MORGAN HILL, California (03/15/00) —- American Predator Corporation (APC) has released the preliminary evaluations of the Raptor EBX™. This design is based on the Intel® 440BX chipset and supports Intel® Celeron® and Pentium® processors. Developed specifically for industrial applications that require a powerful engine combined with an EBX platform (5.75”x8”).

The Raptor EBX can be use for industrial workstations, avionics, Internet and Network appliances, in harsh environments that are subject to shock and vibration. The solid state flash device featured in this design is a Disk-on-Chip™ with a standard 32-pin DIP package and True FFS (True Flash File System) technology which can replace standard hard disks that are often subject to data errors and easily damaged under these conditions.

The Raptor EBX, is the only product in the market that offers the flexibility of an economical standard PC riser card slot delivering maximum of PC standard adapters expandability along with the PC104 compact expansion. The Raptor EBX features, two USB headers, ULTRA-DMA/EIDE capability allowing high speed data transfer, and complete on-board I/O. It supports one on-board DIMM memory modules up to 256MB of SDRAM memory. Also, the on-board CRT/LCD Chips & Technologies 65555 Video Controller. Another industrial feature on this APC design, is the on-board 10 Base-T/100Mbits Ethernet controller with support for Wake-On-Lan function that allows remote station wake-up for maintenance and power management.

The applications most used for this product are: Medical, Avionics, Telephony, Telecommunications, Factory Automation, PLC/PC based interface, Automotive, just to name a few, all based on size constraint. Call American Predator’s sales representative to order your evaluation unit for 30 days with no obligation and satisfaction guaranteed. Try this amazing new solution from our diverse line of form factors and products.

American Predator Corporation

Founded in 1993, American Predator Corporation is a pioneer in the design and manufacturing of long-life motherboards and systems for industrial applications. American Predator offers designs based on the latest Intel® microprocessors in a full line of form factors. All products carry a five (5) to eight year (8) production guarantee reducing customer redesign and recertification costs increasing their profitability. For more information on American Predator Corporation please visit

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