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

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 + Aluminum 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
Processor Type Intel Core
Memory Capacity Up to 64GB
Cooling Type Fanless
Serial Ports (COM) 2x RS-232, 2x RS-232/422/485, 4 Ports
USB Ports 1x USB 2.0, 4x USB 3.2
Ethernet Ports (LAN) 1 Port, 2x 1G, 2.5G
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) PoE Ports
Wireless Cellular, Wi-Fi
Video Ports 1x DisplayPort, 1x HDMI, 1x DVI, DisplayPort, DVI
Digital I/O 16 DIO
Storage Type 1x M.2 PCIe, 1x 2.5", 1x M.2 SATA, 2.5"
Expansion Type 1x Mini PCI Express, 1x M.2
Input Voltage 9-36 VDC
Mounting Options DIN-mount, VESA-mount, Wall-mount
Market Certifications CE/FCC
OS Support Linux, Windows 10, Windows 11

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All Arbor Technology products distributed in the USA come with a 2 year warranty as standard, with additional extension options available upon request. As an official Arbor Technology partner, we are proud to provide customers with peace of mind and the highest quality products, including any systems which have been configured to meet individual specifications.