Portwell Launches COM Express Type 6 Module

By Tiera Oliver

Associate Editor

Embedded Computing Design

March 12, 2020


The PCOM-B653VGL features an Intel 8th Generation Core i3/i5/i7/Celeron SoC processors (formerly Whiskey Lake U) with 15W TDP.

American Portwell Technology, Inc. has launched PCOM-B653VGL, a new compact COM Express Type 6 module. The PCOM-B653VGL is powered by Intel's 8th Generation Core i3/i5/i7/Celeron SoC processors up to 4 cores/12 threads with a low 15W thermal design power (TDP).

At 95mm x 95mm, the PCOM-B653VGL COM Express Type 6 compact module features:

  • Dual channel DDR4 Non-ECC SO-DIMM 2400 MHz up to 64 GB;
  • Triple independent displays with selectable options-VGA/DP, LVDS/eDP and display port support for up to 4K resolution;
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2, 8 x USB 2.0, 2 x SATA III, 2 x PCIe Gen 3 x4, and I x PCIe Gen 3 x1;
  • A serial I/O supports 8-bit GPIO, I²C, SMBus and UART;
  • 1x Gigabit Ethernet;
  • On-board TPM 2.0 for security;
  • On-board eMMC up to 32GB;
  • Wide DC input power range of 6-18VDC;
  • Operating temperature range from 0° to 60°C; AT/ATX mode;
  • 10+ years product lifespan.

For more information, visit: https://www.portwell.com

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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