Premio Unveils Intel 9th Gen Industrial Motherboard For Advanced Embedded And IoT Solutions

July 10, 2020 Perry Cohen

Premio released its CT-MCL01 MicroATX industrial motherboard for rugged IoT processing. The release comes with the announcement that the company is introducing products that support the 9th Gen Intel Core processors, called Coffee Lake Refresh.

It features a micro-ATX form factor with industrial-grade components and lifecycle support up to 15 years. According to the company, the motherboard supports Intel® Core™, Celeron, and Pentium processors ranging from 4- to 8-multi-core performance. Further, the LGA 1151 socket supports Intel’s Q370 chipset to deliver enhanced performance, better security, and quicker I/O connectivity.

Four DIMM slots supporting DDR4 2666MHz is also featured.

For connectivity and storage, the CT-MCL01 MicroATX has two M.2 connectors, one of which is keyed to the E position and can receive Wi-Fi 6 cards. The other to the M position, serving as a PCle x4 interface.

Other features per a press release include:

  • Six SATA 6Gb/s buses
  • Six serial COM (RS-232/422/485) connectors
  • 13 USB ports (USB 3.1 Gen 2 and USB 2.0)
  • Four PCle Gen 3 expansion slots (one PCIe x16, two PCIe x4 and one PCIe x1)

Cybersecurity threats are countered by an installed trusted platform module (TPM). Per the same release, the module delivers boot security and platform integrity at the hardware level to TPM 2.0 standards.

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