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Apr 26, 2015

Rugged Box PC with IP65 for Mobile Applications

The BC50R from MEN is a rugged maintenance-free box computer with protection class IP65. The box PC is used, e.g., for data acquisition in trains, commercial vehicles, mobile machines or ships. All interfaces like USB, digital input and output, Gigabit Ethernet, CAN and legacy serial I/Os are implemented on rugged M12 connectors.

BC50R - IP65 Box PC for In-Vehicle Applications
  • Extremely robust with IP65
  • -40 to +85°C operating temperature, fanless
  • All external interfaces on M12 connectors
  • Compliant to EN 50155 (railways)
  • Compliant to ISO 7637-2 (E-mark for automotive)
  • Compliant to EN 60945 (ship)
  • MVB interface, wireless communication

Tailor-Made and Extremely Robust Design

Certifiable to railway standard EN 50155 or EN 60945 for shipping and conforming to the E-mark for the automotive sector (ISO 7637-2) the BC50R with protection class IP65 is ideal for use in extreme environments in vehicles.

The BC50R is powered by a powerful energy-efficient AMD Embedded G-Series APU. The combination of the various CPU/GPU options with the available selection of external interfaces (realized via separate graphics and I/O interface boards within the system) makes for an extremely flexible system design that can quickly be tailored to a vast number of applications.

Inside the system two PCI Express Mini card slots with two SIM card slots offer WLAN, GNSS or 3G/4G functionality. The necessary antenna connectors can be made available at the front panel.
The BC50R is equipped with 2 GB of DDR3 SDRAM and offers SD card and mSATA slots. The system is designed for fanless operation at temperatures from -40 to +70°C (+85°C for up to 10 minutes). Its extremely robust aluminum housing protects the internal electronics.

The BC50R supports either a 24 VDC and 36 VDC nom. (10 to 50.4 V) class S2 power supply in compliance with EN 50155 or power supplies which comply with ISO 7637-2 (E-mark for automotive) (nominal input voltage 24 V) or with EN 60945 (ship).


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