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Fox

VL-EPM-19

A low power x86 embedded computer that is excellent for less demanding embedded applications that require high reliability. It includes expansion through a PC/104-Plus stackable bus (PCI + ISA), as well as a Mini PCIe socket, microSD socket, and an SPI/SPX interface.

  • DMP Vortex86DX2 32-bit Processor

    933 MHz performance with low power consumption

  • PC/104-Plus Expansion

    Supports PCI and ISA expansion on a highly rugged format.

  • Designed with no moving parts

    Soldered-on RAM, tested to withstand extreme temperatures, high-impact, and vibration.

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Specifications

See datasheet for more details

Mechanical Size: PC/104 Compliant: 108 mm x 96 mm (4.23" x 3.77")
Mechanical Weight: 120g (4.23 oz)
Processor DMP Vortex86DX2 
Input Voltage +5VDC
Power (typical) 6.7W
Bus Expansion PC/104-Plus
Operating Temperature -40° to +85°C
Shock and Vibration MIL-STD-202G
Memory (RAM) Up to 1 GB DDR2 soldered-on memory
Display Integrated video controller
Display Standard analog output (VGA)
Display LVDS interface
Storage One SATA 1.5 Gb/s port
Storage One Mini PCIe / mSATA socket 
Storage microSD socket, bootable
Network Two autodetect 10BaseT/100BaseTX ports
USB Four USB 2.0 host ports
Serial I/O Four COM ports
Digital I/O Eight TTL I/O lines (3.3V), independently configurable
Audio -
Other I/O SPI Interface
Operating System Compatibility Compatible with most x86 operating systems including Windows, Windows Embedded and Linux
Export Info ECCN: 5A992.c
Export Info Schedule B: 8471.60.7000

See datasheet for full specifications

Description

The Fox is a low power embedded computer designed around the PC/104-Plus standard. It is powered by a DMP Vortex86DX2 processor that enables the entire board to typically use less than 6.6W of power. Several I/O interfaces, multiple expansion buses, and thermal management options provide system designers with flexibility and low overall system cost.

Fox was designed with no moving parts, soldered-on RAM, and tested to withstand extreme temperatures, high-impact, and vibration. This single board computer is an ideal choice for applications that require moderate performance, low-power draw, high quality, and long product life.

As with all VersaLogic products, the Fox is backed by a five-year warranty, 10+ year availability, and expert US-based technical support.

VersaLogic products are designed for use by OEMs working in a variety of market applications: Aerospace, Defense, Energy, Industrial, Security, Medical, Military, Robotics, and Transportation. VersaLogic delivers extremely reliable standard and customized embedded computers backed with unsurpassed service and the highest availability in the market.

Resources

Product Reference

OS Compatibility 09/17/21 PDF 226 KB DOWNLOAD

Software Support Packages

Additional Reference Materials

Accessories

Audio VL-ADR-01S  USB to Audio Adapter -25° to +85°C    Icon Photo Cable Kit VL-CKR-FOX  EPM-19 Fox Eval. Cable Kit. Includes VL-CBR-4005, 1014 (x2), 1008, 1204, 1604, 0702, and HDW-105.    Icon Photo VL-CBR-4005  System I/O paddleboard    Icon Photo VL-CBR-1014  RS232 two channel cable 2xDsub (9-pin), latching, 12"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-1008  ATX power adapter cable, 10-pin . 12"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-1204  VGA interface cable, 12-pin PicoClasp to 15-pin VGA, 12"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-1604  Dual Ethernet adapter cable, latching, 12"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-0702  SATA cable, latching, 20"    Icon Photo VL-HDW-105  Standoff package, 0.6", Metric thread    Icon Photo Cables VL-CBR-0203  Battery module, 2-pin latching, 6"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-0401  Power cable, ATX to SATA, 6.25"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-0503  USB 2.0 Male A to Male Micro-B cable, 0.5 m    Icon Photo VL-CBR-0901  Pico-Clasp to two SPX cables, 9-pin. 9"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-2014  LVDS to VGA adapter board    Icon Photo VL-CBR-2015  LVDS / flat panel cable, 24-bit (Hirose), 20"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-2016  LVDS / flat panel cable, 18-bit (JAE), 20"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-2017  LVDS / flat panel cable, 24-bit 20-pin 1mm (Hirose) to 1.25mm (Hirose), 20"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-2034  6” 20-pin (F) ATX to 24-pin (M) ATX adapter cable. (use with PS-ATX12-300A)    Icon Photo VL-CBR-1206  12-pin Pico-Clasp / 15-pin VGA, RoHS, 18" Hardware VL-PS-ATX12-300A  300W ATX-style development power supply (24+8-pin ATX connector)    Icon Photo VL-HDW-106  Standoff package, 0.6", English thread    Icon Photo VL-HDW-108  Mini PCIe card / mSATA 10x hold-down screws for use with 2.5 mm standoffs, Metric thread, Nylon    Icon Photo Miscellaneous VL-HDW-111  Half- to Full-Size MiniPCIe Adapter Kit. Metal adapter and 2x screws.    Icon Photo VL-HDW-203  PC104 extractor tool (metal)    Icon Photo Solid State Drives VL-F41-8EBN  SSD 8 GB SLC MicroSD card, industrial temperature VL-F41-4EBN  SSD 4 GB SLC MicroSD card, industrial temperature VL-F41-2EBN  SSD 2 GB SLC MicroSD card, industrial temperature
  • Part Number Description
  • Audio
  • VL-ADR-01S USB to Audio Adapter -25° to +85°C Icon Photo
  • Cable Kit
  • VL-CKR-FOX EPM-19 Fox Eval. Cable Kit. Includes VL-CBR-4005, 1014 (x2), 1008, 1204, 1604, 0702, and HDW-105. Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-4005 System I/O paddleboard Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-1014 RS232 two channel cable 2xDsub (9-pin), latching, 12" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-1008 ATX power adapter cable, 10-pin . 12" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-1204 VGA interface cable, 12-pin PicoClasp to 15-pin VGA, 12" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-1604 Dual Ethernet adapter cable, latching, 12" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-0702 SATA cable, latching, 20" Icon Photo
  • VL-HDW-105 Standoff package, 0.6", Metric thread Icon Photo
  • Cables
  • VL-CBR-0203 Battery module, 2-pin latching, 6" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-0401 Power cable, ATX to SATA, 6.25" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-0503 USB 2.0 Male A to Male Micro-B cable, 0.5 m Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-0901 Pico-Clasp to two SPX cables, 9-pin. 9" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-2014 LVDS to VGA adapter board Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-2015 LVDS / flat panel cable, 24-bit (Hirose), 20" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-2016 LVDS / flat panel cable, 18-bit (JAE), 20" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-2017 LVDS / flat panel cable, 24-bit 20-pin 1mm (Hirose) to 1.25mm (Hirose), 20" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-2034 6” 20-pin (F) ATX to 24-pin (M) ATX adapter cable. (use with PS-ATX12-300A) Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-1206 12-pin Pico-Clasp / 15-pin VGA, RoHS, 18"
  • Hardware
  • VL-PS-ATX12-300A 300W ATX-style development power supply (24+8-pin ATX connector) Icon Photo
  • VL-HDW-106 Standoff package, 0.6", English thread Icon Photo
  • VL-HDW-108 Mini PCIe card / mSATA 10x hold-down screws for use with 2.5 mm standoffs, Metric thread, Nylon Icon Photo
  • Miscellaneous
  • VL-HDW-111 Half- to Full-Size MiniPCIe Adapter Kit. Metal adapter and 2x screws. Icon Photo
  • VL-HDW-203 PC104 extractor tool (metal) Icon Photo
  • Solid State Drives
  • VL-F41-8EBN SSD 8 GB SLC MicroSD card, industrial temperature
  • VL-F41-4EBN SSD 4 GB SLC MicroSD card, industrial temperature
  • VL-F41-2EBN SSD 2 GB SLC MicroSD card, industrial temperature

Expansion Modules

Adapters VL-MPEs-S3E  SATA Adapter, industrial temperature (SATA signaling) VL-EPM-P2E  PC104-Plus Mini PCIe socket x2 adapter, industrial temperature Analog & Digital I/O VL-MPEe-A1E  Analog Input Module, x8 channels single ended (12-bit resolution), industrial temperature (PCIe signaling) VL-MPEe-A2E  Analog Input Module, x8 channels single ended (16-bit resolution), industrial temperature (PCIe signaling) VL-SPX-1  Analog Input Module, x8 Channels, industrial temperature VL-SPX-2  Digital I/O Module, x16 lines, industrial temperature VL-SPX-4  Analog Output Module, x4 single channels 12-bit, industrial temperature VL-SPX-5  Solid State Switch Module, x8 channels, industrial temperature VCM-DAS-3a  Analog Output x16 (12-bit resolution) + Digital I/O x24, industrial temperature GPS VL-MPEu-G2E  GPS Receiver, industrial temperature (USB signaling) VL-MPEu-G3E  Precision GPS Receiver, industrial temperature (USB signaling) In-Stack Power Supply VL-EPM-PS1a  Power supply in-stack, industrial temperature Network VL-MPEe-E4E  Gigabit Ethernet Over Fiber Optic media (PCIe signaling) VL-MPEe-E5E  Two Channel Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (PCIe signaling) VL-MPEe-FW1E  1394 Firewire Module, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling) VL-MPEu-C1E  Dual Channel CAN Bus Module (USB signaling) Serial I/O VL-MPEe-U2E  RS-232/422/485 x4 + GPIO x12 Module, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling) Solid-State Storage (Flash memory) VL-MPEs-F1E32  32 GB mSATA drive, industrial temperature (SATA signaling) VL-MPEs-F1E16  16 GB mSATA drive, industrial temperature (SATA signaling) VL-MPEs-F1E4  4 GB mSATA drive, industrial temperature (SATA signaling) Video VL-MPEe-V5E  VGA and LVDS Interface, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling) VL-EPM-V7E  Video expansion module: VGA and LVDS, industrial temperature
  • Part Number Description Form Factor
  • Adapters
  • VL-MPEs-S3E SATA Adapter, industrial temperature (SATA signaling) MSATA
  • VL-EPM-P2E PC104-Plus Mini PCIe socket x2 adapter, industrial temperature PC104-Plus
  • Analog & Digital I/O
  • VL-MPEe-A1E Analog Input Module, x8 channels single ended (12-bit resolution), industrial temperature (PCIe signaling) Mini PCIe
  • VL-MPEe-A2E Analog Input Module, x8 channels single ended (16-bit resolution), industrial temperature (PCIe signaling) Mini PCIe
  • VL-SPX-1 Analog Input Module, x8 Channels, industrial temperature SPX
  • VL-SPX-2 Digital I/O Module, x16 lines, industrial temperature SPX
  • VL-SPX-4 Analog Output Module, x4 single channels 12-bit, industrial temperature SPX
  • VL-SPX-5 Solid State Switch Module, x8 channels, industrial temperature SPX
  • VCM-DAS-3a Analog Output x16 (12-bit resolution) + Digital I/O x24, industrial temperature PC/104
  • GPS
  • VL-MPEu-G2E GPS Receiver, industrial temperature (USB signaling) Mini PCIe
  • VL-MPEu-G3E Precision GPS Receiver, industrial temperature (USB signaling) Mini PCIe
  • In-Stack Power Supply
  • VL-EPM-PS1a Power supply in-stack, industrial temperature PC/104-Plus
  • Network
  • VL-MPEe-E4E Gigabit Ethernet Over Fiber Optic media (PCIe signaling) Mini PCIe
  • VL-MPEe-E5E Two Channel Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (PCIe signaling) Mini PCIe
  • VL-MPEe-FW1E 1394 Firewire Module, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling) Mini PCIe
  • VL-MPEu-C1E Dual Channel CAN Bus Module (USB signaling) Mini PCIe
  • Serial I/O
  • VL-MPEe-U2E RS-232/422/485 x4 + GPIO x12 Module, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling) Mini PCIe
  • Solid-State Storage (Flash memory)
  • VL-MPEs-F1E32 32 GB mSATA drive, industrial temperature (SATA signaling) MSATA
  • VL-MPEs-F1E16 16 GB mSATA drive, industrial temperature (SATA signaling) MSATA
  • VL-MPEs-F1E4 4 GB mSATA drive, industrial temperature (SATA signaling) MSATA
  • Video
  • VL-MPEe-V5E VGA and LVDS Interface, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling) Mini PCIe
  • VL-EPM-V7E Video expansion module: VGA and LVDS, industrial temperature PC/104-Plus

Models

Model:    VL-EPM-19SAK Nominal Speed:    933 MHz Memory Size:    512 MB Operating Temp.:    0° to +60°C Cooling:    Heat Sink Pricing/Sample:    Pricing/Sample
Model:    VL-EPM-19SBK Nominal Speed:    933 MHz Memory Size:    1 GB Operating Temp.:    0° to +60°C Cooling:    Heat Sink Pricing/Sample:    Pricing/Sample
Model:    VL-EPM-19EAK Nominal Speed:    800 MHz Memory Size:    512 MB Operating Temp.:    -40° to +85°C Cooling:    Heat Sink Pricing/Sample:    Pricing/Sample
Model:    VL-EPM-19EBK Nominal Speed:    800 MHz Memory Size:    1 GB Operating Temp.:    -40° to +85°C Cooling:    Heat Sink Pricing/Sample:    Pricing/Sample

Models

  • Model Nominal Speed Memory Size Operating Temp. Cooling Pricing/Sample
  • VL-EPM-19SAK 933 MHz 512 MB 0° to +60°C Heat Sink Pricing/Sample
  • VL-EPM-19SBK 933 MHz 1 GB 0° to +60°C Heat Sink Pricing/Sample
  • VL-EPM-19EAK 800 MHz 512 MB -40° to +85°C Heat Sink Pricing/Sample
  • VL-EPM-19EBK 800 MHz 1 GB -40° to +85°C Heat Sink Pricing/Sample