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Sabertooth

VL-EPMe-51

NEW! The Sabertooth is a newly released product. Product is currently available. See ordering information below.

A high performance embedded computer with Xeon-E and 9th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, 3-Bank Type 1 expansion port, and error-correcting memory. Includes fast on-board NVMe SSD storage, TPM 2.0 security, and up to 32 GB ECC RAM.

  • High performance 9th Generation Coffee Lake Processor Options

    Hex-core Xeon-E or quad-core i3 versions

  • 3-Bank Expansion

    PCIe x16 Gen 3 expansion

  • High Speed On-board Storage

    128 GB NVMe fast read/write SSD storage

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Specifications

See datasheet for more details

Mechanical Size: PC104. 90 x 96 x 42.9 mm (3.54 x 3.78 x 1.69")
Mechanical Weight: 476 g (16.8 oz) including heat plate
Processor Intel Xeon E or i3
Input Voltage 10V–15VDC (nominal 12 V DC)
Power (typical) 26 W (Xeon-E with 16 GB ECC RAM)
Bus Expansion 3-Bank Type 1 (Stack-Down)
Operating Temperature -40° to +85°C
Shock and Vibration MIL-STD-202H
Memory (RAM) 16 or 32 GB DDR4 ECC or non-ECC depending on model
Display Intel UHD Graphics (P630 on Xeon models, 630 on i3)
Display Dual Mini DP++ outputs
Storage SATA 6 Gb/s port. Dual available.
Storage 128 GB soldered-down NVMe. Larger sizes supported.
Network Two 1GbE ports (10/100/1000 auto-detect)
USB Two USB 3.1 / 2.0 ports
USB Four USB 2.0 host ports
Serial I/O Two COM ports
Digital I/O Eight TTL I/O Lines 3.3V
Other I/O I2C interface
Operating System Compatibility Compatible with most x86 operating systems including Windows and Linux. Xeon model supports Windows Server.

See datasheet for full specifications

Description

The Sabertooth is a rugged PC104 embedded computer featuring a high bandwidth “3-Bank” expansion interface. The expansion connector supports high speed peripherals, compute-offload, or GPU devices that require up to 16 high speed PCIe lanes.

The Sabertooth is a highly effective edge computer which, with its high bandwidth bus, can be further expanded with I/O such as  10 Gigabit Ethernet FPGAs, and GPU boards. The Sabertooth’s high bandwidth expansion port includes a PCIe Gen 3 x16 bus with bifurcation, four PCIe x1, two USB 2.0, and SMB interfaces.

Sabertooth is based on Intel’s 9th Generation CPU family. Models are available with quad-core i3 or hex-core Xeon-E processors. Featuring Hyper-Threading on Xeon-E equipped models, the Sabertooth is a powerful computing platform. In addition to its powerful processor it includes high speed SSD storage (NVMe), and up to 32 GB of RAM (error-correcting RAM in the Xeon-E model). This makes it ideal for embedded computing needs in defense, aerospace, medical, smart security, and energy applications.

The Sabertooth is designed and tested for full industrial temperature (-40° to +85°C) operation and meets MIL-STD-202H specifications for shock and vibration. It uses latching connectors to address cable detachment issues in hostile environments.

VersaLogic’s 10+ year product life support ensures long-term availability. Long lifecycle products avoid expensive upgrades, redesigns, and migrations that come from shorter lifecycle products.

Resources

Product Reference

OS Compatibility 09/17/21 PDF 226 KB DOWNLOAD

Software Support Packages

Additional Reference Materials

Accessories

Cable Kit VL-CKR-SABERTOOTH  Sabertooth Eval. cable kit. Includes VL-CBR-4005, 0812, 1604, 0815, 0702, 2031, 1014, HDW-105 and 401. VL-CBR-4005  System I/O paddleboard    Icon Photo VL-CBR-0812  Power cable, high-power. 8 Pin Molex Nano-fit to wires. 12"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-1604  Dual Ethernet adapter cable, latching, 12"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-0815  12" 8-pin Molex Ultra-Fit to Fork Terminals, 3-Bank Power Cable VL-CBR-0702  SATA cable, latching, 20"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-0816  12” ATX 8-pin to 8-pin Molex Nano-Fit VL-CBR-2033  miniDisplayPort to HDMI active adapter, requires DP port, 6"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-0817  12” ATX 24-pin to 8-pin Molex Micro-Fit+ VL-CBR-1014  RS232 two channel cable 2xDsub (9-pin), latching, 12"    Icon Photo VL-HDW-105  Standoff package, 0.6", Metric thread    Icon Photo VL-HDW-401  Thermal compound paste. For attaching heat plates and sinks.    Icon Photo Cables VL-CBR-0203  Battery module, 2-pin latching, 6"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-2031  miniDisplayPort to miniDisplayPort, 36"    Icon Photo VL-CBR-2032  miniDisplayPort to VGA adapter, 6"    Icon Photo Hardware VL-HDW-114  PC104 (PCIe) Spacer VL-HDW-115  PC104 (blank) Spacer Miscellaneous VL-PS-ATX12-300A  300W ATX-style development power supply (24+8-pin ATX connector)    Icon Photo Thermal Options VL-HDW-424  Heat Sink with Fan VL-HDW-425  Heat Pipe Adapter Kit
  • Part Number Description
  • Cable Kit
  • VL-CKR-SABERTOOTH Sabertooth Eval. cable kit. Includes VL-CBR-4005, 0812, 1604, 0815, 0702, 2031, 1014, HDW-105 and 401.
  • VL-CBR-4005 System I/O paddleboard Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-0812 Power cable, high-power. 8 Pin Molex Nano-fit to wires. 12" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-1604 Dual Ethernet adapter cable, latching, 12" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-0815 12" 8-pin Molex Ultra-Fit to Fork Terminals, 3-Bank Power Cable
  • VL-CBR-0702 SATA cable, latching, 20" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-0816 12” ATX 8-pin to 8-pin Molex Nano-Fit
  • VL-CBR-2033 miniDisplayPort to HDMI active adapter, requires DP port, 6" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-0817 12” ATX 24-pin to 8-pin Molex Micro-Fit+
  • VL-CBR-1014 RS232 two channel cable 2xDsub (9-pin), latching, 12" Icon Photo
  • VL-HDW-105 Standoff package, 0.6", Metric thread Icon Photo
  • VL-HDW-401 Thermal compound paste. For attaching heat plates and sinks. Icon Photo
  • Cables
  • VL-CBR-0203 Battery module, 2-pin latching, 6" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-2031 miniDisplayPort to miniDisplayPort, 36" Icon Photo
  • VL-CBR-2032 miniDisplayPort to VGA adapter, 6" Icon Photo
  • Hardware
  • VL-HDW-114 PC104 (PCIe) Spacer
  • VL-HDW-115 PC104 (blank) Spacer
  • Miscellaneous
  • VL-PS-ATX12-300A 300W ATX-style development power supply (24+8-pin ATX connector) Icon Photo
  • Thermal Options
  • VL-HDW-424 Heat Sink with Fan
  • VL-HDW-425 Heat Pipe Adapter Kit

Models

Model:    VL-EPMe-51EAP-16 Processor:    i3-9100HL Cores:    4 Hyper-Threading/Threads:    No / 4 CPU Clock/Turbo Speed:    1.6 GHz / 2.9 GHz Graphics Core:    UHD 630 Storage:    128 GB NVMe SSD SODIMM Memory:    16 GB Operating Temp.†:    -40° to +85°C Cooling:    Heat Plate Pricing/Sample:    Pricing/Sample
Model:    VL-EPMe-51EDP-16X Processor:    Xeon-E-2276ML Cores:    6 Hyper-Threading/Threads:    Yes / 12 CPU Clock/Turbo Speed:    2.0 GHz / 4.2 GHz Graphics Core:    UHD P630 Storage:    128 GB NVMe SSD SODIMM Memory:    16 GB ECC Operating Temp.†:    -40° to +85°C Cooling:    Heat Plate Pricing/Sample:    Pricing/Sample
Model:    VL-EPMe-51EDP-32X Processor:    Xeon-E-2276ML Cores:    6 Hyper-Threading/Threads:    Yes / 12 CPU Clock/Turbo Speed:    2.0 GHz / 4.2 GHz Graphics Core:    UHD P630 Storage:    128 GB NVMe SSD SODIMM Memory:    32 GB ECC Operating Temp.†:    -40° to +85°C Cooling:    Heat Plate Pricing/Sample:    Pricing/Sample

Models

  • Model Processor Cores Hyper-Threading/Threads CPU Clock/Turbo Speed Graphics Core Storage SODIMM Memory Operating Temp.† Cooling Pricing/Sample
  • VL-EPMe-51EAP-16 i3-9100HL 4 No / 4 1.6 GHz / 2.9 GHz UHD 630 128 GB NVMe SSD 16 GB -40° to +85°C Heat Plate Pricing/Sample
  • VL-EPMe-51EDP-16X Xeon-E-2276ML 6 Yes / 12 2.0 GHz / 4.2 GHz UHD P630 128 GB NVMe SSD 16 GB ECC -40° to +85°C Heat Plate Pricing/Sample
  • VL-EPMe-51EDP-32X Xeon-E-2276ML 6 Yes / 12 2.0 GHz / 4.2 GHz UHD P630 128 GB NVMe SSD 32 GB ECC -40° to +85°C Heat Plate Pricing/Sample