Hardware

VersaLogic Gecko EPIC SBC

Posted 18 Sep 2004 at 19:45 UTC by steve Share This

VersaLogic has introduced a new EPIC form-factor SBC called the Gecko. EPIC boards are 4.5 x 6.5 inches and the new Gecko controller offers lots of I/O that will be interesting to robot builders. The CPU used is a 366MHz AMD Geode GX-500 and Linux is supported. The board supports of up 512MB of RAM and includes AGP video, LCD support, 10/100 Ethernet, an 8 channel 12 bit A/D converter, 16 digital I/O lines, AC97 audio, four USB ports, an IDE controller, 2 RS-232 ports, 2 RS-422/485 ports, a PC parallel port, PS/2 style keyboard and mouse ports, and a PC/104 expansion connector. The board will be a bit pricey, however, at $650 in OEM quantities.

See more of the latest robot news!

Recent blogs

20 Jul 2014 Flanneltron (Journeyer)
12 Jul 2014 mwaibel (Master)
11 Jul 2014 shimniok (Journeyer)
3 Jul 2014 jmhenry (Journeyer)
3 Jul 2014 steve (Master)
2 Jul 2014 Petar.Kormushev (Master)
10 Jun 2014 robotvibes (Master)
10 May 2014 evilrobots (Observer)
2 Mar 2014 wedesoft (Master)
1 Dec 2013 AI4U (Observer)
X
Share this page