Phase Out Notice


    EMB-KB1, Mini-ITX Embedded Motherboard with AMD 1st Generation APU Processor SoC, USB x 8 and SATA 3 x 2



    Phase Out Notice

    Phase-out Reason(s): Low product sales.

    Last Buy Date: Jun. 30, 2018

    The system memory of EMB-KB1 deploys with two SODIMM 204-pin DDR3/DDR3L 1333/1600 memory up to 16 GB. Realtek RTL8111F supports Gigabit Ethernet that allows faster network connections. This model applies PCI-Express x4, one VGA, one DVI-D, one full-size Mini Card (PCIe + USB) + SIM card (mSATA optional) and one optional half-size Mini Card(PCIe + USB). In addition, two SATA 6.0Gb/s are configured on the EMB-KB1. The EMB-KB1 also equips six USB2.0 and two USB3.0 ports for flexible I/O expansions.


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    • AMD 1st Generation APU Processor SoC
    • DDR3 1600 MHz SODIMM x 2, Up to 16 GB
    • Realtek 8111F, Gigabit Ethernet x 2
    • Dual Independent Display: VGA, DVI-D, LVDS
    • USB 3.0 x 2 and SATA 6.0 Gb/s x 2
    • Rich Expansion: PCI-E[x4] x 1, Mini-Card x 2

    Specifications [EMB-KB1]

    processorAMD 1st generation APU SoC (FT3 BGA Package), Quad (2 GHz, 1.5 GHz), Dual (1.6 GHz, 1.0 GHz)
    MemorySODIMM x 2, max. 16GB, DDR3L (1.35V)/DDR3 (1.5V) 1600 MHz /1333 MHz ,
    Non-ECC, un-buffered memory, Single channel memory architecture
    I/O ChipsetFintek F81866D-I
    EthernetRealtek PCIe Gb LAN 8111F x 2
    AudioRealtek® ALC887 with Amplifier
    TPMInfineon SLB9635 TT 1.2 (default: No)
    Expansion SlotPCIe [x4] x 1, Full-size Mini-Card (PCIe + USB + mSATA) + SIM Card (mSATA optional) x 1, Half-size Mini-Card (PCIe + USB) x 1
    BIOS64Mbit Flash ROM, AMI BIOS
    H/W MonitorTemperature Monitor on CPU/System, Voltage Monitor on Vcore/5V/3.3V/12V, Fan Monitor on CPU/Chassis
    Watchdog Timer1~255 steps by software program
    Smart Fan ControlCPU Fan/ Chassis Fan
    Wake On LAN/ PXEYes (WOL/PXE)
    Power StateS3, S4, S5
    Graphics ChipsetSea Islands Family (Integrated)
    Graphics Multi DisplayVGA+LVDS,
    VGAUp to 1920 x 1200 @60 Hz
    DVIUp to 1920 x 1200 @60 Hz
    LVDSUp to 1920 x 1080 @60Hz, Dual Channel 18/24 bit (via CH7511)
    Backlight ControlVoltage/PWM
    environmental & power & me
    BatteryLithium battery
    Power RequirementATX
    Operating Temperature32°F ~ 140°F (0°C ~ 60°C)
    Storage Temperature-40°F ~185°F (-40°C ~85°C)
    Operating Humidity0% ~ 90% R/H, non-condensing
    CertificationCE & FCC
    Form FactorMini-ITX: 6.7” x 6.7” (170mm x 170mm)
    Weight1.1 lb (0.5 Kg)
    MTBF (hours)140000
    Rear i/o ports
    USBUSB 3.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 2
    Display I/OVGA x 1, DVI-D x 1
    Audio I/OMic-in x 1, Line-out x 1
    LAN I/OLAN (RJ-45) port x 2
    Serial PortCOM (RS-232/422/485) x 1, COM (RS-232) x 1
    PS/2 PortPS/2 x 2
    internal i/o connectors
    StorageSATA connectors x 2, SATA power connector x 1, Mini-Card slot (half size) x 1, Mini-Card slot (full size) x 1
    USBUSB 2.0 connectors support additional 4 USB ports (2.54mm) x 2
    Display I/OLVDS connector x 1, LVDS 3V /5V jumper x 1, LCD DC / PWM mode jumper x 1, LCD backlight connector (inverter) x 1, LCD backlight 12V /5V jumper x 1
    Audio I/OSpeaker x 1
    Serial PortCOM header x 4 (RS-232)
    PS/2 Port
    Parallel Port
    DIODIO x 1
    FanCPU Fan connector x 1, Chassis Fan connector x 1
    Power24-pin ATX connector x 1,
    4-pin ATX connector x 1,
    AT/ATX mode select jumper x 1
    OthersSIM Card Socket x 1, Front Panel connector x 1, onboard buzzer x 1, CMOS jumper x 1
    OS supportWindows® XP 32 / 64-bit
    Windows® 7 32 / 64-bit
    Windows® 8
    Linux Fedora

    Ordering Information [EMB-KB1]

    Part NumberEMB-KB1-A10-217EMB-KB1-A10-420
    cpu GX-217GA GX-420CA
    ram SODIMM x 2 SODIMM x 2
    fan/fanless Fanless Fan
    display VGA, DVI, LVDS VGA, DVI, LVDS
    storage SATA3 x 2 SATA3 x 2
    lvds 18/24-bit Dual-channel 18/24-bit Dual-channel
    lan GbE x 2 GbE x 2
    usb USB 2.0 x 6,
    USB 3.0 x 2
    USB 2.0 x 6,
    USB 3.0 x 2
    rs-232 5 5
    rs-232/422/485 1 1
    expansion slot PCIe [x4] x 1, Mini-Card x 2 (PCIe[x1] and USB) PCIe [x4] x 1, Mini-Card x 2 (PCIe[x1] and USB)
    power ATX ATX
    temp. 32°F ~ 140°F (0°C ~ 60°C) 32°F ~ 140°F (0°C ~ 60°C)

    Downloads [EMB-KB1]

    • Datasheet
    • BIOS
    • Driver
    • Manual
    • Mating connector

    Packing List

    • SATA Cable
    • I/O Shield
    • Product CD
    • Heatsink for EMB-KB1-A10-217
    • CPU Cooler for EMB-KB1-A10-420
    • EMB-KB1

    Optional Accessories

    Part Number Description
    1709100330 USB 2.0 Cable (9P, 330MM, p=2.54mm, w/ bracket)
    1701100206 COM Port Cable
    170910020K USB 2.0 Cable (9P, 200MM, p=2.54mm, w/o bracket)