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BC50I - Rugged Box PC for Industrial Automation with AMD G-Series

Embedded Computer for Machine Control & Robotics

The BC50I is a rugged, fanless, embedded PC with a wireless communication focus providing WLAN, 4G-LTE and GPS/GLONASS interfaces, based on an AMD dual-core T48N.

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Main Features

  • AMD Embedded G-Series Dual-Core APU
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 2 USB 2.0
  • 2 DisplayPort outputs, full HD with each display
  • WLAN, GSM (2G), UMTS (3G), LTE (4G), GPS or GLONASS via 1 PCI Express Mini Card slot
  • 2 Slots for IBIS, GPS, RS232, RS485, RS422
  • 1 CAN Bus interface optional
  • 24 VDC nom. (16 to 36 V)
  • -40 to +70°C operating temperature, fanless
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Technical Data

CPU
AMD Embedded G-Series T48N
  • Dual-Core
  • 1.4 GHz processor core frequency
  • 1066 MT/s DDR3 Speed
  • 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
Mass Storage
  • One SD card slot
    • Via USB
  • One mSATA slot
    • SATA Revision 3.x support
    • Transfer rates up to 600 MB/s (6 Gbit/s)
  • Serial ATA (SATA)
    • One port for hard-disk/solid-state drive mounted within the unit's housing
    • SATA Revision 2.x support
    • Transfer rates up to 300 MB/s (3 Gbit/s)
Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 6310
    • Dual independent display support
    • Dual DisplayPort
    • Maximum resolution: 2560x1600
    • Embedded in T48N APU
  • 3D Graphics Acceleration
    • Full DirectX 11 support, including full speed 32-bit floating point per component operations
    • Shader Model 5
    • OpenCL 1.1 support
    • OpenGL 4.0 support
  • Motion Video Acceleration
    • Dedicated hardware (UVD 3) for H.264, VC-1 and MPEG2 decoding
    • HD HQV and SD HQV support: noise removal, detail enhancement, color enhancement, cadence detection, sharpness, and advanced de-interlacing
    • Super up-conversion for SD to HD resolutions
Front I/O
  • 2 DisplayPort 1.1a interfaces
    • AUX channels and hot plug detection
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet
    • Via RJ45 connectors
  • 2 USB 2.0
    • Via Type A connector
  • 2 SA-Adapter slots for serial I/O
    • RS232, RS485, RS422, IBIS or GPS possible on both slots
    • SGPIO switchable by software on one slot
    • CAN bus optional on one slot (on request)
  • 8 LEDs
    • 4 for Ethernet link and activity status
    • 2 user LEDs
    • 1 status LED
    • 1 power OK LED
1 PCI Express Mini Card slot
  • For functions such as
    • Mobile service standards: GSM (2G), UMTS (3G), LTE (4G) and derivates
    • Wireless communication: WLAN / WiFi IEEE 802.11 and derivates
    • Positioning: GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
    • Real-Time Ethernet functionality via Hilscher PCI Express Mini cards
  • 1 SIM card slot
  • PCI Express and USB interface
Real-Time Clock
Buffered by Gold Cap for 12 h
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage:
    • 24 VDC nom. (16 to 36 V)
  • Power consumption: up to 35 W (with PCI Express Mini Card)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: approx. 250 mm x 220 mm x 44.1 mm
  • Weight: 1.8 kg
  • International Protection Rating: IP20
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40°C to 70°C
    • 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
tbd @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
Safety
  • Flammability (PCBs)
    • UL 94 V-0
  • Fire Protection
    • EN 45545-2 (Railway)
    • ECE-R118 (Automotive)
EMC
Conforming to EN 55022 (radio disturbance)
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)
Graphics
Maximum resolution depending on GPU
  • 2560x1600 (all DisplayPort interfaces) with Radeon HD 6310 and 6320
  • 1920x1200 (all DisplayPort interfaces) with Radeon HD 6250 and 6290 (on request)
I/O
Antenna connectors
  • For functions like Wi-Fi, WIMAX, GSM/GPRS, UMTS, LTE in combination with PCI Express Mini Card
  • Reverse SMA connector
Miscellaneous
Real-time clock
  • 12 h buffer time
  • 72 h buffer time (on request)
Environmental Specifications
Temperature range (operation):
  • -40°C to 85°C (screened) with wider housing with additional cooling fins
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 BC50I Models
09BC50I10

Industrial box computer with dual graphics connection, 24 VDC PSU, AMD Dual Core T48N, 1.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM, SD card slot, mSATA slot, 2x DisplayPort, 2x Gb Ethernet RJ45, 2x USB, 2x SA-Adapter slot (UARTs, fieldbuses), 1x PCI Express Mini card slot, 1x SIM card slot, -40..+70°C screened

09BC50IB0

Design your own system
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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
0780-0006

Active DisplayPort (DP) to single link DVI-D adapter, 20cm, max. resolution 1920x1200, AMD / ATI Eyefinity technology

0754-0009

Linux image for box PCs and panel PCs (10BC00-90) on 8 GB USB Flash drive, 0 to +40°C

0781-0002

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

SA-Adapters
08SA01-11
SA1 - RS232 Interface Adapter

RS232, not optically isolated, -40°C to +85°C screened, conformal coating

Details
08SA02-27
SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

RS422/485, full duplex, optically isolated, -50°C to +85°C screened, conformal coating

Details
08SA03-15
SA3 - RS232 Interface Adapter

RS232, optically isolated, -40°C to +85°C screened, conformal coating

Details
08SA15-05
SA15 - 8-Channel Binary I/O Adapter

8 digital I/O channels, -50..+85°C with qualified components, conformal coating, no RoHS

Details
08SA22-04
SA22 - IBIS Slave/Master Interface Adapter

IBIS slave interface, isolated, -40..+85°C screened, conformal coating

Details
08SA25-01
SA25 - GPS Receiver Interface Adapter

GPS receiver, SMA antenna, isolated, -40..+85°C qualified, conformal coating

Details
Memory
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

0754-0011

SSD SATA, 2.5", 256 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
15PX50-00
PX50 - CANopen Communication Interface

PCI Express Mini Card, CANopen Slave interface, Hilscher

Details
15PX50-01
PX50 - CANopen Communication Interface

PCI Express Mini Card, CANopen Master interface, Hilscher

Details
15PX53-00
PX53 - PROFIBUS Communication Interface

PCI Express Mini Card, Profibus Slave interface, Hilscher

Details
15PX53-01
PX53 - PROFIBUS Communication Interface

PCI Express Mini Card, Profibus Master interface, Hilscher

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.

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°C to +85°C
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

Software

Linux
13MD05-90

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

13Z016-06

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

13Z100-91

Linux FPGA update tool (MEN)

10BC00-90

Linux Ubuntu 14.04 ISO installer image (MEN) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL70W, BL50S, BL70S, BL70E and DC15

13Y004-06

MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for generic SMBus driver for F14, F15, F17, F18, F19P, F21P, F22P, F75P, G20, G22, D9, D601, F600 and F601, A19, A20, F217, CB70C, SC24, AF2, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, MH50C, DC15 and DC17

13T026-90

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

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

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
13Y018-70

Windows 64-bit FPGA update tool (MEN)

10Y000-78

Windows Embedded Standard 7 BSP

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) 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, BL70S, DC15 and DC17

13Y021-70

Windows ERTC/SMB support package

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, BL70S, DC15 and DC17

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

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