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AL551

Industrial Motherboards 3.5" SBC AL551
  • Intel Atom® E3900 3.5" SBC
  • 1 DDR3L SODIMM up to 8GB
  • Three independent displays: VGA + LVDS + DP++
  • Wireless communication: mini PCIe
  • Rich I/O: 2 Intel GbE, 2 COM, 2 USB 3.0, 4 USB 2.0
  • 15-Year CPU Life Cycle Support

Status : Launched

COM ESD Protection: Air Gap ±15kv
Wide-temp: -40°C~85°C
Fanless Design
4K2K Display
DDR3L
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RoHS Certification
CE Certification
FCC Certification
AL551 3.5" SBC
AL551 3.5" SBC
AL551 3.5" SBC
System
Processor
Intel Atom® Processor E3900 Family, BGA 1296
Intel Atom® x7-E3950 Processor, Quad Core, 2M Cache, 1.6GHz (2.0GHz), 12W
Intel Atom® x5-E3940 Processor, Quad Core, 2M Cache, 1.6GHz (1.8GHz), 9.5W
Intel Atom® x5-E3930 Processor, Dual Core, 2M Cache, 1.3GHz (1.8GHz), 6.5W
Intel Pentium® Processor N4200, Quad Core, 2M Cache, 1.1GHz (2.5GHz), 6W
Intel® Celeron® Processor N3350, Dual Core, 2M Cache, 1.1GHz (2.4GHz), 6W
Memory
One 204-pin SODIMM up to 8GB
Single Channel DDR3L 1866MHz
BIOS
Insyde SPI 128Mbit (supports UEFI boot only)
Graphics
Controller
Intel® HD Graphics
Feature
OpenGL 4.2, Direct X 11.1, OpenCL 1.2, OGL ES 3.0
HW Decode: H.264, MPEG2, VC1, VP8, H.265, MPEG4
HW Encode: H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4
Display
1 x VGA
1 x LVDS
1 x DP++
VGA: resolution up to 2048x1536 @ 50Hz
LVDS: dual channel 48-bit, resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
DP++: resolution up to 4096x2160 @ 60Hz
Triple Displays
VGA + LVDS + DP++
Expansion
Interface
1 x Full-size mini-PCIe (USB/PCIe)
1 x Extension I/O connector (available upon request)
1 x M.2 B key 2242 (PCIe/USB 2.0/SATA 3.0)
Audio
Audio Codec
Realtek ALC262
Ethernet
Controller
2 x Intel® I211AT PCIe (10/100/1000Mbps)
2 x Intel® I210IT PCIe (10/100/1000Mbps) (available upon request)
Rear I/O
Ethernet
2 x GbE (RJ-45)
USB
2 x USB 3.1 Gen1
2 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type C OTG (Linux only, available upon request)
Display
1 x VGA
1 x DP++
1 x LVDS
Internal I/O
Serial
2 x RS-232/422/485 (2.0mm pitch)
USB
2 x USB 2.0 (2.0mm pitch)
Display
1 x LVDS LCD Panel Connector
1 x LCD/Inverter Power
Audio
1 x Audio (Line-out/Mic-in)
Audio Speaker Out, Support 2 x 3W Speaker
SATA
1 x SATA 3.0 (up to 6Gb/s)
1 x SATA Power
DIO
1 x 8-bit DIO
SMBus
1 x SMBus
Watchdog Timer
Output & Interval
System Reset, Programmable via Software from 1 to 255 Seconds
Security
TPM
fTPM2.0 (default)
dTPM2.0 (opt.)
Power
Type
Single 12V +/-10% DC
Connector
Right Angle Connector (4-pin) DC-in Jack (available upon request)
Vertical Type Connector (4-pin) (available upon request)
Consumption
Typical: E3950:12V @ 0.6A (7.2Watt)
Max.: E3950:12V @ 2A (24Watt)
RTC Battery
Lithium 3V (210mAH)
OS Support
OS Support (UEFI Only)
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise (64-bit)
Ubuntu 16.04
Environment
Temperature
Operating: 0 to 60°C (Option: -20 to 70°C / -40 to 85 °C)
Storage: -40 to 85°C
Humidity
Operating: 10 to 90% RH
Storage: 10 to 90% RH
MTBF
467,547 hrs @ 25°C; 277,970 hrs @ 45°C ; 179,655 hrs @ 60°C
Mechanism
Dimensions
3.5" SBC Form Factor
146mm (5.75") x 102mm (4.02")
Height
PCB: 1.6mm
Top Side: 15.5mm
Bottom Side: 15.5mm
Standards and Certifications
Certifications
CE, FCC Class B, RoHS
Packing List
Packing List
1 AL551 board
1 COM port cable (Length: 300mm, 2 x COM ports) A81-015020-001G
1 Serial ATA data cable (Length: 500mm) 332-553001-205G
1 Serial ATA power cable (Length: 250mm) A81-004041-016G
1 Heat sink (Height: 25mm) N series CPU A71-008119-000G, E series CPU A71-010038-000G

Ordering Information
  • Model Name Part Number Description
  • Model Name :
    AL551-BN-E3950
    Part Number :
    770-AL5511-200G
    Description :
    Fanless, Intel Atom® X7-E3950, 1 DDR3L SODIMM, 1VGA, 1 LVDS, 1 DP++, 2 LAN, 2 COM, 6 USB, 0 to 60°C
  • Model Name :
    AL551-BN-E3940
    Part Number :
    770-AL5511-100G
    Description :
    Fanless, Intel Atom® X5-E3940, 1 DDR3L SODIMM, 1VGA, 1 LVDS, 1 DP++, 2 LAN, 2 COM, 6 USB, 0 to 60°C
  • Model Name :
    AL551-BN-E3930
    Part Number :
    770-AL5511-000G
    Description :
    Fanless, Intel Atom® X5-E3930, 1 DDR3L SODIMM, 1VGA, 1 LVDS, 1 DP++, 2 LAN, 2 COM, 6 USB, 0 to 60°C
  • Model Name :
    AL551-BN-N4200
    Part Number :
    770-AL5511-500G
    Description :
    Fanless, Intel Pentium® N4200, 1 DDR3L SODIMM, 1VGA, 1 LVDS, 1 DP++, 2 LAN, 2 COM, 6 USB, 0 to 60°C
  • Model Name :
    AL551-BN-N3350
    Part Number :
    770-AL5511-400G
    Description :
    Fanless, Intel® Celeron® N3350, 1 DDR3L SODIMM, 1VGA, 1 LVDS, 1 DP++, 2 LAN, 2 COM, 6 USB, 0 to 60°C
  • Model Name :
    AL551-EN-E3950
    Part Number :
    770-AL5511-600G
    Description :
    Fanless, Intel Atom® X7-E3950, 1 DDR3L SODIMM, 1VGA, 1 LVDS, 1 DP++, 2 LAN, 2 COM, 6 USB, -20 to 70°C
  • Model Name :
    AL551-TN-E3950
    Part Number :
    770-AL5511-700G
    Description :
    Fanless, Intel Atom® X7-E3950, 1 DDR3L SODIMM, 1VGA, 1 LVDS, 1 DP++, 2 LAN, 2 COM, 6 USB, -40 to 85°C
Optional Items
  • Item Name Part Number Description
  • Item Name :
    USB port cable
    Part Number :
    A81-001032-016G
    Description :
    Length: 200mm
  • Item Name :
    Power adapter
    Part Number :
    671-106012-000G
    Description :
    60W, 12V
  • Item Name :
    Heat spreader for AL551 E-Serial CPU
    Part Number :
    A71-808312-000G
    Description :
  • Item Name :
    Heat spreader for AL551 N-Serial CPU
    Part Number :
    A71-808313-000G
    Description :
  • Item Name :
    Heat sink for wide temp/E series CPU
    Part Number :
    A71-010038-010G
    Description :
    Height: 35mm
  • Item Name :
    Audio cable
    Part Number :
    A81-022007-016G
    Description :
    Length: 160mm

Rugged Design and Energy-Efficiency for Deeply Embedded Applications

DFI launched new products to provide enhanced processing capability, low-power consumption, and brilliant graphic performance under Goldmont architecture with 14nm manufacturing node. Relying on DFI’s innovative abilities in design and manufacture, these products are small-sized, fanless, and support extended temperature range from -40°C up to +85°C, which makes it a perfect suite for many space-constrained and thermally limited embedded applications.

Wide Operating Temperature with Fanless Design

These products are able to survive under a wide -40°C to +85°C operating temperature range. Satisfying the demands of industries in harsh environments with the need of thermal solution designs. Also, this outstanding fanless design makes awesome system integration.

Energy Saving but High Performance

With the latest processor under Goldmont architecture, these boards offer 30% significant improvement for processing and intense graphic performance (Gen9), it also saves an average of 9 watts TDP energy.

Experience Clarity with 4K UHD High-Resolution

The new series powered by enhanced graphic engine from hardware decoding of HEVC and VP9 codecs supports 4K high resolution (DP: 4096x2304 @ 60Hz) and three independent displays for medical and multimedia solution.

Multiple Storage Choice: eMMC, SSD/ M.2 Module

As for storage, these new products will support high speed SATA 3.0 drives, SSD and eMMC 5.0 options up to 128GB. Specially, advanced M.2 interface that integrating multiple functions including Wi-Fi/LTE/mSATA is the ideal choice for automation, storage and design of IoT appliances.

Complete Product Line

Based on the new E3900 series processor, DFI has created a wide array of rugged and reliable industrial motherboards and modules, including Mini-ITX, SBC, Pico-ITX, COM Express, Qseven R2.1.

Endless IoT Possibilities with Windows 10 Compatibility

Collocating with Windows 10 platform characterized by its security functions, DFI’s E3900 series products featured small-sized and rugged-design and are ready to meet IoT demands. With the integration, these products can comprehensively help our clients simplify development of IoT-connected devices and generate total IoT solution.