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BC50M - Rugged Box PC for Transportation with AMD G-Series

Railway & Automotive Embedded Computer for Communication & Control

The BC50M is a rugged, fanless EN 50155 railway and E-Mark automotive box computer for board computer and graphics display applications, based on an AMD dual-core T48N.

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  • BC50M Product ImageBC50M with its interiors AMD G-Series SBC SC24 and graphics and I/O interface AE51
  • BC50M Product ImageBC50M with 19-inch mounting kit
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Main Features

  • AMD Embedded G-Series APU
  • 2 DisplayPorts, up to 2560x1600 each
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet, 1 USB 2.0
  • WLAN, GSM (2G), UMTS (3G), LTE (4G), GPS or GLONASS via 2 PCI Express Mini Card slots
  • 2 Slots for IBIS, GPS, RS232, RS485, RS422
  • 24 VDC and 36 VDC nom. class S2 power supply, incl. ignition
  • -40 to +85°C operating temperature, fanless
  • Conformal coating of internal components
  • Compliant to EN 50155 (railways)
  • Compliant to ISO 7637-2 (E-mark for automotive)
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Technical Data

CPU
The following CPU types are supported:
  • AMD T48N, 2 cores, 1.4 GHz, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6310
  • AMD T56N, 2 cores, 1.65 GHz, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6320 (on request)
  • AMD T56E, 2 cores, 1.65 GHz, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T48E, 2 cores, 1.4 GHz, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T40N, 2 cores, 1.0 GHz, 9W, AMD Radeon HD 6290 (on request)
  • AMD T40E, 2 cores, 1.0 GHz, 6.4W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T52R, 1 core, 1.5 GHz, 18W, AMD Radeon HD 6310 (on request)
  • AMD T44R, 1 core, 1.2 GHz, 9W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T40R, 1.0 GHz Single Core, 5.5W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T16R, 1 core, 615 MHz, 4.5W, AMD Radeon HD 6250 (on request)
  • AMD T48L, 2 cores, 1.4 GHz, 18W (on request)
  • AMD T30L, 1 core, 1.4 GHz, 18W (on request)
  • AMD T24L, 1 core, 1000 MHz, 5W (on request)
Chipset
AMD A55E
Memory
System RAM
  • Soldered DDR3
  • 4 GB max.
Mass Storage
The following mass storage devices can be assembled:
  • mSATA
  • SD card
  • SSD 2.5" (SATA, on request)
Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 6310
    • Dual independent display support
    • Dual DisplayPort 1.1a
    • Maximum resolution: 2560x1600
    • Embedded in T48N APU
  • 3D Graphics Acceleration
    • Full DirectX 11 support, including full speed 32-bit floating point per component operations
    • Shader Model 5
    • OpenCL 1.1 support
    • OpenGL 4.0 support
  • Motion Video Acceleration
    • Dedicated hardware (UVD 3) for H.264, VC-1 and MPEG2 decoding
    • HD HQV and SD HQV support: noise removal, detail enhancement, color enhancement, cadence detection, sharpness, and advanced de-interlacing
    • Super up-conversion for SD to HD resolutions
Wireless Functionality
Possible wireless functions:
  • GNSS
  • LTE
  • WLAN
Interfaces
  • Video
    • 2x DisplayPort
  • HD Audio
    • 1x, D-Sub, 9-pin, plug
    • Audio stereo in
    • Audio stereo out
    • SPDIF out
  • USB
    • 1x USB 2.0, Type A
  • Ethernet
    • 2x 1000BASE-T, M12, A-coded
  • PCI Express Mini Card
    • 2x PCI Express Mini Card slot
    • Slot A: PCIe Full-Mini; PCIe x1, USB 2.0
    • Slot B: PCIe Full-Mini; PCIe x1, USB 2.0
  • SIM card
    • 2x mini-SIM card slot, internally accessible
  • Power input
    • 1x power inlet connector
    • Ignition input
  • LED
    • Status: board status, power status
    • Ethernet: link, activity
    • User configurable: 2x
  • Cutout
    • Antenna connector: RP-SMA receptacle, RP-SMA plug, QMA receptacle, QMA plug, FME receptacle, FME plug
    • D-Sub options: RS232, RS422/484, CAN (on request), digital I/O, IBIS slave, GNSS
Supervision and Control
  • Board management controller
  • Watchdog timer
  • Temperature measurement
  • Real-time clock, buffered supercapacitor (12 h, 72 h on request)
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage:
    • 24 VDC and 36 VDC
    • EN 50155 power interruption class S2
    • Input voltages of 48V, 72V, 110V (on request)
  • Power consumption: up to 30 W
  • Isolation voltage 1,500 VDC
    • Ethernet port 1, Ethernet port 2, power input, system ground (USB, Display Port, Audio...)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: (W) 240 mm, (D) 220 mm, (H) 44.1 mm
  • Weight: 1.8 kg
  • Cooling
    • Air cooling, natural convection, airflow 0.4 m/s
  • Protection rating
    • IP20
    • Other IP protection classes possible on request
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • Depends on system configuration (CPU, PCIeMiniCards, Ethernet, USB, ...)
    • Maximum: +70°C (+85°C for 10 minutes) according to EN 50155 TX
    • Minimum: -40°C (all processors)
    • Conditions: typical power dissipation: 14.4 W (with 18W CPU T48N) with Windows 7 operating system and 1 Gb Ethernet connection
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300 m to +3,000 m
  • Shock: 50 m/s², 30 ms
  • Vibration (function): 1 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz
  • Vibration (lifetime): 7.9 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz
MTBF
262,804 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
Safety
  • Fire Protection
    • EN 45545-2 (Railway)
    • ECE-R118 (Automotive)
  • Electrical Safety
    • EN 50153
    • EN 50155
EMC
  • Railway
    • EN 50121-3-2
  • Automotive
    • ECE R10 (E-mark)
    • ISO 10605 (ESD)
BIOS
InsydeH2O UEFI Framework
Software Support
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Embedded Standard 7
  • Linux
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

Ordering Information

Standard BC50M Models
09BC50M10

Box computer with dual graphics connection, 24 VDC PSU, AMD T48N, 1.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM, SD card slot, mSATA slot, 2x DisplayPort, 2x Gb Ethernet, 1x USB, 2x SA-Adapter slot (UARTs, fieldbuses), 2x PCI Express Mini card slot, 2x SIM card slot, -40..+70(+85)°C screened, conformal coating, IP20, EN 50155, ISO 7637-2 (E-mark)

09BC50MB0

Design your own system
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Get your BTO configurator here
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BTO Configuration Guide

Miscellaneous Accessories
0754-0009

Linux image for box PCs and panel PCs (10BC00-90) on 8 GB USB Flash drive, 0 to +40°C

05BC00-00
05BC00-00

Starter Kit for Box PC:

  • 1x AC/DC power supply
  • 2x DisplayPort to DVI adapter (active)
  • 2x M12 to RJ45 Gbit Ethernet cable
  • 4x HF cable with U.FL plug to RP-SMA plug
  • USB Flash drive with example image
0780-0006

Active DisplayPort (DP) to single link DVI-D adapter, 20cm, max. resolution 1920x1200, AMD / ATI Eyefinity technology

0781-0002

HF antenna cable with U.FL connector to RP-SMA connector, 200 mm

Related Hardware
09BC51M00
BC51M - Rugged Industrial Box PC with Intel Apollo Lake-I

Intel Atom x7-E3950, 1.6 GHz, 8 GB DDR3 DRAM, ECC, 32 GB eMMC, 24 VDC and 36 VDC nom. (10 V to 50.4 VDC) class S2 PSU with ignition, -40 °C to +85 °C, conformal coating, compliant to EN 50155, compliant to ISO 7637-2 (E-mark for automotive)

Details
09BC51M01
BC51M - Rugged Industrial Box PC with Intel Apollo Lake-I

Intel Atom x7-E3950, 1.6 GHz, 8 GB DDR3 DRAM, ECC, 32 GB eMMC, 110 VDC nom. class S2 PSU with ignition, -40 °C to +85 °C, conformal coating, compliant to EN 50155

Details
SA-Adapters
08SA01-11
SA1 - RS232 Interface Adapter

RS232, not optically isolated, -40°C to +85°C screened, conformal coating

Details
08SA02-27
SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

RS422/485, full duplex, optically isolated, -50°C to +85°C screened, conformal coating

Details
08SA03-15
SA3 - RS232 Interface Adapter

RS232, optically isolated, -40°C to +85°C screened, conformal coating

Details
08SA15-05
SA15 - 8-Channel Binary I/O Adapter

8 digital I/O channels, -50..+85°C with qualified components, conformal coating, no RoHS

Details
Mass Storage
0751-0047

SD card, 4 GB, -40°C to +85°C

0751-0051

SSD mSATA, 8 GB, -40°C to +85°C

0751-0066

SSD mSATA 3.x, 64 GB, MLC, -40°C to +85°C

0754-0011

SSD SATA, 2.5", 256 GB, MLC, -40°C to +85°C

PCI Express Mini Cards
15PX01N00
PX1N - GLONASS & GPS Interface

GLONASS & GPS PCI Express MiniCard, Dead Reckoning, -40 to +85°C

Details
0799-0006
0799-0006

WLAN PCI Express MiniCard DNXA-116, operating temperature -40 to +85°C screened
For the module's driver contact MEN's support team.

15PX05-10
PX5 - USB HID to Stereo Audio Interface

USB HID to analog audio PCI Express Mini Card, 1 stereo input and 1 stereo output, conformal coated

Details
15PX06-00
PX6 - Security Smart Card Reader

PX6, Security Smart Card Reader, 2FF Card holder, PCI Express Mini Card connector pass through, -40..+85°C

Details
15PX07-00
PX7 - PCIe Mini Card to M.2 Adapter

PCI Express Mini Card for converting PCI Express Mini to M.2 and PCI Express x1 to USB3.0, USB 3.0 extension for Box PCs, -40 to +85, conformal coated

Details

Software

Linux
13MM02-90

Linux driver (MEN) for RX8581/RX-8574 real-time clock for all products with an additional RTC component. Please note that this driver is already included in upstream Linux kernels starting from 3.14!

10BC00-90

Linux Ubuntu 14.04 ISO installer image (MEN) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL70W, BL50S, BL70S, BL70E and DC15

13Z100-91

Linux FPGA update tool (MEN)

13Z016-06

MDIS5 driver (MEN) for 16Z029_CAN (CANopen master)

13Y004-06

MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for generic SMBus driver

13MD05-90

MDIS5 System (and Device Driver) Package (MEN) for Linux. This software package includes most standard device drivers available from MEN.

13T026-90

Linux GPU and chipset driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, DC15, DC17, SC24 and G214

13SC24-91

Linux tool (MEN) for UART mode setting for MEN box PCs

13SC24-90

Linux I2C controller driver (MEN) for box PCs and panel PCs

Windows
13T037-70

HD Audio Driver (VIA) for SC24, SC25, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W, BL70S, DC15 and DC17

10Y000-78

Windows Embedded Standard 7 BSP

13Y018-70

Windows 64-bit FPGA update tool (MEN)

13Y021-70

Windows ERTC/SMB support package

13T026-70

Windows Vista/7/8 GPU and Chipset Driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, DC15, DC17, SC24 and G214

13T025-70

Windows XP GPU and chipset driver (AMD) for BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, DC15, DC17 and SC24

13T020-70

Windows 64-bit network driver (Intel) for F18, F18E, F19P, F21P, F22P, F23P, G20, G22, G23, G25A, GM1, GM2, GM3, G211, G211F, XM2, CB70C, SC24, BC50I, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W, BL70S, DC15 and DC17

13T010-70

Windows 32-bit network driver (Intel) for XM1, XM1L, XM2, MM2, CB70C, F11S, F18, F18E, F19P, F21P, F22P, F23P, G20, G22, G23, G25A, GM1, GM2, GM3, G211, G211F, SC24, BC50I, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W, BL70S, DC15 and DC17

13SC24-77

Windows Installset (MEN) for SC24, SC25, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W, BL70S, DC15 and DC17

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