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VL-EPIC-17 (Newt)
Reference and Support Material

 

 

Product Reference

DescriptionProduct RevisionDocument
VL-EPIC-17 Reference Manual
  1. All
  1. MEPIC17_HRM.pdf

Component Reference

TitleProduct RevisionDocument
DMP Vortex86DX SoC x86 CPU (includes Ethernet)
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  1. Datasheet: DMP Vortex86DX Support Site
  2. Driver: Windows XP Package (Ethernet only)
  3. Driver: DMP Vortex86DX Operating System Support for other OS support and utilities
  4. More info: DMP Electronics, Inc.
Linear Tech LTC1334 Transceiver (COM3 & COM4)
  1. All
  1. Datasheet: Linear Tech LTC1334 Transceiver
  2. More info: Linear Technology
Micrel KSZ8841-PMQL Single-Port Ethernet MAC Controller with PCI Interface (optional Ethernet port)
  1. All
  1. Datasheet: Micrel KSZ8841-PMQL
  2. Driver: Windows XP (also verified on Windows 7)
  3. More info: Micrel
Microchip MCP23S17 I/O Expander
  1. All
  1. Datasheet: Microchip MCP23S17
  2. More info: Microchip Technology Inc.
National ADC78H90 Analog to Digital Converter
  1. All
  1. Datasheet: National ADC78H90
  2. More info: National Semiconductor
National DAC124S085 QUAD Digital to Analog Converter
  1. All
  1. Datasheet: National DAC124S085
  2. More info: National Semiconductor

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. 1.xx or later
  1. Newt BIOS 1.02
2015-02-03Release 1.02 - Web-only Release
  1. Improved memory stability.
  1. 1.02 or later
  1. Newt BIOS 1.02
2015-11-05Release 1.01 - Web-only Release
  1. Fixed Remote Access when the VID-3 is installed.
  2. Fixed USB keyboard instability at OS pre-boot menus.
  3. Fixed hang when SB LAN is disabled.
  4. Redirection After BIOS POST defaults to Always.
  5. USB Mass Storage Emulation Type defaults to Auto.
  6. Hid options that were unused or had issues.
  1. 1.00 and later
  1. Newt BIOS 1.01
2015-07-14Release 1.00 - Initial Release.
  1. 1.00 and later
  1. Newt BIOS 1.00

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
2011-08-23Initial Release.
  1. Board 1.00 and later, BIOS 1.00 and later
  1. Newt Rev. 1.00 PLD