SBS Micro Alliance Introduces Model 780 Industrial Embedded Tower PC Enclosure

<UL> <LI>8-slot ISA/PCI backplane (optional baby AT motherboard) <LI>Three shock mounted drive bays <LI>Ideal for process control and industrial automation applications </UL>

SBS Micro Alliance announces the Model 780, its new industrial embedded tower enclosure designed for use in modular applications where the computer can be installed in a confined area or as a free standing tower. The enclosure is ideal for process control and industrial automation applications, acting as a controller in such equipment as fluid dispensing machines and printing presses. "The all-steel enclosure provides EMI/RFI shielding and line transient protection," said Ed Larson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "It's designed to meet the certification shielding and safety requirements of FCC, UL, CSA, TUV and CE." Price and Availability
The Model 780 (8.25'W x 16'D x 15.75'H) is priced from $750.00 (list) and is available immediately for delivery in two weeks. Features
Two versions of the Model 780 are available, one with a baby AT motherboard and another with an 8-slot ISA or PCI/ISA passive backplane. The 780 can accept the complete spectrum of baby AT motherboards and plug-in CPU cards from 80486DX4-100MHz to the Pentium II. The Model 780 is equipped with a 230W power supply (100K hour rated), card hold-down bracket, and three high efficiency ball bearing fans (90 CFM) with a washable filter. Three front accessible shock mounted peripheral bays (two 5.25î and one 3.5') and one 3.5' optional internal drive bay are available. The front panel has a power and reset switch along with power-on and hard drive LED indicators. The fan filter is also easily serviceable through the front panel. About SBS Micro Alliance
SBS Micro Alliance specializes in the customized design and manufacture of special-purpose PC-compatible computers, including fault tolerant computer telephony systems. It offers a variety of CPU boards and system enclosures, including rackmount, benchtop, workstation and portable systems. Most systems contain passive backplanes with up to 20 ISA or PCI/ISA slots. In addition, many customer-furnished products (hardware and software) are often integrated into the systems to meet the needs of particular OEM applications. SBS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBSE), the parent company, is a leading manufacturer of standard bus embedded computer components that perform a broad range of functions. SBS product lines include CPU boards, input/output (I/O) modules, avionics modules and analyzers, bus interconnection products, expansion units, real-time networks, telemetry boards, data acquisition software, and industrial-grade computers. SBS embedded computer components are used in a variety of applications, such as communications, medical imaging, industrial control and flight instrumentation, in the commercial and aerospace markets. For more information, contact SBS Micro Alliance, 1384-A Poinsettia Avenue, Vista, CA 92083; Toll Free: (888) 598-8111; Fax: (760) 598-1990; email:; web site:

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