The New ARCX1100 from Acromag Features a COM Express Type 10 CPU with Four Industrial I/O Modules

By Tiera Oliver

Associate Editor

Embedded Computing Design

April 21, 2020


Acromag's fanless PC is SWAP-C optimized with an Intel Atom CPU module and four AcroPack ruggedized mini PCIe I/O expansion slots for a variety of data acquisition applications.

Acromag introduces a new rugged, small form factor (SFF) embedded computer system with modular I/O for signal processing, communication, and control functions. The ARCX1100 is supported by an Intel Atom E3950 (Apollo Lake) processor. The PC is optimized for size, weight, power, and cost (SWaP-C) with a COM Express Type 10 CPU and four slots for Acromag's plug-in AcroPack I/O modules. 


  • (2) RJ45 gigabit Ethernet;
  • (2) USB 3.0;
  • (2) RS232;
  • mini DisplayPort and audio ports;
  • M.2 and SATA data storage connectors;
  • (4) 68-pin VHDCI connectors securely route field I/O to the AcroPack modules without any loose internal cables to interface a mix of analog, digital, serial, FPGA, avionics, and other I/O signals.
  • Size with an integrated removable SSD bay is 7.6 x 7.6 x 3.25 inches and 4.55 lbs;
  • Fanless, extended temperature operation from -40 to 71°C

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Tiera Oliver, Associate Editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content edits, product news, and constructing stories. She also assists with newsletter updates as well as contributing and editing content for ECD podcasts and the ECD YouTube channel. Before working at ECD, Tiera graduated from Northern Arizona University where she received her B.S. in journalism and political science and worked as a news reporter for the university’s student led newspaper, The Lumberjack.

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