MITX-CORE-820
Mini-ITX Motherboard
PRELIMINARY DATA SHEET
Easy-to-use Mini-ITX
motherboard designed
for use in intelligent kiosk,
digital signage, medical cart
and slot machine applications
nn Single PGA socket for 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor
family
nn Intel® QM67 Express chipset
featuring Intel vPro technology and enhanced graphics
performance
nn Up to 8GB memory with two
DDR3 SO-DIMM sockets
nn Dual display capability from
multiple physical display connections
nn PCI Express (PCIe) expansion
via PCIe slot and PCIe Mini
Cards
The MITX-CORE-820 Mini-ITX motherboard from Emerson Network Power is designed
for intelligent kiosk, digital signage, medical cart and slot machine applications and offer
a flexible mix of features and expansion options. Featuring the 2nd generation Intel®
Core™ processor family, the MITX-CORE-820 will have better power and performance for
both general and graphics processing and will be fully Intel® vPro™ certified. MITXCORE-820 is an important addition to the Emerson Network Power motherboard
portfolio, adding a high-performance Mini-ITX offering.
The MITX-CORE-820 is designed with future Intel® Core™ processors in mind to allow a
seamless performance and display upgrade path to customers.
Block Diagram
PEG: 1x16; 2x8;
1x8 and 2x4
2-channel DDR3
1067/1333
ECC/non-ECC
Non-ECC
SO-DIMM
DDR3 64-bit
Non-ECC
SO-DIMM
DDR3 64-bit
2nd Gen Intel®
Core Processor
x4 PCIe (QC only)
x16 PCIe
x16
SMbus
eDP
S/PDIF
S/PDIF
Header
PECI
Mic
L/R
Audio
Ethernet
eDP
LVDS
L/R Back
Sub/Mid
Line
Mic
Audio
CODEC
HD Audio
VGA
LVDS
1GbE
PHY
82579
1GbE
LVDS
Internal
SATA
Internal
SATA
SATA 6G
PCIe x1
SMbus
PCIe x1
Ethernet
eDP
DMI
Audio
Header
FDI
Phone
DP/DVI/HDMI/SDVO
DP/HDMI
DP/HDMI
SATA 6G
Internal
SATA
SATA
SATA
Internal
SATA
2x USB
eUSB
1GbE
PHY
82574L
1GbE
SMbus
HD Audio
DP
DP/DVI/HDMI
2x USB
DP
DP/DVI/HDMI
2x USB
Internal
USB
Internal
USB
QM67 PCH
VGA
VGA
4x
USB
USB
4x USB
PCIe
Full-Mini
Card
SMbus
PCIe x1
8x PCIe (5G)
6x PCIe (5G) + 2x USB 2.0
USB
SPI (2 CS#)
6 SATA
2x 6G, 4x 3G
SMbus
PCIe x1
PCIe Half-Mini
Card / DisplayMini Card
DisplayPort
14 USB 2.0
LPC
SPI
AMI Aptio
EFI FW
SMbus
Pwr/Rst/LED
LPC
SYS
Header
LPC Header
EC
TPM
2
SMbus
RS-232
Smart
Battery
COM
Port
Hardware Specifications
PROCESSOR
ƒƒ Single socket for 2nd generation Intel® Core™
processor
ƒƒ Intel® QM67 Express chipset featuring Intel vPro
technology and enhanced graphics performance
COMPLIANCE AND CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
ƒƒ EMC Compliance Standards
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Shall compy with FCC Class B
ƒƒ Safety Standards
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Shall comply with UL/CSA 60950-1, EN 60950-1
and IEC 60950-1 CB Scheme
MEMORY
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ƒƒ Up to 8GB with two (2) DDR3 SO-DIMM sockets with
non-ECC support
Shall be certified to UL/CSA No. 60950-1 with no
deviations
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Designed to comply with IEC 60601
VIDEO
ƒƒ Intel® vPro™ Certification
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MITX-CORE-820 shall be Intel vPro certified
ƒƒ Embedded DisplayPort and LVDS header
ON-BOARD I/O
ƒƒ One (1) PCIe x16 socket that will work with a x16, x8,
x4 or x1 interface card
ƒƒ Two (2) SATA 6G and two (2) SATA 3G headers
Software and Firmware Specifications
BIOS
ƒƒ UEFI-based BIOS
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Optional boot from SATA disk, eUSB (with
Microsoft® Windows® Embedded Standard 7 and
Linux), USB CD-ROM or PXE Network boot
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Optional boot without keyboard, mouse and
screen
ƒƒ Four (4) USB ports on two (2) 9-pin headers
ƒƒ Two (2) USB ports on an eUSB header with suitable
mounting hole
ƒƒ PCIe Mini Card explansion with PCIe, USB and
DisplayPort connectivity (one full, two half size; or
one half size and one display)
ƒƒ TPM header
ƒƒ Audio 7.1 header and S/PDIF header
ƒƒ System LED and GPIO headers
ƒƒ 4-pin +12V DC ATX power connector
REAR I/O CONNECTIVITY
ƒƒ Four (4) USB2.0 type A ports
ƒƒ Two (2) RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet (one supporting
AMT)
ƒƒ Five (5) audio jacks and TOSlink optical connector
from HD Audio
ƒƒ Stacked VGA 15-pin connector and RS-232 COM
port
ƒƒ Two (2) DisplayPort connectors
ƒƒ Rear I/O DC power connector with input range of
+14V to +19V
ƒƒ Alternative on-board latching DC +12V power
connector
OPERATING TEMPERATURE RANGE
ƒƒ 0 °C to 55 °C
SOFTWARE UTILITIES
ƒƒ A PICMG® EAPI specification compliant API
ƒƒ Demonstration utility containing temperature/
voltage monitor, watchdog, GPIO, backlight,
processor/memory frequency display, processor
throttling and graphics control APIs
OPERATING SYSTEM
ƒƒ Microsoft® Windows® 7 and Windows Embedded
Standard 7
ƒƒ Microsoft Windows XP Professional
ƒƒ Fedora 12
Package Contents
BIOS
ƒƒ One (1) MITX-CORE-820 motherboard (without CPU
or memory)
ƒƒ Two (2) SATA power cables
ƒƒ Two (2) SATA data cables
ƒƒ One (1) CD containing Windows/Linux drivers and
documentation
ƒƒ One (1) CD containing BIOS utilities.
ƒƒ One (1) Quickstart manual covering:
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Package contents
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Board layout
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CPU and memory installation instructions
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Ordering Information
Part Number
Description
MITX-CORE-820
QM67 Mini-ITX PGA 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processor motherboard
MITX-CORE-HTSNK
CPU heatsink and fan
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