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Diamond Systems Atlas - PCI/104-Express with Intel Atom CPU

1.86GHz N2800 CPU, 2/4GB DDR3 soldered, 5V Powered, 1x 1GigE & USB2


Atlas is a rugged PCI/104-Express SBC based on Intel's dual core Cedar Trail N2800 CPU. Offering a speed of 1.86 GHz and dual core hyperthreading technology that enables applications to run in parallel, Atlas provides exceptionally efficient processing. The Atlas SBC combines excellent Intel Atom CPU performance, a wealth of on-board I/O and a conduction cooled thermal solution at a competitive price. For on-board solid state storage, mSATA disk modules up to 64 GB are available in SLC and MLC technologies and with wide temperature operation.

Atlas' rugged design makes it exceptionally reliable in harsh applications including industrial, on-vehicle and military environments. From an operating temperature of -40°C to +75°C and on-board DDR3 SDRAM to an integrated conduction cooling heat spreader and a high tolerance for shock and vibration, Atlas thrives in harsh environments. The bottom-mounted heat spreader provides a convenient mounting platform for the board, reduces case interior temperatures for improved system reliability, and simplifies the installation of I/O modules and cables by eliminating interference from heat sinks.

I/O Expansion

Available on-board I/O includes USB 2.0, RS-232/422/485, Gigabit Ethernet, SATA and digital I/O. Atlas supports I/O expansion with PCI-104, PCIe/104, and PCI/104-Express I/O modules by using a new miniature, cost-effective, high-speed expansion connector that supports most PCIe/104 I/O modules.

Atlas accommodates on-board expansion I/O modules in the PCIe MiniCard form factor featuring WiFi, Ethernet, analog I/O, digital I/O, and CAN. These modules provide compact expandability without increasing the total height of the system. Click here to see Diamond's full line of rugged PCIe MiniCard modules.

Conduction Cooling

Atlas' design features Intel's N2800 CPU and NM10chipset. These ICs are positioned on the bottom of the board, resulting in easy and efficient heat removal via a heatspreader for wide temperature, fanless operation. Atlas utilizes conduction cooling for improved ruggedness and reliability through the use of a heatspreader mounted on its bottom side, resulting in optimal thermal management and increased space for I/O functions and connectors. The four mounting holes on the bottom of the conduction cooled heatspreader are #6-32 threaded holes on 2.8" centers.

Software Support

Atlas runs Linux and Windows Embedded Standard 7. Development Kits are available with OS drivers to get you started on your design project right out of the box.

Development Kits

A complete system Development Kit with a bootable Linux image is available with all the components you need to get started on your embedded design project. The kit contains an Atlas SBC, pre-programmed flashdisk, cable kit, AC adapter, and DVD with Linux software. A Linux Software Development Kit, SDK-ATLN-LNX, is also available.

Atlas development kit

  • 1 Atlas SBC with 2GB of RAM -- ATLN2800-2G 
  • 2 DVD with Linux image -- 6710673 
  • 3 Atlas Cable Kit -- CK-ATLAS-01 (see below) 
  • 4 5V AC Power Adapter -- PS-5V-04 
  • 5 16GB mSATA flashdisk with a bootable Linux image -- 8890673 (not shown) 
  • 6 Development Kit manual -- 7480673 (not shown)

Cable Kit

The Atlas cable kit (CK-ATLAS-01) includes cables for most of Atlas' on-board I/O. Many cables are also available individually.

Atlas cable kit

  • 1 1x 6981074 Power input cable 
  • 2 3x 6981075 Dual serial cable 
  • 3 1x 6981076 HD audio cable 
  • 4 1x 6981077 GPIO cable 
  • 5 1x 6981078 Utility cable 
  • 6 1x 6981080 Ethernet cable 
  • 7 2x 6981082 Dual USB cable 
  • 8 1x 6981084 VGA cable



CPU SpecIntel Atom N2800 Cedar Trail CPU, 6.5 W TDP, 1MB L2, two cores, four threads
ChipsetIntel NM10
Memory2GB or 4GB soldered-on 64-bit DDR3 SDRAM
GraphicsIntel GMA500 controller integrated into the processor
18-bit LVDS LCD flat panel interface supports dual independent displays
VGA CRT interface
Display Resolution:
• LVDS: 1366 x 768 maximum
• VGA: 1280 x 1024 maximum
Network1 Gigabit Ethernet port from Intel 82574IT controller
Storage1 x SATA port, supports 1 device
1 x mSATA flashdisk socket
USB4 x USB 2.0 ports
Serial2 x RS-232 ports
4 x RS-232/422/485 ports
AudioHD audio CODEC from Realtek ALC892, stereo line-out, line-in & microphone
Other8 programmable GPIO lines
Watchdog Timer
USB keyboard/mouse


ExpansionPCI-104 and PCIe/104 interfaces
1 x PCIe MiniCard (shared with mSATA)
ElectricalPower Input: +5VDC +/-5%
Power Consumption: 7.53W idle
MechanicalDimensions: 4.550 x 3.775 inches (116 x 96 mm)
Conformal CoatingOn request
Linux 2.6.xx
Windows XP
Windows 7
Windows Embedded CE
Contact us for others
TemperatureTemperature range (operation): -40ºC to +75ºC (-40ºF to +167ºF)
Temperature range (storage): -40ºC to +85ºC (-40ºF to +185ºF)
Humidity0-90% non-condensing
Weight7.6oz (215.5grams) with heatspreader
VibrationMIL-STD-810E 514.4 compatible
ShockIEC68-2-27 compatible
Warranty2 Years

Ordering Details

BoardATLN2800-2G Atlas SBC, 1.86GHz Atom N2800 CPU, 2GB DDR3 SDRAM
ATLN2800-4G Atlas SBC, 1.86GHz Atom N2800 CPU, 4GB DDR3 SDRAM
AccessoriesDK-ATLN-LNX Atlas Development Kit: ATLN2800-2G SBC, SDK-ATLN-LNX, CK-ATLAS-01, AC adapter
SDK-ATLN-LNX Atlas Linux Software Development Kit with 16GB mSATA flashdisk
CK-ATLAS-01 Atlas Cable Kit

FDMM-16G-XT mSATA MLC Flashdisk, 16GB, extended temperature
FDMS-64G-XT mSATA SLC Flashdisk, 64GB, extended temperature
FDMS-32G-XT mSATA SLC Flashdisk, 32GB, extended temperature
FDMS-16G-XT mSATA SLC Flashdisk, 16GB, extended temperature
FDMS-8G-XT mSATA SLC Flashdisk, 8GB, extended temperature

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