RS232S17A Rugged 2U Workstation

Field tested, failsafe and long life performance in extreme conditions. As processing performance continues to improve, Crystal Group is dedicated to minimize the SWaP envelope of the RS232S17A. High-end computing performance in a 2U chassis with a depth under 17” (43.1 cm) fits most any rack space. This rugged workstation supports a variety of drive types, including large rotational drives. The RS232S17A provides high-performance computing and high-capacity data storage in a rugged, all-aluminum package, to withstand the harshest terrains and applications.

RS232S17A Rugged 2U Workstation
  • Light weight aluminum construction–20 to 24 lbs.
  • Easily mounted — Delrin glides, fixed mount, or Jonathan® rails
  • Up to 64 GB of memory
  • Rugged 2U, rack mounted, short depth 17″
  • Versatility with up to two removable 3.5” HDDs or four 2.5” SSDs
  • Three full height expansion slots
Form Factor 2U
Height 3.5” (8.89 cm)
Width 17.5” (44.45 cm); EIA-310 Rack Compliant
Depth 17” (43.2 cm)
Weight 20-24 lbs (9.07-10.88 kg); content dependent
Option 1 Mounted on Delrin glides
Option 2 Fixed mount, front and rear
Option 3 Jonathan rails
Power Supply
Option 1 460W 120/240VAC 50/60Hz w/PFC, 115VAC 400Hz
Option 2 505W 18-36VDC
CPU Architecture
Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 v6/v5, Intel® 7th/6th Gen; Core™ Series 12/13th Gen CPU options
128GB, DDR4 to DDR5
1 PCI-E x16, 2 PCI-E x8
External Bays
Option 1 Two removable SATA or SAS 2.5” or 3.5” HDD
Option 2 Four 2.5” SATA or SAS HDD
Option 3 (can be combined with HDD option) One CD/DVD/BD (R/W)
Eight high speed, high volume fans CPU temperature controlled
System Board
Option 1 Supermicro X11SSZ-F
Option 2 Supermicro X11SSZ-TLN4F
Option 3 Supermicro X13SAZ-F/Q
Software Capability
Supports Windows 11®, Windows Server, or Linux®
Environmental Standards
MIL-STD-810, Operational Temperature, Method 501, Procedure I/II -35°C to +60°C
MIL-STD-810, Storage, Method 501, Procedure I/II -55°C to +85°C
MIL-STD-810, Humidity, Method 507, Procedure II 240 hours with humidity kit
MIL-STD-810, Altitude, Method 500 12,500 ft operation, 40,000ft transport
MIL-STD-810, Vibration, Method 514, Procedure I 3G, 5-2,000Hz, 60 min/axis with solid state drives + vibration kits
MIL-STD-810, Shock, Method 516, Procedures I/V 20g, 11msec--functional shock; 40g, 11msec crash hazard shock
MIL-S-901, Grade B
Electromagnetic Compatibility Standards
FCC compliant AC
MIL-STD-461 AC/DC, RE102, CE102 compliant
RTCA DO-160 Section 21, Category M
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