Powerful, Fanless RE1112 Rugged Embedded Computer for Demanding Military and Industrial Applications

Hiawatha, IA, USA, July 17, 2017 – Crystal Group, a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware, introduced today the RE1112 Rugged Embedded Computer designed for applications where high performance and reliability are needed in demanding environmental conditions.

“The RE1112 Rugged Embedded Computer’s efficient heat-dissipating, solid-state design makes it an optimal solution for harsh environment automation applications such as those typically found in oil & gas production, municipal utilities, mining operations and military systems,” said Jim Shaw, Crystal Group’s Executive Vice President of Engineering.  “It provides a reliable and stable automation platform with minimum maintenance.”

The RE1112 Rugged Embedded Computer is designed for fanless operation over an extended temperature range from -40°C to +60°C, and its special aluminum housing with cooling fins serves as a heat sink for conductive cooling of the internal electronics.  The chassis is built to withstand the harsh environments for storage operations from -45°C to +85°C. The unit mounts to multiple DIN rail options and operates from a wide voltage range of 18-36 VDC power input.

The RE1112 Rugged Embedded Computer is powered by Intel® CoreTM i7 and is equipped with up to 16GB of RAM. The unit features one PCIe X16 low profile expansion card and offers on-board SATA2 and SATA3.  The computer has two non-removable 2.5” SSD hard drives and supports Linux®, VMWare® and Windows® software.


About Crystal Group Inc.

Crystal Group Inc., an employee-owned small business located in Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, is a technology innovation leader specializing in both custom and COTS products for defense, government and industrial markets since 1987.  Crystal Group designs and manufactures installation-ready industrial computers, rugged servers, displays, networking devices, embedded systems, power supplies and storage devices that fit critical applications in demanding environmental conditions.

The company is certified to quality management standards AS9100C:2009 and ISO 9001:2008.  Crystal Group products meet and exceed MIL-STDs 810, 167-1, 461, MIL-S-901, IEEE and IEC industrial standards.  Additionally, the company offers integration services, configuration management, product life-cycle planning and 5+ year warranties.


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