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XM2 - ESMexpress COM with Intel Core 2 Duo


The XM2 is a Computer-On-Module of the ESMexpress family equipped with a Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

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  • XM2 Product ImageXM2 ESMexpress COM with Intel Core 2 Duo
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Main Features

  • Intel Core 2 Duo up to 2.26 GHz <br />Up to 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM<br />1 x16 PCI Express Graphics link <br />4 x1 PCI Express links<br />2 Gb Ethernet <br />3 SATA ports <br />8 USB 2.0 <br />Up to 2 SDVO ports<br />Intel HD audio <br />0°C to +85°C Tcase screened <br />Conduction cooling
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Technical Data

  • Intel Core 2 Duo SP9300
    • Up to 2.26GHz processor core frequency
    • 800/1066MHz system bus frequency
  • Chipset
    • Northbridge: Intel GS45
    • Southbridge: Intel ICH9M-E
  • Up to 6MB L2 cache integrated in Core 2 Duo
  • Up to 4GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory
    • Soldered
    • 800/1067MHz memory bus frequency locked to the FSB frequency
Serial ATA (SATA)
  • Three ports via ESMexpress connector
  • Transfer rates up to 3Gbit/s (SATA 3.0)
  • Integrated in Intel GS45 chipset
  • Maximum resolution: 2048 × 1536 pixels (QXGA)
  • One x16 link (PCI Express graphics) or
  • Up to two SDVO ports
  • One LVDS port (4 bit, max. 1366x768)
  • Available via ESMexpress connector
  • Eight USB 2.0 host ports
  • UHCI implementation
  • Data rates up to 480Mbit/s
  • Available via ESMexpress connector
  • Two 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet channels
  • Ethernet controllers connected by two x1 PCIe links
  • Two LED signals per channel for LAN link, activity status and connection speed
  • Available via ESMexpress connector
PCI Express
  • Two x1 links to connect local 1000Base-T Ethernet controllers
  • Four x1 links or one x4 link via ESMexpress connector (switchable on the carrier)
  • Data rate 250MB/s in each direction (2.5 Gbit/s per lane)
  • 1 line from PIC via ESMexpress connector
  • Usable for LED
HD audio
Via ESMexpress connector
Board Management Controller
  • Input voltage supervision
  • Power sequencing
  • Board monitoring
  • Watchdog
  • Accessible via SMBus
  • Real-time clock (with GoldCap or battery backup on the carrier board)
  • SMBus interface
Electrical Specifications
Supply voltage/power consumption:
  • +12V (-25%/+33%), power consumption up to 40W
  • +5V (-5%/+5%) standby voltage
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 95mm x 125mm
  • ESMexpress PCB mounted between a frame and a cover
  • Weight: 230g (incl. cover and frame)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation): 0..+85°C Tcase (ESMexpress cover/frame)
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300m to + 3,000m
  • Shock: 15g/11ms (EN 60068-2-27)
  • Bump: 10g/16ms (EN 60068-2-29)
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 1g/10..150Hz (EN 60068-2-6)
154,077h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
  • EMC behavior depends on the system and housing surrounding the ESMexpress module.
  • MEN has performed general, successful EMC tests for ESMexpress using the XC1 evaluation carrier according to:
    • EN 55022 (radio disturbance)
    • IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD)
    • IEC 61000-4-3 (electromagnetic field immunity)
    • IEC 61000-4-4 (burst)
    • IEC 61000-4-5 (surge)
    • IEC 61000-4-6 (conducted disturbances)
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Software Support
  • Windows (Windows XP, Windows 7)
  • Linux
    • tested/verified with: Ubuntu 10.04 (kernel 2.6.32-21) 32-bit and 64-bit versions
    • OpenSuse 11.3 32-bit and 64-bit versions
    • and: CentOS 5.5 (kernel 2.6.18) 32-bit and 64-bit versions
    • Detailed matrix of supported interfaces under Ubuntu 10.04 and OpenSuse 11.3
  • VxWorks (in preparation)
  • QNX
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.


  • Intel SP9300, 2.26GHz, 1066MHz FSB, 6MB cache, 25W
  • Intel SL9400, 1.86GHz, 1066MHz FSB, 6MB cache, 17W
  • Intel SU9300, 1.2GHz, 800MHz FSB, 3MB cache, 10W
  • Intel Celeron M722, 1.2GHz, 800MHz FSB, 1MB cache, 5.5W
  • Intel Celeron M723, 1.2GHz, 800MHz FSB, 1MB cache, 10W
System RAM
  • 1 GB, 2GB or 4GB
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