Industrial computer is waterproof

The ECX700-AL is an industrial computer which is waterproof and ruggedised for outdoor edge computing applications, said DFI.

The industrial computers is durable with an IP67/IP69K-rated, waterproof and dust-proof design to withstand harsh environments and any type of climate, said the company. 

It is based on the Intel Atom processor E3900 series, with 4Gbyte DDR3 onboard, 64G eMMC and optional Wi-Fi, LTE and CanBus comms. It is also equipped with BIOS with security boot.

The computer has a stable performance, operating at a wide temperature of -40 to 70 degrees C. It is also equipped with a smart vent that drains water automatically, preventing typical problems, such as condensation within the system, or excessive heat.

An external SIM slot is convenient for users when changing SIM cards, and the design also includes a high gain antenna. Versatile I/O settings including a combo port that supports two CANs and two COMs as well as selective display ports (HDMI / VGA).

Typical outdoor IoT edge computing applications include data collection and transmission for traffic management, green energy facilities, meteorological stations, shore facilities, and high altitude or high latitude locations. 

The ECX700-AL can also be used in factories and manufacturing facilities with high humidity and extreme temperatures, such as refrigeration equipment factories.

Founded in 1981, DFI provides high performance embedded computing solutions. Backed by 40 years of R&D experience, DFI offers a range of industrial computers with high quality, stability, and reliability, from industrial motherboards, single board computers (SBCs), embedded systems to industrial panel PC and displays. DFI’s customers operate in the industrial automation, transportation, energy, medicine, retail, and military markets.

Since joining the Qisda/BenQ Group in 2017, DFI has synergised its resources with Qisda and enhanced its R&D capabilities, supply chain management and production capacity to a new level. The acquisition of AEWIN and Ace Pillar in 2019 further helped DFI expand its business into cyber security and develop more comprehensive solutions in smart manufacturing.

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