MORGAN HILL, California (11/12/02) —- American Predator Corporation (APC) today released the preliminary evaluations of the Gator ATX-G™ low power Industrial controller. This new design utilizes the Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 processor-M and the Intel® 845GE Chipset to deliver maximum processing performance per watt, powerful built-in graphics, and the latest USB standard in a single ATX (8.2″x12″) design.

The Gator ATX-G boasts an impressive list of features which includes: support for the Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 processor-M, six hi-speed USB 2.0 ports, five 32-Bit PCI slots, one ADD or AGP card slot, Analog Video Out, Digital Video Out, on-board Ethernet configurable to 1GB, 44-pin connector for flash disks or other IDE devices, and on-board sound.

The Gator ATX-G board is custom-designed to meet a diverse range of embedded computing requirements across a wide spectrum of device categories, including medical, networking, security, and factory automation, serving vertical market segments ranging from the pharmaceutical and semiconductor industries to printing, test and measurement, textile manufacturing and industrial robotics.

“The Gator ATX-G is our first ATX controller designed exclusively for low power applications,” said Ed Trevis, President and CEO of American Predator. “The Gator ATX-Gutilizes the power of the Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 processor-M to give you maximum performance per watt. The Gator ATX-G also runs cool in harsh conditions such as extreme heat, shock/vibration, and limited ventilation. Solutions such as the Gator ATX-Gis a direct result from a time in our industry; where flexibility and consistency are critical.”

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About The Gator Product Line

For applications with limited ventilation and space constraints, American Predator offers the “Gator line”, a full line of powerful low power designs. Consuming half the wattage as a standard Intel® Pentium® 4 processor, these low power solutions can run cool in a harsh industrial environment. Featured applications for low power designs include: small form factor, automobile, military, aerospace, and medical.

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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