The BVM Group has added the new ASRock IMB-153 to its extensive Mini-ITX (6.7 x 6.7 inch) embedded motherboard portfolio, which includes units optimised for use across the spectrum of power v performance requirements. Intended for use in moderate performance applications such as POS, kiosk, video display and thin clients, the IMB-153 offers entry level performance, low power consumption and fanless operation. The quad-core Celeron J1900 Baytrail-M processor operates at 2.0 GHz, has a 2 MB L2 cache and addresses up to 8 GB of dual-channel DDR3 1333 MHz system memory.
The Intel Baytrail Gen 7 Graphics support DirectX 11 and OGL3.2 with shared VRAM memory. The board supports VGA at 1920 x 1200 pixels and HDMI 1.3a at 1920 x 1200 pixels and has dual display capability. External I/O includes a Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 port, a PCIe slot, one USB 3.0 and three USB 2.0 ports and an RS-232 serial port. The mass storage interface is via two internal SATA2 3.0 Gb/s ports; input power is from an external source via an ATX 24-pin connector and both AT and ATX Power On modes are supported. A 256 segment programmable watchdog timer is provided.