AMC-500 Low Cost 4U 19 inch rackmount computer

Description

The AMC-500 is a low cost PC/AT compatible computer designed for 19 inch rackmounting in industrial, scientific and telecommunication applications. The unit accommodates a standard 14-slot ISA backplane, a combination ISA/PCI backplanes, an AT motherboard or the latest ATX Motherboards. There is provision for a total of five disk drives. A removable disk drive bay mounts three accessible 5.25" drives plus one half-height 3.5" hard drive together with one 3.5" floppy drive.

Passive Backplane Support

The AMC-500 is design to accommodate numerous types of backplanes. Options include a 14-slot ISA backplane and a 14-slot PICMG backplane - 9 x ISA slots, 1 x CPU slot and 4 x PCI slots.

Motherboard Configurations

The AMC-500 also offers the flexibility to support a number of motherboard configurations including AT and ATX Motherboards. (Please consult AMC regarding ATX Motherboard rear I/O panel compatibility).

Hot-Swap Power Supply Option

AMC-500 - hot-swap power supplies
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As well as a standard 250W AT or a 300W ATX PSU, the AMC-500 can also be supplied with a dual redundant 270W hot-swappable power supply - the BPS-270 in either PS/2 or ATX format. An audible alarm and visible LED will alert the user of a system malfunction.

Features at a Glance

  • 19 inch Rackmounting
  • Backplanes - 14-slot ISA backplane, Combination 14-slot PICMG ISA/PCI backplanes, AT and ATX otherboards
  • Pentium, Pentium II, Pentium III and Celeron versions
  • Filtered positive pressure in chassis
  • Front removable air filter
  • Shock-absorbing disk drive mounts
  • Lockable disk drive door
  • Hold-down bar to protect plug-in cards from vibration
Specification

  • Construction: Heavy-duty steel with aluminium front panel
  • Disk drive capacity: Three accessible 5.25" drives plus one half-height 3.5" hard drive together with one 3.5" floppy drive
  • Status Panel: Reset, power On/Off and keyboard lock switches. LEDs for power On/Off, HDD activity. Dual system support
  • Cooling: Two fans (flow in), one 86.5-CFM fan and one 35.3-CFM fan on the front panel with an air filter and one 32-CFM cooling fan (flow out) at the rear panel for the power supply

 
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Dimensions



  • Dimensions (mm) 431(W) x 450(D) x 177(H) mm
  • Weight (kg) 17.5
Environmental Specification

  • Operating Temp: 0-55°C
  • Operating Humidity: 20-90% non-condensing
  • Vibration: 5-15Hz, 0.25G p-p / 15 - 500Hz, 2.5G p-p
Power Supply Options

250W AT Power Supply
  • Output rating: 250W (max.)
  • Input voltage: 95 to 132 VAC or 185 to 254 VAC @ 43 to 63Hz
  • Output Current: +5V @ 25A, +12V @ 10A, -5V @ 0.5A, -12V @ 0.5A (min. load +5 V @ 1A, +12V @ 0.4A is needed)
  • Safety: UL/CSA/TÜV/CE approved
  • MTBF: 50,000 hrs at 70% load
300W ATX Power Supply
  • Output rating: 300W (max.)
  • Input voltage: 95 to 132 VAC or 185 to 254 VAC @ 43 to 63Hz
  • Output Current: +5V @ 30A, +12V @ 12A, +3.3V @ 22A, -5V @ 0.3A, -12V @ 1A (min. load +5 V @ 2A, +12V @ 0.2A is needed)
  • Safety: UL/CSA/TÜV/CE approved
  • MTBF: 50,000 hrs at 70% load
BPS-270 270W Dual Redundant Hot-Swap PSU
  • Output rating: 270W (max.) per module
  • Input voltage: 95 to 132 VAC or 185 to 254 VAC @ 43 to 63Hz, autoranging.
  • Output Current: +5V @ 30A, +12V @ 16A, +3.3V @ 20A, -5V @ 0.5A, -12V @ 1.5A (min. load +5 V @ 3A, +12V @ 1A, +3.3 @ 3A is needed)
  • Safety: UL/CSA/TÜV/CE approved
  • MTBF:176,000 hrs at 70% load