In-Vehicle Box PC with Intel® Xeon® E3/ 6th & 7th Generation Core™ i7/ i5/ i3 Processors


In-Vehicle Box PC with Intel® Xeon® E3/ 6th & 7th Generation Core™ i7/ i5/ i3 Processors
  • Fanless design
  • Wide range DC power input (9~36V)
  • Wide temperature range from -40°C to 70°C
  • 4 x 802.3af Gigabit PoE ports by M12 connectors
  • Support RTC battery service window
  • 2 x mPCIe slots for optional Wi-Fi/ BT/ 3G/ 4G/ GPS modules
  • 1 x M.2 (NGFF) M-Key(2242) socket for storage module
  • 1 x SIM card sockets
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CPU Intel® Xeon® E3/ 6th & 7th generation Core™ i7/ i5/ i3 processor in LGA1151 socket
Memory 2 x 260-pin DDR4 SO-DIMM sockets
Chipset Intel® C236
Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
ATA 3 x Serial ATA ports with 600MB/s HDD transfer rate
LAN Chipset 1 x Intel® i219LM GbE controller w/ iAMT 11.0 (except i3)
1 x Intel® WGI211AT GbE controller
4 x Intel® WGI211AT GbE controllers for PoE
Watchdog Timer 1~255 levels reset

I/O Interface

USB Port 4 x USB 3.0 ports, front side
LAN 2 x RJ-45 ports for GbE, front side
4 x M12-male 8P connector, IP67 for PoE, A-coded, rear side (with total 30W power budget)
Video Port 1 x DB-15 female connector for Analog RGB, Max. resolution: 1920 x 1080 @ 60Hz
1 x DVI-D female connector for digital video output, Max. resolution: 1920 x 1080 @ 60Hz
Expansion Bus 1 x mini-PCI Express slots interconnected with SIM card sockets for optional Wi-Fi/ BT/ 3G/ LTE/ GPS (PCIex1+USB2.0, full size)
1 x mini-PCI Express slot for optional Wi-Fi/ BT/ GPS (PCIe x1 + USB 2.0, half size)
Antenna 3 x SMA-female connectors’ holes for external antennas
Audio Mic-in/ Line-out


Operating Temp. -40 ~ 60°C, ambient w/ air flow, w/ 35W TDP Core™ i CPU
-40 ~ 70°C, ambient w/ air flow, w/ Xeon™ E3-1268L-V5
(CPU throttling may be happened while it run full loaded)
Storage Temp. -40 ~ 85°C (-40 ~ 185°F)
Operating Humidity 10 ~ 95% @ 70°C (non-condensing)
Vibration IEC61373 Category 1 Class B
Shock IEC61373 Category 1 Class B


Certification EN-50155 certified. test with AC adapter

OS Support

System Windows 10 IOT (For 6th / 7th Gen Intel CPU)
Windows 7 / Windows 8.1 (For 6th Gen Intel CPU)
Linux (Kernal 4.x )


Type 1 x M.2 M-Key socket for storage module (SATA signal only)
1 x external 2.5” SATA3 6Gb/s Drive Bay
1 x internal 2.5” SATA3 6Gb/s Drive Bay

Power Requirement

Power Input DC 9 ~ 36V input (w/ 5-pin M12-male A-code connector)
Power Consumption Typ. 90W (w/o I/O card)


Construction Aluminum Alloy
Mounting Support wall-mount
Weight 6.4kg (14.1 Ib)
Dimensions (W x D x H) 225 x 292 x 90 mm

Ordering Information

ARES-1970E-M12-NVR Barebone Fanless In-Vehicle BOX PC

Optional Configuration (CTOS* Kit)

  • 64/ 128/ 256GB SSD
    2.5” WT 64/ 128/ 256GB SATA III SSD
  • Xeon™ E3-1268L-V5
    Intel® 6th Gen Xeon™ E3-1268L processor, L2/8M, 2.4G
  • Core™ i7-7700T
    Intel® 7th Gen. Core i7-7700T processor, L2/8M, 2.9G
  • Core™ i5-7500T
    Intel® 7th Gen. Core i5-7500T processor, L2/6M, 2.7G
  • Core™ i3-7101TE
    Intel® 7th Gen. Core i3-7101TE processor, L2/3M, 3.4G
  • WMK-7000
    Wall-mount kit for FPC-7XXX Series
  • MK-4I-4G / 8G / 16G
    Industrial-grade DDR4-2400 4GB / 8GB / 16GB SDRAM DIMM kit
  • WIFI-AT4550
    Atheros QCNFA324 Wi-Fi module w/ 2 x 30cm internal wiring
  • LTE-1450
    LTE Quectel EC25-E cat 4 Mini-PCIe wireless kit (EMEA) w/ GPS
  • ANT-D11
    1 x Wi-Fi Dual-band 2.4G/5G antenna
  • ANT-H11
    2dBi HSUPA Antenna Kit
  • ANT-G11
    1 x 3000mm 27dB SMA Remote GPS Antenna
*CTOS means Configure-to-Order Service.
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