Avnet Embedded in EMEA, an Avnet, Inc. company, has announced that it has signed an agreement to represent Fujitsu’s range of embedded motherboards in France, Italy and the Nordic countries. Suitable for a wide range of applications such as industrial automation, medical and surveillance, the range includes ATX, μATX and mini-ITX products.
CPU options range from the latest Quadcore processors to low power G series devices from AMD. All the boards are manufactured in Germany and are 100 percent tested. They are designed for 24/7 operation and are available with extended availability to ensure continuity of supply.
Examples of the new range of motherboards (mainboards) include the D3076-S, an ATX form factor product featuring Intel®’s Q67 Express chipset supporting DDR3 1333 SDRAM memory and 2nd generation Intel® CoreTM i3 / i5 / i7 processors (Socket LGA1155). Designed & approved for enhanced operating temperature range from 0 to 60degC the board also provides dual Intel® GbE LAN controller, vPro capability, serial ATA III, high definition 5.1 audio, Intel® HD graphics / DirectX 10.1 graphics controller, USB 2.0, trusted platform module TPM V1.2 and an improved thermal management/system monitoring MCU. The μATX D3071-S is also based on the Intel® Q67 Express chipset with a similar array of features.
Fujitsu’s D3003-S – is a mini-ITX product based on AMD embedded G-Series. This low power product provides dual GBE LAN Ethernet controller on board, Serial ATA III RAID, Audio on board (HDA), AMD Radeon graphics (DirectX 11), m-SATA support for Embedded OS, LVDS/Display port connector, USB 2.0, Instantly available PC (IA-PC) and improved thermal management/system monitoring.
Comments Alessandro Brazzoni, marketing director, Embedded Computing, at Avnet Embedded: “Fujitsu’s embedded motherboards provide high-performance solutions across the board for our industrial customer base, providing a wide range of features and designed to stand up to the wear and tear of constant use.”
Replies Peter Hoser, director OEM sales at Fujitsu: “Avnet Embedded has the skill set and experience as well as portfolio of supporting embedded technologies to help designers maximize the capabilities of our leading embedded mainboards. We believe they will grow our share of this market very significantly in France, Italy and the Nordic countries.”
Adds Alessandro Brazzoni at Avnet Embedded: “We are delighted to be able to offer our customers these high quality products from Fujitsu. They perfectly complement our range of embedded solutions and we are able to offer full value-added design expertise to help engineers get the best solution for their application. “