SBS Technologies Announces Versatile 3U CompactPCI Industrial PC

3U CompactPCI Board Offers Processing Performance for OEMs

  • Intel® Celeron® 650 MHz Ultra Low
  • Single Slot
  • 256MB SDRAM
  • 10/100 Ethernet and USB Ports
  • UltraDMA33 ATA interface San Francisco, CA (March 29, 2004) – Today at the Embedded Systems Conference, SBS Technologies® (Nasdaq: SBSE), a leading provider of embedded computing technology, introduced a new 3U CompactPCI Single Board Computer to its family of industrial processors. SBS' new single slot CA3 computer is ideal for industrial automation, process control and other embedded/OEM applications. "The CA3 is an excellent choice for the factory floor," said Wayne McGee, General Manager of SBS Technologies' Single Board Computer design center in North Carolina. "It offers sophisticated computing capabilities for your system without consuming a lot of space, money, or development time. SBS engineers have designed this board to have maximum flexibility and be highly reliable to meet the requirements of typical industrial life cycles." The CA3 has an Intel Celeron Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) processor in an air cooled 3U form factor. The ULV Celeron Processor operates with a core clock of 650 MHz, providing high performance with low power consumption. For increased flexibility, the CA3 includes two RS-232 serial ports, two USB ports, one parallel port, and front-panel PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports. A floppy drive interface and an UltraDMA33 ATA interface are available for attaching an IDE hard drive or flash disk. The CA3 supports several real-time and commercial operating systems and offers the versatility of operating as a system controller or peripheral card through the dual-mode functionality of the PCI/PCI Bridge. Pricing & Availability The CA3 is available now and pricing is based on configuration. Starting price for the CA3 is US $1600.00. ABOUT SBS TECHNOLOGIES SBS Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq: SBSE) founded in 1986, designs and builds a wide range of standard and customized embedded computer products. Our products include processor boards, input/output modules, networking devices, and complete computer systems. Our products are used in many industries, including telecommunications, medical electronics, industrial automation and defense. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, SBS maintains eight primary operating locations, has regional sales offices throughout the United States and has international sales offices in five countries. More information on SBS is available at
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