Can I still order Windows XP Pro for my Sealevel computer?

  Yes. In the past Sealevel installed the OEM version of Microsoft Windows XP Professional. Now when you order Windows XP, Sealevel will install Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems, including the latest service pack updates, on our industrial computers. Not to be confused with Windows XP Embedded, Windows XP Professional for Embedded Systems and […]

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Can Windows XP Embedded be configured to withstand sudden resets (power loss or reboot) to minimize the chance of registry or configuration settings getting corrupted?

  When employing the Enhanced Write Filter and File Base Write Filter features available with Windows XP Embedded, systems are tolerant of improper shutdowns. Using these features requires additional steps to ensure the configuration settings persist upon reboot. We will be happy to assist you in implementing these features. Contact Technical Support to discuss.

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Can you scale the capabilities of a COM Express system?

  COM Express modules are available in a wide range of processor and memory configurations. The modular design of a COM Express module allows Sealevel to design a custom carrier board that supports this processor and memory scalability. For example, you may have one application that requires a low-voltage CPU, a small amount of RAM […]

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In Windows XP Embedded, what components and drivers are required to add multiport serial adapters?

  For proper enumeration of Sealevel multiport serial adapters, the following components must be included in the Microsoft Windows XP Embedded OS image build: “Class Installer – Multifunction adapters [Version 5.1.2600.2180, R2890]” “Class Installer – Multi-port serial adapters [Version 5.1.2600.2180, R2890]” Ensure that mf.sys is included in the Windows/Systems32/Driver directory. Also make sure that the […]

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Is a COM Express system suitable for high vibration applications?

  Yes, COM Express modules mount securely on all four corners for vibration tolerance. Many COM Express modules feature soldered processors, soldered memory and other surface mount components for increased shock and vibration resistance. High-density connectors provide a single mounting point between COM Express modules and carrier boards to eliminate multiple failure points. The system […]

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On the SBC-R9 embedded computer, what is the sampling rate for the analog inputs?

  The SBC-R9 has eight analog inputs with an effective bandwidth of 1.23 kHz divided across all eight analog inputs. The A/D device specifies a maximum sampling frequency of 100 kHz and a -3 dB input bandwidth of 1 MHz; however, the analog input sampling rate is determined by the interface time between the processor […]

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What are the advantages of a COM Express and Sealevel carrier board solution?

  Fast time to market – The Computer on Module concept simplifies custom computer board design by combining the processing, memory, video, Ethernet and USB functionality in a small, highly integrated module. The COM Express module installs on a custom carrier board that provides the application specific I/O and external connectors, thereby avoiding the time […]

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What are the video capabilities of COM Express modules?

  COM Express video capabilities vary from module to module, so it is important to select the proper module that meets your application requirements. The PICMG COM Express specification defines several graphics standards that give manufacturers flexibility in supporting a wide range of video interfaces and formats. An analog VGA interface and television output (composite […]

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What connectors are available on COM Express modules?

  COM Express modules integrate the core CPU and memory functionality in an embedded computer board. The system buses, video, Ethernet, USB and other I/O capabilities are mapped to one or two high-density connectors on the bottom of the module. The COM Express module is paired with a carrier board that brings out the connectors […]

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What custom I/O can be added to a COM Express system?

  The COM Express architecture reduces the complexity, cost and time required for custom computer system design by combining the processing, memory, video, Ethernet and USB functionality in a small, highly-integrated module. While COM Express modules are considered legacy-free, Sealevel has the engineering expertise to design a custom carrier board that integrates serial, digital, analog […]

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