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BCM - Industrial Motherboard & Custom Motherboard Supplier
BCM Advanced Research announces production release of its new Intel® QM57 based Mini ITX - MX57QM  

MX57QM, Intel QM57 Mini ITX motherboard
BCM Advanced Research, a leading provider of industrial motherboards and systems, announces the production release of the MX57QM Mini ITX supporting Intel® Core™ series i7, i5 and i3 mobile processors

The MX57QM is based on Intel®’s latest two-chip platform. By integrating the new Mobile Intel QM57 Express chipset and socket 989 together, the MX57QM supports Intel® Core™ series i7, i5 and i3 multi-core intelligent processors providing industry-leading performance, excellence graphics, and enhanced memory and I/O bandwidth. The board has two sockets support dual channel DDR3 SO-DIMM up to 8 GB system memory.

The MX57QM supports dual display through onboard HDMI, DVI, 18/24-bit dual channel LVDS and standard VGA interfaces. The HDMI delivers uncompressed HD video and multi-channel audio quality and supports all HD 720p, 1080i and 1080p formats.

Expansion and I/O Interface
Besides the above onboard display ports, the MX57QM provides many other expansion slots and I/O interfaces including one PCIe x16, one PCIe and one Compact Flash socket (on the back), dual Gigabit LAN ports,  five SATA RAID, total eight USB 2.0, 16-bit GPIO and 6 COM ports with one RS-232/422/485 selectable.

Intel® Advanced Technology
There are many built-in Intel® advanced technologies supported by the MX57QM. Such technologies include:
  • Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (iTXT) – providing hardware-based mechanisms that help protect against software-based attacks protecting the confidentiality and integrity of data stored on the client side computer
  • Intel® Rapid Storage Technology – provides quicker access to valuable data with RAID protection and enhanced power management for the storage subsystem
The MX57QM also supports Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2 serving as security guard to confine confidential data in a secure vault in the computer with strict trustworthy encryption and decryption protection processes.  This feature will benefit applications such as ATM machines and public Kiosks such as airline check-in kiosks with access to sensitive and critical information where protection is required.

The MX57QM meets the requirements of a broad range of embedded applications such as Kiosk, Point-of-Sale (POS), industrial automation equipment, all-in-one Panel PC, human machine interface (HMI) terminals, and media rich digital signage applications. It is an ideal solution for retail, gaming, medical, and industrial control markets.

The detailed product specification can be viewed at MX57QM PRODUCT SPECIFICATION. BCM is now accepting production volume orders for the MX57QM. For BCM distributors, please contact your regional sales manager for availability.  For any other customers please email your request to BCMSales@bcmcom.com or contact us at +1 949.470.1888.

* All product specifications and product images are subject to change without notice.

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BCM, an Intel® Embedded Alliance member, is one of the world leading suppliers of the long life industrial motherboards & systems. We specialize in designing and manufacturing Custom Motherboards for industrial markets including gaming (slot and lottery machines, player tracking systems, hand-held devices, jackpot display systems), retailing (Point of Sale (POS), ATM, self-serve Kiosk, digital signages, Panel PC), industrial (industrial control, automation) and medical segments. We also offer off-the-shelf products from palm size small form factor to desktop motherboards – Nano ITX, Mini ITX, mATX and ATX.

BCM owns a very strong R&D engineering team and RMA department based in Southern California in order to provide prompt project develop support and instant problem solving assistance. We are able to provide low volume manufacturing services for custom requirements. Our sourcing and logistic professionals are here as well to provide quality but cost effective building materials for production with efficient inventory control. BCM is ISO certified. Our products are designed to perform 24/7/365 operation. With twenty years experience, BCM has been serving our Fortune 500 customers with turn-key stable computing platforms since 1990. For more information please visit BCM’s website at www.bcmcom.com.