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BE10A - Rugged Box PC for Industrial Automation with TI Sitara ARM
 

Embedded Computer for IIOT Gateway to Cloud Applications

The BE10A is a rugged, fanless, low-power embedded PC providing industrial protocols like EtherCat, Ethernet POWERLINK, PROFINET or CAN bus and using an ARM Cortex AM5718 with built-in PRU communication and DSP co-processors.

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  • BE10A Product ImageEntry-Level Box PC for Industrial Applications
  • BE10A Product ImageEntry-Level Box PC for Industrial Applications
  • BE10A Product ImageEntry-Level Box PC for Industrial Applications
  • BE10A Product Image
  • BE10A Product Image
  • BE10A Product Image

Main Features

  • Compact low-power solution for IoT and automation applications
  • TI Sitara ARM Cortex-A15 AM57x8 single or dual core
  • Built-in quad core PRU and DSP core 
  • 1 mSATA slot, 1 microSD card slot for storage
  • 1 PCI Express Mini Card slot with 1 microSIM slot for WLAN, GSM (2G), UMTS (3G), LTE (4G), GPS or GLONASS functionality
  • Gb and Fast Ethernet, USB (2.0 and 3.0), RS232, RS485/422, CAN, binary I/O, audio, DVI-D
  • DIN rail, wall or 19" rack mounting
  • Input voltage 24 V DC nom. (8 to 60 V DC range)
  • 0 to +60°C operating temperature
  • Fanless and maintenance-free operation
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Technical Data

CPU
The following CPU types are supported:
  • TI Sitara ARM Cortex-A15, AM5718, 1.5 GHz, single core, no ECC
  • TI Sitara ARM Cortex-A15, AM5728, 1.5 GHz, dual core, no ECC
  • TI Sitara ARM Cortex-A15, AM5748, 1.5 GHz, dual core, ECC, (available in 2018)
Memory
  • System Memory
    • Soldered DDR3 with or without ECC
    • 1 GB, or
    • 2 GB
  • Boot Flash
    • 4 MB or
    • 8 MB or
    • 16 MB
Mass Storage
The following mass storage devices can be assembled:
  • One microSD card
  • One mSATA disk
Graphics
  • Integrated in processor
  • 1080p HD video acceleration
  • Dual 3D graphics and single 2D graphics
  • Maximum resolution: 1920 x 1200p
  • Via one DVI interface
Front Interfaces
  • Video
    • One DVI-D single link interface
    • HDMI 1.4a, HDCP 1.4 and DVI 1.0 support
  • USB
    • One Type A connector, USB 3.0
    • Three Type A connectors, USB 2.0
  • Ethernet
    • One RJ45 connector, 1000BASE-T
    • Four RJ45 connectors, 100BASE-T
    • Two link and activity LEDs per channel
  • Antenna connections
    • Three antenna connector cutouts, linked to PCI Express Mini Card, for various types (SMA, reverse SMA, QMA, FME...)
  • Legacy serial I/O
    • Four RS232 interfaces on 9-pin D-Sub connectors
    • Seven RS422/485 interfaces, full duplex on 9-pin D-Sub connectors
    • One RS422 interface on 9-pin D-Sub connector
  • CAN Bus
    • Two 9-pin D-Sub connectors
  • Digital I/O
    • Eight digital inputs (8 to 60 V DC, 10 mA per channel, 1 kHz max.)
    • Four digital outputs (open-drain, 300 mA sink current per channel)
  • Additional status LEDs
    • One for power status
    • Three user LEDs
  • Power supply
  • Audio
    • One Line Out on digital I/O connector
In-System Interfaces
  • mSATA
    • One mSATA slot, SATA Revision 2.x (3 Gbit/s)
  • PCI Express Mini Card
    • One slot, for mobile service, wireless communication, positioning or real-time Ethernet functions such as
    • GLONASS and GPS PCI Express MiniCard (full size), 3-axis Gyro sensor, -40..+85°C with qualified components
    • WLAN PCI Express MiniCard DNXA-116, -40 to +85°C screened, storage temperature -40° to +85°C
    • MC7304 PCI Express MiniCard, full-size on USB: LTE, DC-HSPA+, HSPA+, HSDPA, HSUPA, WCDMA, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, and GNSS, -40 to +85°C
    • One microSIM card slot
    • PCI Express and USB interface
Supervision and Control
Real-time clock with supercapacitor backup
  • Data retention of supercapacitor: 7 days
Electrical Specifications
  • Isolation voltage: 1500 VDC between Ethernet interfaces and shield
  • Supply voltages
    • 24 V nominal input voltage
  • Power consumption
    • 15 W max. (estimated), with PCI Express Mini card and mSATA module
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: Height 133 mm (3U) x Width 142 mm (28 HP) x Depth 33 mm
  • Weight: less than 1 kg
Environmental Specifications
  • International Protection Rating:
    • IP20 (IEC 60529)
  • Temperature range (operation)
    • 0°C to +60°C (screened)
    • Fanless operation
  • Temperature range (storage): -40°C to +85°C
  • Humidity: EN 60068-2-30
  • Altitude: -300 m to +3000 m
  • Shock: EN 50125-3, class: 3 m from track
  • Vibration: EN 50125-3, class: 3 m from track
  • Conformal coating of internal components; optional
Safety
  • Flammability (PCBs)
    • UL 94 V-0
  • Electrical Safety
    • EN 60950-1:2006 + A11:2009 + A1:2010 + A12:2011 + AC:2011 + A2:2013
    • EN 62368-1:2014
EMC Conformity
  • EN 50121-4:2015
  • EN 50121-5:2015
  • EN 61000-6-4:2011
  • EN 61000-6-2:2005
  • EN 55022:2010
  • EN 55024:2010
Software Support
  • Linux
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.
BIOS
U-Boot Universal Boot Loader

Ordering Information

Standard BE10A Models
09BE10A00

Embedded box PC, TI Sitara AM5718, 1.5 GHz, no ECC, 1 GB DRAM, 4 MB boot Flash, 4 GB microSD card, no PCI Express Mini Cards assembled, 0°C to +60°C

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15CM10-01
CM10 - Rugged COM Express with TI Sitara ARM Cortex-A15

COM Express "Mini", TI Sitara AM5718, 1.5 GHz, 1 GB DRAM, 2 PCIe x1, 1 Gb ETH (phy), 1 Gb ETH (RGMII), 4 Fast ETH (MII), 1 SATA, 1 SD card, 1 USB 2.0, 2 CAN 2.0B, 8 UART, 1 I2C, 1 DVI, 1 SPI, 1 McASP (Audio Out), -40°C to +85°C (screened)

Details
Memory
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

0751-0063

MicroSD card, 8 GB, aMLC, -25°C to +85°C

0751-0064

MicroSD card, 16 GB, aMLC, -25°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
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.

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