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iBrick Awarded Editor's Choice

Editor's Choice Award:

Military Embedded Systems publication awards Small PC's iBrick Computer "Editor's Choice".

The SC215ML iBrick computer is small, rugged and designed for All-Weather operation.

   

SunVu-85 Outdoor LCD

iBrick Gen 4 Rugged Computer

American Ambulance

24" Marine LCD Display

iBrick Gen 3 Rugged Computer

Survey Boat Computer

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Dual rugged pc's in 2U shelf

Dual Small PC's on 2U Rack:

Small PC's computer model SC241S is now available as a dual computer 2U rack mount solution. The configuration shown provides 24 x RS232 Serial Ports.

Please contact us for more details:
ph. 1-877-505-5022

   

Helicopter PC Application

Fire Truck LCD Display

Goldcorp Mine

Rugged LCD Computer

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Rugged all weather iBrick Computer

iBrick Gen 4 i-Series Computer:

Small PC has introduced its latest All-Weather computer, rugged and waterproof.

R. Vance, Engineering Manager. "We improved the passive cooling solution by 10% with a redesigned heat sink and pipes" Youtoube review of iBrick

   

Research & Development Partnership

Waterproof Computer
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Application Notes
and White papers

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Ambulance computer and display

Ambulance Computer:

American Ambulance as selected Small PC's SC240 computer and RWD104 sunlight readable touch screen for use in its emgencency vehilces...

Click to review press release....

 

   

 

 

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Marine Display with Multi-Touch

Sunlight Readable with Multi-Touch

24" Marine LCD Display with projective capacitive touch screen, sealed and waterproof. Optically enhanced for improved viewing in direct sunlight.

Click to review press release....
Fugawi Marine 5 image courtesy of Northport Systems Inc.

   

 

 

 


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Police Vehicle Computer

Vehicle Computer Power Supplies:

White Paper technical notes on power the special power requirements when using computers in vehicle and mobile applications..

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Rugged Marine Boat Computer

Survey boat computer:

McKim & Creed has installed Small PC’s Rugged Marine Computer on to a catamaran for a hydrographic survey system.

M.T, a Senior Hydrographic Specialist Says “We have been very happy with the setup and operation of the computer system"

   

 

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rugged computer for helicopter

Rugged Vehicle Computer replaces Notebook in Helicopter application:

Digital World Mapping Inc. has selected Small PC's vehicle computer model SC240ML for use in its LiDAR mapping and imaging system.

DigitalWorld’s LiDAR acquisition systems and software are developed in-house.

   

 

 

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Fire Truck LCD Display

Fire Truck LCD Display:

Primetech, UK, has integrated our RWD080M sunlight readable LCD display as part of its fire truck boom mounted thermal imaging camera system.

The Waterproof 8" Display is at the boom operator’s position and allows the user to see what the camera sees 40 meters up.

Roadwater Computer is a div. of Small PC

   

 

 


 

 

 

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Rugged Computer in Gaf roof shingle production

Computer in the factory:

Gaf Corp. "North America's largest manufacturer of commerical and residental roofing", is using Smallpc's model SC240 as part of its production automation and control systems.

The Small PC's "rugged design gives us confidence that it will be able to handle the industrial environment". G. H., Gaf Corp.

   

 

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Rugged Computer in Gold Mine

Computer in Goldcorp Mine:

Goldcorp has selected Small PC's Rugged SC240ML computer for its Musselwhite Mine.

"It's now been a year since we installed the computer, and we literally haven't touched it again."
Jason Firth, Goldcorp.

     
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Computer Mounted on Geotechnical Centrifuge

Earthquake Simulator:

The UC Davis Center for Geotechnical Modeling is using the SC240M computer in a Geotechnical Centriifuge. "We have been using the SC240M for almost 3 years in an 90-G centrifuge with lots of dirt, grease, and hydraulic fluid flying around and the system has worked flawlessly" P.R.
7 sec. Video

     
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rugged computer with hot swap drive

Rugged 1U Rack PC with Hot Swap Drive:

Our new SRC101 1U rack mount computer is only 9.84" deep with support for Atom, Core 2 Duo and Intel i3, i5 and i7 CPU configurations. The included Hot Swap 2.5" drive bay makes this small rack mount computer ideal for specialized mobile and industrial applications.

     
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Rugged Computer Vibration Test

Operational Vibration Test:

Check out our video showing the SC240ML rugged computer operational vibration testing. This test simulates real world conditions for typical machine and vehicle computer systems operating in factories, trucks, cars, ships and helicopters.

Shake, Rattle and Roll Video...

     
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Rugged i7 computer, waterproof, fanless

Fanless & Waterproof i5 Computer:

Small PC's Rugged Waterproof Computer model SC240ML is now available with Intel's i3, and i5 series processors. This high performance fanless solution required a unique 5 pipe heat sink solution for the CPU and the South Bridge chips

See Intel site for detailed information....

     
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Rugged Computer with hot swap drives

Intel i7, i5 and i3 Systems:

Small PC has released the Intel Mobile i7, i5 and i3 CPU versions of its' Rugged Computer Solutions. These "i series" solutions offer increase speed and performance.

See Intel site for detailed information....

     
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Lincoln Electric HMI using SD170PC

Lincoln Electric Substation HMI:

An electric utility in Nebraska uses the SD170PC as a Human Machine Interface (HMI) to monitor and control a high voltage substation.

Lincoln Electric

     
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High Bright touch screen display

High Bright Vehicle Display:

Small PC has released its' new High Bright 1000 nit 12.1 Wide Screen LCD. The unit supports multiple video inputs including PC video with DVI, HD15-VGA and HDMI ports as well as composite and S-Video input ports. Input power of 10 to 14.5V DC is supported.

This rugged touch screen display is ideal for vehicle and mobile applications.

     
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Rugged Computer Hot Swap Drive Shuttle

Small PC with Dual Hot Swap Drives:

Small PC's new Model SC240S supports a Single or Dual SATA Hot Swap Drive bay. The standard configuration comes complete with 1 fixed drive and one Hot Swap Drive bay allowing the user to add their own Hot Swap drive or Solid State Disk.

     
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Rugged LCD Touch Screen Computer

Rugged Computer, on the farm:

Agra-Gold has installed Small PC's Rugged Touch Screen Computer in farm tractors as part of a GPS Mapping Flow Meter Nutrient System. The high bright, waterproof computer is ideally suited for specialized vehicle applications.

Agra-Gold Consulting Ltd. (Agra) is a leading livestock nutrient management company in Manitoba, Canada.

See model: SDC100

     
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Rugged Computer

The SC240ML supports a total of four 2.5" drives. The two SATA removable drives are sealed with a gasketed cover plate attached with thumb screws. A typical configuration would include an internal solid state flash drive supporting the operating system with a raid drive configuration set up on the removable drives. As an example, this configuration is ideal for digital security video streaming applications.

Youtube Video Demonstration
of hotswap drives

     
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Rugged Computer with 6 port POE

SC240ML Rugged Computer with 6 Port POE:

SmallPC's Rugged Computer Model SC240ML now supports an optional integrated 3 port or 6 port POE interface. (Power Over Ethernet)

The POE ports are provided using an industrial grade switch from GarrettCom.

The integrated POE options makes the SC240ML ideal for use in Security/Public Safety and other DVR/Camera solutions.

     
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Security System Rugged Touch Screen Computer

School Security - Rugged Touch Computer:

Advantech, Inc. selects Small PC's Rugged Touch Computer SDxxxPC series as the operator interface for it's high end Security Systems.

Advantech's security system is unique because it integrates Intrusion, Access Control and CCTV in one networkable/expandable system.

     
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Rugged Touch Computer

Rugged Touch Computer, in the Kitchen:

The Keg Restauranthas successfully tested our Rugged Waterproof Touch Computer model SDC170 for its "back of house reference system"

The " touch screen at The Keg in Victoria is working great!"

     
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Sivaco Wire/SmallPC LCD Touch Computer

Automated Steel Wire Production Line:

Sivaco has installed a SmallPC LCD Touch Computer to "operate an automated steel wire and rod galvanizing line.  It consists of several machines, applying several processes to a steel wire rod in order to apply a layer of molten zinc.."

Sivaco designs and manufacturers high quality wire products. www.sivaco.com

     
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Rugged POE Computer

Power over Ethernet Computer: (POE Computer)

Small PC's Rugged Computer model SC240ML now supports an integrated 4 Port POE option. The most popular application requiring POE is IP video cameras for digital video recording. (DVR)

The SC240ML is an ideal rugged POE camera server for security and public safety DVR applications.

See waterproof POE Cameras from Axis.

     
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Crane Data System

Crane Data System uses Small PC:

"Harbor Telematics' Crane Data System (CDS) is a customizable web based, real time monitoring and alerting system for Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes. This system makes accessing alarm and production data simple from any location." more...

The model SC240 provided for this application had several special features including a 24V DC power supply, Dual Lan, Din Rail Mounting and a Solid State Flash Drive. more...

     
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InMotion Robots for Rehabilitation, SmallPC Computers

"InMotion Robots for Rehabilitation"

Interactive Motion Technologies Inc. uses a Small PC computer as part of their "Robots for Rehabilitation"

"InMotion Robots are the result of groundbreaking medical engineering research at the Newman Laboratory for Biomechanics and Human Rehabilitation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)", more...

     
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Laser Contouring System using SC240M

Mobile Cart Laser Contouring System:

Process Metrix uses Small PC Rugged Computer model SC240M in its' mobile cart Laser Counturing System.

"Yeah, it’s pretty hot. Can’t stand in front of the converter for more than 5 seconds (literally) before the pain comes on….your PC’s are working like champs in this environment!"
M. B. - Process Metrix

     
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ITEC Entertainment Mummy Ride uses Small PC

"Revenge of the Mummy"

ITEC Entertainment uses Small PC for Revenge of the Mummy ride for Universal Studios, Singapore.

     
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Rugged Sealed waterproof hard drive

Sealed & Waterproof Rugged USB Drive:

Small PC has developed a ruggedized USB hard drive that is ideal for digital video streaming where the storage device must be robust and portable.

  • Law Enforcement
  • Public Security
  • Military/Government
     
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Highbright Touch LCD in Ford F150

"Pimp My Ride"

10.4" highbright touch LCD used by AutoEffects

Ford F-150 Harley Davidson Edition.

LCD Model: SED104E-HB

     
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Rugged Computer thermal research

Team McMaster University:

The McMaster University Thermal Research Team meets to review results of recent testing and heat pipe modeling..

     
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Power of One Solar Car Project

Small PC used in Power of One Solar Car:

XOF1's Solar Car team "gets ready to take on the greatest challenge on the planet for a solar car, the longest ice road in the world, from Inuvik to Tukoyaktuk, Northwest territories."

Marcelo da Luz, xof1's project leader says, "I want to thank Small PC for all support provided to the project...."

Check out "Power of One Solar Car Project" at www.xof1.com

     
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Rugged PC test chamber

Rugged computer model SC240M cold boot and operational test to -40°C using its' in house temperature chamber.

The SC240M has a posted operating temperature of -20°C to 55°C. Using its' temperature chamber, Small PC has tested and confirmed extended operating temperatures of -40°C to 60°C of specific SC240M configurations.

   

 

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U of M Solar Car Project

University of Michigan's Solar Car Project:

Small PC donates computer/LCD touch screen to U of M's Solar Car Project.

"The PC and touchscreen worked great, and gave us the coolest strategy vehicle of any team." Ethan Stark, Engineering Director, U of M's Solar Car Team.

     
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Thermal Image of rugged computer

 

Small PC partners with OCE and McMaster Univisity in Thermal Research.

The project leader, Dr. Chan Ching, is an expert in two-phase flow and heat transfer. Dr. Ching established the Thermal Management Research Laboratory at McMaster University. The results and data of this two year collaborative project have lead to several improvements to the design of the thermal management solution used in Small PC’s line of rugged sealed computers. More.......

     
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USB Boot imaging

USB Flash Drive OS Boot and Imaging

SmallPC has introduced a USB Operating System Boot/Imaging option for its SC240 series of rugged computers. USB imaging allows simple and convenient operating system support for embedded and OEM applications. More....