Arbor Technology ARES-1980 11th Gen Intel Core i (Tiger Lake UP3) Fanless PC


  • Onboard Intel Core i Processor (Tiger Lake UP3)
  • Support 2 x 260-pin DDR4 SO-DIMM sockets
  • Support 5G (Sub-6G) module, M.2 NVMe SSD Gen3x4, USB 3.1 Gen2, and 2.5 GbE LAN
  • Rich I/O: 4 x COM/ 3 x LAN/ 4 x USB3.1/ Remote PWR
  • Support Triple-display (DVI-D/HDMI/DP)
  • Wide Power Input: 9~36 VDC
  • Power on/off delay control / configurable ignition power control
  • Support DirectX 12

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The Arbor Technology ARES-1980 is a fanless embedded PC powered by onboard 11th Gen Intel Core i Processor (Tiger Lake UP3). This rugged computer contains rich I/O including 4x COM, 3x LAN and 4x USB alongside supporting triple display (DVI-D/HDMI/DP).


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CPU Soldered onboard Intel i7/ i5/ i3 Processor (Default: i5 CPU Tiger Lake-U)
Memory 2 x 260-pin DDR4 SO-DIMM socket, supporting 3200MHz SDRAM up to 64GB
Chipset SoC
Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics
LAN Chipset 2 x Intel i211AT PCIe controller1 x Intel 225LM PCIe controller (iAMT support w/ i5/i7 skus)
Watchdog Timer 1~255 levels reset
Operating Temp.  -20 ~ 60 °C (-4 ~ 140°F), ambient w/ air flow
Storage Temp.  -40 ~ 70°C (-40 ~ 158°F)
Operating Humidity 10 ~ 95% @ 50°C (non-condensing)
Vibration 5~500Hz 3 Grms X,Y,Z axis w/ SSD, according to IEC 60068-2-64
Shock & Crash 40G peak acceleration (11 m sec. duration), operation w/ SSD80G peak acceleration (11 m sec. duration), nonoperation w/ SSDAccording to IEC 60068-2-27
Storage Type 1 x M.2 M-Key 2242/2280 (PCIe Gen III x4 + SATA III)1 x 2.5” HDD/SSD tray (SATA III + SATA PWR connector)
Certification CE, FCC Class A
System Windows 10 IoTLinux: Ubuntu 20.04
Serial Port 2 x RS232 (DB-9 male connectors)2 x RS232(Default) / 422/ 485 (RI/ 5V/ 12V) (DB-9 male connector/ Switch via BIOS)
USB Port 4 x USB 3.2 Gen2 (2 w/ independent full speed)1 x USB 2.0 onboard for encryption dongle (Type A)
LAN Port 2 x RJ-45 ports for GbE LAN (PoE complies with IEEE802.3af)1 x RJ-45 ports for 2.5 GbE LAN (iAMT support w/ i5/i7 skus)
Video Port 1 x HDMI 2.0b connector, supporting 4K/2K resolution1 x DisplayPort 1.4 connector, supporting 4K/2K resolution1 x DVI-D connector, supporting Full HD resolution
Expansion Bus 1 x full mPCIe slot (PCIe x1+ USB2.0, Full size) w/ 1 x SIM card slot1 x M.2 B-Key 2242/3042/3052 (PCIe x2 + USB3.0) w/ 2 x SIM card slots
Digital I/O 8 x DI, 8 x DO w/ 1.5KV isolation
Multi Serial Bus I22C/SPI/UART/GPIO (w/ 3.3 or 5V) via DB-15
Others 10 x antenna holes are reserved
Power Input DC 9 ~ 36V (3-pin terminal block: V+, V-, GND)
Remote Control 1 x 3-pin terminal block for remote control and PWR LED output
Power Ignition IGN +/-
Construction Sheet Metal + Aluminium Alloy
Mounting Wall-mount (standard)DIN-rail or VESA mount (optional w/ CTOS bracket)
Weight 3.7kg
Dimensions (W x D x H) 210 x 180 x 70mm
Memory Capacity Up to 64GB
Cooling Type Fanless
Serial Ports (COM) 2x RS-232/422/485, 2x RS-232
USB Ports 1x USB 2.0, 4x USB 3.2
Ethernet Ports (LAN) 1x 2.5G, 2x 1G
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) PoE Ports
Wireless Cellular, Wi-Fi
Video Ports 1x DisplayPort, 1x DVI, 1x HDMI
Digital I/O 16 DIO
Storage Type 1x M.2 SATA, 1x 2.5", 1x M.2 PCIe
Expansion Type 1x Mini PCI Express, 1x M.2
Input Voltage 9-36 VDC
Mounting Options DIN-mount, VESA-mount, Wall-mount
Operating Temperature Wide
Market Certifications CE/FCC
OS Support Linux, Windows 10, Windows 11

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