ARK-3532 - Multi-functional Edge Computers for Machine Vision & Factory Automation

Author: James Gane
ARK-3532 - Multi-functional Edge Computers for Machine Vision & Factory Automation

Empowered Edge Computing Solution

The ARK-3532, Advantech's recently released addition to their range of Fanless Intelligent Edge Computers, offers hardware and software integrated solutions with extensive I/O connectivity and plentiful expansion options. The ARK-3532 series is built around the latest Intel 10th Gen. Xeon W and Core embedded 65W processors, combining up to 10 core 20 thread processor support for powerful computing at the Edge.

Fanless, rugged multi-functional design

The ARK 3532 series come in three versions defined by their PCI Express (PCIe) and PCI expansion options: The ARK-3532B features one PCIe x16 (dual slot capacity) and one PCIe x4 slot, the ARK-3532C has two PCI slots and 1x PCIe x4 slot, and the ARK-3532D combines both, offering one PCIe x16 (dual slot capacity), one PCIe x4, and two PCI slots.  

In addition to the 10th Generation Intel processors, all three ARK-3532 versions feature a fanless aluminium chassis, a wide operating temperature range of -20°C to +60°C, and a wide input voltage of 9V to 36V DC. I/O connectivity is also identical across all three with HDMI and VGA display outputs, four Gigabit Ethernet ports, four USB3.2 Gen 2 ports, two USB3.0 ports and two additional USB3.0 ports, all with independent controllers ensuring dedicated power outputs for USB cameras essential for machine vision applications. Additionally, the ARK-3532 series has six serial ports (four RS-232/422/485 with auto flow control and two RS-232). Along with the 16-bit GPIO that's 21 I/O connections on the front panel and when you add the potential for additonal I/O expansion via the PCI/PCIe slot configurations you can truly see the flexibility in the design of this new embedded PC. 

Our Embedded Systems capabilities

Impulse can help you design and configure your chosen ARK-3532 system to your exact specification in our UK-based engineering facility with your choice of processor, memory, storage, peripheral cards and embedded operating system.

With our embedded systems capabilities, we can create reliable, repeatable, and revision-controlled systems aimed at reducing your overall project costs and development time. With our team of in-house engineers and specialists, all with decades of experience, we can offer you fully deployable embedded computing solutions straight out of the box.

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