VersaLogic Osprey is an Industrial & Military Grade Intel Bay Trail Single Board Computer

Versalogic Osprey “Embedded Processing Unit” (EPU) is a single board computer powered by Intel Bay Trail-I CPU modules with 2 to 4GB RAM, up to 8GB flash, dual Gigabit Ethernet, two mini PCIe slots, working at industrial temperatures (-40 to 85°C),  and compliant with MIL-STD-202G military standard for shocks and vibrations.

VersaLogic Osprey VL-EPU-3311 specifications:

  • SoC
    • Intel Atom E3845 quad core processor @ 1.91GHz with Intel HD graphics or
    • Intel Atom E3827 dual core processor @ 1.75GHz with Intel HD graphics or
    • Intel Atom E3815 single core processor @ 1.46GHz with Intel HD graphics
  • System Memory – 2GB or 4GB DDR3L (soldered)
  • Storage
    • 8GB eMMC flash with E3845 model; 4GB eMMC flash with E3827 model; no flash for E3815 model
    • MicroSD slot
    • SATA 2.0 port with latching connector
    • mSATA via mini-PCIe slot
  • Display
    • Single-channel 18/24-bit LVDS up to 1024×768 @ 60Hz
    • Dual mini-DisplayPort++ with HDMI and audio support up to 2560×1600
  • Connectivity – 2x Gigabit Ethernet ports with latching connector, network boot option
  • USB – 1x USB 3.0, 4x USB 2.0, optional USB-to-audio adapter
  • I/O expansion – 2x RS-232/422/485; 8x DIO; 1x I2C; 3x timers/counters
  • Expansion:
    • Full-sized mini-PCIe socket with support Wi-Fi modems, GPS receivers, MIL-STD-1553, Ethernet channels, non-volatile flash data storage, and other plug-in modules (full or half size). USB, SATA, and PCIe signaling. Autodetect mSATA support.
    • Half-sized mini-PCIe socket with support for PCIe and USB
  • Misc – Watchdog, system reset, hardware monitoring, optional passive heatsink, cooling fan, and heat pipe connector plate, connector for RTC battery
  • Power Supply – 8V to 17V (nominal 12V operation)
  • Power Consumption – Idle: 5.3 to 6.1W; typical: 5.9 to 7.3W; max: 6.5 to 8.5W; ACPI S3: 1.2W (depending on model)
  • Dimensions – 95 x 55 x 27.5mm
  • Weight – 140 grams
  • Temperature range – -40 to 85°C
  • Vibration and mechanical shock – MIL-STD-202G methods 204, 214a, and 213b
  • Altitude – Operating: Up to 4,570m; storage: up to 12,000m
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The company provides support for Linux, VxWorks, Windows, Windows Embedded for the board. A wide range of accessories and mPCIe modules are also offered with the board including mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter, industrial temperature micro SD cards, and a choice of mini PCIe modules for networking, serial, analog and digital I/Os, GPS, SSD,  etc…

VersaLogic mini PCIe Module (Click to Enlarge)

VersaLogic Osprey EPU is designed for niche markets, and industrial and military certifications do come at extra costs, with the SBC starting at $937 for the single core “VL-EPU-3311-EAP” model, up to $1,237 for the quad core “VL-EPU-3311-EDP” model on Digikey. More details can be found on VersaLogic Osprey product page.

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2 Replies to “VersaLogic Osprey is an Industrial & Military Grade Intel Bay Trail Single Board Computer”

  1. There used to be jokes about the IBM “tax” for datacenters and server-rooms. I guess now there’s an Intel tax for embedded.

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