3.5” SubCompact Board with Intel® Pentium & Celeron® N3000 Series Processor SoC



    Hosting a sophisticated and compact board design, the GENE-BSW5 offers an energy and space-efficient option for a variety of embedded applications, such as kiosk, panel PC, and smart manufacturing solutions.

    With two LAN, two USB 3.2, three USB 2.0, and a staggering six COM ports accompanying a display interface capable of three simultaneous displays, the GENE-BSW5 is primed to accommodate a wealth of peripheral devices such as cameras and sensors, while also having the means to process retrieved data via the 4 core, 4 thread processing power of its Intel® Celeron® Processor N Series SoC.

    Additionally, the tiny board is accoutered with a Full and Half-Size mPCIe slots, with mSATA function available on the latter.

    For a small, reliable multipurpose board, the GENE-BSW5 doesn’t miss.


    • Building
    • Factory Automation
    • Panel PC
    • KIOSK
    • Medical Equipment
    • Test & Measurement


    • Onboard Intel® Pentium®/Celeron® N3000 Series Processor SoC
    • DDR3L 1600 SODIMM x 1, Up to 8 GB
    • Gigabit Ethernet x 2
    • VGA, LVDS1, LVDS2/HDMI (Co-design)
    • 2CH HD Audio
    • Mini-Card x 1 (Full-Size)
    • mSATA x 1 (Shared with Mini-Card, Half-size)
    • USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 2, USB2.0 x 3, COM x 6, Digital I/O 8-bit
    • +12V DC, AT/ATX

    Specifications [GENE-BSW5]

    Form Factor3.5" SubCompact Board
    CPUIntel® Celeron® N Processor:
    Intel® Celeron® N3160 (4C/4T,1.60GHz,up to 2.24GHz)
    ChipsetIntegrated with Intel ® SoC
    Memory TypeDDR3L up to1600MHz,SODIMM x 1,up to 8GB,Non-ECC
    Wake on LANYes
    Watchdog Timer255 Levels
    RTC BatteryLithium Battery 3V/240mAh
    Dimension5.75" x 4" (146mm x 101.7mm)
    OS supportWindows 7/10 (64bit)
    Linux Ubuntu 21.04.0/Kernel 5.10
    Power Requirement+12V Only
    Power Supply TypeAT/ATX
    ConnectorPhoenix 2-pin Connector
    Power ConsumptionIntel®N3160,DDR3L 1600MHz 8GB,1.63A @+12V(TYPICAL)
    Intel®N3160,DDR3L 1600MHz 8GB,1.95A @+12V(MAX)
    ControllerIntel® HD Graphics for Intel® Celeron® Processor N3000 Series
    LVDS/eDPLVDS1 Dual Channel 18/24bit x 1, up to 1920 x 1080
    LVDS2 Dual Channel 18/24bit x 1(Optional: HDMI1.4b
    Display InterfaceVGA x 1, up to 1920 x 1200
    Multiple DisplayUp to 3 Simultaneous Displays
    CODECRealtek ALC897/892
    Audio InterfaceLine-In / Line-Out / Mic (Audio function not available for WiTAS SKU)
    external i/o
    EthernetRealtek RTL8119-CG, 10/100/1000Base, RJ-45 x2
    USBUSB 3.2 Gen1 x 2
    Serial PortCOM1 (RS232)
    VideoVGA x 1
    HDMI x1(optional)
    internal i/o
    USBUSB2.0 x 3
    Serial PortCOM2,COM3 (RS232/422/485, supports 5V/12V/RI)
    COM4,COM5,COM6 (RS232)
    VideoLVDS1 x 1
    LVDS2/HDMI x 1(Default:LVDS2)
    +5V SATA Power Connector x 1
    AudioAudio Header x 1 (Audio function not available for WiTAS SKU)
    SMBus/I2CI2C/SMBus x1 (Default:SMBus)
    Touch4/5/8-wire Touch Controller x 1 (optional)
    FanDC Fan x 1 (optional: Smart Fan)
    Front PanelHDD LED, PWR LED, Power Button, Buzzer, Reset
    Mini PCI-E/mSATAFull-size mPCIe x 1
    Half size mPCIe/mSATA x 1(Default mSATA, BOM Option: mPCIe)
    environment & certification
    Operating Temperature32°F ~ 140°F (0°C ~ 60°C)
    Storage Temperature-40°F ~ 176°F (-40°C ~ 80°C)
    Operating Humidity0% ~ 90% relative humidity, non-condensing
    MTBF (hours)325,391
    EMCCE/FCC Class A

    Ordering Information [GENE-BSW5]

    Part NumberGENE-BSW5-A12-0001GENE-BSW5-A12-0002
    cpu N3160 N3160
    display VGA+LVDS VGA+LVDS x 2
    lan Gbe x 2 Gbe x 2
    usb USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 2
    UBS 2.0 x 3
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 2
    UBS 2.0 x 3
    rs-232 2 4
    rs-232/422/485 2 2
    storage SATA x 1 mSATA x 1 (half-size) SATA x 1 mSATA x 1 (half-size)
    expansion slot Mini Card x 1(Full-Size) Mini Card x 1(Full-Size)
    power +12V +12V
    operating temp 0°C ~ 60°C 0°C ~ 60°C
    others DIO x 8 Touch Controller, SIM, DIO x 8

    Downloads [GENE-BSW5]

    • Datasheet
    • BIOS
    • Driver
    • Manual

    Packing List

    • GENE-BSW5 MB x 1
    • M16BT05000 (Heatsink) x 1

    Optional Accessories

    Part Number Description QTY per Board
    1702150155 SATA Power Cable, 15cm 1
    170220020B ATX Power Cable, 20cm 1
    1709070500 SATA CABLE, 50cm 1
    170204010R Power Cable, 10cm 1
    1709100254 Audio JACK Cable, 25cm 1
    1701090150 COM Cable, 15cm 5
    1703120130 LPC cable, 13cm 1
    1700050207 USB CABLE, 20cm 3
    1700060152 PS/2 KB/MS Cable, 15cm 1
    175011901M BATTERY.3V.w/Wire 110mm.MITSUBISHI.Longtrump.CR2032-HAT00(MLF) 1