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Introducing the New TS-7250-V2 Single Board Computer

Published as a News Article on Nov 20, 2014 (Updated Feb 11, 2022)

Industrial PC/104 Single Board Computer with 1 GHz Arm®-based CPU, Reliable eMMC SLC Flash, and High Capacity FPGA

Fountain Hills, AZ November 20, 2014 – Technologic Systems Inc., an embedded systems solutions company, has announced the general availability of their newest industrial grade single board computer, TS-7250-V2. The TS-7250-V2 is a general purpose PC/104 embedded system that can fulfill a wide variety of embedded system requirements with high performance, high reliability, low-cost components like an 800 MHz or 1 GHz Arm®-based CPU, 512 MB DDR3 RAM, up to 17k LUT FPGA*, 2 GB eMMC SLC flash, and flexible PC/104 connector with FPGA driven pins. Powered by Linux® Kernel 3.14, it boots to a terminal shell in 0.87 seconds and can further load the Debian® 7 "Wheezy" distribution. The TS-7250-V2 provides an upgrade path for customers using the TS-7250 or TS-7260 single board computers. Full descriptions, pictures, and resources for the TS-7250-V2 can be found on the Technologic Systems' TS-7250-V2 product page.

TS-7250-V2 Top View TS-7250-V2 Bottom View

TS-7250-V2 Front View

TS-7250-V2 Rear View

Highlights of the TS-7250-V2 single board computer are its high-performance components designed to provide powerful multimedia capabilities and industry standard interfaces while maintaining low power consumption and high data reliability. Applications range widely, as the TS-7250-V2 is general purpose and fits nearly any application. The high capacity FPGA enables engineers to customize and further extend the TS-7250-V2 to meet their application specific needs. Furthermore, the industrial temperature option enables the TS-7250-V2 to function in rugged environments such as those found in the automotive and military industries.

Hardware Features

  • 1 GHz Arm®-based Marvell PXA168
  • 800 MHz Arm®-based Marvell PXA166
  • 512 MB DDR2 RAM
  • 2 GB eMMC SLC Flash Storage
  • 8 or 17k* LUT Programmable FPGA
  • 2x 10/100 Ethernet Ports
  • -40 °C to 85 °C Industrial Temp Range
  • 1x microSD Card Slot
  • 1x SD Card Slot
  • 2x USB Host Ports
  • 1x USB Device Port (Console Only)
  • 75x Digital Input/Outputs
  • 3x RS-232 Serial Ports
  • 3x TTL Serial Ports
  • 1x RS-485 Serial Ports
  • 5x ADC Ports
  • 1x CAN Bus
  • 5 VDC Power Supply Input
  • 8 to 28 VDC Power Supply Input
  • High Precision Real Time Clock
  • More...

FPGA Features

The TS-7250-V2 features an on-board, programmable Lattice FPGA. The FPGA provides extra peripherals such as 75 GPIO lines, additional serial ports, additional CAN port, dual 4-bit mode high-speed SD Card sockets (full-size and micro SD Cards), and more.

All the PC/104 pins are connected straight to the FPGA, giving the TS-7250-V2 the flexibility to add external hardware and physical/transceiver layers. The default TS-7250-V2 FPGA load provides a standard PC/104 bus on the 104-pin connectors, maintaining compatibility with our other Arm-based SBCs and wide range of PC/104 peripheral boards. The FPGA on the TS-7250-V2 enables simple, inexpensive customization that requires no physical hardware modifications. Should you need a special configuration or a custom load, contact Technologic Systems for FPGA development services.

Linux Kernel 3.14 and Debian 7 "Wheezy"

The TS-7250-V2 boots from the onboard eMMC SLC flash or microSD card to Linux Kernel 3.14 in 0.87 seconds to a BusyBox terminal shell. For full flexibility, the TS-7250-V2 can further load the Debian 7 "Wheezy" distribution, which offers a familiar software stack and packages and a GNU compiler collection for onboard software development. Technologic Systems also includes user space utilities for controlling various aspects of the board, like DIO, SPI, and UARTs.

Software Features

  • Linux Kernel 3.14 (2.6.34 also available)
  • Debian 7 "Wheezy" Distribution
  • 0.87 s Bootup Time to Busybox Terminal Shell (.52 seconds with available 2.6.34 kernel)
  • FPGA Reloadable in Software
  • Flexible Programming Language Support
  • Source code examples available
  • More...

Price and Availability

The TS-7250-V2 single board computer is available for purchase now. Quantity 100 pricing starts at $165 with several additional options available. Those interested in purchasing the TS-7250-V2 can do so from the Technologic Systems' TS-7250-V2 product page, or contact Technologic Systems using the information found below in the contact section.

  • TS-7250-V2-512-8S-I: TS-7250-V2 industrial grade (-40?C to 85?C) SBC with the Marvell PXA166 800 MHz Arm core and 512MB DDR2 RAM (microSD Required to Boot.) priced at $199 quantity 1
  • TS-7250-V2-512-4096F-10S-I-DEV: TS-7250-V2 industrial grade (-40?C to 85?C) SBC with the Marvell PXA168 1066 MHz Arm core, 512MB DDR2 RAM, 2GB Flash (4GB eMMC configured as 2GB SLC Flash), 2x 10/100 Ethernet and 1x RS-422 (recommended for development) priced at $251 quantity 1

Product Customization

Customized products at optimum price can be built for minimum orders of 100 units with a typical 4-6 weeks lead time. A one-time customization fee to be determined will apply in order to cover non-standard setup and handling. Please call us to request a customized product. The following options and prices are available for product customization:

Product OptionsQTY 100 Price
Add 1GHz CPU$18
Add 2GB Flash (4GB eMMC configured as 2GB SLC Flash)$10
Add 2nd Ethernet$5
Add 1x RS-422$1
Add 1x full size SD card socket$12
Add 40-pin Con$3
Add 40-pin Con Stack Thru$10
Add 64-pin Con Stack Thru$15
Add 1x CAN$2 (currently not available)
Add 17K LUT FPGACall (Available in Qty. 100 or more)

Call us at (480) 837-5200 or contact us for a custom order.

About Technologic Systems Inc.

Technologic Systems is an embedded systems company with headquarters in Fountain Hills, Arizona. We have been in business for 30 years, helping more than 8 thousand OEM customers and building over a hundred COTS products that have never been discontinued. Our product base consists of a wide variety of off-the-shelf PC/104 single board computers, system-on-modules, touch panel computers, peripherals and industrial controllers. We also offer customs configurations and design services. We specialize in the Arm-based and X86 architectures, FPGA IP-core design, and open-source software support based on Linux, providing advanced custom solutions using hardware-software co-design strategies.


Technologic Systems, Inc.
16525 East Laser Drive
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Tel: (480) 837-5200
Fax: (480) 837-5300
Email: sales@embeddedTS.com
Website: www.embeddedTS.com

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