!!! Discontinued Product !!!

Documentation for discontinued products can be found in the PIP Document Archive.

For support (FAQ and Downloads) check the PIP8-1/2 support page.

please check out our PIP8-11 with a Celeron M processor!

PIP8 - Pentium III with 700 MHz and no Fan!

[PIP8: Pentium III at 700 MHz and still no Fan!]

General Description

The PIP8 is a highly integrated and robust Packaged Industrial PC with the low power Pentium III 700 MHz processor out of Intel's Embedded Program. The PIP8 complements the existing PIP Product family (PowerPC and x86) that represents a unique solution for today's demanding industrial needs. PIPs are available in various options and are built into a extreme compact EMI/RFI sealed aluminum chassis. They can be operated under extreme as well as under normal conditions without the need of fans.

A selection of PIP8 Specialities

Among many specialities the extreme low power consumption is extraordinary. Depending on the selection of the OS it is as low as 10 Watt or with the DOS Prompt 17 Watt. Next to standard PC/AT features the PIP8 offers handy characteristics for an industrial environment like:

Those features make the PIP8 the ideal and compact solution where high processing power, long availability, low power consumption and high quality is needed. The PIP IPCs are being used in telecom, medicine, vehicles, office, as well as in any industrial applications.


Technical Features PIP8

Processor Low Power Pentium III CPU, 700 MHz 64-Bit Data Bus 256kB ECC protected cache (L2 Cache)
Intel processor out of Embedded Program
Chip Set Intel 440BX with 100MHz host bus speed  
BIOS 256kB Flash EEPROM, easy update MPL engineered BIOS (General Software)
SDRAM 144-pin SO-DIMM socket for one module Up to 256 MBytes SDRAM with 128 Mbit chips
FLASH 44-pin header Flash modules Up to 1GB Flash
Multi Purpose Socket Supports SRAM, FLASH, EPROM 28 & 32 pin DIL, up to 512kB memory size
RTC backed with on- board Battery battery, field exchangeable CMOS setup can be saved in EEPROM
SVGA Interface C&T69000 video accelerator
resolution up to 1280 x 1024
flexible panel support for STN and TFT
15-pin DSUB
refresh rate up to 85Hz
50-pin socket, for DLS, DLP & REMMI* options
4 x Serial Ports 2 ports can be modified optionally to RS422/485 half & full duplex, electrically fully isolated 2 x 9-pin D-SUB and
1 x 25-pin D-SUB connector
2 x USB Interface USB 1.1 ports 2 x Type A connectors
Parallel Port configure as LPT1...3, SPP,EPP, ECP (IEEE1284) 25-pin D-SUB connector
E-IDE Port PIO mode 4 and BusMaster IDE Standard 44-pin & 40-pin header
FDD Port one port for up to 2 drives Connection for internal or external device
CAN Bus Opto-isolated CAN Bus interface (CAN Spec. 2.0) 9-pin D-SUB connector
Expansions Full 16-bit PC/104 and 32-bit PC/104+ interface  
Keyboard PS/2 interface 6.pin mini DIN connector
Mouse PS/2 interface 6.pin mini DIN connector
Watchdog distinct keyed write sequence Programmable  time out, 1 - 255sec. or 1 - 255min.
Indicator 6 activity LEDs + 2 user definable Power, Reset, HDD, SCSI, LAN, LAN100
Reset Button On chassis (protected) and a remote reset button  
On-board option
Ethernet 10BaseT /100BaseTX
Fast 10/100Mbit/s
support IEEE802.3 auto negotiation
SCSI Interface ASPI, SCAM and Fast SCSI-2 compatible, bootable 50-pin SCSI-2 connector
Physical / power
Chassis Rugged chromated aluminum chassis with best EMI protection DIN-rail, wall mounting, desk top version
Size & weight (standard) 270 x 162 x 62mm (L x W x H) / 2.2kg 10.6 x 6.4 x 2.4inch / 4.85 pounds
Power On boards high efficiency 4 channel switching regulator 8 - 28VDC supply power
Power consumption typically 17Watt (DOS prompt) 12VDC, 700MHz, 128MB SDRAM, HDD
Temperature Range 0°C up to 60°C, optional -40°C up to 65°C No fan or opening in housing are required
Humidity 5% - 95%non condensing Optional coating available
Standard Compliance
The PIP8 is designed to meet or exceed the most common standards. Particular references are:
EMC EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000, MIL-STD-461E
Shock & Vibration EN 60068
Environmental & Safety EN 50155, MIL-STD-810-F, EN 60601, EN 60950
Approval Lists CE, IEC 60945, IACS E10

PIP8 Versions

Reference Description
PIP8-1 Low Power embedded Pentium III 700MHz with 256kB L2 Cache with on-board CAN, SXGA, 2x USB1.1, 4x RS232, 10/100 Ethernet, SCSI-2, PC/104....
PIP8-2 Low Power embedded Pentium III 700MHz with 256kB L2 Cache with on-board CAN, SXGA, 2x USB1.1, 4x RS232, 10/100 Ethernet, PC/104....
PIP8-Cx PIP Solution assembled & mounted according the customer needs & requirements (e.g. with or without housing, depopulated parts, installation of specific connectors, installing a customers application, etc.)

Extended Temperature Option

For deployment in harsh environments, the PIP8 can be ordered in an extended temperature version. Every system needs to pass various tests in a environmental chamber to prove that it will perform flawless over the temperature range indicated.
Please note: In order to get a system that will operate under these conditions, all additional selected components like hard disks or extension cards have to be specified or tested for conformity to the extended temperature range.

Reference Description
XTEST-3 extended temperature test -40° C up to +65° C
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