Ecrin Systems Release Small Rugged Computer for Manned and Unmanned Aircraft

By Caroline Rees / 08 Jul 2012

Ecrin Systems ONYX Rugged Computer

Ecrin Systems has released a new rugged computer specifically targeted to space-constrained environments such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), ground vehicles and manned aircraft subject to extremes of temperature, shock and vibration.

Named ‘ONYX’, the computer is based on a rugged COM Express module design and offered with a range of powerful processors. ONYX has an embedded graphics acceleration module and a high number of expansion slots to increase flexibility, allowing for integration in a variety of applications. The unit is targeted to high-end analog and digital video and broadcast SMPTE, overlay, EAS-NI encryption and H.264 AVC compression.

The small-form rugged aluminium housing measures 270mm x 250mm x 88mm, weighs just 7.1kg and is environmentally protected to IP67.

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