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BC50M - Rugged Box PC for In-Vehicle Applications

AMD Embedded G-Series

The BC50M is a rugged, fanless, embedded box computer for use in rail applications, commercial vehicles, mobile machines or avionics with graphics/display requirements it is based on AMD Embedded G-Series APUs.

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  • BC50M Product ImageBC50M Rugged Box PC for In-Vehicle Applications (AMD)
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  • BC50M Product ImageBC50M with its interiors AMD G-Series SBC SC24 and graphics and I/O interface AE51
  • BC50M Product ImageBC50M with the 19-inch mounting kit
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Main Features

  • AMD Embedded G-Series APU
  • 2 DisplayPorts, up to 2560x1600 each
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet, 1 USB 2.0
  • WLAN, GSM (2G), UMTS (3G), LTE (4G), GPS or GLONASS via 2 PCI Express Mini Card slots
  • 2 Slots for IBIS, GPS, RS232, RS485, RS422
  • 24 VDC and 36 VDC nom. class S2 power supply, incl. ignition
  • -40 to +85°C operating temperature, fanless
  • Conformal coating of internal components
  • Compliant to EN 50155 (railways)
  • Compliant to ISO 7637-2 (E-mark for automotive)
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Technical Data

CPU
AMD Embedded G-Series T48N
  • Dual-Core
  • 1.4 GHz processor core frequency
  • Accelerated Processing Unit (APU), also includes GPU (see Graphics)
Controller Hub
AMD A55E
Memory
  • 64 KB L1 and 512 KB L2 cache
  • 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory
    • Soldered
    • 1066 MT/s
Mass Storage
  • One SD card slot
    • Via USB
  • One mSATA slot
    • SATA Revision 2.x support
    • Transfer rates up to 300 MB/s (3 Gbit/s)
  • Serial ATA (SATA)
    • One port for 2.5" hard-disk/solid-state drive mounted within the unit's housing
    • SATA Revision 2.x support
    • Transfer rates up to 300 MB/s (3 Gbit/s)
Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 6310
    • Dual independent display support
    • Dual DisplayPort
    • Maximum resolution: 2560x1600
    • Embedded in T48N APU
  • 3D Graphics Acceleration
    • Full DirectX 11 support, including full speed 32-bit floating point per component operations
    • Shader Model 5
    • OpenCL 1.1 support
    • OpenGL 4.0 support
  • Motion Video Acceleration
    • Dedicated hardware (UVD 3) for H.264, VC-1 and MPEG2 decoding
    • HD HQV and SD HQV support: noise removal, detail enhancement, color enhancement, cadence detection, sharpness, and advanced de-interlacing
    • Super up-conversion for SD to HD resolutions
Front I/O
  • 2 DisplayPort 1.1a interfaces
    • AUX channels and hot plug detection
  • 1 HD audio
    • HD audio codec
    • Audio stereo in
    • Audio stereo out
    • SPDIF out
    • All available via 9-pin D-Sub connector
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet
    • Via M12 connectors
  • 1 USB 2.0
    • Via Series A connector
  • 2 SA-Adapter slots for serial I/O
    • 1 UART or IBIS, GPS, SGPIO
    • 1 UART or CAN bus (CAN on request)
  • 8 status LEDs
    • 4 for Ethernet link and activity status
    • 2 for general board status
    • 2 user LEDs
2 PCI Express Mini Card slots
  • For functions such as
    • Mobile service standards: GSM (2G), UMTS (3G), LTE (4G) and derivates
    • Wireless communication: WLAN / WiFi IEEE 802.11 and derivates
    • Positioning: GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
  • 2 SIM card slots
  • PCI Express and USB interface
Real-Time Clock
Buffered by Gold Cap for 12 h
Electrical Specifications
  • Isolation voltage 1,500 VDC
    • Ethernet port 1, Ethernet port 2, power input, system ground (USB, Display Port, Audio...)
  • Supply voltage:
    • 24 VDC and 36 VDC
    • EN 50155 power interruption class S2
  • Power consumption: up to 30 W
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: approx. 250 mm x 220 mm x 44.1 mm
  • Weight: 1.8 kg
  • International Protection Rating: IP20
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • Depends on system configuration (CPU, PCIeMiniCards, Ethernet, USB, ...)
    • Maximum: +70°C (+85°C for 10 minutes) according to EN50155 Tx
    • Minimum: -40°C (all processors)
    • Conditions: typical power dissipation: 14.4 W (with 18W CPU T48N) with Windows 7 operating system and 1 Gb Ethernet connection
    • Fanless operation
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300 m to +3,000 m
  • Shock: 50 m/s², 30 ms
  • Vibration (function): 1 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz
  • Vibration (lifetime): 7.9 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz
  • Conformal coating of internal components
MTBF
262,804 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
Safety
  • Flammability
    • UL 94V-0
  • Fire Protection
    • EN 45545-2 (Railway)
    • ECE-R118 (Automotive)
  • Electrical Safety
    • EN 50153
    • EN 50155
EMC Conformity (Automotive)
  • ECE R10 (E-mark)
  • ISO 10605 (ESD)
EMC Conformity (Railway)
EN 50121-3-2
BIOS
InsydeH2O UEFI Framework
Software Support
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Embedded Standard 7
  • Linux
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

Options

APU
  • AMD T48N, 1.4 GHz Dual Core, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6310
  • AMD T56N, 1.65 GHz Dual Core, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6320 (on request)
  • AMD T56E, 1.65 GHz Dual Core, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T48E, 1.4 GHz Dual Core, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T40N, 1.0 GHz Dual Core, 9W, AMD Radeon HD 6290 (on request)
  • AMD T40E, 1.0 GHz Dual Core, 6.4W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T52R, 1.5 GHz Single Core, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6310 (on request)
  • AMD T44R, 1.2 GHz Single Core, 9W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T40R, 1.0 GHz Single Core, 5.5W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T16R, 615 MHz Single Core, 4.5W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T48L, 1.4 GHz Dual Core, 18W (on request)
  • AMD T30L, 1.4 GHz Single Core, 18W (on request)
  • AMD T24L, 1000 MHz Single Core, 5W (on request)
Memory
  • 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory
  • 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory (on request)
  • SATA hard-disk/solid state drive (mounted within housing)
Graphics
Maximum resolution depending on GPU
  • 2560x1600 (all DisplayPort interfaces) with Radeon HD 6310 and 6320
  • 1920x1200 (all DisplayPort interfaces) with Radeon HD 6250 and 6290 (on request)
I/O
  • Antenna connectors
    • For functions like Wi-Fi, WIMAX, GSM/GPRS, UMTS, LTE in combination with PCI Express Mini Card(s)
    • Reverse SMA connector
  • Two SA-Adapter slots for RS232, RS422/485, IBIS, binary I/O or CAN bus (CAN on request)
Miscellaneous
  • 3-axis accelerometer and 3-axis magnetometer
  • Real-time clock
    • 12 h buffer time
    • 72 h buffer time (on request)
Electrical Specifications
Input voltages of 48V, 72V, 110V (on request)
Mechanical Specifications
Sides protected according to IP40 (on request)
Environmental Specifications
Temperature range (operation):
  • -40°C to 85°C (screened) with wider housing with additional cooling fins
Other Options
  • The product concept is very flexible, there are many other configuration possibilities.
  • Please contact our sales team if you do not find your required function in the options.
  • Some of these options may only be available for large volumes.

Ordering Information

Standard BC50M Models
09BC50M10

Box computer with dual graphics connection, 24 VDC PSU, AMD T48N, 1.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM, SD card slot, mSATA slot, 2x DisplayPort, 2x Gb Ethernet, 1x USB, 2x SA-Adapter slot (UARTs, fieldbuses), 2x PCI Express Mini card slot, 2x SIM card slot, -40..+70(+85)°C screened, conformal coating, IP40, EN 50155, ISO 7637-2 (E-mark)

09BC50MB0

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Miscellaneous Accessories
0754-0009

Linux image for box PCs and panel PCs (10BC00-90) on 8 GB USB Flash drive, 0 to +40°C

0780-0005

DisplayPort to DVI-D adapter, 20 cm

0780-0006

Active DisplayPort (DP) to single link DVI-D adapter, 20cm, max. resolution 1920x1200, AMD / ATI Eyefinity technology

0781-0002

HF antenna cable with U.FL connector to RP-SMA connector, 200 mm

05BC01-00
05BC01- - Insertion Frame for Box PCs

19" insertion frame for Box PCs (BC) including 2 heat sinks

Details
SA-Adapters
08SA01-11
SA1 - RS232 Interface Adapter

RS232, not optically isolated, -40..+85°C screened, conformal coating

Details
08SA02-27
SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

RS422/485, full duplex, optically isolated, -50..+85°C screened, conformal coating

Details
08SA03-15
SA3 - RS232 Interface Adapter

1 RS232, optically isolated, -40..+85°C screened, conformal coating

Details
08SA15-05
SA15 - 8-Channel Binary I/O Adapter

8 digital I/O channels, -50..+85°C with qualified components, conformal coating, no RoHS

Details
08SA22-04
SA22 - IBIS Slave/Master Interface Adapter

IBIS slave interface, isolated, -40..+85°C screened, conformal coating

Details
08SA25-01
SA25 - GPS Receiver Interface Adapter

GPS receiver, SMA antenna, isolated, -40..+85°C qualified, conformal coating

Details
Memory
0751-0047

SD card, 4GB, -40 to +85°C

0751-0051

SSD mSATA, 8 GB, -40 to +85°C

0751-0066

SSD mSATA 3.x, 64 GB, MLC, -40°C to +85°C

PCI Express Mini Cards
15PX01N00
PX1N - GLONASS & GPS Interface

GLONASS & GPS PCI Express MiniCard, Dead Reckoning, -40 to +85°C

Details
0799-0006
0799-0006

WLAN PCI Express MiniCard DNXA-116, operating temperature -40 to +85°C screened
Note: When using wireless modules the R&TTE Guideline of the EU has to be observed. See the R&TTE website.
For the module's driver contact MEN's support team.

0799-0007
0799-0007

MC7304 PCI Express MiniCard, full-size on USB: LTE, DC-HSPA+, HSPA+, HSDPA, HSUPA, WCDMA, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, and GNSS, operating temperature -40 to +85°C
Note: When using wireless modules the R&TTE Guideline of the EU has to be observed. See the R&TTE website.
For the module's driver contact MEN's support team.

15PX05-00
PX5 - USB HID to Stereo Audio Interface

USB HID to analog audio PCI Express Mini Card, 1 stereo input and 1 stereo output, conformal coated

Details
15PX06-00
PX6 - Security Smart Card Reader

PX6, Security Smart Card Reader, 2FF Card holder, PCI Express Mini Card connector pass through, -40..+85°C

Details

Software

Linux
13Y004-06

MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for generic SMBus driver for F14, F15, F17, F18, F19P, F21P, F22P, F75P, G20, G22, D9, D601, F600 and F601, A19, A20, F217, CB70C, SC24, AF2, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W and MH50C

13Z016-06

MDIS5 driver (MEN) for 16Z029_CAN (CANopen master)

13Z100-91

Linux FPGA update tool (MEN)

13T026-90

Linux GPU and chipset driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, SC24 and G214

13MD05-90

MDIS5 System (and Device Driver) Package (MEN) for Linux. This software package includes most standard device drivers available from MEN.

13SC24-90

Linux I2C controller driver (MEN) for SC24, AE51, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W and BL50S

13SC24-91

Linux tool (MEN) for UART mode setting for SC24, SC25, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W and BL70S

10BC00-90

Linux Ubuntu 14.04 ISO installer image (MEN) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL70W, BL50S, BL70S, BL70E and DC15

Windows
10Y000-78

Windows Embedded Standard 7 BSP for F19P, F21P, F22P, F23P, G20, G22, G23, CB70C, CB70, XM2, MM2, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, BC70M, BL70S, BL70W, BL70E, DC2, F205, F206, F210, F215, F216, G215, P506, P507 and P511

13Y018-70

Windows 64-bit FPGA update tool (MEN)

13Y021-70

Windows ERTC/SMB support package

13T037-70

HD Audio Driver (VIA) for SC24, SC25, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W and BL70S

13SC24-77

Windows Installset (MEN) for SC24, SC25, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W and BL70S

13T010-70

Windows 32-bit network driver (Intel) for XM1, XM1L, XM2, MM2, CB70C, F11S, F18, F18E, F19P, F21P, F22P, F23P, G20, G22, G23, G25A, GM1, GM2, GM3, G211, G211F, SC24, BC50I, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W and BL70S

13T020-70

Windows 64-bit network driver (Intel) for F18, F18E, F19P, F21P, F22P, F23P, G20, G22, G23, G25A, GM1, GM2, GM3, G211, G211F, XM2, CB70C, SC24, BC50I, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W and BL70S

13T025-70

Windows XP GPU and chipset driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S and SC24

13T026-70

Windows Vista/7/8 GPU and Chipset Driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, SC24 and G214