
    • EN 45545-2:2013 + A1:2015, hazard level HL3 (railway)
    • ECE R118 (automotive)
EMC
  • Railway
    • EN 50121-3-2:2015 (radiated emission)
    • EN 50121-3-2:2015 (conducted emission)
    • EN 50121-3-2:2015 (immunity)
  • Automotive
    • ECE R10 Rev.5 (radiated emission)
    • ECE R10 Rev.5 (conducted emission)
    • ECE R10 Rev.5 (immunity)
BIOS
AMI Aptio UEFI Firmware
Software Support
  • Windows
    • Windows 10 IoT Enterprise
  • Linux
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

Ordering Information

Standard BL51E Models
09BL51E00

Intel Atom x7-E3950, 1.6 GHz, 8 GB DDR3 DRAM, ECC, 32 GB eMMC, 24 VDC and 36 VDC nom. (10 V to 50.4 VDC) class S2 PSU with ignition, -40 °C to +85 °C, conformal coating, compliant to EN 50155, compliant to ISO 7637-2 (E-mark for automotive)

09BL51E01

Intel Atom x7-E3950, 1.6 GHz, 8 GB DDR3 DRAM, ECC, 32 GB eMMC, 110 VDC nom. (66 V to 154 VDC) class S2 PSU, -40 °C to +85 °C, conformal coating, compliant to EN 50155

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