FS-97A --- with Pentium M / Giga LAN Solution Available Now ---

Intel Pentium M  &  Celeron M  processor-based running 
up to 2 GHz with Intel 855GME & ICH4, 2 GB DDR SDRAM, 
100 Mbps & Gigabit Ethernet port ,  4 x USB 2.0, 2 x COM
1 x Printer Port, AC97 3D Audio, CompactFlash Interface, 
8-bit Digital I/O ,  Mini-AGP  Socket ,   24-bit  Dual  LVDS

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COMMELL FS-97A based on Intel 82855GME and 82801DB Chipset, which offers a highly integrated low power, high performace chipset solution that has been optimized to support the Intel® Pentium® M processor running up to 2 GHz and Celeron M processor runnig at 1.5G+ Hz. Meanwhile, the Low voltage and Ultra Low voltage version supports on FS-97A. The low voltage and Ultra Low voltage version allows you operate the system in the most tough enviroment. The FS-97A supports high speed DDR333 in addition to DDR266/200  memory providing maximum capacity 2GB, integrated graphics controller with Intel Extreme Graphics 2 dual independent displays , The integrated display controller comes with up to 64 MB of dynamic video memory allocation and Single- or Dual-channel LVDS panel support up to UXGA resolution.

The FS-97A comes with floppy, PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse, 2 x RS232C, 1 x Printer port, UltraATA 100 EIDE and IrDA interface on-board, Networking is provided by Intel 82562ET 10/100Mbps LAN1 and Intel 82541PI Gigabit Ethernet LAN2. 4 x USB2.0 ports for 40X faster data transfer rate and backward compatible to support USB 1.0 devices and AC97 3D Audio are also integrated. A Mini-AGP slot uses Mini-AGP add-on card to support DVI, SDTV,HDTV.  Additionally, FS-97A is also equipped with CompactFalsh Interface for easily using any memory card. 

The COMMELL FS-97A is designed to meet the needs of applications that require extraordinary computing performance, reliability and other tough enviroment with low power consumption processor, which also well supports with the Windows 2000/XP, Linux operation system.


  Key Feature
  • CPU:  Intel Pentium M & Celeron M @ FSB 400MHz.  ( Intel Celeron M 4xx series can't support )

  • Memory: 2 x 184 pin DDR DIMM support up to 2.0GB DDR333 SDRAM. ECC    supported. 

  • Chipset: Intel® 82855GME and 82801DB.

  • VGA Interface: Intel Extreme Graphics 2 Technology.

  •  LVDS Interface: Dual channel 24-bit interface for LVDS.

  • Enhanced IDE: dual Channels support 4 ATAPI devices up to Ultra DMA   33/66//100 mode with data transfer rate up to 100MB/s.

  • Expansive Slots: Supports Mini-AGP port to add DVI, SDTV, HDTV.....

  • LAN Interface: One 10/100Mbps Ethernet port by Intel 82562ET on LAN1 and One 100/1000 Mbps Ethernet port by Intel 82541PI on LAN2.

  • Audio: Realtek ALC201A AC97 3D audio interface.

  • USB: 4 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface with up to 480 Mbps of data transfer rate.

  • I/O Ports: 2 serial ports, 1 parallel port, IrDA, FDD, PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports.

  • Solid State Disk: On board CompactFlash Type-II socket.

  • Digital I/O: Supports 8 bit digital I/O. 

  • Watchdog: Software configurable, 1s.....255s / 1ms.....255 ms.




Form Factor

Full-size PICMG-bus CPU Card / Slot PC, Supports PICMG version 1.0   (Rev.  2.0) PCI version 2.0mpliant. ISA 64Ma high drive capacity with TI 245 buffer


Supports Intel Pentium M & Celeron M processors with FC-PGA 478-pin ( Intel Celeron M 4xx series can't support )


2 x 184 pin DDR DIMMs to support up to 2.0GB DDR266/333 SDRAM  Supports unbuffered ECC memory.


Intel 82855GME & ICH4

Watchdog Timer

256-level generates system reset programmable watchdog timer

Real Time Clock

Intel ICH4 integrated RTC with onboard lithium battery

Power Management

ACPI 1.0 compliant, supports power saving mode with ATX PSU, RTC alarm,  Software shutdown, Wake on LAN

PCI Enhanced IDE

Supports two IDE channels & up to four IDE drivers,   Supports “Ultra DMA 33/66/100”

VGA Interface

Intel 855GME GMCH built-in 256bit 2D/3D VGA controller,   Dynamic vedio memory up to 64MB, Supports one external D-sub 15-pin connector & one internal 2x8-pin header

LVDS Supports up to 24-bit Dual LVDS TFT LCD panel  Inverter connector on board

LAN Interface

On board Intel 82562ET to support 10/100 Ethernet LAN,   Optional Intel 82541PI 100/1000 Mbps on LAN2

Audio Interface

Intel ICH4 built-in AC97 3D audio controller with ALC201A, with CD in, Line in, Mic. In, Speaker out

Multi-I/O Port

1 Floppy connector, 1 Printer port, 2 RS232 port, 1 SIR connector, 4 USB 2.0

1 Y-type cable to support PS2 Keyboard & PS2 mouse, 1 AT keyboard


Mini AGP port

Provide the capable of driving an ADD card to support DVI, TV-out devices  Provide the capable of drive an Mini-AGP card to support AGP 8X/4X graphic  card

Solid State Disk

Onboard Compact Flash Type-II socket


+5V & +12V DC input from PICMG backplane ne AT 4-pin power connector,  Additional +12V on 4-pin connector for  Pentium 4 PSU Board Dimension: 338 x 122 mm (L x W) Operation Temperature: 0 ~ 60oC (32 ~ 140oF)

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  Ordering Guide


Full-size PICMG Pentium M DDR CPU Card with 400 FSB,          IntelExtreme Graphics 2, Intel 10/100Mbps LAN, Audio, USB 2.0, Mini-AGP and CompactFlash Interface and ISA 64mA High Drive Capacity


Same as FS-97AVL but with secondary Giga LAN



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