Phase Out Notice
    EMB-Q170C EMB-Q170C EMB-Q170C Front View, AAEON EMB-Q170C Front View, AAEON EMB-Q170C EMB-Q170C EMB-Q170C EMB-Q170C


    6th/7th Generation Intel® Core™ i Series, LGA1151 Socket Processor, Max. 65W TDPs, M.2 x 1, SATA 6.0 Gb/s x 6



    Phase Out Notice

    Phase-out Reason(s): Due to Realtek ALC887 audio codec has been announced end of life. Please ask your sales to replace EMB-Q170C with a new part number. This will help you transfer to new part number smoothly.

    Last Buy Date: Oct. 23, 2021

    EMB-Q170C, a dynamic and high-performing industrial motherboard for Intel® 6th Generation Core™ i Series, which fulfills a full range of industrial applications, such as NAS (Network Attached Storage), Industrial Control, ATM and Digital Signage.

    The EMB-Q170C offers a wealth of options for storage, far exceeding that of its predecessors, sporting six 6.0Gb/s SATA ports and providing support for up to 6 USB ports. Featuring the latest M.2 E-key connector, the EMB-Q170C provides faster network data transfer, eliminating bottlenecks and transmission impediments.

    The EMB-Q170C preempts both vertical and horizontal scalability, with additional offerings of VGA and HDMI connectivity, which come together by providing a faster, more enhanced enclosure for storage space. Users will therefore be able to enjoy maximum flexibility that adheres to current and future system requirements with a wide range of independent display options.

    Operational at temperatures from 0°C ~ 60°C, the EMB-Q170C is fully equipped to handle rugged industrial environments, lowering maintenance and turnover costs, and ensuring longevity, stability and reliability.

    AAEON’s EMB-Q170C is the latest offering for NAS, Industrial Control and ATM clients managing large amounts of data storage and retrieval. In the ever-changing landscape of network configuration management, time and accessibility is of the essence. Designed for speedy and seamless integration within multiple systems, the EMB-Q170C is therefore the perfect choice for consolidating data management and transferability in a timely and efficient manner.


    • 6th/7th Generation Intel® Core™ i Series, LGA 1151 Socket Processor, Max. 65W TDPs
    • DDR4 SODIMM x 2, Up to 32 GB
    • Three Independent Display : VGA x 1, HDMI x 2
    • SATA 6.0Gb/s x 6, M.2 E-key 2230 for PCIe
    • PCIe [x8] x 1
    • ATX Power
    • LAN1 Supports iAMT11.0

    Specifications [EMB-Q170C]

    processor6th/7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/ i5 /i3, LGA 1151 socket Processor, Max. 65W TDPs
    ChipsetIntel® Q170
    MemoryDDR4 2133/1867 MHz SODIMM x 2, Up to 32GB, Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory, Dual channel memory architecture
    I/O ChipsetNCT6791D
    EthernetIntel® PCIe Gb LAN 219LM for vPro x 1, Intel® PCIe Gb LAN i211AT x 1
    AudioRealtek® ALC887 with Amp.
    TPMInfineon SLB9665 TT 2.0 (optional)
    Expansion SlotPCIe3.0 [x8] x 1,
    M.2 E-key (22x30mm) for PCIe x 1
    BIOS128Mbit Flash ROM, AMI BIOS
    H/W MonitorTemperature Monitor on CPU/Chassis, Voltage Monitor on Vcore/5V/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 ChipsetIntel® HD Graphics
    Graphics Multi DisplayVGA + HDMI + HDMI
    VGAUp to 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
    HDMIUp to 4096 x 2160 @24 Hz ; 3840 x 2160 @60 Hz, with Digital Audio
    Backlight Control
    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)282,880
    Rear i/o ports
    USBUSB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) x 4
    Display I/OVGA x 1, HDMI x 2
    Audio I/OMic-in x 1, Line out x 1
    LAN I/OLAN (RJ45) port x 2
    Serial Port
    PS/2 Port
    internal i/o connectors
    StorageSATA3 (6.0Gb/s) x 6, SATA power connector x 1
    USBUSB 3.2 Gen 1 (2x10-PIN, 2.00mm) x 1 port supports additional 2 USB
    Display I/O
    Audio I/OSpeaker x 1
    Serial Port
    PS/2 Port
    Parallel Port
    Fan4-pin CPU Fan connector x 1,
    4-pin Chassis Fan connector x 1
    Power12V AUX Power Connector x 1,
    AT/ATX mode select jumper (optional) x 1
    OthersM.2 E-key(22x30mm) for PCIe x 1, Front Panel connector x 1,
    Chassis Intrusion x 1, Buzzer onboard x 1, CMOS jumper x 1,
    OS supportWindows® 7 32/64-bit
    Windows® 8.1 64-bit
    Windows® 10 64-bit

    Ordering Information [EMB-Q170C]

    Part NumberEMB-Q170C- A10-K
    cpu Socket
    ram SODIMM x 2
    fan/fanless Fan
    display VGA x 1, HDMI x 2
    storage SATA3 x 6
    lvds No
    lan GbE x 2
    usb USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 6
    expansion slot PCIe3.0 [x8] x 1
    M.2, E-key (22x30mm) x 1
    power ATX
    temp 32°F ~ 140°F (0°C ~ 60°C)

    Downloads [EMB-Q170C]

    • Datasheet
    • BIOS
    • Driver
    • Hi-Manager
    • Manual
    • Mating connector

    Packing List

    • 14001-00630100 SATA 6G Cable (7P, 180; 90, 500mm 2 in1)
    • I/O Shield
    • EMB-Q170C

    Optional Accessories

    Part Number Description
    1759200172 CPU Cooler (2-Ball, Screw with Retention Plate)
    175921156B CPU Cooler (2-Ball, Push-pin Type)
    COOLER-65W-01 CPU Cooler, 1U, 12V, 65W, 4P
    1400100630100 SATA 6G Cable (7p, 180; 90, 500mm 2 in 1)
    1700190450 (TF) USB 3.0 Cable 2 Ports USB3.0 to 19P w/ bracket 450mm

    FAQ [EMB-Q170C]

    Where can I download Hi-Manager? Which models are supported?

    Download Hi-Manager

    A complete list of supported models can be found here

    For more information please refer to the following webpage:

    How to Access the Raid
    Please use Intel RST driver to access the status of RAID click here to visit intel download page