ARES-1231 – Fanless Embedded Controller

Fanless Embedded Controller with Intel® Bay Trail SoC Processor


  • Intel® Bay Trail SoC platform
  • Fanless Design
  • Multi-COMs with 5/12VDC power output
  • Multi-DIOs
  • 2 x Gbe Ethernet LANs connectivity
  • 1 x USB 3.0 + 5 x USB 2.0 Ports
  • 1 x RJ-11 for cash drawer
  • Optional Wi-Fi connection supported


CPU Intel® Celeron® Processor N2930
Memory 1 x 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets, Supporting DDR3L 1600 MHz, up to 8GB.
4GB DDR3L memory module installed
Chipset Intel® SoC
Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
LAN Chipset 2 x Intel® i210AT PCIe controllers
Watchdog Timer 1~255 levels reset
I/O Interface
Serial Port 4 x RS-232/422/485 w/ 5V/12VDC (DB9, DIP switch Selectable)
8 x RS-232/485 (DB9, Selectable)
4 x RS-232/485 (PIN-Header, Selectable)
USB Port 1 x USB 3.0/2.0 combo port
5 x additional USB 2.0 ports
Video Port 1 x DVI-I connector
1 x HDMI connector
D-IO 16 x DI, 16 x DO
(1 x DB26 w/ 8DI+8DO + 1 x pinheader w/ 8DI+8DO)
RJ-11 12V/24V for Cashdrawer
Expansion Bus 1 x mSATA slot
1 x SATA for 2.5” SSD Drive
1 x Half-Size mPCIE (PCIex1 Lane only)
Operating Temp. -20 ~ 60°C (-4 ~ 140°F), ambient w/ air flow
Storage Temp. -40 ~70 °C (-40 ~ 158°F)
Operating Humidity 10 ~ 95% @ 60°C (non-condensing)
Vibration 5~500Hz 3G rms X,Y,Z axis w/SSD, according to IEC 68-2-64
Shock & Crash 40G peak acceleration (11 m sec. duration), operation
60G peak acceleration (11 m sec. duration), non operation
According to IEC 68-2-27
Certification CE, FCC Class A
Power Requirement
Power Input DC 12V Input (w/ DC-Jack)
Power Consumption Max. 16W (w/o I/O card)
Type 1 x mSATA socket
1 x 2.5” drive bay for SATA interface HDD/SSD
Supports 600MB/s HDD transfer rate
Construction Metal, IP30
Mounting Wall-mount
Weight 1.695kg (3.74lb)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 240.4 x 60.2 x 126.2 mm (9.46” x 2.37” x 4.97”)
OS Support
Windows 7 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 7/8.1 Embedded / Windows 10
Ordering Information
ARES-1231 ARES-1231 Intel® Celeron® Processor N2930, barebone, 12V Input


ARES-1231 Datasheet
ARES-1231 Manual
ARES-1231 White Paper
ARES-1231 Driver