Low-power Alder Lake-N processors coming to Chromebooks, embedded systems

Intel Alder Lake-N

Intel Alder Lake-N processors succeeding Jasper Lake processors are likely to soon show up in Chromebooks and embedded systems with early clues about the features of the upcoming processors found in the source tree of Coreboot and the Sound Open Firmware (SOF) Project. The person or team at Coelacanth’s dream has been analyzing the commits related to Alder Lake-N and found some interesting information related to the CPU cores, GPU, media capabilities, and peripherals, plus some reference boards by the Google Chromium team. Their latest update analyzes a partial boot log in the SOF Project and so far we know that: Alder Lake-N is an Atom-only “Gracemont” processor (no hybrid variant like Alder Lake-S desktop processors) with up to 8 threads/8 cores Alder Lake-N has two 4-core clusters that share the L2 cache The new processors should come with Intel UHD Gen12 graphics just like Alder Lake-P/M mobile processors, but […]

Fitlet3 is a compact, fanless Elkhart Lake mini PC for IoT and industrial applications

Fitlet3 mini PC

Fitlet3 fanless mini PC based on a choice of three Atom or Celeron Elkhart Lake processors is an upgrade to the Compulab Fitlet2 mini PC introduced in 2017 with Apollo Lake processors. Designed to be used as a fanless industrial mini PC or an IoT gateway, Fitlet3 comes with up to 32GB RAM, supports SATA and NVMe storage, offers two 4K video outputs, up to four Gigabit Ethernet ports, optional WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, and/or 4G/5G cellular connectivity, as well as a wide range 7V to 42V power input. Fitlet3 specifications: Elkhart Lake SoC (one or the other) Intel Atom x6425E quad-core processor @ 2.0 GHz / 3.0 GHz (Boost frequency); TDP: 12 W Intel Celeron J6412 quad-core processor @ 2.0 GHz/ 2.6 GHz;  TDP: 10 W Intel Atom x6211E dual-core processor @ 1.3 GHz / 3.0 GHz ; TDP: 6 W System Memory – Up to 32 GB DDR4 […]

UP Squared 6000 – AAEON introduces Elkhart Lake SBC and Edge computer

UP Squared 6000

AAEON has unveiled a new single board computer and edge system from the “UP bridge the gap” family with UP Squared 6000 equipped with Intel Atom x6000, Celeron, or Pentium Elkhart Lake processor, up to 8GB DDR4, 64GB eMMC flash, two Gigabit Ethernet ports, DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0b, eDP video interfaces, SATA and M.2 storage, and more. The UP Squared 6000 is available in four different SKUs with notably an industrial SKU powered by the Intel Atom x6425RE optimized for automation, robotics, and industrial applications with support for Intel Time Coordinated Computing (TCC), Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) via its 2.5GbE port. UP Squared 6000 specifications: Elkhart Lake SoC  (one of the other) Intel Celeron N6210 dual-core processor @  1.2 GHz / 2.6 GHz with 16EU Intel UHD graphics; 6.5W TDP Intel Pentium J6426 quad-core processor @ 1.8GHz / 3GHz with 32EU Intel UHD Graphics; 10W TDP Intel Atom x6413E quad-core processor […]

Intel Celeron J6412 thin Mini-ITX motherboard offers four Ethernet ports

Intel Celeron J6412 thin mini-ITX motherboard quad ethernet

BCM Advanced Research is now sampling the MX6412J thin mini-ITX motherboard equipped with an Intel Celeron J6412 quad-core Elkhart Lake processor, up to 32 GB RAM via two SODIMM DDR4 memory slots, SATA and NVMe storage, as well as found Ethernet ports with namely two 2.5GbE and two Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports. Designed for fanless operation with a large yet thin heatsink, the industrial motherboard also sports two HDMI 4K video outputs, nine USB 3.0/2.0 ports, variable 12-24 DC input, as well as several serial ports, and more. BCM MX6412J specifications: SoC – Intel Celeron J6412 quad-core Elkhart Lake processor @ 1.2 GHz / 2.6GHz (Burst frequency) with 1.5MB cache, 16 EU Intel UHD Graphics; 10W TDP System Memory – 2x 260-pin SODIMM DDR4 memory slots for up to 32GB RAM (Note: Intel Ark list the 32GB limit for the processor, but sometimes they really mean per socket/channel) Storage – […]

AAEON FWS-2280 is an Elkhart Lake network appliance for SD-WAN, UTM, Firewall, VPN…

AAEON FWS-2280 Elkhart Lake network appliance

AAEON FWS-2280 is a Linux network appliance based on an Intel Elkhart Lake Atom x6000E, Celeron, or Pentium processor, with up to 32GB RAM, with 5 wired interfaces, supports for wireless expansion. The system is designed to power network applications including UTM (Unified threat management ), firewall, SD-WAN (Software-defined Wide Area Network), VPN, and more. AAEON FWS-2280 specifications: SoC – Intel Elkhart Lake dual-core or quad-core processor Intel UHD Graphics, defaulting to the 10W Intel Celeron J6412 quad-core processor @ 2.0/2.6 GHz System Memory – 1x 260-pin DDR4 SO-DIMM @ 3200MHz up to 32GB Storage – SATA III port (2.5-inch SATA bay), mSATA slot Video Output – HDMI Networking 4x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports via Intel i211 controllers 1x SFP cage via Intel i210 controller Optional wireless connectivity (4G, 5G, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc…) via mini PCIe and M.2 sockets, plus 5x antenna holes USB – 2x USB 2.0 port Expansion […]

MiTAC introduces Intel Elkhart Lake & Comet Lake thin Mini-ITX motherboards

Comet Lake Thin-mini ITX motherboard

MiTAC has unveiled three industrial thin mini-ITX motherboards based on Elkhart Lake and Comet Lake processors with respectively MiTAC PD10EHI with a choice of low-power Intel Atom, Celeron and Pentium Elkhart Lake processors, and two more powerful motherboards with MiTAC PH11CMI & PH12CMI based on up to an Intel Core i9 Comet Lake processor, and which are virtually identical except for a different chipset allowing vPro features and RAID support. MiTAC PD10EHI Elkart Lake thin mini-ITX motherboard Specifications: Elkhart Lake SoC (one or the other) Intel Atom x6413E quad-core processor @ 1.5 GHz / 3.0 GHz (Turbo) with 16EU Intel UHD graphics; 9W TDP Intel Celeron N6210 dual-core processor @ 1.2 GHz / 2.6 GHz with 16EU Intel UHD graphics; 6.5W TDP Intel Celeron N6211 dual-core processor @ 1.2 GHz / 3.0 GHz with 16EU Intel UHD graphics; 6.5W TDP Intel Celeron J6413 quad-core processor @ 1.8 GHz / 3.0 […]

Vecow unveils Intel Atom x6211E based fanless Box PC & Pico-ITX motherboard

Compact Fanless Embedded Box PC

Vecow EPBC-1000 2.5-inc/Pico-ITX single board computer powered by an Intel Atom x6211E Elkhart Lake processor, and found in the company’s PBC-1000 ultra-compact fanless embedded box PC, is designed for edge applications such as intelligent control, energy management, M2M, In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI), factory automation, and any AIoT or Industry 4.0 applications. Vecow EPBC-1000 Pico-ITX board and PBC-1000 embedded mini PC specifications: SoC – Intel Atom x6211E dual-core EIkhart Lake processor @ 1.20 GHz / 3.0 GHz (Turbo), with 16 EU Intel UHD graphics @ 350 MHz / 750 MHz, 1.5MB cache; 6W TDP System Memory – 1x DDR4 3200MHz SO-DIMM up to 32GB RAM Storage – 1x SATA III (6Gbps) port Video Output – 1x DisplayPort up to 4096 x 2160 @ 60Hz Audio 1x Mic-in, 1x Line-out Realtek ALC888S-VD, 7.1 Channel HD audio codec Networking 2x Gigabit Ethernet port via Realtek RTL8119I Ethernet Controllers Optional WiFi/Bluetooth or 4G LTE via […]

ASRock Industrial announces Intel Elkhart Lake mini PCs and motherboards

Intel Atom x6000E Series, Celeron, and Pentium Elkhart Lake processors for IoT Edge applications were launched in September 2020, with many companies shortly introducing modules, single board computers, motherboards, and industrial, rugged mini PCs after the official announcement. ASRock Industrial took more time to announce their Elkhart Lake offerings, with three families of hardware platforms with NUC 6000 BOX Series and IBOX 6000 Series mini PCs, as well as NUC 6000 Motherboard series. We’ll have a look at the three families in detail below, mostly using information from products based on Celeron J6412, one of the more recent Elkhart Lake processors that was launched in Q1 2021. ASRock NUC 6000 Motherboard Series Specifications: SoC (one or the other) Intel Celeron J6412 quad-core processor @ 2.0/2.6 GHz (Turbo) with 1.5MB cache, 16 EU Intel UHD Graphics; 10W TDP Intel Celeron N6210 dual-core processor @ 1.2/2.6 GHz (Turbo) with 1.5MB cache, 16 […]

GENE-ADP6 Alder Lake SBC