ADLINK Technology Introduces Low Power 3U CompactPCI(r) Blade Supporting the Dual-Core Intel(r) Atom(tm) Processor D510

The cost-effective cPCI-3610 Series delivers integrated graphics with low power consumption

San Jose, Calif, March 4, 2010 – ADLINK Technology, Inc. a leading provider of trusted embedded products, today announced availability of the cPCI-3610 Series, an ultra low power 3U CompactPCI® processor blade based on the latest Intel® Atom™ processor family on 45 nm process technology. Utilizing Intel® Embedded Flexible Design, the cPCI-3610 can be populated with any of these three Intel® Atom™ processors: the N450, D410, or D510. By utilizing these processors, which integrate graphics and memory controllers in the CPU, the cPCI-3610 Series has a power consumption of only 15 W with single-core CPUs (N450 or D410) and 19 W with the dual-core CPU (D510) at 100% loading. This allows the cPCI-3610 to support fanless operation and provide excellent computing and graphics performance.

The cPCI-3610 Series is equipped with up to 2 GB of soldered onboard DDR2-667 SDRAM and an Intel® 82810HM I/O Controller. Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology is supported to deliver thread-level parallelism with 2 threads per core. The integrated graphics on the Intel® Atom™ processors provide outstanding 3D graphics performance at resolutions up to 2048x1536 @ 75 Hz, 32 bit. Other graphics features such as Intel® Dynamic Video Memory Technology (Intel® DVMT 4.0), DirectX9, and Intel® Clear Video Technology are also supported.

“ADLINK’s cPCI-3610 Series CompactPCI® processor blade with the Intel® Atom™ processor D510 provides an optimal combination of dual-core performance, 3D-rich graphics features, extremely low overall power consumption and cost effectiveness. ADLINK has also created extended operating temperature range and rugged conduction cooled versions. This 3U CompactPCI® blade is well suited for mission critical markets such as military, transportation and automation,” says Eric Kao, Senior Manager of ADLINK's Modular Computing Product Center.

“The latest Intel® Atom™ processors N450, D410 and D510 and the Intel® 82801HM I/O controller provide an integrated ultra low power two-chip solution that provides scalable computing power and enhanced graphics performance in a small footprint with reduced cooling requirements,” says Jonathan Luse, marketing director, Intel Low Power Embedded Products Division.

The cPCI-3610 is available in 4HP/8HP/12HP versions with Gigabit Ethernet, USB, COM, PS/2 KB/MS, Serial ATA, audio and QXGA analog video support. Optional 32-bit, 33/66 MHz PMC or PCIe® x1 XMC site and Rear Transition Module are also available.

The cPCI-3610 Series supports Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, RedHat Enterprise Linux, and Wind River VxWorks.

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Pricing and Availability

The cPCI-3610 is currently available for a list price starting a $1,049 with processer and memory.


ADLINK Technology ( provides a wide range of embedded computing products and services to the test & measurement, automation & process control, gaming, communications, medical, network security, and transportation industries. ADLINK products include PCI Express®-based data acquisition and I/O; vision and motion control; and AdvancedTCA, CompactPCI, and Computer-on-Modules (COMs) for industrial computing. With the acquisition of Ampro Computers, Inc., ADLINK also provides a wide range of Extreme Rugged and Rugged Single Board Computers, Computer-on-Modules and Systems under the brand name Ampro by ADLINK. ADLINK strives to minimize the total cost of ownership (TCO) of its customers by providing customization and system integration services, maintaining low manufacturing costs, and extending the lifecycle of its products. ADLINK is a global company with headquarters and manufacturing in Taiwan; R&D and integration in Taiwan, China, and the US; and an extensive network of worldwide sales and support offices.

ADLINK is ISO-9001, ISO-14001, and TL9000 certified, is an Associate Member of the Intel® Embedded and Communications Alliance, an Executive Member of PICMG, and a Sponsor Member of the PXI Systems Alliance. ADLINK is a publicly traded company listed on the TAIEX Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 6166).