Congatec is the world’s largest vendor specialised in Computer-On-Modules. Their products can be used in a variety of industries and applications, such as industrial automation, medical technology, automotive supplies, aerospace and transportation.
Congatec have a proven design-in support, where they review their customer’s designs for compliance, thermal and mechanical design to reduce risk and shorten design cycles to achieve faster time to market.
Congatec’s product range is scalable and customisable. Their customisation support starts at the design phase and includes project management, the development of specific hardware and software, production control, system integration and global logistics, as well as the provision of technical support. Below we review their QSeven and SMARC modules.
The two modules that we wish to highlight today are the QSeven and SMARC Congatec modules.
The QSeven standard allows low-cost entry into the world of computer modules and integrates various x86 and ARM low-power processors for the process and field levels, while SMARC offers more interfaces – especially more multimedia ports.
Large Edge Card Connector
- MXM3 edge connector (314-pin)
- Low cost and high speed.
Rich Multimedia Interfaces
- DP++, HDMI, 2x24 Bit LVDS/eDP- Up to 4x MIPI CSI Camera Interface
- Up to 4x Gb Ethernet
- Onboard wireless: WiFi, BT, NFC
- 3.0V to 5.25V DC Power for easy battery operation
- Small Size: 82x50 mm
- Thermal cooling interface
Specification Update Rev. 2.1
- May 20, 2020, congatec was specification editor
- MXM edge connector (230-pin)
- Low cost and high speed
- Low power processors
- x86 and ARM
Modern Set of Interfaces
- PCI Express, SATA, USB 3.0, Gb Ethernet, SDIO, LVDS, HDMI/DisplayPort, …
- Onboard RAM and Flash for rugged applications
- 5V Power for easy implementation
- Small Size: 70x70 mm or 70x40 mm
- Thermal cooling interface
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