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VersaLogic announces a mini PCIe expansion module for PC/104-Plus systems

VL-EPM-P2 - Mini PCIe Socket Expansion ModuleEugene, OR — Mar. 27, 2012 — VersaLogic Corp., an Oregon-based embedded computer company, today announced the VL-EPM-P2, a new Mini PCIe socket expansion module for PC/104-Plus embedded systems.

Featuring dual PCI Express Mini Card sockets, the P2 brings PCIe capabilities to PC/104-Plus systems. Based on the PC/104-Plus standard, the board supports PCI and ISA stackable expansion buses on an industry-standard 90 mm x 96 mm (3.55" x 3.78") expansion module.

"This is one of those seemingly simple cards that radically changes what you can do with a compact system," said Len Crane, President of VersaLogic. "Using this high-speed interface you can instantly add GPS, Wi-Fi, MIL-STD-1553, solid-state storage, or other functions, to any PC/104-Plus system."

The VL-EPM-P2 has two PCI Express Mini Card sockets that accommodate plug-in Wi-Fi modems, GPS receivers, MIL-STD-1553 interfaces, non-volatile flash data storage, and other plug-in expansion cards. On-board LEDs provide status for each socket. The card can accommodate either full- or half-sized PCIe Mini Cards.

Designed for industrial temperature (-40 to +85C) operation, the rugged P2 meets MIL-STD-202G specifications for mechanical shock and vibration.

This new product is RoHS compliant, manufactured to IPC-A-610 Class 2 standards, and includes VersaLogic's 5+ year production life guarantee. The P2 is customizable, even in low OEM quantities. Customization options include conformal coating, revision locks, custom labeling, customized testing and screening, etc.

The VL-EPM-P2E is available from stock now. Pricing is $333 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.