Within a COTS strategy of rugged computers, IRTS offers the A3RK computer from A3R 17” to 24” Panel Pcs range, allowing de facto a split version of these Panel Pcs.
A3RK computer is based on a COM Express® architecture and integrates processor modules of 6th generation as i3 (Intel® Core™ i3-6100U) or i7 (Intel® Core™ i7-6600U). Other processors can be selected upon customers’ needs and depending on the best available ratios between performance, power consumption and market price.
A3RK is powered via an integrated power supply delivering different energy voltages:
- 18/36 VDC with galvanic isolation
In order to comply with the 1275D MIL standard, the integrated power supply has to be either coupled with an optional internal 10mn battery life LiPo battery or completed with an optional PLD (Power Line Disturbance) module.
- 90-264 VAC with galvanic isolation
Standard Input/Output :
- 1 x USB 2.0 external
- 3 x Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbits
- 4 x Serial multiprotocol V11/V24
- 4 x Opto-isolated I/O
- 1 x Audio stereo out / 1 x Audio stereo in
- 2 x DVI output
- 2 x CAN bus 2.0B
- 1 x Input Acquisition Video
A3RK offers extension slots:
- 1 x mini PCI Express extension slot
- 2 x XMC extension slots
Inputs /outputs, selection of the corresponding type of connectors and their pin-out can be easily defined and adapted within a modified COTS approach.
Software standard environments are Windows Embedded and Linux Xubuntu
A3RK rugged computer present characteristics of sustainability which respond to customers’ requirements for 12 to 15 year-time supply, repair and support.
The life cycle of these computers is managed in cycles of at least 5 years. In 2016, A3RK MK3 generation was launched and will be kept in the IRTS catalogue product up to the end of 2021.