SBS Technologies Announces Compact DINrail Mounted Embedded PC with Dual Ethernet to Address Demanding Industrial Applications
SBS Technologies® (NASDAQ: SBSE) today introduced an addition to its PCcompact™ family, the PC6, a rugged embedded PC with dual Ethernet capability to maximize utilization of all three expansion slots, and allow data collection and data uplinks to occur simultaneously. Designed ready for DINrail mounting, the PC6 features a Pentium® compatible processor (333 MHz) and integrated power supply. "SBS has established an expertise in building DINrail solutions, having successfully deployed our PCcompact products in a wide range of embedded industrial applications," comments Dave Greig, President of the Commercial Group, SBS Technologies. "Developed in response to the evolving needs of our customers, the PC6 combines an enhanced feature set and conduction cooled operation in a highly compact design to provide the market with a rail-mounted embedded PC featuring optimal performance, versatility, and cost-to-market." The PC6 is available as a standard product offering a rich feature set that includes a convenient mounting design to minimize installation time, an extended temperature range of -40 to +70&61616;C to accommodate fanless action in harsh environments, and minimal power requirements to eliminate expensive power supplies and enable use in mobile applications. The PC6 also provides customization options for the label, feature set, housing and board to meet the unique requirements of customer applications. Bundled in a compact EMI protected metal housing measuring 5.2 x 8.7 x 3.3 inches, or in a boxless version, the PC6 delivers a flexible and rugged design with shock and vibration immunity for use in a variety of industrial applications requiring compact PC/server solutions. The PC6 powers embedded OEM applications such as process and control automation, data acquisition and processing, machine control, test systems, public transportation, digital printers and information systems. Software Support Operating system support is available for Windows NT®, real time systems (VxWorks®) and MS-DOS. Pricing and Availability The list price for the standard PC6 is approximately $1,000. Please contact the SBS Sales Team for OEM pricing. The PC6 will be available in December 2001. About SBS Technologies, Inc. SBS Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ SBSE) founded in 1986, designs and builds open architecture embedded computer products that enable original equipment manufacturers to serve the commercial, communication and government markets. SBS products are integrated into a variety of applications including communication networking, medical imaging, industrial automation, and military systems. The portfolio includes an extensive line of CPU boards, computer interconnections, avionics, telemetry, and fully integrated systems and enclosures. Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, SBS has locations in Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and Germany. More information on SBS is available at www.sbs.com. Statements in this press release regarding SBS Technologies, Inc. and its business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements," including explicit statements regarding product availability and applications, and implicit suggestions regarding the market potential of our business and expectations of future orders. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. For information about risks and uncertainties that could affect the accuracy of the forward-looking statements, please refer to SBS Technologies' filings with the SEC, including SBS' Annual Report on Form 10-K.