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ACT/Technico&aposs New SATA PMCDisk Cost-effectively Simplifies Mass Storage Requirements in Embedded Systems

WARMINSTER, Pa., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ACT/Technico (www.acttechnico.com), a leading supplier of embedded products and systems solutions built with CompactPCI, VMEbus, and other open architecture platforms, now offers a SATA-based mass storage PMC that simplifies data storage requirements while incorporating advanced serial storage technology for increased data transfer rates.

WARMINSTER, Pa., June 5 /PRNewswire/ — ACT/Technico (www.acttechnico.com), a leading supplier of embedded products and systems solutions built with CompactPCI, VMEbus, and other open architecture platforms, now offers a SATA-based mass storage PMC that simplifies data storage requirements while incorporating advanced serial storage technology for increased data transfer rates.

The cost-effective RoHS-compliant SATA PMCDisk replaces hard drives and disk modules that require external fixtures or system slots. For applications requiring moderate data storage, the SATA PMCDisk eliminates the need for SCSI-based storage while offering improved data transfer rates. The module can be used as a boot device as well.

Available with either rotating or solid state flash SATA drives, the SATA PMCDisk can be used on any CompactPCI, VMEbus or VXS single board computer or carrier with a standard PMC slot, making the module ideal for a wide variety of commercial embedded systems in such industries as telecom, medical and industrial. Extended temperature versions are also available for more rugged environments, such as airborne and rugged ground applications.

The SATA PMCDisk provides embedded system designers with cost-effective, flexible storage options. The 2.5" hard disk comes in storage sizes from 40 GB to 250 GB and the 2.5" flash drive is available up to 128 GB.

The module ships completely assembled and tested with a 2.5" drive (rotating or solid state Flash) and software drivers for VxWorks, Linux, Solaris or Windows. The SATA PMCDisk also features two universal I/O voltage keying holes for 3.3V and 5.0V operation.

Pricing for a SATA PMCDisk starts at $ 800 with rotating storage. Delivery is six weeks ARO.

For more information, please visit www.acttechnico.com or contact Valerie Andrew at valeriea@acttechnico.com, call (800) 445-6194, (215) 956-1200 or e-mail sales@acttechnico.com.

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About ACT/Technico

For 30 years, ACT/Technico has been supplying boards, software solutions and integrated embedded systems to companies in military/aerospace, communications, medical imaging and semiconductor equipment manufacturing. The ISO 9000 compliant company draws from its extensive product and system integration knowledge to deliver complete solutions that expedite time to market.

ACT/Technico is also a manufacturer and reseller of embedded hardware and software. In addition to offering leading edge SBCs, mass storage and RAID products, networking solutions and device drivers for most major RTOS, Linux and Windows, the company also provides support for these products.

The privately held company is based in Warminster, Pa. with additional offices in California, Florida, Maryland, Minnesota, New England and Texas. For more information, please call (215) 956-1200 or e-mail to sales@acttechnico.com.

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