Smart extensions: Powerful Kontron Box-PC KBox B-202-CFL now available in two new variants

28 JULY 2021

The KBox variants 'Smart Performance' and 'Smart Storage' meet the demand for higher computing performance and additional internal storage options

Kontron, a leading global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), has added two new model variants of the KBox B-202-CFL industrial PC. In addition to high processor performance with 8th or 9th generation Intel® Core™ processors, the new KBox B-202-CFL ‘Smart Performance’ variant is equipped with an even more powerful 270 W power supply that enables the use of high-performance graphics cards with up to 120 W. The ‘Smart Performance’ variant thus offers impressive graphics performance and image quality for graphics-intensive applications, e.g. in the areas of digital signage, infotainment and optical quality control. The new ‘Smart Storage’ variant focuses on storage-intensive processes that require a high level of reliability.

Thanks to 9th generation Intel® Core™ processors and up to eight processor cores, the KBox B-202-CFL handles computationally intensive processes and large amounts of data effortlessly. In addition to its high performance, the compact embedded Box-PC is characterized by maximum expandability and a low noise level (maximum 34 dB(A)). Graphics or network cards (full height, half-length PCIe) can be added via the PCIe interface, making the KBox B-202-CFL ideal for demanding desktop and control room applications. In addition to the basic configuration with a 2.5” SATA SSD and an M.2 SSD, the ‘Smart Storage’ variant offers the option of storing data mirrored in RAID level 1 using two additional 2.5” SSD hard disks (fixed or removable). Alternatively, a 3.5” HDD with up to 12 TB can be integrated.

The industrial PC features two display ports V1.2, one DVI-D port, numerous interfaces such as four USB 2.0, four USB 3.1 Gen 1, two USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports and one serial interface (COM1/RS232). Windows® 10 IoT Enterprise or Linux Ubuntu 20.04 LTS can be used as operating systems.

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