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MM1 - ESMini COM with Intel Atom


The MM1 is an ultra-small Computer-On-Module of the rugged ESMini family equipped with an Intel Atom Z510 or Z530 processor.

  • MM1 Product ImageMM1 ESMini COM with Intel Atom
  • MM1 Product ImageConduction Cooling Housing of MM1
  • MM1 Product ImageESMini module MM1 mounted on the XC4
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  • MM1 Product Image
  • MM1 Product Image

Main Features

  • Intel Atom Z530 or Z510, up to 1.6 GHz
  • Up to 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM
  • 1 PCI Express
  • Up to 2 Fast Ethernet interfaces
  • 8 USB 2.0 (1 client)
  • 2 UARTs
  • Up to 2 CAN bus interfaces
  • Intel HD Audio
  • -40°C to +85°C Tcase screened (-25°C to +85°C Tcase with 1 GB DRAM)
  • Conduction cooling

Technical Data

  • Intel Atom Z530 or Z510
    • Up to 1.6 GHz processor core frequency
    • 400 MHz or 533 MHz system bus frequency
  • Chipset
    • Intel system controller hub US15W
  • 512 KB L2 cache integrated in Atom processor
  • Up to 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM system memory
    • Soldered
    • 400/533 MHz memory bus frequency locked to the FSB frequency
Serial ATA (SATA)
  • One port via ESMini connector
  • Transfer rates up to 100 MB/s
  • Via PATA-to-SATA converter
  • Integrated in Intel System Controller Hub US15W
  • Maximum resolution: 1366x768 pixels
  • 1 SDVO port
  • 1 LVDS port
    • 112 MHz maximum pixel clock
    • 18 or 24 bits pixel color depths
  • Available via ESMini connector
  • Eight USB 2.0 host ports (or 7 host ports and 1 client port, adjustable by software)
    • Via ESMini connector
    • Six of these ports also support USB 1.1 (UHCI implementation)
  • EHCI implementation
  • Data rates up to 480 Mbit/s
  • Up to two 10/100Base-T Ethernet channels
  • Two status LEDs per channel
  • Available via ESMini connector
  • Two interfaces
  • RS232 or RS422/RS485
  • Full or half-duplex
  • Data rates up to 115,200 bit/s
  • 60-byte transmit/receive buffer
  • Handshake lines: RTS, CTS
  • Available via ESMini connector
CAN bus
  • Two CAN bus channels
  • 2.0 A/B CAN protocol
  • Data rates up to 1 Mbit/s
  • Available via ESMini connector
I²C Bus
  • Two interfaces
  • Available via ESMini connector
PCI Express
  • One x1 link to connect legacy I/O (FPGA)
  • One x1 link via ESMini connector
  • Data rate 250 MB/s in each direction (2.5 Gbit/s per lane)
  • One line from board controller on ESMini connector J1
  • Three lines from FPGA on ESMini connector J1
  • Up to 19 differential pairs of receive and transmit lines on ESMini connector J2
  • Up to 116 single I/O lines on ESMini connector J2
HD Audio
Via ESMini connector
Board Management Controller
  • Input voltage supervision
  • Power sequencing
  • Board monitoring
  • Watchdog
  • Accessible via SMBus
  • Real-time clock (with Goldcap or battery backup on the carrier board)
  • SMBus interface
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage: +5V (-3%/+5%)
  • Power consumption:
    • 1.1 GHz Z510 model: 6.75 W typ., 7.7 W max.
    • 1.6 GHz Z530 model: 7.5 W typ., 9.3 W max.
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 95 mm x 55 mm
  • ESMini PCB mounted between a frame and a cover
  • Weight: 130 g (with cover and frame)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+85°C Tcase (ESMini cover/frame) (screened) (board versions with 512 MB DDR2 SDRAM)
    • -25..+85°C Tcase (ESMini cover/frame) (screened) (board versions with 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM)
  • 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: 15 g/11 ms (EN 60068-2-27)
  • Bump: 10 g/16 ms (EN 60068-2-29)
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 1 g/10..150 Hz (EN 60068-2-6)
  • Conformal coating on request
221,026 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
EMC behavior depends on the system and housing surrounding the ESMini module. MEN has performed general, successful EMC tests for ESMini using the XC4 evaluation carrier according to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD), IEC 61000-4-3 (electromagnetic field immunity), IEC 61000-4-4 (burst), IEC 61000-4-5 (surge) and IEC 61000-4-6 (conducted disturbances)
Award BIOS
Software Support
  • Windows
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Vista
    • Windows 7
    • Windows XP Embedded
    • Windows Embedded Standard 7
  • Linux (in preparation)
  • VxWorks (on request)
  • QNX (on request)
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.


  • Intel Atom Z530, 1.6 GHz
  • Intel Atom Z510, 1.1 GHz
System RAM
  • 512 MB or 1 GB
  • Second Fast Ethernet port
  • Second CAN port
PCI Express
Second PCI Express lane on ESMini connector
  • Instead of FPGA (GPIO, CAN, UART, Fast Ethernet, I²C)
Operating Temperature
  • -40..+85°C Tcase (ESMini cover/frame) (screened) (board versions with 512 MB DDR2 SDRAM)
  • -25..+85°C Tcase (ESMini cover/frame) (screened) (board versions with 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM)
  • With cover and frame
  • With cooling plate
  • With small heat sinks only on processor and chipset
Accessible via UART using VT100 terminal
Software Support
  • VxWorks (on request)
  • QNX (on request)
Some of these options may only be available for large volumes.
Please ask our sales staff for more information.

Ordering Information

Standard MM1 Models

Intel Atom Z510, 1.1 GHz, 512MB RAM, 1 Fast Ethernet, 1 CAN, -40..+85°C Tcase screened


Intel Atom Z530, 1.6 GHz, 1GB RAM, 2 Fast Ethernet, 2 CAN, -25..+85°C Tcase screened

Related Hardware
XC4 - ESMini COM Carrier Board

Evaluation and development board for all ESMini modules, 0..+60°C, incl. 2 GB USB Flash Disk and SA-Adapters for 1 RS232 and 1 CAN bus

XC6 - ESMini COM Carrier Board for 3.5" PCs

Carrier board for ESMini: 1x TTY, 1x RS232, 1x DVI-I, 1x Audio I/O, 4x USB2.0, 2x Fast Ethernet, USB Flash slot, PCI Express Mini Card socket, SIM card holder, microSD card socket, 8x GPIOs, -40°C..+85°C screened




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


Linux native driver (MEN) for 16Z077_ETH and 16Z087_ETH


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


Linux native driver (MEN) for 16Z025_UART, 16Z057_UART and 16Z125_UART


MDIS4/2004 / MDIS5 Windows driver (MEN) for 16Z029_CAN (MSCAN/Layer2)


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


MDIS4/2004 / MDIS5 Windows driver (MEN) for 16Z034_GPIO devices


Windows native driver (MEN) for 16Z087_ETH (Ethernet controller)


Windows Vista chipset graphics driver (Intel) for XM1, XM1L, MM1 and F11S


Windows XP Embedded BSP (MEN) for F11S, F14, F15, F17, F18, F19P, F21P, G20, XM1, XM1L, XM2, MM1, MM2, DC1, DC2, DC13, RC1, BC50I, BC50M, BL50W and BL50S


Windows Installset (MEN) for MM1 and RC1


Windows HD audio driver (Realtek) for XM1, XM1L, MM1, MM2


Windows graphics driver (Intel) for XM1, XM1L, MM1 and F11S


Windows XP/Vista chipset driver (Intel) for XM1, XM1L, MM1 and F11S


Windows USB client driver installation package (Intel) for XM1, XM1L and MM1


Windows Vista HD audio driver (Realtek) for XM1, XM1L and MM1


MEN's CANopen firmware consists of the Vector Informatik protocol stack. The corresponding driver software comes from MEN. It is based on MDIS (MEN Driver Interface System), which makes the hardware ready for use under Windows, Linux, VxWorks, QNX, OS-9 and other software environments. You can find more information on the Vector CANopen tools at www.vector-informatik.de.

Intel software development products such as analyzers, compilers, threading tools etc. can be downloaded under www.intel.com/cd/software/products/asmo-na/eng/index.htm.
IA-32 Intel Architecture Software Developer's Manuals are available under www.intel.com/products/processor/manuals/index.htm.

Application Examples

Automotive Data Logger

This system is used for data logging during test drives and lab work, recording data from various sources like CAN, LIN, FlexRay, MOST, RS232/RS422 and Ethernet.

SCADA System for Trucks

An Intel Atom based COTS computer-on-module is used inside a SCADA system for vehicle management in transportation.