User Manual
AIMB-270
Intel® Core™ i7/i5/Celeron®
µFC-PGA989 Mini-ITX with VGA/
2DVI/LVDS, 6 COM, Dual LAN,
PCIe x 16
Copyright
The documentation and the software included with this product are copyrighted 2010
by Advantech Co., Ltd. All rights are reserved. Advantech Co., Ltd. reserves the right
to make improvements in the products described in this manual at any time without
notice.
No part of this manual may be reproduced, copied, translated or transmitted in any
form or by any means without the prior written permission of Advantech Co., Ltd.
Information provided in this manual is intended to be accurate and reliable. However,
Advantech Co., Ltd. assumes no responsibility for its use, nor for any infringements
of the rights of third parties, which may result from its use.
Acknowledgements
AMI is a trademark of Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
IBM and PC are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation.
Intel® Core™ i7/i5/Celeron® is trademark of Intel Corporation
WinBond is a trademark of Winbond Corporation.
All other product names or trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
AIMB-270 User Manual
Part No. 2002027000
Edition 1
Printed in China
July 2010
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A Message to the Customer
Advantech Customer Services
Each and every Advantech product is built to the most exacting specifications to
ensure reliable performance in the harsh and demanding conditions typical of industrial environments. Whether your new Advantech equipment is destined for the laboratory or the factory floor, you can be assured that your product will provide the
reliability and ease of operation for which the name Advantech has come to be
known.
Your satisfaction is our primary concern. Here is a guide to Advantech’s customer
services. To ensure you get the full benefit of our services, please follow the instructions below carefully.
Technical Support
We want you to get the maximum performance from your products. So if you run into
technical difficulties, we are here to help. For the most frequently asked questions,
you can easily find answers in your product documentation. These answers are normally a lot more detailed than the ones we can give over the phone.
So please consult this manual first. If you still cannot find the answer, gather all the
information or questions that apply to your problem, and with the product close at
hand, call your dealer. Our dealers are well trained and ready to give you the support
you need to get the most from your Advantech products. In fact, most problems
reported are minor and are able to be easily solved over the phone.
In addition, free technical support is available from Advantech engineers every business day. We are always ready to give advice on application requirements or specific
information on the installation and operation of any of our products.
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Declaration of Conformity
FCC Class B
This device complies with the requirements in part 15 of the FCC rules:
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
! This device may not cause harmful interference
! This device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is
operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can
radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this device in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which
case the user will be required to correct the interference at his/her own expense. The
user is advised that any equipment changes or modifications not expressly approved
by the party responsible for compliance would void the compliance to FCC regulations and therefore, the user's authority to operate the equipment.
Caution! There is a danger of a new battery exploding if it is incorrectly installed.
Do not attempt to recharge, force open, or heat the battery. Replace the
battery only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Discard used batteries according to the manufacturer's
instructions.
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CPU Compatibility
CPU Family
Speed
sSpec.
Core Stepping
TDP
L3 cache
Intel i5-520M 2.4G
2.4G
SLBNB
C2
35W
3MB
Intel i7-620M 2.66G
2.66G
SLBPD
C2
35W
4MB
Memory Compatibility
Brand
Size
Speed
Type
Advantech PN
Memory
1GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
TS128MSK64V1U/
TS2KSU28200-1S
96SD3-1G1066NNTR
SEC K4B1G0846DHCF8(128x8)
1GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
TS128MSK64V1U
96SD3-1G1066NNTR
SEC HCH9
K4B1G0846D(128x8)
2GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
TS256MSK64V1U/
TS5KSU28400-1S
96SD3-2G1066NNTR
SEC K4B1G0846DHCF8(128x8)
2GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
TS128MSK64V1U
96SD3-2G1066NNTR
SEC HCH9
K4B1G0846D (128x8)
1GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
78.02GC3.420
96SD3-1G1066NNAP
ELPIDA J1108BABGDJ-E(128x8)
2GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
78.A2GC3.421
96SD3-2G1066NNAP
ELPIDA J1108BABGAE-E(128x8)
1GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
KVR1066D3S7/1G
ELPIDA J1108BABGDJ-E? 085009KP5
(128x8)
2GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
KVR1066D3S7/2G
ELPIDA J1108BABGDJ-E 090309GFB
(128x8)
2GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
KVR1066D3S7/2G
KVR1066D3S7/2G
(256x8)
DSL
1GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
Micron
1GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
MT8JSF12864HZ1G1F1
Micron 9FF27 D9KPT
(128x8)
Samsung
2GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
M471B5673DH1CF8
SEC 904 HCF8
K4B1G0846D (128x8)
G.SKILL
4GB
DDR3
1066
SODIMM
N
DDR3
F3-8500CL7S4GBSQ
HYNIX
H5TQ2G83AFRG7C(256X8)
1GB
DDR3
1333
SODIMM
N
DDR3
TS128MSK64V3U
SEC 849 HCH9
K4B1G0846D (128x8)
2GB
DDR3
1333
SODIMM
N
DDR3
TS256MSK64V3U
SEC 904 HCF8
K4B1G0846D (128x8)
Apacer
1GB
DDR3
1333
SODIMM
N
DDR3
78.02GC6.420
ELPIDA J1108BABGDJ-E (128x8)
DSL
1GB
DDR3
1333
SODIMM
N
DDR3
D3SE28081XG5AA
ELPIDA J1108BASEDJ-E (128x8)
Kingston
1GB
DDR3
1333
SODIMM
N
DDR3
KVR1333D3S9/1G
E LPIDA J1108BDBGDJ-F (128x8)
Transcend
Apacer
Kingston
Transcend
ECC Vendor PN
ELPIDA J1108BASEDJ-E (128x8)
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Ordering Information
Part Number
Chipset
VGA
2 DVI
SW RAID USB
COM
AIMB-270G2-00A1E
QM57
Yes
Yes
Yes
8
2
6
GbE LAN
Product Warranty (2 years)
Advantech warrants to you, the original purchaser, that each of its products will be
free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years from the date of purchase.
This warranty does not apply to any products which have been repaired or altered by
persons other than repair personnel authorized by Advantech, or which have been
subject to misuse, abuse, accident or improper installation. Advantech assumes no
liability under the terms of this warranty as a consequence of such events.
Because of Advantech’s high quality-control standards and rigorous testing, most of
our customers never need to use our repair service. If an Advantech product is defective, it will be repaired or replaced at no charge during the warranty period. For outof-warranty repairs, you will be billed according to the cost of replacement materials,
service time and freight. Please consult your dealer for more details.
If you think you have a defective product, follow these steps:
1. Collect all the information about the problem encountered. (For example, CPU
speed, Advantech products used, other hardware and software used, etc.) Note
anything abnormal and list any onscreen messages you get when the problem
occurs.
2. Call your dealer and describe the problem. Please have your manual, product,
and any helpful information readily available.
3. If your product is diagnosed as defective, obtain an RMA (return merchandise
authorization) number from your dealer. This allows us to process your return
more quickly.
4. Carefully pack the defective product, a fully-completed Repair and Replacement
Order Card and a photocopy proof of purchase date (such as your sales receipt)
in a shippable container. A product returned without proof of the purchase date
is not eligible for warranty service.
5. Write the RMA number visibly on the outside of the package and ship it prepaid
to your dealer.
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Initial Inspection
Before you begin installing your motherboard, please make sure that the following
materials have been shipped:
! 1 x AIMB-270 Intel Core™ i7/i5/Celeron µFC-PGA989 Mini-ITX motherboard
! 2 x SATA HDD cable
! 2 x SATA Power cable
! 1 x CPU cooler
! 1 x Cable kit for 4 serial ports
! 1 x I/O port bracket
! 1 x Startup manual
! 1 x Driver CD
! 1 x Warranty card
If any of these items are missing or damaged, contact your distributor or sales representative immediately. We have carefully inspected the AIMB-270 mechanically and
electrically before shipment. It should be free of marks and scratches and in perfect
working order upon receipt. As you unpack the AIMB-270, check it for signs of shipping damage. (For example, damaged box, scratches, dents, etc.) If it is damaged or
it fails to meet the specifications, notify our service department or your local sales
representative immediately. Also notify the carrier. Retain the shipping carton and
packing material for inspection by the carrier. After inspection, we will make arrangements to repair or replace the unit.
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Contents
Chapter
1
General Information ............................1
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.9
1.10
1.11
1.12
Introduction ............................................................................................... 2
Features .................................................................................................... 2
Specifications ............................................................................................ 2
1.3.1 System .......................................................................................... 2
1.3.2 Memory ......................................................................................... 2
1.3.3 Input/Output .................................................................................. 2
1.3.4 Graphics........................................................................................ 3
1.3.5 Ethernet LAN ................................................................................ 3
1.3.6 Industrial features ......................................................................... 3
1.3.7 Mechanical and environmental specifications............................... 3
Jumpers and Connectors .......................................................................... 3
Table 1.1: Jumpers...................................................................... 3
Table 1.2: Connectors ................................................................. 4
Board layout: Jumper and Connector Locations ....................................... 5
Figure 1.1 Jumper and Connector Location ................................ 5
Figure 1.2 I/O Connectors ........................................................... 5
AIMB-270 Board Diagram ......................................................................... 6
Figure 1.3 AIMB-270 Board Diagram .......................................... 6
Safety Precautions .................................................................................... 7
Jumper Settings ........................................................................................ 7
1.8.1 How to Set Jumpers...................................................................... 7
1.8.2 CMOS Clear (CMOS1) ................................................................. 8
Table 1.3: CMOS1....................................................................... 8
1.8.3 JLVDS1 and JLVDS2: LCD Power 3.3 V/5 V/ 12 V Selector........ 8
Table 1.4: JLVDS1 and JLVDS2:
LCD Power 3.3 V/5 V/ 12 V Selector.......................... 8
1.8.4 JLVDS_CLT1: Backlight control selector for LVDS1 .................... 9
Table 1.5: JLVDS_CLT1: Backlight control selector for LVDS1 .. 9
1.8.5 PSON1: ATX, AT Mode Selector .................................................. 9
Table 1.6: PSON1: ATX, AT Mode Selector................................ 9
1.8.6 JWDT1+JOBS1: Watchdog Timer Output and
OBS Alarm Option ........................................................................ 9
Table 1.7: JWDT1+JOBS1: Watchdog Timer Output and OBS
Alarm Option............................................................... 9
1.8.7 JCASE1: Case Open Sensor...................................................... 10
System Memory ...................................................................................... 10
Memory Installation Procedures.............................................................. 10
Cache Memory........................................................................................ 10
Processor Installation.............................................................................. 10
2
Connecting Peripherals ....................11
2.1
2.2
Introduction ............................................................................................. 12
USB Ports (LAN1_USB12/LAN2_USB34/USB56/USB78) ..................... 12
Table 2.1: LAN LED Indicator.................................................... 12
VGA/DVI Connector (VGA1+DVI1) ......................................................... 13
Serial Ports (COM1~COM6) ................................................................... 14
PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse Connector (KBMS1) .................................... 15
CPU Fan Connector (CPU_FAN1).......................................................... 15
System FAN Connector (SYSFAN1/2).................................................... 16
Front Panel Connectors (JFP1/JFP2) ..................................................... 17
2.8.1 ATX soft power switch ((JFP1/PWR_SW)) ................................. 17
2.8.2 Reset (JFP1/RESET).................................................................. 17
1.4
1.5
1.6
1.7
1.8
Chapter
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.7
2.8
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2.8.4
2.8.5
2.13
2.14
2.15
2.16
2.17
2.18
HDD LED (JFP1/HDDLED) ........................................................ 17
External speaker (JFP1/SPEAKER) ........................................... 17
Power LED and keyboard lock connector
(JFP2/PWR_LED & KEY LOCK) ................................................ 17
Table 2.2: ATX power supply LED status
(No support for AT power)........................................ 18
Line In, Line Out, Mic In Connector (AUDIO1)........................................ 18
Digital Audio Connector(SPDIF_OUT1).................................................. 19
Serial ATA Interface (SATA1 ~ SATA4).................................................. 19
PCI express x16 slot ............................................................................... 20
Table 2.3: PCI-E Card ............................................................... 21
Front Headphone Connector (FPAUD1)................................................. 22
ATX Power Connector (EATXPWR1, EATXPWR2) ............................... 23
SPI Flash connector(SPI_CN1) .............................................................. 24
LCD Inverter Connector (INV1)............................................................... 25
LVDS Connector (LVDS1) ...................................................................... 26
General purpose I/O Connector (GPIO1) ............................................... 26
3
BIOS Operation ................................. 27
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.5
3.6
3.7
Introduction ............................................................................................. 28
BIOS Setup ............................................................................................. 28
Main Menu .............................................................................................. 29
3.3.1 Advanced BIOS Features ........................................................... 30
3.3.2 PCI Subsystem Settings ............................................................. 31
3.3.3 ACPI settings .............................................................................. 32
3.3.4 S5 RTC Wake Settings............................................................... 33
3.3.5 CPU Configuration...................................................................... 34
3.3.6 SATA Configuration .................................................................... 35
3.3.7 Intel IGD SWSCI OpRegion........................................................ 36
3.3.8 Intel TXT Configuration............................................................... 37
3.3.9 USB Configuration ...................................................................... 38
3.3.10 Super IO Configuration ............................................................... 39
3.3.11 H/W Monitor................................................................................ 40
3.3.12 Intelligent Power Sharing............................................................ 41
3.3.13 AMT Configuration...................................................................... 41
3.3.14 ClockGen Configuration.............................................................. 42
3.3.15 MXM 3.0/Hybrid Graphics........................................................... 43
Chipset Configuration Setting ................................................................. 44
3.4.1 North Bridge Configuration ......................................................... 45
3.4.2 South Bridge Configuration......................................................... 46
3.4.3 PCI Express Ports Configuration ................................................ 47
3.4.4 USB Configuration ...................................................................... 48
3.4.5 Intel ME Subsystem Configuration ............................................. 49
Boot Setting ............................................................................................ 50
Security Setting....................................................................................... 51
Save & Exit Configuration ....................................................................... 52
4
Software Introduction & Service ..... 53
4.1
4.2
Introduction ............................................................................................. 54
Value-Added Software Services ............................................................. 54
4.2.1 Software API............................................................................... 54
4.2.2 Software Utility............................................................................ 56
2.9
2.10
2.11
2.12
Chapter
3.4
Chapter
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Chapter
5
Chipset Software Installation Utility .....57
5.1
5.2
5.3
Before You Begin .................................................................................... 58
Introduction ............................................................................................. 58
Windows XP/Windows 7 Driver Setup .................................................... 59
6
VGA Setup ..........................................61
6.1
6.2
Introduction ............................................................................................. 62
Windows 7/Vista/XP................................................................................ 62
7
LAN Configuration.............................65
7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4
Introduction ............................................................................................. 66
Features .................................................................................................. 66
Installation ............................................................................................... 66
Windows 7/Vista/XP Driver Setup (Intel 82577LM/82583V) ................... 67
Appendix A
Programming the Watchdog Timer..69
A.1
Programming the Watchdog Timer ......................................................... 70
A.1.1 Watchdog Timer Overview.......................................................... 70
A.1.2 Programming the Watchdog Timer ............................................. 70
Table A.1: Watchdog Timer Registers ....................................... 72
A.1.3 Example Program ....................................................................... 73
Appendix B
I/O Pin Assignments..........................77
B.1
USB Header (USB56, USB78)................................................................ 78
Table B.1: USB Header (USB56)............................................... 78
VGA Connector (VGA1) .......................................................................... 78
Table B.2: VGA Connector (VGA1) ........................................... 78
SPI_CN1: SPI Fresh Card Pin Connector............................................... 79
Table B.3: SPI_CN1:SPI Fresh Card Pin Connector ................. 79
PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse Connector (KBMS1) .................................... 79
Table B.4: PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse Connector (KBMS1) ..... 79
RS-232 Interface (COM3/4/5/6) .............................................................. 80
Table B.5: RS-232 Interface (COM4~COM6) ............................ 80
CPU Fan Power Connector (CPU_FAN1) .............................................. 81
Table B.6: CPU Fan Power Connector (CPU_FAN1)................ 81
System Fan Power Connector (SYS_FAN1/2) ....................................... 81
Table B.7: System Fan Power Connector
(SYSFAN1/SYSFAN2) ............................................. 81
Power LED & Keyboard Lock Connector (JFP2) .................................... 82
Table B.8: Power LED & Keyboard Lock Connector (JFP2)...... 82
Power switch/HDD LED/SMBus/Speaker (JFP1) ................................... 82
Table B.9: Power Switch/HDD LED/SMBus/Speaker (JFP1) .... 82
USB/LAN ports (LAN1_USB12/LAN2_USB34)....................................... 83
Table B.10:USB Port................................................................... 83
Table B.11:Ethernet 10/100 Mbps RJ-45 Port ............................ 83
Line In, Line Out, Mic In Connector (AUDIO1)........................................ 83
Serial ATA0/1 (SATA1 ~ 4) ..................................................................... 83
Table B.12:Serial ATA 0/1 (SATA1/SATA2) ............................... 83
AT/ATX Mode (PSON1) .......................................................................... 84
Table B.13:AT/ATX Mode (PSON1) ........................................... 84
HD Audio Interface (FPAUD1) ................................................................ 84
Chapter
Chapter
B.2
B.3
B.4
B.5
B.6
B.7
B.8
B.9
B.10
B.11
B.12
B.13
B.14
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B.16
B.17
B.18
B.19
B.20
B.21
B.22
B.23
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Table B.14:AC-97 Audio Interface (FPAUD1) ............................ 84
GPIO Pin Header (GPIO1)...................................................................... 84
Table B.15:GPIO Pin Header (GPIO1) ....................................... 84
LVDS Connector: LVDS1........................................................................ 85
Table B.16:LVDS1 Connector .................................................... 85
LVDS Power Jumper (JLVDS1).............................................................. 86
Table B.17:LVDS Power Jumper................................................ 86
LVDS Inverter (INV1) .............................................................................. 86
Table B.18:LVDS Power Jumper................................................ 86
ATX Power Connector (EATXPWR1) ..................................................... 87
Table B.19:ATX Power Connector (EATXPWR1) ...................... 87
ATX 12 V connector (EATXPWR2)......................................................... 88
Table B.20:ATX 12 V connector (ATX12V_1) ............................ 88
DMA Channel Assignments .................................................................... 88
Table B.21:DMA Channel Assignments ..................................... 88
Interrupt Assignments ............................................................................. 89
Table B.22:Interrupt Assignments .............................................. 89
1st MB Memory Map............................................................................... 89
Table B.23:1st MB Memory Map ................................................ 89
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1
1
General Information
1.1 Introduction
AIMB-270 is designed with the Intel® QM57 for industrial applications that require
both performance computing and enhanced power management capabilities. The
motherboard supports Intel® mobile Core™ i7-620M 2.66 GHz / Core™ i5-520M
2.4GHz / Celeron® P4500 1.86GHz processor up to 4 MB L2 cache and DDR3 800/
1066 up to 8 GB. A rich I/O connectivity of 6 serial ports, 8 USB 2.0, dual GbE LAN
and 4 SATA ports.
1.2 Features
!
!
!
!
Rich I/O connectivity: 6 serial ports, 8 USB 2.0, Dual GbE LAN
Standard Mini-ITX form factor with industrial feature: The AIMB-270 is a
full-featured Mini-ITX motherboard with balanced expandability and performance
Wide selection of storage devices: SATA HDD, customers benefit from the
flexibility of using the most suitable storage device for larger capacity
Optimized integrated graphic solution: With Intel® Graphics Flexible, it supports versatile display options and 32-bit 3D graphics engine
1.3 Specifications
1.3.1 System
!
!
!
!
!
CPU: µFC-PGA989 Intel mobile Core i7-620M 2.66 GHz / Core i5-520M
2.4GHz / Celeron P4500 1.86GHz processor
BIOS: AMI 64 Mbit SPI BIOS
System chipset: Intel® QM57
SATA hard disk drive interface: Four on-board SATA connectors with data
transmission rate up to 300 MB
CF interface: Supports compact flash Type II
1.3.2 Memory
!
RAM: Up to 8 GB in 2 slots 204-pin SODIMM sockets. Supports dual channel
DDR3 800/1066 SDRAM
1.3.3 Input/Output
!
!
!
!
!
PCI bus: 1 PCIe x16 slot
Serial ports: Six serial ports, only RS-232 serial ports
Keyboard and PS/2 mouse connector: Supports one standard PS/2 keyboard, one standard PS/2 mouse (On board 6pin wafer box)
USB port: Supports up to eight USB 2.0 ports with transmission rate up to 480
Mbps, 4 on board pin header and 4 external ports)
GPIO connector: 8-bit general purpose Input/Output
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!
!
!
!
!
Controller: Intel® HD Graphics
Display memory: 1 GB maximum shared memory with 2GB and above system
memory installed
DVI: Supports DVI up to resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz refresh rate
VGA: Supports VGA up to resolution 2048 x 1536 @ 75Hz refresh rate
LVDS: Supports LVDS up to resolution 1920 x 1200
!
!
Supports dual 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet port (s) via PCI Express x1 bus
which provides 500 MB/s data transmission rate
Controller: LAN1: Intel 82577LM; LAN2: Intel 82583v
1.3.6 Industrial features
!
Watchdog timer: Can generate a system reset. The watchdog timer is programmable, with each unit equal to one second or one minute (255 levels)
1.3.7 Mechanical and environmental specifications
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Operating temperature: 0 ~ 60° C (32 ~ 140° F, Depending on CPU)
Storage temperature: -40 ~ 85° C (-40 ~ 185° F)
Humidity: 5 ~ 95% non-condensing
Power supply voltage: +3.3 V, +5 V, +12 V, -12 V, 5 Vsb
Power consumption:
Intel® Core™ i5-520M 2.4 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 2 pcs 4 GB DDR3 1066 MHz,
+5 V @ 3.42 A, +3.3 V @ 1.1 A, +12 V @ 1.19 A, 5 VSB @ 0.5 A, -12 V @ 0 A
Measure the maximum current value which system under maximum load (CPU:
Top speed, RAM & Graphic: Full loading)
Board size: 170 mm x 170 mm (6.69" x 6.69")
Board weight: 0.365 kg
1.4 Jumpers and Connectors
Connectors on the AIMB-270 motherboard link it to devices such as hard disk drives
and a keyboard. In addition, the board has a number of jumpers used to configure
your system for your application.
The tables below list the function of each of the board jumpers and connectors. Later
sections in this chapter give instructions on setting jumpers. Chapter 2 gives instructions for connecting external devices to your motherboard.
Table 1.1: Jumpers
Label
Function
JFP1
Power switch/HDD LED/SMBus/Speaker
JFP2
Power LED and Keyboard lock
CMOS1
CMOS clear (Default 1-2)
PSON1
AT(1-2) / ATX(2-3) (Default 2-3)
JWDT1+JOBS1
Watchdog Reset and OBS Alarm
JCASE1
Case Open pin header
JLVDS1
Voltage 3.3V/5V selector for LVDS1 connector (Default 1-2, 3.3V)
JLVDS2
Voltage 12 V selector for LVDS1 and LVDS2 connector
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1.3.5 Ethernet LAN
Chapter 1
1.3.4 Graphics
Table 1.1: Jumpers
JLVDS_CLT1
Brightness control selector for Analog or Digital
(Default 1-2, Analog)
JWE1
Jumper for update BIOS ME mode
Table 1.2: Connectors
Label
Function
LVDS1
LVDS1 connector
INV1
LVDS1 inverter connector
COM3456
Serials port connector (RS-232)
USB56
USB port 5, 6 (on board)
USB78
USB port 7, 8 (on board)
VGA1+DVI1
VGA and DVI connector
COM12
Serial port connector(RS232)
KBMS1
PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse connector
CPUFAN1
CPU FAN connector(4-pin)
SYSFAN1
System FAN1 connector(4-pin)
SYSFAN2
System FAN2 connector(4-pin)
LAN1_USB12
LAN1 / USB port 1, 2
LAN2_USB34
LAN2 / USB port 3, 4
AUDIO1
Audio connector
SPDIF_OUT1
SPDIF Audio out pin header
FPAUD1
HD Audio Front Panel Pin Header
PCIEX16_1
PCIe x16 Slot
SATA1
Serial ATA data connector 1
SATA2
Serial ATA data connector 2
SATA3
Serial ATA data connector 3
SATA4
Serial ATA data connector 4
DIMM1
Memory connector channel
DIMM2
Memory connector channel
SPI_CN1
SPI flash update connector.
GPIO1
GPIO header
EATXPWR2
ATX 12V Auxiliary power connector (for CPU)
EATXPWR1
ATX 20 Pin Main power connector (for System)
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AUDIO1
LAN1
USB12
LAN2
USB34
VGA1
DVI1
LVDS1
COM12
KBMS1
JFP1 3
2
1
JFP2 1
6
5
4
2
9 12
8 11
7 10
3 4 5
JFP1 PWRSW RESET
HDDLED SM_BUS
SPEAKER
JFP2 KEYLOCK & PWRLED
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1.5 Board layout: Jumper and Connector Locations
INV1
53
USB56
USB78
COM3456
3
CMOS1
1
BH
BJ
4
A
B
EATXPWR2
SATA3
SPI_CN1
2
1
JWE1
SATA4
JLVDS_CLT1
GPIO1
PCIEX16_1
JCASE1
SYSFAN1
PSON1
SYSFAN2
EATXPWR1
CPUFAN1
SATA2
SATA1
DIMM1
DIMM2
Figure 1.1 Jumper and Connector Location
Figure 1.2 I/O Connectors
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JLVDS2
JLVDS1
JFP1
JFP2
JWDT1 + JOBS1
FPAUD1
SPDIF_OUT1
1.6 AIMB-270 Board Diagram
2nd DVI
DVI
VGA
VGA
1st DVI
DVI
4SATA PORS
SATA2
8USB PORTS
USB 2.0
LVDS
24/48 bit
Channel A
DDR3 800/1066
Channel B
DDR3 800/1066
Interface
Flex Display
Intel Core i7/i5/Celeron
PCIe x 16
DMI x 4
PCIe x 16
ALC888
Intel 82577LM
PCIe x1
Intel 82583V
PCIe x1
Mini-PCIe
LPC
HD Audio
QM57
PCIe x1
SPI
BIOS
Super I/O
83627DHG-P
2 RS-232,
PS/2, WDT,
8 GPIO
Figure 1.3 AIMB-270 Board Diagram
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Fintek F81216AD
4 RS-232
Warning! Always completely disconnect the power cord from chassis whenever
you work with the hardware. Do not make connections while the power
is on. Sensitive electronic components can be damaged by sudden
power surges. Only experienced electronics personnel should open the
PC chassis.
Caution! The computer is provided with a battery-powered real-time clock circuit.
There is a danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace
only with same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer.
Discard used batteries according to manufacturer's instructions.
Caution! There is a danger of a new battery exploding if it is incorrectly installed.
Do not attempt to recharge, force open, or heat the battery. Replace the
battery only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Discard used batteries according to the manufacturer’s
instructions.
1.8 Jumper Settings
This section provides instructions on how to configure your motherboard by setting
the jumpers. It also includes the motherboards's default settings and your options for
each jumper.
1.8.1 How to Set Jumpers
You can configure your motherboard to match the needs of your application by setting the jumpers. A jumper is a metal bridge that closes an electrical circuit. It consists of two metal pins and a small metal clip (often protected by a plastic cover) that
slides over the pins to connect them. To “close” (or turn ON) a jumper, you connect
the pins with the clip. To “open” (or turn OFF) a jumper, you remove the clip. Sometimes a jumper consists of a set of three pins, labeled 1, 2, and 3. In this case you
connect either pins 1 and 2, or 2 and 3. A pair of needle-nose pliers may be useful
when setting jumpers.
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Caution! Always ground yourself to remove any static charge before touching the
motherboard. Modern electronic devices are very sensitive to electrostatic discharges. As a safety precaution, use a grounding wrist strap at
all times. Place all electronic components on a static-dissipative surface
or in a static-shielded bag when they are not in the chassis.
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1.7 Safety Precautions
1.8.2 CMOS Clear (CMOS1)
The AIMB-270 motherboard contains a jumper that can erase CMOS data and reset
the system BIOS information. Normally this jumper should be set with pins 1-2
closed. If you want to reset the CMOS data, set CMOS1 to 2-3 closed for just a few
seconds, and then move the jumper back to 1-2 closed. This procedure will reset the
CMOS to its default setting.
Table 1.3: CMOS1
Function
Jumper Setting
*Keep CMOS data
1-2 closed
Clear CMOS data
2-3 closed
* Default
1.8.3 JLVDS1 and JLVDS2: LCD Power 3.3 V/5 V/ 12 V Selector
Table 1.4: JLVDS1 and JLVDS2: LCD Power 3.3 V/5 V/ 12 V Selector
Closed Pins
Result
JLVDS1
1-2*
For 3.3 V LVDS Panel
2-3
For 5 V LVDS Panel
JLVDS1 and JLVDS2
2-2
For 12 V LVDS Panel
*Default
JLVDS1
for 3.3V LVDS panel
JLVDS1
for 5V LVDS panel
JLVDS2
for 12V LVDS panel
JLVDS1
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Table 1.5: JLVDS_CLT1: Backlight control selector for LVDS1
Closed Pins
Result
1-2*
Linear brightness control
2-3
PWM brightness control
*Default
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1.8.4 JLVDS_CLT1: Backlight control selector for LVDS1
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1.8.5 PSON1: ATX, AT Mode Selector
Table 1.6: PSON1: ATX, AT Mode Selector
Closed Pins
Result
1-2
AT Mode
2-3*
ATX Mode
*Default
1
1
ATX Mode
2-3 closed
AT Mode
1-2 closed
1.8.6 JWDT1+JOBS1: Watchdog Timer Output and OBS Alarm
Option
Table 1.7: JWDT1+JOBS1: Watchdog Timer Output and OBS Alarm
Option
Closed Pins
Result
1-2
NC
2-3*
System Reset*
4-5*
Error Beep*
*Default
1
1
System Reset
2-3 closed
NC
1-2 closed
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PWM brightness control
2-3 closed
Linear brightness control
1-2 closed
1.8.7 JCASE1: Case Open Sensor
The AIMB-270 motherboard contains a jumper that offer a chassis open sensor. The
buzzer on the motherboard beeps when the case is opened.
1.9 System Memory
The AIMB-270 has two sockets for a 204-pin DDR3 SODIMM.
This socket uses a 1.5 V unbuffered double data rate synchronous DRAM (DDR
SDRAM). DRAM is available in capacities of 1 GB, 2 GB and 4GB. The sockets can
be filled in any combination with SODIMMs of any size, giving a total memory size
between 1 GB, 2 GB and 4GB. AIMB-270 does NOT support ECC (error checking
and correction).
1.10 Memory Installation Procedures
To install SODIMMs, first make sure the two handles of the SODIMM socket are in
the “open” position, i.e., the handles lean outward. Slowly slide the SODIMM module
along the plastic guides on both ends of the socket. Then press the SODIMM module
well down into the socket, until you hear a click when the two handles have automatically locked the memory module into the correct position of the SODIMM socket. To
remove the memory module, just push both handles outward, and the memory module will be ejected by the mechanism.
1.11 Cache Memory
The AIMB-270 supports a CPU with one of the following built-in full speed L2 caches:
4 MB for Intel Core i7-620M CPU
3 MB for Intel Core i5-520M CPU
2 MB for Intel Celeron CPU
The built-in second-level cache in the processor yields much higher performance
than conventional external cache memories.
1.12 Processor Installation
The AIMB-270 is designed for µFC-PGA989, Intel mobile Core i7/Core i5/Celeron
processor.
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Peripherals
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2.1 Introduction
You can access most of the connectors from the top of the board as it is being
installed in the chassis. If you have a number of cards installed or have a packed
chassis, you may need to partially remove the card to make all the connections.
2.2 USB Ports (LAN1_USB12/LAN2_USB34/USB56/
USB78)
The AIMB-270 provides up to eight USB ports. The USB interface complies with USB
Specification Rev. 2.0 supporting transmission rate up to 480 Mbps and is fuse protected. The USB interface can be disabled in the system BIOS setup.
The AIMB-270 is equipped with one high-performance 1000 Mbps Ethernet LAN
adapter, and one 100 Mbps LAN adapter, both of which are supported by all major
network operating systems. The RJ-45 jacks on the rear panel provide for convenient
LAN connection.
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4
2
LAN1_USB12 LAN2_USB34
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Table 2.1: LAN LED Indicator
LAN Mode
LAN1 indicator
LAN2 indicator
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LED1 (Right)
off for mal-link; Link (On) / Active (Flash)
LED2 (Left)
100 Mbps (On) / 10 Mbps (Off)
LED2 (Left)
1000 Mbps (On)
LED1 (Right)
off for mal-link; Link (On) / Active (Flash)
LED2 (Left)
100 Mbps (On) / 10 Mbps (Off)
LED2 (Left)
1000 Mbps (On)
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2.3 VGA/DVI Connector (VGA1+DVI1)
4
2
1
5
10
15
1
6
11
The AIMB-270 includes VGA and DVI interface that can drive conventional VGA and
DVI displays. VGA1 is a standard 15-pin D-SUB connector commonly used for VGA.
DVI1 is DVI-I connector but only for DVI-D single link signals output. Pin assignments
for VGA and DVI connector are detailed in Appendix B.
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2.4 Serial Ports (COM1~COM6)
COM1/COM2
3
4
2
1
AIMB-270 supports six serial ports. COM1 ~ COM6 only support RS-232.
These ports can connect to serial devices, such as a mouse or a printer, or to a communications network.
The IRQ and address ranges for both ports are fixed. However, if you want to disable
the port or change these parameters later, you can do this in the system BIOS setup.
Different devices implement the RS-232 standards in different ways. If you have
problems with a serial device, be sure to check the pin assignments for the connector.
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2
1
Two 6-pin mini-DIN connectors (KBMS1) on the motherboard provide connection to a
PS/2 keyboard and a PS/2 mouse, respectively.
2.6 CPU Fan Connector (CPU_FAN1)
4
3
3
4
2
2
1
1
If a fan is used, this connector supports cooling fans of 500 mA (6 W) or less.
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2.5 PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse Connector (KBMS1)
2.7 System FAN Connector (SYSFAN1/2)
4
3
3
4
2
2
1
1
If a fan is used, this connector supports cooling fans of 500 mA (6 W) or less.
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There are several headers for monitoring and controlling the AIMB-270.
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2.8.1 ATX soft power switch ((JFP1/PWR_SW))
If your computer case is equipped with an ATX power supply, you should connect the
power on/off button on your computer case to ((JFP1/ PWR_SW)), for convenient
power on and off.
2.8.2 Reset (JFP1/RESET)
Many computer cases offer the convenience of a reset button. Connect the wire for
the reset button.
2.8.3 HDD LED (JFP1/HDDLED)
You can connect an LED to connector (JFP2/HDDLED) to indicate when the HDD is
active.
2.8.4 External speaker (JFP1/SPEAKER)
JFP1/SPEAKER is a 4-pin connector for an external speaker. If there is no external
speaker, the AIMB-270 provides an onboard buzzer as an alternative. To enable the
buzzer, set pins 7 & 10 as closed.
2.8.5 Power LED and keyboard lock connector (JFP2/PWR_LED &
KEY LOCK)
(JFP2/PWR_LED & KEY LOCK) is a 5-pin connector for the power on LED and Key
Lock function. Refer to Appendix B for detailed information on the pin assignments.
The Power LED cable should be connected to pin 1-3. The key lock button cable
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should be connected to pin 4-5.
There are 3 modes for the power supply connection. The first is “ATX power mode”;
the system turns on/off by a momentary power button. The second is “AT Power
Mode”; the system turns on/off via the power supply switch. The third is another “AT
Power Mode” which makes use of the front panel power switch. The power LED status is indicated in the following table:
Table 2.2: ATX power supply LED status (No support for AT power)
Power mode
LED
(ATX Power Mode)
(On/off by
momentary button)
LED
(AT power Mode)
(On/off by switching
power supply)
LED
(AT power Mode)
(On/off by front
panel switch)
PSON1
(on back plane)
jumper setting
pins 2-3 closed
pins 1-2 closed
Connect pins 1 & 2 to
panel switch via cable
System On
On
On
On
System Suspend
Fast flashes
Fast flashes
Fast flashes
System Off
Slow flashes
Off
Off
2.9 Line In, Line Out, Mic In Connector (AUDIO1)
3
Line In
4
2
1
Line Out
Mic In
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1
2.11 Serial ATA Interface (SATA1 ~ SATA4)
3
4
2
1
AIMB-270 features a high performance Serial ATA interface (up to 300 MB/s) which
eases hard drive cabling with thin, space-saving cables.
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2.10 Digital Audio Connector(SPDIF_OUT1)
2.12 PCI express x16 slot
3
4
2
1
The AIMB-270 provides 1 x PCI express x16 slot.
Note!
Intel QM57 chipset supports PCIe x16 slot (Gen 2.0), but it still has
some compatibility issues with certain interface cards; below is the compatibility list table.
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Type
Brand
Name
Bus
Advantech Result
PN
ASUS
EN9400GT/512M
(nVIDIA 9400GT)
PCI-E X16
NA
PASS
GIGABYTE
GV-NX88T512H-B
(nVIDIA GeForce 8800GT)
PCI-E X16
(Gen2)
NA
Fail
Leadtek
PX9600GT DDR3 HDCP 256BIT PCI-E X16
(NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT)
(Gen2)
NA
PASS
PowerColor
HD 4670 PCS (AX4670 512MD3- PCI-E X16
P)
(Gen2)
NA
Fail
RX3870-T2D512E/D4
(Radeon HD 3870)
PCI-E X16
(Gen2)
NA
PASS
PX9500GT
(NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT)
PCI-E X16
(Gen2)
NA
PASS
EN9600GSO ULTIMATE / 384M/
PCI-E X16
A
NA
PASS
ASUS*
EN9800GT HybirdPower (NVIDIA PCI-E X16
GeForce 9800GT)
(Gen2)
NA
PASS
ASUS
EAH4850 1GB
(ATI Radeon HD 4850)
PCI-E X16
(Gen2)
NA
PASS
Leadtek
PX8500GT TDH
(NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT)
PCI-E X16
NA
PASS
MSI*
NX8600GTS Diamond Plus
(NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS)
PCI-E X16
NA
PASS
SUNIX
LAN1400 MARVELL8053
PCI-E X1
NA
Fail
Intel
Intel 9400PT Server adapter
PCI-E X1
NA
PASS
MSI
VGA card
* With
Leadtek
SPDIF interface
ASUS
LAN
Intel
Intel E1G42ETG1P20
PCI-E x 4
NA
PASS
SATA2400P
PCI-E X1
NA
PASS
Adaptec
AAR-1220SA (2 ports)
PCI-E X1
NA
Fail
Adaptec
AAR-1430SA (4 ports)
PCI-E X4
NA
PASS
HighPoint
RocketRAID 3510
Intel IOP 81341
PCI-E X8
NA
Fail
Areca
ARC-1210-X8 (4 ports)
PCI-E X8
NA
Fail
UPMOST
UTV-G PLUS global TV card
PCI-E X1
NA
Fail
COMPRO
Compro VideoMate Vista E500F
TV card
PCI-E X1
NA
PASS
USB
SUNIX
USB4414N
PCI-E X1
NA
PASS
Combo
(1394B+
USB2.0)
SUNIX
UFC2412
PCI-E X1
NA
PASS
Sound
Creative
SB X-Fi Titanium Fatallty Pro
PCI-E X1
NA
PASS
SATA RAID SUNIX
SATAII
RAID
TV- Card
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Table 2.3: PCI-E Card
2.13 Front Headphone Connector (FPAUD1)
This connector is for a chassis-mounted front panel audio I/O module that supports
either HD Audio or legacy AC’97 (optional) audio standard. Connect this connector
with the front panel audio I/O module cable.
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4
2
Note!
1
For motherboards with the optional HD Audio feature, we recommend
that you connect a high-definition front panel audio module to this connector to take advantage of the motherboard’s high definition audio
capability.
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This connector is for an ATX Micro-Fit power supply. The plugs from the power supply are designed to fit these connectors in only one direction. Determine the proper
orientation and push down firmly until the connectors mate completely.
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1.
2.
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2.14 ATX Power Connector (EATXPWR1,
EATXPWR2)
1
Please do connect the EATXPWR2 connector with the PSU ATX
12V 4-pin connector.
For a fully configured system, we recommend that you use a power
supply unit (PSU) that complies with ATX 12 V Specification 2.0 (or
later version) and provides a minimum power of 180 W.
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2.15 SPI Flash connector(SPI_CN1)
The SPI flash card pin header may be used to flash BIOS if the AIMB-270 cannot
power on.
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2.16 LCD Inverter Connector (INV1)
4
2
Note!
!
1
Signal Description
Signal
VR
Signal Description
Vadj=0.75 V
(Recommended: 4.7 KΩ, >1/16 W)
LCD backlight ON/OFF control signal
ENBKL
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2.17 LVDS Connector (LVDS1)
3
4
2
1
2.18 General purpose I/O Connector (GPIO1)
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3
BIOS Operation
3
3.1 Introduction
AMI BIOS has been integrated into many motherboards, and has been very popular
for over a decade. People sometimes refer to the AMI BIOS setup menu as BIOS,
BIOS setup or CMOS setup.
With the AMI BIOS Setup program, you can modify BIOS settings and control the
special features of your computer. The Setup program uses a number of menus for
making changes and turning special features on or off. This chapter describes the
basic navigation of the AIMB-270 setup screens.
3.2 BIOS Setup
The AIMB-270 Series system has AMI BIOS built in, with a CMOS SETUP utility that
allows users to configure required settings or to activate certain system features.
The CMOS SETUP saves the configuration in the CMOS RAM of the motherboard.
When the power is turned off, the battery on the board supplies the necessary power
to preserve the CMOS RAM.
When the power is turned on, press the <Del> button during the BIOS POST (PowerOn Self Test) to access the CMOS SETUP screen.
Control Keys
< ↑ >< ↓ >< ← >< → >
Move to select item
<Enter>
Select Item
<Esc>
Main Menu - Quit and not save changes into CMOS
Sub Menu - Exit current page and return to Main Menu
<Page Up/+>
Increase the numeric value or make changes
<Page Down/->
Decrease the numeric value or make changes
<F1>
General help, for Setup Sub Menu
<F2>
Item Help
<F5>
Load Previous Values
<F7>
Load Setup Defaults
<F10>
Save all CMOS changes
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Press <Del> to enter AMI BIOS CMOS Setup Utility, the Main Menu will appear on
the screen. Use arrow keys to select among the items and press <Enter> to accept or
enter the sub-menu.
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3.3 Main Menu
BIOS Operation
The Main BIOS setup screen has two main frames. The left frame displays all the
options that can be configured. Grayed-out options cannot be configured; options in
blue can. The right frame displays the key legend.
Above the key legend is an area reserved for a text message. When an option is
selected in the left frame, it is highlighted in white. Often a text message will accompany it.
! System time / System date
Use this option to change the system time and date. Highlight System Time or
System Date using the <Arrow> keys. Enter new values through the keyboard.
Press the <Tab> key or the <Arrow> keys to move between fields. The date
must be entered in MM/DD/YY format. The time must be entered in HH:MM:SS
format.
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3.3.1 Advanced BIOS Features
Select the Advanced tab from the AIMB-270 setup screen to enter the Advanced
BIOS Setup screen. You can select any of the items in the left frame of the screen,
such as CPU Configuration, to go to the sub menu for that item. You can display an
Advanced BIOS Setup option by highlighting it using the <Arrow> keys. All Advanced
BIOS Setup options are described in this section. The Advanced BIOS Setup screen
is shown below. The sub menus are described on the following pages.
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3.3.2 PCI Subsystem Settings
BIOS Operation
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
PCI ROM Priority
Select the legacy or EFI compatible ROM
PCI Latency timer
Value in units of PCI clocks for PCI device latency timer register.
VGA Palette Snoop
This item is designed to solve problems caused by some non-standard VGA
cards.
PERR# Generation
Enables or Disables PCI Device to Generate PERR#.
SERR# Generation
Enables or Disables PCI Device to Generate SERR#.
Relaxed Ordering
Enables or Disables PCI Express Device Relaxed Ordering.
Extended Tag
If ENABLED, allows Device to use 8-bit Tag field as a requester.
No Snoop
Enables or Disables PCI Express Device No Snoop option.
Maximum Payload
Set Maximum Payload of PCI Express Device or allow System BIOS to select
the value.
Maximum Read Request
Set Maximum Read Request Size of PCI Express Device or allow System BIOS
to select the value.
ASPM Support
Set the ASPM Level: Force L0 - Force all links to L0 State: AUTO - BIOS auto
configure: DISABLE - Disables ASPM
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Extended Synch
If ENABLED, allows generation of Extended Synchronization patterns.
3.3.3 ACPI settings
!
!
!
!
Enable ACPI Auto Configuration
Enable or disable BIOS ACPI auto configuration
Enable Hibernation
Enable or Disable system ability to OS/S4 sleep state.
ACPI Sleep State
Select the highest ACPI sleep state the system will enter, when the Suspend
button is pressed.
PowerOn by Modem
Allows the system to be awakened from an ACPI sleep state by a wake-up signal from a modem that supports wake-up function.
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3.3.4 S5 RTC Wake Settings
BIOS Operation
!
RTC Wake Settings
Determines whether to power on the system at a desired time. (Default: Disabled)
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3.3.5 CPU Configuration
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Hyper-Threading
This item allows you to enable or disable Intel Hyper Threading technology.
Active Processor Cores
Allows you to choose the number of CPU cores to activate in each processor
package.
Limit CPUID Maximum
This item allows you to limit CPUID maximum value.
Execute Disable Bit
This item allows you to enable or disable the No-Execution page protection
technology.
Hardware Prefectch
The processor fetches data and instructions from the memory into the cache
that are likely to be required in the near future. This reduces the latency associated with memory reads.
Intel Virtualization Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) is a set of hardware enhancements to
Intel server and client platforms that provide software-based virtualization solutions.
Intel VT allows a platform to run multiple operating systems and applications in
independent partitions, allowing one computer system can function as multiple
virtual systems.
Power Technology
Enable the power manager features.
TDC Limit
Turbo-XE Mode Processor TDC Limit in 1/8 A granularity. 0 means using the
factory-configured value.
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TDP Limit
Turbo-XE Mode Processor TDP Limit in 1/8 W granularity. 0 means using the
factory-configured value.
3.3.6 SATA Configuration
Chapter 3
!
BIOS Operation
!
SATA Mode
This can be configured as IDE or AHCI mode.
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3.3.7 Intel IGD SWSCI OpRegion
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
DVMT/FIXED Memory
Specifies the amount of DVMT / FIXED system memory to allocate for video
memory.
IGD - Boot Type
Select the Video Device which will be activated during POST, this has no effect
if external graphic does not present.
LCD Panel Type
Select LCD panel resolution used by the Internal Graphic Device.
Panel Scaling
Select the LCD panel scaling option used by the Internal Graphic Device.
Spread Spectrum Clock Chip
Select the spectrum control source.
ALS Support
Valid only for ACPI. Legacy = ALS Support through the IGD INT10 function.
ACPI = ALS support through an ACPI ALS driver.
Gfx Low Power Mode
This option is applicable for SFF only.
Panel Color Depth
Select the LFP Panel Color Depth.
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3.3.8 Intel TXT Configuration
BIOS Operation
!
Intel TXT Configuration
This item allow you to enable or disable Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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3.3.9 USB Configuration
!
!
!
!
Legacy USB Support
Enables support for legacy USB. Auto option disables legacy support if no USB
devices are connected.
EHCI Hand-off
This is just a workaround item under OS without EHCI hand-off support.
Device Reset time out
USB mass storage device start unit command time out.
Mass Storage Devices
Show the USB mass storage device detail information.
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3.3.10 Super IO Configuration
BIOS Operation
!
!
Serial Port 0/1 Configuration
Serial port 1/2 IRQ /IO/ mode resource configuration. Users can choose IRQ,IO
and MODE.
Secondary Super IO Configuration
For secondary Super IO Fintek 81216 serial port 3/4/5/6 IRQ /IO/ mode
resource configuration. Users can choose IRQ,IO and MODE.
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3.3.11 H/W Monitor
!
!
!
Shutdown Temperature
This potion allows user to set the CPU temperature at which the system will
automatically shut down to prevent CPU overheat damage.
Warning Temperature
Use this to set the CPU warning temperature threshold. When the system CPU
reaches the warning temperature, the buzzer will beep.
Case open Warning
To show warning message beep sound when case been opened.
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3.3.12 Intelligent Power Sharing
BIOS Operation
!
Intelligent Power Sharing
This item allows you to enable or disable Intelligent Power Sharing function.
3.3.13 AMT Configuration
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!
!
AMT
Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) is hardware-based technology for
remotely managing and securing PCs out-of-band.
Unconfigure AMT/ME
Unconfigure AMT/ME setting.
WatchDog Timer
Enable/Disable the watchdog timer.
3.3.14 ClockGen Configuration
!
!
!
Spread Spectrum
Set ClockGen Spread Spectrum function.
Spread Spectrum Type
Spread Spectrum type select: Down Spread or Center Spread.
PLL3 Spread Spectrum Adjust
Adjust PLL3 Spread Spectrum setting.
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3.3.15 MXM 3.0/Hybrid Graphics
BIOS Operation
!
MXM 3.0 Support
This item allows you to enable or disable MXM 3.0 support
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Select the chipset tab from the BIOS setup screen to enter the Chipset Setup screen.
Users can select any item in the left frame of the screen, such as PCI express Configuration, to go to the sub menu for that item. Users can display a Chipset Setup
option by highlighting it using the <Arrow> keys. All Chipset Setup options are
described in this section. The Chipset Setup screens are shown below. The sub
menus are described on the following pages.
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3.4.1 North Bridge Configuration
BIOS Operation
!
!
Low MMIO Align
Low MMIO resource align at 64MB/1024MB.
Initiate Graphic Adapter
This item allows you to select which graphics controller to use as the primary
boot device.
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!
!
!
!
!
!
Graphics Turbo IMON Current
Graphics turbo IMON current values supported (14-31)
VT-d
To support Intel chipset virtualization technology for directed I/O.
PCI Express Compliance mode
Disable /Enable the compliance mode.
PCI Express Port
Disable /Enable the Northbridge PCI express ports.
IGD Memory
Set internal graphic shared memory size (32M / 64M / 128M).
PAVP Mode
Select the PAVP mode used by the internal graphics device.
PEG Force Gen1
Disable /Enable the PEG Force Gen1.
3.4.2 South Bridge Configuration
!
!
!
!
!
SMBus Controller
Disable/enable the system SMBUS function.
LAN1 Controller
Enables or disables the GbE controller.
LAN1 Option-ROM
Enables or disables GbE LAN boot.
Wake on LAN1 from S5
Enables or disables GbE LAN wake up from S5 function.
LAN2 Controller
Enables or disables the GbE controller.
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!
!
!
!
!
3.4.3 PCI Express Ports Configuration
!
PCI Express Ports Configuration
Disable / Enable the PCI Express ports.
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LAN2 Option-ROM
Enables or disables GbE LAN boot.
Wake on LAN2 from S5
Enables or disables GbE LAN wake up from S5 function.
Restore AC Power Loss
The system goes into on/off state after an AC power loss.
SLP_S4 Assertion Stretch Enable
This item allows you to set a delay of a set number of seconds.
Azalia HD Audio
Enables or disables the HD Audio controller.
Azalia internal HDMI codec
Enables or disables the internal HDMI codec.
High Precision Timer
Enables or disables High Precision Event Timer (HPET)
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!
3.4.4 USB Configuration
!
USB Configuration
Disable / Enable the USB controller (EHCI #1) and (EHCI #2) and allow users to
disable/ enable USB ports.
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3.4.5 Intel ME Subsystem Configuration
BIOS Operation
!
!
!
!
ME Version
The ME version information.
ME Subsystem
Disable / Enable the ME function.
End of Post Message
Disable / Enable the end of post message
Execute MEBx
Enable / Disable ME MEBx BIOS ROM.
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!
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Quiet Boot
If this option is set to Disabled, the BIOS displays normal POST messages. If
Enabled, an OEM Logo is shown instead of POST messages.
Fast Boot
This item allows BIOS to skip certain tests while booting. This will decrease the
time needed to boot the system.
Setup Prompt Timeout
Number of seconds to wait for setup activation key. (65535 means indefinite
waiting)
Bootup Numlock State
When "ON", the keyboard num lock state will stay "ON" after booting.
When "OFF", the keyboard num lock state will stay "OFF" after booting.
Option ROM Message
Set display mode for Option ROM
GateA20 Active
UPON REQUEST: GA20 can be disabled using BIOS services.
Always: do not allow disabled GA20
Interrupt19 Capture:
Enable/disable option for ROM to trap int 19.
Boot Option Priority
Boot Option #1
Boot Option #2
Show the boot device choices.
Hard Drive BBS Priorities:
Select the main hard disk device type to be a boot hard drive.
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3.6 Security Setting
BIOS Operation
!
!
Administrator Password
Select this option and press <ENTER> to access the sub menu, and then type
in the password. Set the Administrator password.
User Password
Select this option and press <ENTER> to access the sub menu, and then type
in the password. Set the User password.
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!
1.
2.
!
1.
2.
!
!
!
!
Save Changes and Exit
When users have completed system configuration, select this option to save
changes, exit BIOS setup menu and reboot the computer to take effect all system configuration parameters.
Select Exit Saving Changes from the Exit menu and press <Enter>. The following message appears: Save Configuration Changes and Exit Now? [Ok] [Cancel]
Select Ok or cancel.
Discard Changes and Exit
Select this option to quit Setup without making any permanent changes to the
system configuration.
Select Exit Discarding Changes from the Exit menu and press <Enter>. The following message appears: Discard Changes and Exit Setup Now? [Ok] [Cancel]
Select Ok to discard changes and exit. Discard Changes
Select Discard Changes from the Exit menu and press <Enter>.
Restore Default
The BIOS automatically configures all setup items to optimal settings when
users select this option. Defaults are designed for maximum system performance, but may not work best for all computer applications. In particular, do not
use the Defaults if the user's computer is experiencing system configuration
problems. Select Restore Defaults from the Exit menu and press <Enter>.
Save as User Default
Save the all current settings as a user default.
Restore User Default
Restore all settings to user default values.
Boot Override
Shows the boot device types on the system.
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Chapter
4
4
Software Introduction
& Service
4.1 Introduction
The mission of Advantech Embedded Software Services is to "Enhance quality of life
with Advantech platforms and Microsoft® Windows® embedded technology." We
enable Windows® Embedded software products on Advantech platforms to more
effectively support the embedded computing community. Customers are freed from
the hassle of dealing with multiple vendors (hardware suppliers, system integrators,
embedded OS distributors) for projects. Our goal is to make Windows® Embedded
Software solutions easily and widely available to the embedded computing community.
4.2 Value-Added Software Services
Software API: An interface that defines the ways by which an application program
may request services from libraries and/or operating systems. Provides not only the
underlying drivers required but also a rich set of user-friendly, intelligent and integrated interfaces, which speeds development, enhances security and offers add-on
value for Advantech platforms. It plays the role of catalyst between developer and
solution, and makes Advantech embedded platforms easier and simpler to adopt and
operate with customer applications.
4.2.1 Software API
4.2.1.1 Control
GPIO
General Purpose Input/Output is a flexible parallel interface
that allows a variety of custom connections. It allows users to
monitor the level of signal input or set the output status to
switch on/off the device. Our API also provide Programmable
GPIO, which allows developers to dynamically set the GPIO
input or output status.
SMBus
SMBus is the System Management Bus defined by Intel Corporation in 1995. It is used in personal computers and servers for low-speed system management communications. The
SMBus API allows a developer to interface a embedded system environment and transfer serial messages using the
SMBus protocols, allowing multiple simultaneous device
control.
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Brightness Control
The Brightness Control API allows a developer to access
embedded devices and easily control brightness.
The Backlight API allows a developer to control the backlight
(screen) on/off in embedded devices.
4.2.1.3 Monitor
Watchdog
A watchdog timer (WDT) is a device that performs a specific
operation after a certain period of time if something goes
wrong and the system does not recover on its own. A watchdog timer can be programmed to perform a warm boot
(restarting the system) after a certain number of seconds.
Hardware Monitor
The Hardware Monitor (HWM) API is a system health supervision API that inspects certain condition indexes, such as
fan speed, temperature and voltage.
4.2.1.4 Power Saving
CPU Speed
Makes use of Intel SpeedStep technology to save power
consumption. The system will automatically adjust the CPU
speed depending on the system loading.
System Throttling
Refers to a series of methods for reducing power consumption in computers by lowering the clock frequency. This API
allows the user to adjust the clock from 87.5% to 12.5%.
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Backlight
Chapter 4
4.2.1.2 Display
4.2.2 Software Utility
BIOS Flash
The BIOS Flash utility allows customers to update the
flash ROM BIOS version, or use it to back up current BIOS
by copying it from the flash chip to a file on customers’
disk. The BIOS Flash utility also provides a command line
version and an API for fast implementation into customized applications.
Embedded Security ID
The embedded application is the most important property
of a system integrator. It contains valuable intellectual
property, design knowledge and innovation, but it is easy
to be copied! Embedded Security ID utility which provides
reliable security functions for customers to secure their
application data within embedded BIOS.
Monitoring
The Monitoring is a utility for customer to monitor the system health, like voltage, CPU and system temperature and
fan speed. These items are important to a device, if the
critical errors occur and are not solved immediately, permanent damage may be caused.
eSOS
The eSOS is a small OS stored in BIOS ROM. It will boot up
in case of a main OS crash. It will diagnose the hardware status, and then send an e-mail to the designated administrator.
The eSOS also provide for remote connection via Telnet
server and FTP server so the administrator can attempt to
rescue the system. Note: This function requires BIOS customization.
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Chapter
5
Chipset Software
Installation Utility
5
5.1 Before You Begin
To facilitate the installation of the enhanced display drivers and utility software, read
the instructions in this chapter carefully. The drivers for the AIMB-270 are located on
the software installation CD. The driver in the folder of the driver CD will guide and
link you to the utilities and drivers under a Windows system. Updates are provided
via Service Packs from Microsoft*.
Note!
The files on the software installation CD are compressed. Do not
attempt to install the drivers by copying the files manually. You must use
the supplied SETUP program to install the drivers.
Before you begin, it is important to note that most display drivers need to have the
relevant software application already installed in the system prior to installing the
enhanced display drivers. In addition, many of the installation procedures assume
that you are familiar with both the relevant software applications and operating system commands. Review the relevant operating system commands and the pertinent
sections of your application software’s user manual before performing the installation.
5.2 Introduction
The Intel® Chipset Software Installation (CSI) utility installs the Windows INF files
that outline to the operating system how the chipset components will be configured.
This is needed for the proper functioning of the following features:
! Core PCI PnP services
! IDE Ultra ATA 100/66/33 and Serial ATA interface support
! USB 1.1/2.0 support (USB 2.0 driver needs to be installed separately for Win98)
!
Identification of Intel® chipset components in the Device Manager
Note!
This utility is used for the following versions of Windows, and it has to be
installed before installing all the other drivers:
! Windows 7 (32-bit)
! Windows 7 (64-bit)
! Windows XP professional edition (32-bit)
! Windows XP professional edition (64-bit)
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1.
Insert the driver CD into your system's CD-ROM drive. You can see the driver
folder items. Navigate to the "Chipset" folder and click "infinst_autol.exe" to
complete the installation of the driver.
Chapter 5
5.3 Windows XP/Windows 7 Driver Setup
Chipset Software Installation Utility
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Chapter
6
VGA Setup
6
6.1 Introduction
The Intel mobile Core i7-620M, Core i5-520M and Celeron P4500 CPUs with dual
core are embedded with an integrated graphics controller. You need to install the
VGA driver to enable the function.
Optimized integrated graphic solution: With Intel Graphics Flexible, it supports versatile display options and 32-bit 3D graphics engine. Dual independent display,
enhanced display modes for widescreen flat panels for extend, twin, and clone dual
display mode, and optimized 3D support deliver an intensive and realistic visual
experience.
6.2 Windows 7/Vista/XP
Note!
Before installing this driver, make sure the CSI utility has been installed
in your system. See Chapter 5 for information on installing the CSI utility.
Insert the driver CD into your system's CD-ROM drive. You can see the driver folders
items. Navigate to the "VGA" folder and click "setup.exe" to complete the installation
of the drivers for Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP.
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Chapter
7
7
LAN Configuration
7.1 Introduction
The AIMB-270 has dual Gigabit Ethernet LANs via dedicated PCI Express x1 lanes
(Intel 82577LM (LAN1) and 82583V (LAN2)) that offer bandwidth of up to 500 MB/
sec, eliminating the bottleneck of network data flow and incorporating Gigabit Ethernet at 1000 Mbps.
7.2 Features
!
!
!
!
!
!
Integrated 10/100/1000 Mbps transceiver
10/100/1000 Mbps triple-speed MAC
High-speed RISC core with 24-KB cache
On-chip voltage regulation
Wake-on-LAN (WOL) support
PCI Express X1 host interface
7.3 Installation
Note!
Before installing the LAN drivers, make sure the CSI utility has been
installed on your system. See Chapter 5 for information on installing the
CSI utility.
The AIMB-270’s Intel 82577LM (LAN1) and 82583V (LAN2) Gigabit integrated controllers support all major network operating systems. However, the installation procedure varies from system to system. Please find and use the section that provides the
driver setup procedure for the operating system you are using.
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Insert the driver CD into your system's CD-ROM drive. Select the LAN folder then
navigate to the directory for your OS.
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7.4 Windows® 7/Vista/XP Driver Setup (Intel
82577LM/82583V)
LAN Configuration
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Appendix
A
A
Programming the
Watchdog Timer
A.1 Programming the Watchdog Timer
The AIMB-270's watchdog timer can be used to monitor system software operation
and take corrective action if the software fails to function within the programmed
period. This section describes the operation of the watchdog timer and how to program it.
A.1.1 Watchdog Timer Overview
The watchdog timer is built into the super I/O controller W83627DHG-P. It provides
the following user-programmable functions:
! Can be enabled and disabled by user program
! Timer can be set from 1 to 255 seconds or 1 to 255 minutes
! Generates an interrupt or resets signal if the software fails to reset the timer
before time-out
A.1.2 Programming the Watchdog Timer
The I/O port address of the watchdog timer is 2E (hex) and 2F (hex). 2E (hex) is the
address port. 2F (hex) is the data port. You must first assign the address of register
by writing an address value into address port 2E (hex), then write/read data to/from
the assigned register through data port 2F (hex).
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Appendix A Programming the Watchdog Timer
Unlock W83627DHG-P
Select register of
watchdog timer
Enable the function of
the watchdog timer
Use the function of
the watchdog timer
Lock W83627DHG-P
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Table A.1: Watchdog Timer Registers
Address of Register (2E) Attribute
Read/Write
Value (2F) &
description
87 (hex)
-----
Write this address to I/O address port 2E (hex)
twice to unlock the W83627DHG-P.
07 (hex)
write
Write 08 (hex) to select register of watchdog timer.
30 (hex)
write
Write 01 (hex) to enable the function of the watchdog timer. Disabled is set as default.
write
Set seconds or minutes as units for the timer.
Write 0 to bit 3: set second as counting unit.
[default]
Write 1 to bit 3: set minutes as counting unit.
write
0: stop timer [default]
01~FF (hex): The amount of the count, in seconds
or minutes, depends on the value set in register F5
(hex). This number decides how long the watchdog timer waits for strobe before generating an
interrupt or reset signal. Writing a new value to this
register can reset the timer to count with the new
value.
F7 (hex)
read/write
Bit 7:Write 1 to enable mouse to reset the timer, 0
to disable[default]. Bit 6: Write 1 to enable keyboard to reset the timer, 0 to disable.[default]
Bit 5: Write 1 to generate a timeout signal immediately and automatically return to 0. [default=0]
Bit 4: Read status of watchdog timer, 1 means
timer is “timeout”.
AA (hex)
-----
Write this address to I/O port 2E (hex) to lock the
watchdog timer 2.
F5 (hex)
F6 (hex)
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1. Enable watchdog timer and set 10 sec. as timeout interval
;----------------------------------------------------------Mov dx,2eh ; Unlock W83627DHG-P
Mov al,87h
Out dx,al
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Mov al,07h ; Select registers of watchdog timer
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,08h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Enable the function of watchdog timer
Mov al,30h
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,01h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Set second as counting unit
Mov al,0f5h
Out dx,al
Inc dx
In al,dx
And al,not 08h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Set timeout interval as 10 seconds and start counting
Mov al,0f6h
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,10
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Lock W83627DHG-P
Mov al,0aah
Out dx,al
2. Enable watchdog timer and set 5 minutes as timeout interval
;----------------------------------------------------------Mov dx,2eh ; Unlock W83627DHG-P
Mov al,87h
Out dx,al
Out dx,al
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A.1.3 Example Program
;----------------------------------------------------------Mov al,07h ; Select registers of watchdog timer
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,08h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Enable the function of watchdog timer
Mov al,30h
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,01h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Set minute as counting unit
Mov al,0f5h
Out dx,al
Inc dx
In al,dx
Or al,08h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Set timeout interval as 5 minutes and start counting
Mov al,0f6h
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,5
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Lock W83627DHG-P
Mov al,0aah
Out dx,al
3. Enable watchdog timer to be reset by mouse
;----------------------------------------------------------Mov dx,2eh ; Unlock W83627DHG-P
Mov al,87h
Out dx,al
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Mov al,07h ; Select registers of watchdog timer
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,08h
Out dx,al
;-----------------------------------------------------------
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Dec dx ; Enable the function of watchdog timer
Mov al,30h
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,01h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Enable watchdog timer to be reset by mouse
Mov al,0f7h
Out dx,al
Inc dx
In al,dx
Or al,80h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Lock W83627DHG-P
Mov al,0aah
Out dx,al
4. Enable watchdog timer to be reset by keyboard
;----------------------------------------------------------Mov dx,2eh ; Unlock W83627DHG-P
Mov al,87h
Out dx,al
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Mov al,07h ; Select registers of watchdog timer
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,08h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Enable the function of watchdog timer
Mov al,30h
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,01h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Enable watchdog timer to be strobed reset by keyboard
Mov al,0f7h
Out dx,al
Inc dx
In al,dx
Or al,40h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Lock W83627DHG-P
Mov al,0aah
Out dx,al
5. Generate a time-out signal without timer counting
;----------------------------------------------------------Mov dx,2eh ; Unlock W83627DHG-P
Mov al,87h
Out dx,al
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Mov al,07h ; Select registers of watchdog timer
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,08h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Enable the function of watchdog timer
Mov al,30h
Out dx,al
Inc dx
Mov al,01h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Generate a time-out signal
Mov al,0f7h
Out dx,al ;Write 1 to bit 5 of F7 register
Inc dx
In al,dx
Or al,20h
Out dx,al
;----------------------------------------------------------Dec dx ; Lock W83627DHG-P
Mov al,0aah
Out dx,al
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Appendix
B
B
I/O Pin Assignments
B.1 USB Header (USB56, USB78)
Table B.1: USB Header (USB56)
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
USB0_VCC5
2
USB1_VCC5
3
USB0_D-
4
USB1_D-
5
USB0_D+
6
USB1_D+
7
GND
8
GND
9
Key
10
GND
B.2 VGA Connector (VGA1)
5
1
10
6
15
11
Table B.2: VGA Connector (VGA1)
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
RED
9
CRT_VCCIN
2
VGA_G
10
GND
3
VGA_B
11
N/C
4
N/C
12
V_SDAT
5
GND
13
H-SYNC
6
GND
14
V-SYNC
7
GND
15
V_SCLK
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Table B.3: SPI_CN1:SPI Fresh Card Pin Connector
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
+F1_3V
2
GND
3
F1_SPI_CS#_Q
4
F1_SPI_CLK_Q
5
F1_SPI_MISO_Q
6
F1_SPI_MOSI_Q
7
NC
8
NC
B.4 PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse Connector (KBMS1)
Table B.4: PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse Connector (KBMS1)
Pin
Signal
1
KB DATA
2
N/C
3
GND
4
KB VCC
5
KB CLK
6
N/C
7
M_DATA
8
N/C
9
GND
10
M_VCC
11
M_CLK
12
N/C
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B.3 SPI_CN1: SPI Fresh Card Pin Connector
B.5 RS-232 Interface (COM3/4/5/6)
Table B.5: RS-232 Interface (COM4~COM6)
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
DCD_3
2
DSR_3
3
RXD_3
4
RTS_3
5
TXD_3
6
CTS_3
7
DTR_3
8
RRI_3
9
GND_3
10
GND_3
11
DCD_4
12
DSR_4
13
RXD_4
14
RTS_4
15
TXD_4
16
CTS_4
17
DTR_4
18
RRI_4
19
GND_4
20
GND_4
21
DCD_5
22
DSR_5
23
RXD_5
24
RTS_5
25
TXD_5
26
CTS_5
27
DTR_5
28
RRI_5
29
GND_5
30
GND_5
31
DCD_6
32
DSR_6
33
RXD_6
34
RTS_6
35
TXD_6
36
CTS_6
37
DTR_6
38
RRI_6
39
GND_6
40
GND_6
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4
3
2
1
Table B.6: CPU Fan Power Connector (CPU_FAN1)
Pin
Signal
1
GND
2
+12 V
3
DETECT
4
PWM
B.7 System Fan Power Connector (SYS_FAN1/2)
4
3
2
1
Table B.7: System Fan Power Connector (SYSFAN1/SYSFAN2)
Pin
Signal
1
GND
2
+12 V
3
DETECT
4
PWM
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B.6 CPU Fan Power Connector (CPU_FAN1)
B.8 Power LED & Keyboard Lock Connector (JFP2)
You can use an LED to indicate when the single board computer is on. Pin 1 of JFP3
supplies the LED's power, and Pin 3 is the ground.
Table B.8: Power LED & Keyboard Lock Connector (JFP2)
Pin
Function
1
LED power
2
NC
3
GND
4
KEYLOCK#
5
GND
B.9 Power switch/HDD LED/SMBus/Speaker (JFP1)
The single board computer has its own buzzer. You can also connect it to the external speaker on your computer chassis.
Table B.9: Power Switch/HDD LED/SMBus/Speaker (JFP1)
Pin
Signal
1
SPK_P1
2
HDDLED+
3
PWR
4
NC
5
HDDLED-
6
GND
7
SPK_P3
8
SMB_DAT
9
SYS_RST
10
SPK_P4
11
SMB_CLK
12
GND
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Table B.10: USB Port
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
VCC
3
Data0+
2
Data0-
4
GND
Table B.11: Ethernet 10/100 Mbps RJ-45 Port
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
XMT+
5
N/C
2
XMT-
6
RCV-
3
RCV+
7
N/C
4
N/C
8
N/C
B.11 Line In, Line Out, Mic In Connector (AUDIO1)
Line In
Line Out
Mic In
B.12 Serial ATA0/1 (SATA1 ~ 4)
Table B.12: Serial ATA 0/1 (SATA1/SATA2)
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
GND
2
SATA_0TX+
3
SATA_0TX-
4
GND
5
SATA_0RX-
6
SATA_0RX+
7
GND
8
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B.10 USB/LAN ports (LAN1_USB12/LAN2_USB34)
B.13 AT/ATX Mode (PSON1)
Table B.13: AT/ATX Mode (PSON1)
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
#PSON_SIO
(to super IO)
2
#PSON
(to power supply)
3
GND
1
9
B.14 HD Audio Interface (FPAUD1)
Table B.14: AC-97 Audio Interface (FPAUD1)
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
MIC2_L
2
GND
3
MIC2_R
4
FP_AUD_DET
5
LOUT2_R
6
SRTN1
7
LOUT2_DET
8
KEY
9
LOUT2_L
10
SRTN2
B.15 GPIO Pin Header (GPIO1)
Table B.15: GPIO Pin Header (GPIO1)
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
GPIO0
2
GPIO4
3
GPIO1
4
GPIO5
5
GPIO2
6
GPIO6
7
GPIO3
8
GPIO7
9
+5V
10
GND
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Table B.16: LVDS1 Connector
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
VDDSAFE_1
2
VDDSAFE_2
3
GND_1
4
GND_7
5
VDDSAFE_3
6
VDDSAFE_4
7
OD0-
8
ED0-
9
OD0+
10
ED0+
11
GND_2
12
GND_8
13
OD1-
14
ED1-
15
OD1+
16
ED1+
17
GND_3
18
GND_9
19
OD2-
20
ED2-
21
OD2+
22
ED2+
23
GND_4
24
GND_10
25
OCK-
26
ECK-
27
OCK+
28
ECK+
29
GND_3
30
GND_11
31
DDC_CLK
32
DDC_DAT
33
GND_6
34
GND_12
35
OD3-
36
ED3-
37
OD3+
38
ED3+
39
HPLG
40
VCON
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B.16 LVDS Connector: LVDS1
B.17 LVDS Power Jumper (JLVDS1)
* default setting
Table B.17: LVDS Power Jumper
Pin
Signal
1
VCC3
2
VCC_LCD
3
VCC
B.18 LVDS Inverter (INV1)
Table B.18: LVDS Power Jumper
Pin
Signal
1
+12V
2
GND
3
BL_EN
4
BL_CLT
5
+5V
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Table B.19: ATX Power Connector (EATXPWR1)
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
+3.3 V
11
3.3 V
2
+3.3 V
12
-12 V
3
GND
13
GND
4
+5 V
14
PSON
5
GND
15
GND
6
+5 V
16
GND
7
GND
17
GND
8
POK
18
-5 V
9
5 VSB
19
+5 V
10
12 V
20
+5 V
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B.19 ATX Power Connector (EATXPWR1)
B.20 ATX 12 V connector (EATXPWR2)
Table B.20: ATX 12 V connector (ATX12V_1)
Pin
Signal
Pin
Signal
1
aGND
2
aGND
3
CPU_+12V
4
CPU_+12V
B.21 DMA Channel Assignments
Table B.21: DMA Channel Assignments
Channel
Function
0
Available
1
Available
2
Floppy disk (8-bit transfer)
3
Available
4
Cascade for DMA controller 1
5
Available
6
Available
7
Available
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Table B.22: Interrupt Assignments
Priority
Interrupt#
Interrupt source
1
NMI
Parity error detected
2
IRQ0
Interval timer
3
IRQ1
Keyboard
-
IRQ2
Interrupt from controller 2 (cascade)
4
IRQ8
Real-time clock
5
IRQ9
Cascaded to INT 0A (IRQ 2)
6
IRQ10
Serial communication port 4/6
7
IRQ11
Serial communication port 3/5
8
IRQ12
PS/2 mouse
9
IRQ13
INT from co-processor
10
IRQ14
Primary IDE Channel
11
IRQ15
Secondary IDE Channel
12
IRQ3
Serial communication port 2
13
IRQ4
Serial communication port 1
14
IRQ5
Available
15
IRQ6
Available
16
IRQ7
Parallel port 1 (print port)
B.23 1st MB Memory Map
Table B.23: 1st MB Memory Map
Addr. range (Hex)
Device
E0000h - FFFFFh
BIOS
CC000h - DFFFFh
Unused
C0000h - CBFFFh
VGA BIOS
A0000h - BFFFFh
Video Memory
00000h - 9FFFFh
Base memory
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