MC-5157-AC/DC

x86 ECDIS computers with Intel® Core™ i5 520E, 4 serial ports, 2 PCI slots, 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports, 6 USB hosts, 8 NMEA ports, storage, VGA/DVI

Features

• High performance Intel Core™ i5 520E processor, 3 MB L2 cacheMoxa 2015 Marine Case Study Brochure
• Built-in 2 GB DDR3 memory, supports up to 8 GB
• Dual independent displays (DVI-I + VGA)
• 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports for network redundancy
• 2 RS-232/422/485 serial ports
• 2 RS-232 ports
• 8 NMEA ports
• 2 universal PCI slots
• 6 USB 2.0 hosts
• 1 internal SATA storage tray for SSD
• 1 external storage slot for storage expansion
• 1G anti-vibration for system reliability
• Fanless design with compact size
• 24 VDC or 100 to 240 VAC power input models available
• Supports Windows XP Embedded, Windows XP SP3, Windows 7

Overview

The MC-5157-AC/DC is a high performance, fanless marine computer. The Intel® Core™ i5 520E CPU features a 3 MB L2 cache that can easily satisfy the heavy computing loads demanded by ship-board automation systems. The fanless design further hardens this extremely rugged and reliable computer, designed from the outset for the harsh extremes of maritime environments.

In addition to its computing power and rugged design, 2 PCI slots provide a flexibility that makes hardware extensions simple. The 8 built-in NMEA ports allow marine users to easily connect gyros, speed logs, wind sensors and other specialized maritime hardware without the headache of configuring additional NMEA converters, thereby saving money, time, and maintenance effort.

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Computer
CPU Intel® Core™ i5-520E (BGA CPU package), dual core threaded 64 bit 2.4 GHz processor
OS Windows 7, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP Embedded (must be installed by the user)
System Chipset Intel® QM57 Express Chipset
FSB 1066
System Memory  8 GB capacity, 2 GB pre-installed: 2 slots of 4 GB
DDR3 204 pin SO-DIMM SDRAM
USB 6 type A USB 2.0 ports
Storage
Storage Support 1 internal SATA storage tray, 1 removable SATA
storage drive tray
Other Peripherals
KB/MS 2 PS/2 interfaces supporting standard PS/2 keyboard and mouse
Audio line in / line out, 3.5 mm mini-jack
PCI Slots 2
Display
Graphics Controller Onboard Intel® HD graphics, 1920 x 1080 max. resolution
Display Interface • VGA Interface: 15-pin D-Sub connector (female)
• DVI-I Interface: 29-pin DVI-I connector (female)
Ethernet Interface
LAN 2 auto-sensing 10/100/1000 Mbps ports (RJ45)
Magnetic Isolation Protection 1.5 kV built in
Serial Interface
Serial Standards • 2 software-selectable RS-232/422/485 ports, male DB9
• 2 RS-232 ports (DB9)
• 8 NMEA 0183 v2 terminals (3.81 mm Euroblock connector)
Serial Communication Parameters
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8
Stop Bits 1, 1.5, 2
Parity None, Even, Odd, Space, Mark
Flow Control RTS/CTS, XON/XOFF, ADDC® (automatic data direction control) for RS-485
Baudrate 50 bps to 230.4 Kbps
Serial Signals
RS-232 TxD, RxD, DTR, DSR, RTS, CTS, DCD, GND
RS-422 TxD+, TxD-, RxD+, RxD-, GND
RS-485-4w TxD+, TxD-, RxD+, RxD-, GND
RS-485-2w Data+, Data-, GND
LEDs
System Storage, Power
LAN 100M/Link x 2, 1000M/Link x 2 (on connector)
Physical Characteristics
Housing Aluminum, sheet metal
Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 320 x 300 x 171 mm (12.60 x 11.81 x 6.73 in)
without ears
Mounting Wall
Environmental Limits
Operating Temperature -15 to 55°C (5 to 131°F)
Storage Temperature -20 to 60°C (-4 to 131°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Anti-Vibration • 0.7 g @ DNV 2.4 (Class A), sine wave, 2-100 Hz, 1 Oct./min., 1.5 hr per axis
• 1 Grms @ DNV 2.4, random wave, 3-100 Hz, 2.5 hr per axis
• 2.1 g @ DNV 2.4 (Class C), sine wave, 2-50 Hz, 1 Oct./min., 1.5 hr per axis
Power Requirements
Input Voltage • DC: 24 VDC (with tolerance from 18 to 30 VDC, 2-pin terminal block)
• AC: 100 to 240 VAC
Power Consumption Less than 100 W, 2.5 A @ 24 VDC
Standards and Certifications
Safety UL 60950-1, DNV 2.4, IEC 60945 (4th) , IACS-E10, CCC (GB4943, GB9254, GB17625.1)
EMC EN 55032 Class B, EN 55024, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B
Marine IEC 60945 4th., IACS-E10
Green Product RoHS, cRoHS, WEEE
Reliability
MTBF (mean time between failures) 145,302 hrs
Warranty
Warranty Period 3 years
Details See www.moxa.com/warranty