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DESIGN & PRODUCTS Integrated touch-platform targets control Rugged embedded computer draws and HMI applications as little as 5W The miriac HMI1022 HMI unit from MicroSys carries Freescale Based on an ARM CPU, the CEC4 expands MPL’s Compact QorIQ CPUs in combination with miriac MPX SoMs. In its cur- Embedded Computer product range for fan-less operation in rent version it is a P1022 CPU. The units are highly integrated harsh environments. The CEC4 comes with 3 Gigabit Ether- and come net interfaces and is designed configured with with a compact housing that a set of I/O offers sufficient space to add functions fit for a SSD or SATA DOM, a 5-port typical HMI ap- switch (MAGBES) with cop- plications. The per only or mixed with fiber, or HMI1022 offers other peripherals. The housing RS232/485, allows the unit to operate in USB, 2xLAN, CAN, SD-Card (intern), RFID, optionally a SATA- harsh environments without the need for fans or ventilation interface and/or a SPI extension can be provided. The company holes, it can easily be mounted on a 35mm DIN-Rail or with a also makes available various board support packages and flange on a wall. The computer operates in the -20 to +60°C middleware tools to address market specific requirements. temperature range (optionally even -40°C to +85°C) with- The system features a high resolution 15” 4-wire LED backlight out fan or case openings. The internal miniPCIe slot allows touch display. It is operated by a QorIQ P1022 Dual Core CPU various extensions (WLAN, GPRS...). 3 USB connectors and with on chip graphics at 600 MHz to 1055 MHz. The HMI1022 a microSD Memory Card Slot are available for easy logging offers up to 2 GB DDR2 and 512 MB NAND flash memory. and/or configuration capabilities. The CEC4 operates with an The system operates under Linux, VxWorks, Microware OS-9, input voltage range of 8 to 36VDC and will draw as little as MicroC/OS-II or QNX. It is designed for harsh environments and 5 Watt. The CEC4 comes with a full functional Linux Debian versions for extended temperature (-30°C to +85°C) are avail- distribution. able on request. MPL AG MicroSys Electronics www.mpl.ch www.microsys.de 48 Electronic Engineering Times Europe September 2012 www.electronics-eetimes.com


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