Advansus Unveils Intel® 945GM Multi-display Mini-ITX MotherboardAdvansus, a joint-venture company of ASUS and Advantech, announces the first of its latest series of Intel-based motherboards. The i945GM3-DCQI is a highly integrated Mini-ITX motherboard built around Intel® Core 2 Duo and a mobile Intel® 945GM Express northbridge and an ICH7-M southbridge. Among the notable features of this high-performance MB include: 24-bit LVDS, DVI, VGA, 5.1CH amplified Audio, GigaLAN. Generous I/O connections are available: 4 x COM, 8 x USB, 2 x SATA and 16-bit GPIO. The i945GM3-DCQI is a multi-purpose platform for demanding multimedia applications like: POS, KIOSK, digital signage, gaming, medical and many others.
The i945GM3-DCQI accommodates Intel® 945GM Express chipset that supports Intel® Core 2 Duo processors, Intel® GMA950, and dual channel DDR2 667 SDRAM up to 4GB. Derived from Intel® 945GM and Chrontel CH7307C chips, i945GM3-DCQI supports onboard LVDS in both dual-channel 18-bit, or single channel 24-bit. The Intel® GMA 950 enables a maximum resolution of 2048 x 1536 at 75 Hz, and powers hardware acceleration for Microsoft DirectX 9. The Chrontel CH7307C supports the full operating range of Intel's SDVO (Serial Digital Video Output) input port (1-2 GHz) and the scalable DVI output bandwidth reaches 165 MHz.
Rich I/O with amplified Audio
The i945GM3-DCQI uses PCI Express technology to maximize I/O performance. It supports a 64-bit PCI expansion slot, two 300MB/s series ATA ports, a CompactFlash slot, eight USB ports, four COM ports, and 16-bit GPIO. Integrated with Intel® ICH7-M and Realtek ACL888 chipsets, the i945GM3-DVQI delivers 5.1 channel amplified audio output suitable for driving efficient loudspeakers. The mini-ITX motherboard runs 1000Mbps Ethernet through the Realtek 8110B Gigabit LAN chip.
A Quality Inexpensive Platform
i945GM3-DCQI provides an excellent platform that combines all benefits of Intel® 945GM chipset and the Core2 Duo processor. The wide variety of I/O connections and the advanced multimedia functionality make the i945GM3-DCQI one of the best available top quality low-cost solutions, ideally suited for outfitting any industry-grade embedded systems.
• Supports Intel® μFC-PGA 478 Core Duo / Core Solo / Core 2 Duo CPU
• Intel® 82945GM Express Chipset
• Two DIMMs up to 4GB 2-CH DDR2 533/667 SDRAM
• DVI, 2-CH LVDS, Dual View
• Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
• Realtek ACL888 5.1-CH Audio Codec
• Realtek RTL8111B PCI-E Gigabit LAN
• 1 PCI, CF
• 4 COM, 8 USB 2.0, 2 SATA, 16-bit GPIO
• Stereo Audio Amplifier, 5Watt per channel
Advansus is a joint venture company between ASUSTek and Advantech. The company aims to provide specialized D&MS (Design and Manufacturing Services) to satisfy the demand for system longevity and cost control. In addition to its DMS business, Advansus delivers a variety of Industrial Motherboards (Nano-ITX, Mini-ITX, MicroATX, and ATX). Customers can enjoy products of unprecedented quality. Our cost effective systems highlight durability and offer long term revision control. All Advansus products are supported by continuous technical support from the beginning until the conclusion of each project.