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Space-Saving Solid State Embedded PC Solution With Multiple I/O Ports

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The TITAN Series, a Space-Saving Solid State Embedded PC Solution that provides great connectivity experience with multiple I/O ports and expansion feature available.

APLEX introduced their TITAN Series, a solid state embedded PC solution. The first two models of the TITAN Series are ACS-2310 and ACS-2320. The ACS-2310 is targeted at applications that require ultra-compact size and ultra-low power consumption. At 1" height, it comes standard with a total of 6 USB ports, 3 Serial Ports, 2 RJ-45 LAN Ports and 1 VGA Port. It also has 2 built-in Mini-PCIe slots for further expansion needs of USB, COM and Ethernet ports. Equipped with a Baytrail Celeron N2930 CPU, the dual core CPU provides horsepower while maintaining low heat and low power consumption.

The ACS-2320 is equipped with Haswell i3 / i5 to provide extra computation power for heavy-duty applications. It comes standard with a 6 USB ports, 2 Serial Ports, 2 RJ-45 LAN Ports and 1 VGA Port. It also has 2 built-in Mini-PCIe slots for further expansion needs of USB, COM and Ethernet ports. The tool-free design of the hard drive tray makes upgrades to storage device possible in the field with minimum down-time.

The TITAN Series is designed to be fanless and reliable for industrial environment. It is also designed to be Zero-Maintenance by removing all moving mechanical parts and leverage the reliability and robust shock and vibration characteristic of industrial grade solid state drive (SSD).

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