Rugged Embedded Computers (PIP)

The name PIP stands for a compact, robust, low power, fanless, and ready to use embedded computer. It is available in a rugged housing (DIN-Rail or flange mount), IP67 enclosure, or as Open Frame.
  • Low power SBC designs
  • Fanless solutions
  • Extended temperature -40°C to +75/85°C
  • Long-term availability guarantee
  • Expandable with PCI/104, PCIe/104, PMC, XMC, mPCIe, PCIe, PCI
  • Robust flexible aluminum cases up to IP67

  Industry specific solutions


  PIP housing options

OEM housing
OEM solutions
PIP housing
Standard housing
MIL housing
MIL housing
Open Frame
on cooling plate
19 inch
19 inch rack

PIP CPU board matrix

  PIP30 Family PIP20 Family* PIP10 Family*
PIP39 PIP38 PIP37 PIP32 PIP31 PIP19/22/23 PIP15* PIP8-PIP11 PIP6*
Processor Quad Core i7 3612QE Dual Core i7 3555LE Dual Core i7 3517UE Celeron
Celeron M /
Core 2 Duo
Pentium M
low power Celeron & Pentium M Atom
CPU speed 2.1GHz
2.5GHz (3.2GHz) 1.7GHz (2.8GHz) 1.4GHz 1.5GHz 1.06 - 2.16GHz up to 1.2GHz up to 1.8GHz 1.6GHz
Level 2 cache 6MB 4MB 4MB 2MB 1MB 2MB/4MB 256KB 512KB/2MB 512KB
Chipset Intel QM77 Intel 945GME &
Intel SoC
Intel 855GME &
Poulsbo US15WPT
Memory ECC RAM up to 16GB DDR3 4GB ECC RAM on-board soldered
up to 12GB via memory socket
1GB on-board
up to 3GB via socket
up to 4GB via memory socket up to 1.5GB via memory socket up tp 2GB
via memory socket
Temperature range -20°C up to +60°C -20°C up to +50/60°C -20°C up to +60°C -20°C up to +60°C -20°C up to +60°C
Extended temperature -40°C to +75°C
(with airflow)
-40°C up to +75°C
(depending on CPU)
-40°C up to +65/75°C -40°C up to +75°C -40°C up to +65/75°C -40°C up to +75°C
Function Overview
Graphics DVI-I & D, LVDS
PEG ports x16
PEG ports x16
Ethernet 2 Gigabit (Intel) 4 Gigabit ports (Intel) 2 Gigabit 3 Gigabit 10/100TX
1 or 3 Gigabit
5 Gigabit
USB 4x USB 3.0 / 5x USB 2.0 6 USB 2.0 2 USB 2.0 3 USB 2.0 7 USB 2.0
FireWire via
mini PCIe
1 port
up to 800Mb/s
optional via PCI-104 optional via
optional via
Serial lines 2 RS232 ports on-board
2 additional ports via RS232 or galvanic isolated RS485/422 modules
2 RS232/4nn
PS/2 1 port; Mouse and Keyboard combined 1 port; Mouse and Keyboard combined N/A 2 ports; one for Mouse and one for Keyboard 1 port; M & K combined
Storage interface 2x SATA 3.0
2x SATA 2.0
RAID 0/1/5/10
2x SATA3, 2x SATA2, eSATAp
RAID 0/1/5/10 support
SATA and IDE port, CF via adapter 2x SATA SATA/IDE port,
CF via adapter
1x IDE
Input Voltage range 10-36VDC 8-36VDC 8-28VDC,  
opt. up to 48VDC
12-30VDC 8-28VDC,  
opt. up to 48VDC
Power consumption 17-46 watts 10-45 watts 12-42 watts 11-27 watts 12-24 watts 13-54 watts 15-23 watts 11-26 watts 12 watts
Expansion miniPCIe, mSATA, PCIe/104 x16 PCI/104-Express, mini PCIe
optional standard PCI, PCIe or PMC, XMC expansions
PC/104 & PC/104-Plus
opt. PCI or PMC ext.
PCI-104 PC/104 & PC/104-Plus
opt. PCI or PMC ext.
mini PCIe
Special features WoL, TPM, Ignition input for vehicles external mPCI-E port & mSATA port
var. Add-ons
WoL, TPM, Ignition input for vehicles
mini PCI-E slot
var. Add-ons
opt. Hilscher NetX 100 for fieldbuses various Add-ons PCI-E Minicard

* not recommended for new designs!

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