FS-97C - Intel  CoreTM  Duo / Core 2 Duo  PICMG 1.0 CPU  Card

Intel CoreTM Duo / Core 2 Duo processor support with Intel 945GME & ICH7M ,  
DDR2 up to 3GB , Intel Gigabit Ethernet , Mini-PCI , AC97 Audio , USB 2.0
DVI , LVDS , SATA , Compact Flash and HDTV

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Ordering Guide
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COMMELL, the worldwide leader of Industrial SBC, introduced the PICMG 1.0 platform FS-97C based on Intel 945GME and ICH7M Chipset, which supports Intel CoreTM Duo / Core 2 Duo processor at 667 MHz FSB, It's Provides up to 25% faster data transfer rate compared to the previous generation bus speed, Dual channel DDR2 533/667 memory architecture in configurations of up to 3 GB RAM, The new Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950 provides incredible visual quality, versatile display options, The ICH7M integrated with Realtek 5.1-CH Audio. 18-bit Dual Channel LVDS .

The FS-97C comes with floppy, PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse, UltraATA100 EIDE, 1 x RS232 & 1 x RS232/422/485, 2 x SATA  with 150MB/s transfer rate, Networking is provided by Intel 82573L Gigabit Ethernet. 4 x USB2.0 ports for 40X faster data transfer rate and backward compatible to support USB 1.1 devices, 1 x IrDA and GPIO interface. Peripherals also include Mini-PCI slot, the Mini-PCI slot is designed to accommodate the most power-hungry expansion card, e.g. Wi-Fi card.  

Additionally, FS-97C is also equipped with CompactFlash Interface for easily using any memory card.   


  Key Feature
  • CPU: Intel CoreTM Duo / Core 2 Duo Merom with Socket M @  533 / 677 MHz FSB.

  • Memory: 2 x 240-pin DDR2 533/667MHz up to 3.0 GB. 

  • Chipset: Intel 945GME and ICH7M.

  • VGA Interface: built-in Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950 technology.

  • LVDS interface: Onboard 18-bit Dual channel LVDS connector.

  • Enhanced IDE: One UltraATA100 IDE interface supports up to 2 ATAPI Devices.

  • Serial ATA: 2 x Serial ATA interface with 150 MB/s transfer rate.

  • LAN Interface: 2 x Intel 82573L Gigabit Ethernet .

  • Audio: Realtek ALC655 5.1 channel Audio.

  • Solid State Disk: IDE supports 40-pin DiskOnModule . CompactFlash Type-II socket onboard

  • GPIO interfaceOnboard 8-bit Digital I/O interface.

  • Extended interface: 2 x Mini-PCI socket 

  • I/O ports: PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse , LPT , VGA , LAN , USB2.0 , Audio , DVI , IrDA




Form Factor

PICMG 1.0 CPU Card


Intel CoreTM Duo / Core 2 Duo Merom with Socket M @  533 / 677 MHz FSB.  


2 x DDR2 533/667 MHz SDRAM up to 3.0 GB


Intel 945GME & ICH7M 

Real Time Clock  

Chipset integrated RTC with onboard lithium battery  

Watchdog Timer

Generates a system reset  internal timer for 1min ~ 255 min

Power Management

ACPI 1.0 compliant, supports power saving mode  

PCI Enhanced IDE

1 x Ultra ATA/100 IDE channel  up to 2 ATAPI devices

VGA Interface

Intel 945GM integrated GMA (Graphic Media Accelerator) 950 Technology 

Video Memory

Up to 224MB shared with system memory

Serial ATA Interface

2 x Serial ATA Interface  with 150 MB/s transfer rate.

Audio Interface

Realtek ALC655  5.1 channel Audio

LAN Interface

2 x Intel 82573L Gigabit Ethernet .( FS-97CDG2 Model only)

Solid State Disk

IDE supports 40-pin DiskOnModule .

CompactFlash Type-II on the rear .

GPIO Interface

Onboard programmable 8-bit digital I/O interface

Extend Interface 

2 x Min-PCI socket 

External I/O Port

2x RJ45 LAN port, 1x DB15 VGA port, 1 x  PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse ports, 

    Internal I/O Port

    1 x RS232 & 1 x RS232/422/485, 1 x FDD, 1 x IrDA , 1 x LPT

    4 x USB 2.0, 1 x 8-bit GPIO, 1 x Audio, 1 x CDIN , 1x DVI

    LVDS and LCD inverter connector , HDTV

Power Requirement

+5V , +12V input & 5VSB Requirement

    Board Dimension     338mm x 122 mm (L x W)

Operation Temperature

 0 ~ 60


Download Datasheet @ PDF format


  Ordering Guide


Intel CoreTM Duo / Core 2 Duo PICMG 1.0 with onboard VGA, DVI, 18-bit LVDS, Giga LAN,  SATA,  USB 2.0 ports Audio, RS232/422/485 

Min-PCI, CompactFlash socket.


Same as above and with secondary Gigabit LAN

    MP-954 Mini-PCI Card support 3 x RS232 & 1 x RS232/422/485
    MP-323 Mini-PCI Card support 3 x IEEE 1394 


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