IPC-4 - Latest industrial PC with scalable performance range
IPC-4 - Latest industrial PC with scalable performance range
IPC-4 - Latest industrial PC with scalable performance range
IPC-4 - Latest industrial PC with scalable performance range
IPC-4 - Latest industrial PC with scalable performance range
IPC-4 - Latest industrial PC with scalable performance range


The latest IPC clearly sets itself apart from the competition with its scalable scope of per­for­mance. Both com­pu­ting power and the type and num­ber of inter­faces offer many pos­si­bil­i­ties for in­di­vi­dual adaptation

Key Features

  • Significantly increased performance
  • Scalable power
  • Additional interfaces easily integrated
  • All interfaces accessible from the front
  • Very good performance even in harsh environments
  • Suitable for industrial use due to integrated power supply and fan


Scalable performance for maximum flexi­bil­ity
The clock frequencies currently range from 600 MHz with an Intel Celeron M up to 2× 2.16 GHz with an Intel Core 2 Duo. Depending on the board used, up to 4 GB DDR RAM are available; this means that even com­pu­ta­tio­nally in­ten­sive tasks can be per­form­ed effort­less­ly. An Intel ATOM proces­sor can be used as a power-saving variant.

Made for rough environments
The SATA hard disks used are approved for 24/7 continuous operation and are optionally avail­able with an extended temperature range. In very harsh en­vir­on­ments, solid state disks (SSD) without any ro­ta­ting parts can also be in­stal­led to gua­ran­tee maximum oper­­a­tional reliability even in very demanding applications.

Numerous standard interfaces in compact design
The IPC-4 has six USB 2.0, four Gigabit Ether­net(10/100/1000 BaseT), two serial inter­faces, one DVI- and one VGA-connector.


Additionally a CF slot is implemented. The high in­dus­tri­al suitability is also reflected in the ar­range­ment of the connections. Cabling is only found on the front panel. The side panels are re­serv­ed for the fans and air outlets. Cooling fins are located at the top and bot­tom for maximum performance.

Left = standard, right = individuality
The modular design allows customer-specific ex­tens­ions depending on the type of app­li­ca­tion. With the IPC-4 this is realized with the help of PCI104 and PC104+ cards. This makes the IPC-4 a spec­ia­list for a wide range of applications: CAN, FireWire, digital and analog inputs and outputs, frame grabbers and many other functions.

32 KB battery buffered ZERO-RAM 
Variables can be temporarily stored in this RAM during runtime so that they are still avail­able after a system failure.

Technical Data


Status LEDs

* please see the manual for further

5 V – LED illuminated when connected to power supply
Device ready for start/started*
Run – shows operating status of the IPC-4*
Err – Errors cause the error LED to blink*
Rel – LED is ilumintaed when relay adduct, turns off at
dropout (Pin 12, 11 and 14) *
HDD – shows the status of the internal HDD and the CF-card*
ButtonsSHDN – Start resp. automatic shutdown and power off, as long as ACPI is activated
Reset – Causes a warm boot
HDD2.5" HDD (SATA or IDE up to 9.5 mm hight)
Support of periphery components via USBCD-/DVD-ROM; CD-/DVD-RW; HDDs, USB-sticks, mouse and keyboard, other peripheral components
CertificatesEMC acc. to CE with EN 61000-6-4:2007, EN 55022:2006, EN 61000-6-2:2005,
EN 61000-4-2:1995 + A1:1998 + A2:2001, EN 61000-4-3:2006, EN 61000-4-4:2004,
EN 61000-4-5:2006, EN 61000-4-6:1996 + A1:2001 GL (on inquiry)
Dimensions (l×w×h)244 mm (+10 mm minimum space to the left and right) × 121 mm × 95 mm (without connectors)
HousingCompact aluminium case with integrated top hat rail (TS35)
Storage temperature–20°C up to +65°C
Operating temperature0°C up to +45°C, optional –20°C to +65°C (with automotive HDD or Industrial CF-card and active cooling)
Humidity5 % – 95 % non-condensing
Power supply24 V DC ± 20% (for standard versions)
24 V DC –25 % / +30 % (for GL-versions, German Lloyd)
Power supply for automotive area available on enquiry
Power consumption at 24 V DC (without external periphery)Max. power consumption 1.0 to 2.0
Start-up current 2.5 to 4.5 A
Power adaptor (integrated)ATX – compatible, Wake-up via LAN supported
Power/Watchdog1× power supply, 1× relay, 1× remote
VGADepending on COM Express module (see CPU types)
DVI1× DVI (resolution 640×480 up to 1600×1200, depending on display)
CFCF-card acc. to specification 4.1 (CF UDMA Mode 0–4, PIO Mode 0–6)
USB flash memoryInternal slot for DiskonModule flash memory via USB 2.0
EthernetLAN1 Gigabit ethernet, Realtek RTL8111 10/100/1000 BaseT
LAN2 Intel 82573L 10/100/1000 BaseT interface via PCIexpress lane
USB6× USB 1.1/2.0 up to 480 Mbit/s, power output 500 mA each
Serial interfaces2× standard RS232 (with all handshake-signals), galvanic isolation optional (up to 2 kV)
PCI104 or PC104+2× PCI104 or PC104+ slots for customer-specific interfaces
Optional PC104+ cardsCAN bus
Serial interfaces (RS232/RS485/RS422)
Digital/analog inputs and outputs
Customer-specific functions
CPU Versions600 MHz1.5 GHz2× 2.16 GHz
CPUIntel Celeron M 600 MHz, ULV, 512 KB Cache, FSB 400 MHzIntel Celeron M 370 1.5 GHz, 1 MB Cache, FSB 400 MHzIntel Core 2 Duo T7400, 2.16 GHz, (4M Cache, 667 MHz FSB, 65 nm), socket mPGA479M
RAMSO-DIMM DDR2 DDR533/ PC4200 up to 2 GB2 socket, SO-DIMM DDR2 667/PC5300 up to 4 GB, 3 GB usable
ChipsetGraphics & memory controller hub: Intel 915GME 
IO controller hub: Intel 82801FBM (ICH6-M)
Graphics & memory controller hub: Intel 945GME
IO controller hub: Intel 82801GHM (ICH7M-DH)
VGA resolutionUp to 2048×1536 (75 Hz)

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