Advantech announces the release of ARK-1221L and ARK-1250L Din-Rail Edge Computers
Two new innovative din-rail edge computers that deliver enhanced performance and 5G compatability
Leading provider of AIoT platforms and services, Advantech, has announced the release of two Din-Rail Edge Computers — the ARK-1221L and ARK-1250L. These new Din-Rail Automation Systems feature an ultra-compact, rugged and fanless design whilst supporting a wide operating temperature range (-40 ~ 60 °C) and voltage input. Both ARK-1221L and ARK-1250L support 5G/LTE integration, Windows 10 and Ubuntu for easy deployment and integration, enabling you to achieve higher efficiency and increased productivity when used in factory and smart city environments. In addition to the sleek design and ease of use, Advantech offers TPM chips on request, so users and IT admin can ensure high-level hardware-based security.
Both systems feature front-facing I/O that supports integration in cabinets and space-limited environments common in machine vision, equipment control, and smart factory applications.
Industrial Automation Gateway - ARK-1221L
The ARK-1221L features the Intel® Atom® x6413E Quad Core CPU, supporting up to 32 GB DDR4-2666 memory for computing-intensive IoT operations. The ARK-1221L leverages WISE-DeviceOn to provide a 5G-ready IoT gateway for remotely managing edge devices, reducing downtime, and maintenance costs whilst increasing processing efficiency and productivity. Despite its compact size, ARK-1221L provides rich I/O for connection with sensing devices, including:
- 2 x GbE (up to 2500 Mbps)
- 2 x RS-232/422/485
- 2 x USB 3.2 and 2 x USB 2.0
- HDMI + DP
Alongside providing connectivity to Wi-Fi and 5G modules, the ARK-1221L features multiple internal expansion slots, including mPCIe, and M.2 E key & B key for diverse automation applications and storage respectively.
AI Accelerated Automation System - ARK-1250L
Powered by 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5/i3 processors, the ARK-1250L delivers responsive, high-performance computing power with artificial intelligence/deep learning capabilities and low power consumption. The Advantech ARK-1250L supports versatile I/O connection and over 10 selected iDoor I/O expansion modules. These modules engender high flexibility for a diverse range of AOI, AGV/AMR and industrial equipment control applications. Likewise, the ARK-1250L features:
- 4 x RS-232/422/485 for motor and radar sensors
- 1 x optional CANbus for robotic arms
- 3 x USB 3.2 for peripherals like vision cameras
- 3 x GbE (2 x are up to 2500 Mpbs) for connectivity
- Internal expansion slots, including mPCIe/mSATA, M.2 E key (for Wi-Fi) and B key (for 5G)
- Internal USB pin header (for security dongles), helping users enhance solution functionality
Built with Advantech DeviceOn/iEdge, the ARK-1250L supports standard industrial protocols including Modbus, OPC-UA and other PLC base protocols via a user-friendly interface for machine status monitoring, real-time reaction and abnormal function notification capabilities.
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As a leading UK Advantech Premier Channel Partner, APC offers supported pricing across our extensive range of Advantech inventory. Our specialist embedded computing team provide both, in-house and remote product demonstrations and expertise for your custom and bespoke projects. By choosing APC Technology Group, you gain access to a specialist team of highly skilled engineers and technicians who work closely with Advantech's own team of experts. Our team work with you to understand and identify your embedded computing needs to help design a bespoke solution with longevity, performance and scalability.
As the UK’s leading Advantech specialist, APC’s embedded computing team works alongside Adavantech’s own design-in service to address the technical requirements of IoT solution developers. This service is comprised of a series of hardware and software add-ons designed to help developers integrate their systems and reduce time to market.