Commell Unveils LP-178 Whiskey Lake Pico-ITX SBC

We’ve previously covered several Intel Whiskey Lake-U SBCs in various form factors such as the Commell LE-37N 3.5″ board, ASRock IMB-1216 mini-ITX motherboard, or UP Xtreme with a custom 122×120 form factor.

But if your project or application requires a more compact form factor, Commell has just announced LP-178 Whiskey Lake Pico-ITX SBC with either  Intel Core i7-8665UE or Celeron 4305UE 8th generation embedded processor.

Whiskey Lake Pico ITX SBCLP-178 board  specifications:

  • SoC (one or the other)
    • Intel Core i7-8665UE quad-core/octa-thread processor @ 1.7GHz / 4.4GHz (Turbo) with Intel UHD Graphics 620; 8MB cache; 15W TDP
    • Intel Celeron 4305UE dual-core processor @ 2.0GHz with Intel UHD Graphics 610; 2MB cache; 15W TDP
    • FCBGA1528 package
  • System Memory – SO-DIMM socket for up to 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • Storage – 1x SATA 3.0 interface
  • Video Output / Display I/F
    • HDMI port up to 4K resolution
    • DisplayPort output
    • DP to VGA or LVDS via an optional adapter
    • Triple independent display support
  • Audio – Realtek ALC262 HD audio coded; header with mic-in & line-out
  • Connectivity – Dual Gigabit Ethernet port via Intel I210-AT and i219LM; The latter supports Intel Active Management Technology ( iAMT) 12.0 for improved remote management.
  • USB – 2x USB 3.1 Gen2 host ports, header with 2x USB 2.0 interfaces
  • Serial –  2x RS232
  • Expansion
    • LPC, SPI, SMBus,
    • M.2 E-key 2230 slot for WiFi & Bluetooth cards
  • Misc- Watchdog; RTC with battery; PS/2; fan header
  • Power Supply – 12V DC
  • Temperature Range – Operating: 0 to 60°C; storage: -20 – 80°C
  • Dimensions – 100 x 72mm (Pico-ITX form factor)
Whiskey Lake-UE SBC Block Diagram
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The motherboard supports Windows 10 64-bit RS5 (Red Stone 5) and Linux distributions. The company explains LP-178 is ideally suited to applications requiring multi-tasking capabilities, such as gaming, surveillance, medical, defense, transportation, and industrial automation application.

Commell did not provide availability nor pricing information for the LP-178 board. You may find more details, including a detailed user manual, on the product page.

Whiskey Lake Pico-ITX Motherboard

Via LinuxGizmos

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Such a powerful system, why is it always missing something. Where is M.2 NVMe? C’mon…