The insertion frame allows for fanless cooling of PC boxes.
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MEN Micro Inc. now offers an insertion frame that enables the company’s box PCs to be easily incorporated into a standard 19” rack mount system.
The 1U frame holds many of the company’s line of box PCs, whether the system is designed for mobile, wireless, storage, fieldbus or graphics functionality. Compatible units include MEN Micro’s BC50M and BC50I as well as customer-specific models.
The frame assembly comes with two heat sinks attached to the box PC for fanless, conduction-cooling enabling operation in temperatures from -40°C to +70°C, and up to +85°C for up to 10 minutes. Frame dimensions are 483 mm (W) x 43.6 mm (H) x 237 mm (D), accommodating box PCs measuring 250 mm (W) x 44.1 mm (H) x 220 mm (D).
MEN Micro’s box PCs are built upon a flexible, modular concept in terms of processor performance, interface and PSU types. Units are available with various AMD or Intel multi-core processor architectures as well as flexible I/O configurations to suit specific application needs. The box PCs, which feature soldered components, are compliant with EN 50155 for railway use as well as prepared for e1 certification for automotive applications to withstand severe shock and vibration.