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VersaLogic announces video expansion module for PC/104-Plus systems

VL-EPM-V4 - Video Expansion ModuleEugene, OR — Mar. 27, 2012 — VersaLogic Corp., an Oregon-based embedded computer company, today announced the VL-EPM-V4, a new video expansion module for PC/104-Plus embedded systems.

Driven by an SiS Volari Z9M GPU, the V4 provides high-performance graphics capabilities with simultaneous analog VGA and LVDS video output. Based on the PC/104-Plus standard, the V4 supports PCI and ISA stackable expansion buses on an industry-standard 90 mm x 96 mm (3.55" x 3.78") expansion module.

"The V4 can be used as a development tool for VersaLogic's headless (no video output) single board computers, or to provide a secondary video output for any PC/104-Plus embedded system," said Len Crane, President of VersaLogic.

For high-performance graphics applications, the V4 utilizes the SiS Volari Z9M graphics engine with 8 MB integrated VRAM. A single-channel LVDS flat panel interface supports up to 1280 x 1024 (18-bit) resolution. An analog VGA video interface supports up to 1280 x 1024 (24-bit) or 1920 x 1200 (16-bit). The V4 supports simultaneous analog VGA and LVDS video output.

Designed for industrial temperature (-40 to +85C) operation, the rugged V4 meets MIL-STD-202G specifications for mechanical shock and vibration.

The on-board video BIOS supports VESA standard graphics modes. The Z9M GPU features advanced power reduction (throttling) and power down (sleep) controls, which can be accessed in various ways depending on the operating system in use. The V4 is compatible with a variety of popular x86 operating systems including Windows, Windows Embedded, Linux, VxWorks, and QNX using standard software drivers.

This new product is RoHS compliant, manufactured to IPC-A-610 Class 2 standards, and includes VersaLogic's 5+ year production life guarantee. The V4 is customizable, even in low OEM quantities. Customization options include conformal coating, revision locks, custom labeling, customized testing and screening, etc.

The VL-EPM-V4E is available from stock. Pricing is $248 in OEM quantities. Contact Sales@VersaLogic.com or visit www.VersaLogic.com for more information.

About VersaLogic Corporation

A leading supplier of industrial computers since 1976, VersaLogic focuses on high-quality board-level products for embedded OEM applications. Its 5+ year production life guarantee and outstanding warranties demonstrate a commitment to service. For six consecutive years, VersaLogic has received the coveted Platinum level vendor rating based on independent user surveys by technology research firm VDC Research Group, Inc. Product platforms include EBX™, PC/104™, PC/104-Plus, PCI-104™, EPIC™, SUMIT™, and SPX™. For more information, visit www.VersaLogic.com.