GE Fanuc Introduces Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor - M VME Single Board Computer

New SBC Delivers High Performance and Affordability in One Solution

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – March 30, 2004 – GE Fanuc Automation Americas, Inc., a unit of GE Infrastructure, has introduced the VMIVME-7805, a new 6U, single-slot VME single board computer (SBC) that delivers high performance and affordability in one solution. The VMIVME-7805 integrates the Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor - M and 852GME chipset into a robust SBC ideal for bandwidth-intensive applications required in multiple environments. GE Fanuc is showcasing the new VMIVME-7805 at ElectronicaUSA, March 30 – April 1, San Francisco, Booth #2430. “The GE Fanuc VMIVME-7805 combines the power of Intel’s 2.2 GHz Pentium 4 Processor - M with extensive I/O options, making it an ideal platform for most embedded applications,” said Douglas Albert, vice president of embedded systems, GE Fanuc Automation. Designed as a cost-effective, high performance SBC, GE Fanuc’s VMIVME-7805 delivers exceptional value, featuring speeds up to 2.2 GHz with 512KB of L2 cache, a 400 MHz system bus, and up to 1 GB PC1600 DDR SDRAM. The VMIVME-7805 offers a front-panel digital video interface (DVI-I) for both digital and analog display support and provides users with high-resolution graphics and multimedia-quality video via an internal graphics controller. Additional features of the VMIVME-7805 include: one PMC expansion site, one 10/100/1000BaseTX Ethernet port, one 10/100BaseTX Ethernet port, two USB 2.0 ports, two high-performance serial ports, Ultra DMA/100 hard drive and floppy drive controllers, and up to 1 GB of CompactFlash memory. Software programmable timers provided are two 16 bit, two 32 bit and one watchdog. Operating system support includes Windows NT®, Windows® 2000, Linux®, QNX, and VxWorks®. GE Fanuc’s VMIVME-7805 is available for shipment in April. About GE Fanuc Automation GE Fanuc Automation, a joint venture between GE and FANUC LTD of Japan, delivers automation hardware and software designed to help users reduce costs, increase efficiency and enhance profitability. With solutions and services catering to virtually every industrial segment, GE Fanuc Automation provides a diverse array of capabilities and products, including controllers, embedded systems, advanced software, motion control, CNCs, operator interfaces, industrial computers, and lasers. Headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, GE Fanuc Automation is a part of GE Infrastructure and combines the diverse global strengths of the GE family with the local presence customers need to design, develop and maintain their automation investments. For more information, visit or contact: GE Fanuc Automation, Embedded Systems, 12090 S. Memorial Pkwy, Huntsville, AL 35803, Phone: (800) 322-3616, Fax: (256) 882-0859, e-mail: # # # All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Editors: For more information about and photography of GE Fanuc products and solutions, please visit our online media center at: .