3.5” SubCompact Board with Intel® 7th Generation U Core™ i7/i5/i3/Celeron® Processor SoC



    An expandable 3.5” SubCompact Board with Intel® 7th Generation U Core™ i7/i5/i3/Celeron® Processor SoC

    All versions of the GENE-KBU6 are designed with a fanless heatsink that facilitate heat mitigation and airflow, ensuring product quality and longevity. This 3.5" single board is specifically designed for applications such as Robotics and Industrial Automation, and is powered by the latest Intel Kabylake processor, facilitating faster processing time and better image resolution. Field tests have shown that the GENE-KBU6 surpasses the Skylake model by 20%, and provides a 10% improvement in graphics power. It also supports 4K display, DDR4 SO-DIMM and EtherCAT, making it a perfect appliance for Machine Vision applications.

    The GENE-KBU6 features a unique BIO interface built for speedy customization, enabling flexible PoE expansion options, impeccably suited for any industrial or embedded computing applications.


    • Machine Vision
    • Industrial Automation
    • Robotics


    • Intel® 7th Generation U Core™ i7/i5/i3/Celeron® Processor SoC
    • DDR4 1866/2133, SODIMM x 1
    • DVI, CRT/DP, 18/24-bit Dual-Channel LVDS
    • 2 CH Audio
    • SATA III x 1 & mSATA (share with half-size Mini-Card and selective by BIOS)
    • Support 8-bit Digital I/O, USB 2.0 x 2 , USB 3.0 x 4
    • COM x 4 (RS-232 x 1, RS-232/422/485 x 3)
    • Mini-Card Slot x 1 (Full size), TPM (Optional), SIM
    • Wide DC Support 9~36V, +12V Only (Optional)
    • 4/5/8-wire Resistive Touch Screen Controller
    • BIO Connector for Daughter Board
    • Solder Design for System Assembly and Thermal

    Specifications [GENE-KBU6]

    Form Factor3.5'' SubCompact Board
    CPUIntel® 7th Generation U Core™ i7-7600U SoC Processor
    CPU FrequencyUp to 3.9GHz
    ChipsetIntel® 7th Generation U SoC Processor
    Memory TypeDDR4 1866/2133, SODIMM x 1
    Max. Memory CapacityUp to 16GB
    Wake on LANYes
    Watchdog Timer255 Levels
    Power Requirement+9 ~ 36V or +12V
    Power Supply TypeAT/ ATX
    Power Consumption (Typical)--
    Dimension (L x W)5.75" x 4" (146mm x 101.7mm)
    Operating Temperature32°F ~ 140°F (0°C ~ 60°C)
    Storage Temperature-40°F ~ 176°F (-40°C ~ 81°C)
    Operating Humidity0% ~ 90% relative humidity, non-condensing
    MTBF (hours)-
    VGA/LCD ControllerIntel® 7th Generation SoC Processor
    Video OutputDVI-I, CRT/DP, LVDS (CRT is shared wih DP, and default is DP)
    Backlight inverter supplyYes
    EthernetIntel i210/i211, 10/100/1000Base-TX, RJ 45 x 2 (Support EtherCAT)
    AudioHigh Definition Audio Interface
    USB PortUSB 3.0 x 4, USB 2.0 x 2
    Serial PortRS-232 x 1, RS-232/422/485 x 3
    Parallel Port
    HDD InterfaceSATA 3.0 x 1, +5V SATA power connector x 1
    FDD Interface
    SSDmSATA (share with half-size miniCard and selective by BIOS)
    Expansion Slot1. BIO x 1
    2. Mini Card x 2 and default is
    2.1. mSATA x 1 (half-size)
    2.2. miniCard x 1(Full-size)
    DIO8 Bit
    SIMx 1
    TPMx 1
    Touchx 1

    Ordering Information [GENE-KBU6]

    Part NumberGENE-KBU6-A10-0001
    cpu Intel® i7-7600U
    fan/fanless Fan
    display DVI+LVDS+DP
    lvds 18/24-bit,
    storage SATA x 1, mSATA x 1
    lan GbE x 2
    usb USB3.0 x 4, USB 2.0 x 2
    rs-232 1
    rs-232/422/485 3
    expansion slot miniCard x 1 (Full-size)
    power 9~36V
    power temp 0°C ~ 60°C
    others DIO x 8, SIM, Touch Controller

    Downloads [GENE-KBU6]

    • Datasheet
    • BIOS
    • Driver
    • Manual

    Packing List

    • Product DVD
    • GENE-KBU6 with Heatspreader

    Optional Accessories

    Part Number Description Qty
    1700050207 (TF)USB CABLE.1*5P Pitch=1.25mm Housinh.20cm.for PFM-945C 2
    1701090150 (TF)Flat Cable.D-Sub 9(M).9P Housing.9P 1.25mm pitch Housing.15cm 4
    1709100254 (TF)PHONE JACK Cable.3P AUDIO JACK.1*10P 1.25mm HOUSING(F).25cm 1
    1702150155 (TF)Power Cable.15P SATA(F).2P 2.0mm Housing(PH).15cm 1
    170220020B (TF)Power Cable.20P ATX(M).4P 5.08mm Housing(F).+3P 2.5mm Housing(XH).20cm 1
    1702002010 (TF)Power CABLE.1*2P Pitch=5.0mm Housing.10cm.for PFM-945C.(12V only) 1
    GENE-KBU6-FAN01 CPU Cooler, 3P, .5000RPM, A1.0, REV. A1.0 1
    GENE-KBU6-HSK01 Al, Heatsink, 146 x 80 x 14mm, Silver, REV. A1.0 1

    CPU Support Chart

    CPU Base Frequency/ Turbo Boost GHz Core/ Thread Last Level Cache TDP Graphic
    i7-7600U 2.8/3.9 2/4 4M 15W GT2 - 620
    i5-7300U 2.6/3.5 2/4 3M 15W GT2 - 620
    i3-7100U 2.4 2/4 3M 15W GT2 - 620
    C-3965U 2.2 2/2 2M 15W GT1 - 610