Artila M-508 Linux-ready ARM9 Single Board Computer w/ 1x LAN & 4x Serial Ports

Artila M-508 Linux-ready ARM9 Single Board Computer w/ 1x LAN & 4x Serial Ports


• Linux 2.6.14 compatible computing platform• 64MB SDRAM and 32MB NOR Flash• Ultra-low power consumption, less than 3 Watts• 1 x 10/100Mbps Ethernet port• 4 x 921.6Kbps RS-232 / 485 TTY ports• 2 x USB 2.0 host ports for functionality expansion• 1 x SD memory card slot inside for storage expansion• 32 x CMOS-level digital I/Os (GPIO)• Single 5V power input• GNU C / C++ toolchain for Linux / Windows environment

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The Artila Electronics M-508 is a Linux-ready ARM9 single board computer. The M-508 provides up to 64MB SDRAM memory whilst also incorporating 4x Serial ports, 1x LAN and 2x USB ports. This single board computer also comes with the option for a wide operating temperature. 

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M-508 Linux-ready ARM9 Single Board Computer with 32MB NOR Flash, 64MB SDRAM
M-508T Wide-temperature Linux-ready ARM9 Single Board Computer with 32MB NOR Flash, 64MB SDRAM, 512KB non-volatile SRAM


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CPU ATMEL 180MHz AT91RM9200 (ARM9, w/ MMU)
Memory 64MB SDRAM, 32MB NOR Flash
SRAM 512KB, non-volatile (M-508T only)
Network Interface Type 1 x 10/100BaseT, RJ45 connector
Network Interface Protection 1.5KV magnetic isolation
TTY (Serial) Ports  – 4 x RS-232 / 485 ports, software select –  Port 2: Supports full modem signals –  Port 4: Also supports RS-422 mode –  Connector: 10-pin header, male
Serial Port Baud Rate  Up to 921.6 Kbps
Serial Port Parity  None, Even, Odd, Mark, Space
Serial Port Data Bits  5, 6, 7, 8
Serial Port Stop Bits 1, 1.5, 2
Serial Port Flow Control RTS / CTS, XON / XOFF, None
USB Host Ports 2, USB 2.0 compliant
USB Speed Supports low-speed (1.5Mbps) and full-speed (12Mbps) data rate
CMOS-level Digital I/Os (GPIO) No. of Pins: 32Each pin can be programmed as input or output
Mass Storage 1 x SD 1.0 compliant socket
Watchdog Timer Yes, for kernel use
Real Time Clock Yes
Buzzer Yes
Power Input  +5VDC, 600mA typical
Board Dimensions 105 x 75mm
Operating Temperature M-508: 0~70ºC (32~158ºF)M-508T: -20~80ºC (-4~176ºF)
Operating System Linux, kernel 2.6.14
Boot Loader U-Boot 1.1.2
File Systems JFFS2, ETX2 / ETX3, VFAT / FAT, NFS
Protocol Stacks IPv4, ICMP, ARP, DHCP, NTP, TCP, UDP, FTP, TELNET, HTTP, PPP, PPPoE, CHAP, PAP, SMTP, SNMP V1 / V2, SSL, SSH 1.0 / 2.0
Utilities bash: shell command tinylogin: login and user manager utilitytelnet: telnet client programbusybox: Linux utility collectionftp: ftp client program
Daemons pppd: dial in / out over serial port and PPPoEsnmpd: SNMP agent programtelnetd: telnet server programinetd: TCP server programftpd: ftp server programboa: web server programsshd: secured shell serveriptables: firewall service manageramgrd: Artila manager daemon
Toolchain for Linux GCC: C / C++ PC cross compiler for Linux, CygwinGLIBC: POSIX Library
Device Drivers SD / MMC, UART, Real Time Clock, Buzzer, Digital I/O, Ethernet, Watchdog Timer
USB Host Drivers Flash diskWiFi (IEEE-802.11b/g) RS-232 adapters