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VL-EPM-16 (Tomcat)
Reference and Support Material

 

 

Product Reference

DescriptionProduct RevisionDocument
VL-EPM-16 Hardware Reference Manual
  1. All
  1. MEPM16_HRM.pdf

Component Reference

TitleProduct RevisionDocument
DMP Vortex86DX SoC x86 CPU (includes Ethernet)
  1. All
  1. Datasheet: DMP Vortex86DX Support Site
  2. Driver: Windows XP Driver Package (Ethernet only)
  3. Driver: DMP Vortex86DX Operating System Support for other OS support and utilities
  4. More info: DMP Electronics, Inc.
Intersil HIN211E Transceiver (COM1 & COM2)
  1. All
  1. Datasheet: Intersil HIN211E Transceiver
  2. More info: Intersil
Linear Tech LTC1334 Transceiver (COM3 & COM4)
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  1. Datasheet: Linear Tech LTC1334 Transceiver
  2. More info: Linear Technology

BIOS Reference and Downloads

Note: Before downloading, please read BIOS upgrade information for general information on the BIOS, upgrade instructions and a downloadable BIOS update utility.
Release Date DescriptionCompatible Product RevisionsDownload
2017-08-24Release 1.03
  1. Fixed text character corruption in BIOS Setup with the EPM-V7E.
  1. Rev. 1.xx or later
  1. 1045R103.zip
2015-02-27Release 1.02
  1. Fixed Serial Port RS-422 mode initialization after clearing CMOS with a jumper.
  2. Re-added Parallel Port configuration options.
  1. Rev. 1.xx or later
  1. 1045R102.zip
2014-06-17Release 1.01
  1. Fixed CompactFlash drive disappearing from the boot order when a lower priority item is removed.
  2. Fixed Remote Access when the VID-3 is installed.
  3. Fixed USB keyboard instability at OS pre-boot menus.
  4. Fixed hang when SB LAN is disabled.
  5. Redirection After BIOS POST defaults to Always.
  6. USB Mass Storage Emulation Type defaults to Auto.
  7. Hid options that were unused or had issues.
  1. 1.00 or later
  1. EPM16101_BIOS.zip
2010-04-12Release 1.00 - Commercialization Release
  1. EPM16100_BIOS.zip

PLD Reference and Downloads

Note: Before downloading, please read PLD upgrade information for general information on PLD code, upgrade instructions, and ISPDAT update utility.
Release Date DescriptionCompatible Product RevisionsDownload
2010-04-06Commercialization Release.
  1. EPM16100_PLD.zip

White Papers

DescriptionCompatible Product RevisionDownload
Designing for Harsh Environments Using COTS Products
  1. All
  1. Download PDF
The Myth: Extended Temperature Embedded Computers
  1. All
  1. Download PDF
Ultra Reliable Embedded Computing
  1. All
  1. Download PDF
The Invisible Foe Understanding and Controlling ESD Damage
  1. All
  1. Download PDF

Product KnowledgeBase Articles

DescriptionCompatible Product RevisionsDownload
VT1669 Slow Keyboard Response in CMOS Setup when EPM-VID-3 Is Attached to the EPM-16 (Tomcat)
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  1. VT1669.pdf
VT1664 EPM-16 (Tomcat) CMOS Setup Reference
  1. All
  1. VT1664.pdf
VT1551 How to Test Serial Port Connections in Debian Using Getty
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  1. VT1551.pdf
VT1411 Portability of Embedded Operating System Images
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  1. VT1411.pdf
VT1407 Direct I/O Port Access under Windows NT/2000/XP
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  1. VT1407.pdf
VT1371 How to Boot from the Ethernet Controller
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  1. VT1371.pdf

Product Advisories

DescriptionCompatible Product RevisionsDownload
PA1714 VL-EPM-16S and VL-EPM-16V End of Life (EOL) notification
  1. EPM-16S & EPM-16V
  1. VT1873.pdf
PA1656 BIOS changes to support the EPM-V7E Revision 2.03
  1. All
  1. VT1856.pdf
PA1647 VL-EPM-16E Product End of Life (EOL) notification
  1. EPM-16E
  1. VT1856.pdf
PA1493 BIOS changes for RS-422 Revision 2.02
  1. All
  1. VT1794.pdf
PA1471 Product revision for noise immunity and BIOS update Revision 2.01
  1. All
  1. VT1778.pdf
PA1228 Product revision for compatibility with the VL-EPM-4 Revision 2.00
  1. All
  1. VT1681.pdf