Congatec Unveils conga-SA5 SMARC 2.0 Modules based on Intel “Apollo Lake” Atom x5/x7, Celeron and Pentium Processors

congatec, a company specialized in embedded computer modules, single board computers and embedded design and manufacturing services, has just introduced their conga-SA5 system-on-module family compliant with SMARC 2.0 specifications, and powered by the latest Intel Apollo Lake processors.

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conga-SA5 SoM’s specifications:

  • SoC (one of the list)
    • Intel Atom x7-E3950 quad core processor @ 1.6 / 2.0 GHz with 2MB L2 cache, 18 EU Intel Gen 9 HD Graphics (12W TDP)
    • Intel Atom x5-E3940 quad core processor @ 1.6 / 1.8 GHz with 2MB L2 cache, 12 EU Intel Gen 9 HD Graphics (9W TDP)
    • Intel Atom x5-E3930 dual core processor @ 1.3 / 1.8 GHz with 2MB L2 cache 1MB, 12 EU Intel Gen 9 HD Graphics (6.5W TDP)
    • Intel Celeron N3350 dual core processor @ 1.1 / 2.4 GHz with 1MB L2 cache, 12 EU Intel Gen 9 HD Graphics (6W TDP)
    • Intel Pentium N4200 quad core processor @ 1.1 / 2.5 GHz with 2MB L2 cache, 18 EU Intel Gen 9 HD Graphics (6W TDP)
  • System Memory – Up to 8GB LPDDR4 with 2400MT/s
  • Storage – 8 to 32GB eMMC flash; 8 MB serial SPI firmware flash with AMI Aptio 2.X (UEFI) BIOS
  • Connectivity
    • Up to 2x Intel I210 (Industrial) /I211 (Commercial) Gigabit Ethernet Controller with SDP support, 2x Real Time Trigger
    • Ooptional M.2 1216 WiFi module (soldered down)
  • Video Chips – NXP PTN3366 HDMI Level Shifter, NXP PTN3460 eDP to LVDS bridge
  • 314-pin edge SMARC 2.0 connector with
    • 2x USB 3.0, 4x USB 2.0
    • 1x SATA3, SDIO
    • Up to 4x PCIe Gen2
    • 2x I²C bus, 2 x SPI, 4 x UART
    • 2x GbE interfaces
    • Video Output – Dual channel LVDS transmitter up to a resolution of 1920×1200 @60Hz (shared with eDP or 2x MIPI-DSI x4), 1x DisplayPort 1.2 up to 4096×2160, or HDMI 1.4b up to 3840×2160
    • Camera IF – 1x MIPI-CSI x4 and 1x MIPI-CSI x2
  • congatec Board Controller – Multi stage Watchdog, non-volatile User Data Storage, Manufacturing and Board information, Board Statistics, BIOS Setup, Data Backup, I²C bus (fast mode, 400 kHz, multi-master), power Loss Control
  • Power Management – ACPI 5 .0 compliant, Smart Battery Management
  • Temperature Range –  Operating: -40° to + 85°C Storage: -40° to + 85°C
  • Relative Humidity – Operating: 10 to 90% non cond. / Storage 5 to 95%  non cond.
  • Dimensions – 82 x 50 mm (3,23” x 1,97”)

The module can run Microsoft Windows 10 / Windows IoT Core, Linux, Wind River VxWorks 7, or Android.

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conga-SA5 modules can compatible with conga-SEVAL evaluation carrier board for SMARC 2.0 modules, but the company has not provided details nor pictures about the board.

Pricing and availability information has not been made available. You’ll find more details include Linux and Windows drivers on Congatec’s conga-SA5 product page. The company also offers Apollo Lake Qseven and COM Express modules through their conga-QA5 and conga-TCA5 systems-on-module.

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