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BC50R - Rugged IP65 Box PC for Transportation with AMD G-Series

Railway & Automotive Embedded Computer for Communication & Control

The BC50R is an ultra-rugged, fanless EN 50155 railway and E-Mark automotive box computer for applications like data acquisition and data logging, vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-land-communication, based on an AMD dual-core T48N.

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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 °C to +70 °C (+85 °C), 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
The following CPU types are supported:
  • AMD T48N, 2 cores, 1.4 GHz, 18 W, AMD Radeon HD 6310
  • AMD T56N, 2 cores, 1.65 GHz, 18 W, AMD Radeon HD 6320 (on request)
  • AMD T56E, 2 cores, 1.65 GHz, 18 W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T48E, 2 cores, 1.4 GHz, 18 W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T40N, 2 cores, 1.0 GHz, 9 W, AMD Radeon HD 6290 (on request)
  • AMD T40E, 2 cores, 1.0 GHz, 6.4 W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T52R, 1 core, 1.5 GHz, 18 W, AMD Radeon HD 6310 (on request)
  • AMD T44R, 1 core, 1.2 GHz, 9 W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T40R, 1.0 GHz Single Core, 5.5 W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T16R, 1 core, 615 MHz, 4.5 W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T48L, 2 cores, 1.4 GHz, 18 W (on request)
  • AMD T30L, 1 core, 1.4 GHz, 18 W (on request)
  • AMD T24L, 1 core, 1000 MHz, 5 W (on request)
Chipset
AMD A55E Controller Hub
Memory
System RAM
  • Soldered DDR3
  • 4 GB max.
Mass Storage
The following mass storage devices can be assembled:
  • mSATA
  • SD card
  • SSD/HDD 2.5" (SATA, on request)
Wireless Functionality
Possible wireless functions:
  • GNSS
  • LTE
  • WLAN
Interfaces
  • USB
    • 1x USB 2.0, M12, A-coded, receptacle
  • Ethernet
    • 2x 1000BASE-T, M12, A-coded, receptacle
  • Wireless
    • GNSS antenna connector: 1x, SMA receptacle
  • PCI Express Mini Card
    • 2x 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
  • SIM card
    • 4x micro-SIM card slot, internally accessible
  • Digital I/O
    • 2x digital input, isolated, M12, B-coded, receptacle
    • 2x digital output, isolated, M12, B-coded, receptacle
  • Serial
    • 2x RS232, isolated, M12, A-coded, receptacle
  • CAN bus
    • 2x, isolated, M12, A-coded, receptacle
  • LED
    • Status: board status, power status
    • USB: activity
    • Ethernet: link, activity
    • CAN: activity
    • COM: activity
    • PCI Express Mini Card: power
    • User configurable: 2x
  • Cutout
    • Antenna connector: RP-SMA receptacle, RP-SMA plug, QMA receptacle, QMA plug
  • Power
    • 1x power inlet
    • Ignition input
    • Earthing connection
Supervision and Control
  • Board management controller
  • Watchdog timer
  • Temperature measurement
  • Real-time clock, buffered supercapacitor (12 h, 72 h on request)
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage
    • 24 V DC to 36 V DC nom. (EN 50155)
    • 24 V DC nom. (ISO 7637-2)
    • EN 50155 power interruption class S2
  • Power consumption: 30 W max.
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: (W) 250 mm, (D) 220 mm, (H) 48.1 mm
  • Weight: 1.8 kg
  • Cooling
    • Air cooling, natural convection, airflow 0.4 m/s
  • Protection rating
    • IP65
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • Depends on system configuration (CPU, PCIeMiniCards, Ethernet, USB, ...)
    • Maximum: +70°C (+85°C for 10 minutes) according to EN 50155 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
MTBF
262 804 h @ 40 °C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
Safety
  • Fire Protection
    • EN 45545-2:2013 + A1:2015, HL3 (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.

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

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

Miscellaneous Accessories
0781-0002

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

05BC00R00

Starter Kit for 09BCxxR:

  • 1x Cable M12 A-5-P to USB A-J l=1800mm
  • 2x Cable M12 A-5-P to DSUB 9-J l=2000mm
  • 1x Cable M12 B-5-P to DSUB 9-P l=2000mm
  • 1x Cable M12 A-4-J to power plug
  • 2x Cable M12 8-P to RJ45 2m 05BC00
  • 1x Cable M12 A-5-P to 2xDSUB 9-P l=2000mm
Mass Storage
0751-0047

SD card, 4 GB, -40°C to +85°C

0751-0051

SSD mSATA, 8 GB, -40°C to +85°C

0751-0066

SSD mSATA 3.x, 64 GB, MLC, -40°C to +85°C

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
For the module's driver contact MEN's support team.

15PX05-10
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
15PX07-00
PX7 - PCIe Mini Card to M.2 Adapter

PCI Express Mini Card for converting PCI Express Mini to M.2 and PCI Express x1 to USB3.0, USB 3.0 extension for Box PCs, -40 to +85, conformal coated

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.

13SC24-90

Linux I2C controller driver (MEN) for box PCs and panel PCs

13SC24-91

Linux tool (MEN) for UART mode setting for MEN box PCs

13T026-90

Linux GPU and chipset driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, DC15, DC17, SC24 and G214

13Z016-06

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

13Z100-91

Linux FPGA update tool (MEN)

13MM02-90

Linux driver (MEN) for RX8581/RX-8574 real-time clock for all products with an additional RTC component. Please note that this driver is already included in upstream Linux kernels starting from 3.14!

Windows
13SC24-77

Windows Installset (MEN) for SC24, SC25, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W, BL70S, DC15 and DC17

13T010-70

Windows 32-bit network driver (Intel)

13T020-70

Windows 64-bit network driver (Intel)

13T025-70

Windows XP GPU and chipset driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, DC15, DC17 and SC24

13T026-70

Windows Vista/7/8 GPU and Chipset Driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, DC15, DC17, SC24 and G214

13Y021-70

Windows ERTC/SMB support package

13T037-70

HD Audio Driver (VIA) for SC24, SC25, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W, BL70S, DC15 and DC17

13Y018-70

Windows 64-bit FPGA update tool (MEN)

10Y000-78

Windows Embedded Standard 7 BSP

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