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Contec BX-956SD - Fanless Compact Quad Atom E3845 Box PC

Fanless, Up to 4GB DDR3, VGA Graphics, dual GbE LAN


Contec's BX-320 is a fanless computer suitable for many embedded applications. The product features the quad-core Intel Atom E3845 Atom CPU and supports up to 4GB of DDR3 DRAM (via SODIMM). Standard interfaces include dual GbE interfaces (with WOL support), audio (line out and mic in), one USB 3.0 port, five USB 2.0 ports, two standard RS-232C ports, DVI-D graphics and GPIO. Storage is realised through two CFast sockets (both removable). CFast is a SATA-based storage card and is available in capacities from 2GB to 256GB.



CPU SpecIntel® Atom™ E3845 (4x1.91GHz, 10W TDP)
ChipsetIntegrated in CPU
Memory4GB, 204pin SO-DIMM socket x 1, PC3-10600(DDR3L 1333) ECC
GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics (built-in CPU)
1x DVI-D
• Digital output: Up to 1920×1080 resolution
• Analogue output: Up to 1920×1200 resolution
NetworkIntel I210IT Controller
1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T 2 port (Wake On LAN support)
Storage2 slot, CFast CARD Type I x 2 bootable
Both support SATA 3Gb/s
USBUSB 3.0 compliant 1 port
USB 2.0 compliant 5 port
Serial2x RS-232C ports, up to 115,200bps
Audio1x Line-out, 1x Mic-in
CommonGeneral-purpose I/O: Non-isolated type : I/O 6 channels, power switch signal
Hardware monitoring: Monitoring CPU temperature, power voltage
Power ManagementPower management setup via BIOS, Power On by Ring / Wake On LAN, supports PC98/PC99 ACPI Power management


ElectricalDC: 12V-24V
Range: 10.8 - 31.2VDC
Consumption: 12V 3.4A, 24V 1.8A
Mechanical182 (W) x 155(D) x 29(H) mm (No protrusions)
SoftwareWindows 7 (32-bit), WES7 (32-bit). Newer operating systems should also work fine.
TemperatureTemperature range (operation):
• Horizontal installation:0 to 50°C
• Horizontal installation:0 to 45°C with 1000BASE-T
• Vertical installation:0 to 45°C
• Vertical installation:0 to 40°C with 1000BASE-T
Temperature range (storage): -10°C to 60°C
Humidity10 - 90%RH (no-condensation)
WeightAround 1.0Kg
Vibration10 - 57Hz/semi-amplitude 0.375 mm 57 - 500Hz/5.0G
60 min. each in x, y, and z directions
(JIS C60068-2-6compliant, IEC68-2-6-compliant
Shock100G, half-sine shock for 6 ms in x, y, and z directions
(JIS C0041-compliant, IEC68-2-27-compliant)
Safety/CertificationVCCI Class A, FCC Class A, UL/C-UL
CE Marking (EMC Directive Class A, RoHS Directive)
Warranty1 Year

Ordering Details

BoardBX-956SD-DC771314 BOX-PC 956SD Series Fanless, Atom E3845, 4GB, Q-MLC 16GB, WES 7 32bit
AccessoriesPWI-60D6D2 Wide Temperature DC-DC On-vehicle Power Supply Unit
CustomisationNeed storage and/or I/O cards added? Need an operating system or your own software image loaded? We can help with that. We have a team of qualified and experienced engineers who can quickly accomplish this. Please contact us for further details.

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