Tech Explained

  • a photo of a PicoPSU unit

What is a picoPSU?

By |August 8th, 2022|

As the name would suggest, a picoPSU is an ultra small DC-DC power supply designed for use with embedded PCs and small form factor motherboards such as nano-ITX or mini-ITX boards. Plugging directly into the [read more]

  • Defining what is IP65

What Does IP65 Mean?

By |July 28th, 2022|

You’ve been tasked to find the best IP65 rated Panel PC. Your first question might be - what does IP65 mean?  The International electrical Commission (IEC) defines the IP Coden or Ingress Protection Coden as [read more]

What is an Embedded Computer?

By |July 16th, 2022|

A question we get asked a lot is: “what is an embedded computer?”. An embedded computer functions as part of a larger device or system, rather than being used as a standalone computer. Typically, an [read more]

  • An oil rig platform in the middle of the ocean is a rugged environment in which you need a Mil-Spec computer

What is a Mil-Spec Computer?

By |July 12th, 2022|

We often get asked - what is a Mil-Spec computer? Mil-Spec computers are designed for the most extreme environments and most challenging computing applications. Constructed of ultra-rugged materials both inside and out, Mil-Spec hardware is [read more]