Arbor Technology ARES-1970 6th Gen Intel Core Fanless Embedded PC with 8x COMs


  • 6th generation Intel SkyLake-U platform
  • Compact & fan-less design
  • 4 x USB3.0 combo ports
  • Dual Gbe Ethernet LANs connectivity
  • Multi COMs: support 4 x RS232/422/485, 4 x RS232/485
  • Support Dual-display for 1 x VGA and 1 x HDMI
  • Raid 0/1 support

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The Arbor Technology ARES-1970 is a fanless embedded controller powered by 6th generation Intel SkyLake-U platform processors. The ARES-1970 has a compact design whilst still providing multi COMs: 4x RS232/422/485, 4x RS232/485 and also provides 4x USB 3.0 combo ports. 


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CPU Soldered onboard Intel Core i5-6300U , 2.4GHz 3M L2 Cache, 15W TDPSoldered onboard Intel Core i7-6600U , 2.6GHz 4M L2 Cache, 15W TDPSoldered onboard Intel Core i3-6100U , 2.3GHz 3M L2 Cache, 5W TDP
Memory 1 x 260-pin DDR4 SO-DIMM socket, supporting 2133MHz SDRAM up to 16GB (4GB DDR4 SO-DIMM Pre-installed)
Chipset Intel SoC
Graphics Integrated Intel HD Graphics 520
LAN Chipset 1 x Intel i219LM PCIe controller w/ iAMT 11.0 (except i3-6100U)1 x Intel i210IT PCIe controller
Watchdog Timer 1~255 levels reset
Operating Temp.  -20 ~ 70°C(-4 ~ 158°F)
Storage Temp.  -40 ~ 85°C (-40 ~ 185°F)
Operating Humidity 10 ~ 95% @ 70°C (non-condensing)
Vibration 5~500Hz 3 Grms X,Y,Z axis w/ SSD, according to IEC 68-2-64
Shock & Crash 10G peak acceleration (11 m sec. duration), operation30G peak acceleration (11 m sec. duration), nonoperationAccording to IEC 68-2-27Power Requirement
Certification CE, FCC Class A
System Windows 7 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 10 / Linux: Ubuntu (Kernel: 4.X)
Serial Port 4 x RS-232/ 422/ 485 ports (2 ports with 5V/12VDC)(DB9, Jumper Switch Selectable)4 x RS-232/ 485 ports
USB Port 4 x USB3.0/ 2.0 ports2 x USB2.0 Ports
Video Port 1 x HDMI, up to 4K (UHD)1 x VGA
Expansion Bus 1 x mSATA (SATA, Full Size)1 x mPCIE (PCIex1+USB2.0, Full Size)1 x mPCIE (PCIex1+USB2.0, Half Size)SIM card socket for optional Wi-Fi or HSUPA/ LTE module
Audio Mic-in / Line-out
Power Input DC 12~28 Input
Power Consumption Max. 30W (w/o I/O card)
Type 1 x mSATA
Construction Aluminum alloy
Mounting Wall-mount/ DIN-rail
Weight 1.66kg (3.66lb)
Dimensions (W x D x H) 265 x 141 x 62 mm (10.43” x 5.55” x 2.44”)
Processor Type Intel Core, up to 2 Cores
Memory Capacity Up to 16GB
Cooling Type Fanless
Serial Ports (COM) 4x RS-232/422/485, 4x RS-232/485
USB Ports 4x USB 2.0, 4x USB 3.0
Ethernet Ports (LAN) 2x 1G
Wireless Cellular, Wi-Fi
Video Ports 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
Expansion Type 1x mSATA, 2x Mini PCI Express
Input Voltage 12-28 VDC
Mounting Options DIN-mount, Wall-mount
Operating Temperature Wide OT: -20°C to 70°C, Wide
Market Certifications CE/FCC
OS Support Linux, Windows 10, Windows 7

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