PICO-SEMI Embedded with 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3/Celeron® U-Series Processor SoC



    The PICO-WHU4-SEMI compact embedded system packages the popular PICO-WHU4 industrial PICO-ITX board in a barebones system that’s easy to assemble and deploy. Powered by the 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 and Celeron® processors (formerly Whiskey Lake) and supporting up to 32 GB of RAM, the PICO-WHU4-SEMI is designed to get edge computing and embedded applications up and running quickly.

    Storage is supported with SATA III (6.0 Gb/s) for 2.5” SSDs and a full-size mPCIe/mSATA expansion slot (functionality selected in BIOS). In addition to the mPCIe slot, the PICO-WHU4-SEMI also features an M.2 2230 E-Key slot. I/O loadout includes two USB3.2 Gen 2 ports, two USB2.0 ports, two Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, two HDMI out ports and two COM ports (optional).

    The PICO-WHU4-SEMI is perfect for embedded edge applications, and supports AI accelerator (NPU/VPU) cards, making it the perfect compact solution for deploying AI at the Edge quickly.


    • 8th Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3/Celeron Processor SoC
    • Non-ECC DDR4 SODIMM Slot x 1, up to 32GB
    • Dual HDMI ports (HDMI 1.4b), GbE x 2
    • SATA 6.0 Gb/s x 1, support 2.5" SSD
    • Full size mSATA/mPCIe x 1 (Select by BIOS), M.2 2230 (E key) x 1
    • USB 3.2 Gen 2 x 2, USB 2.0 x 2
    • RS-232/422/485 x 2 (Optional)
    • Lockable DC 12V

    Specifications [PICO-WHU4-SEMI]

    Form FactorPICO-SEMI
    CPUIntel® 8th Generation Core™ / Celeron Processors:
    i7-8665UE (4C/8T, 1.70GHz, 15W)
    i5-8365UE (4C/8T, 1.60GHz, 15W)
    i3-8145UE (2C/4T, 2.20GHz, 15W)
    4305UE (2C/2T, 2.00GHz,15W)
    ChipsetIntegrated with Intel® SoC
    Memory TypeDDR4 2400, SODIMM x 1, Non-ECC (Max. 32GB)
    Wake on LANYes
    Watchdog Timer255 Levels
    RTC BatteryLithium Battery 3V/240mAh
    Dimension5.90" x 3.94" x 2.36" (150mm x 100mm x 60mm)
    Gross Weight1.41 lbs (0.64 kg)
    OS supportWindows 10 (64 bit)
    Linux Ubuntu 18.04.3/Kernel 5.3.0-51-generic
    Power Requirement+12V
    Power Supply TypeATX
    ConnectorDC Jack Connector
    Power ConsumptionIntel® i7-8665UE, DDR4 16GB, 2.23A@ +12V(TYPICAL)
    ControllerIntel® UHD Graphics 610/620
    Display InterfaceHDMI 1.4 x 2, up to 3840 x 2160 @30Hz
    Multiple Display2 Simultaneous Displays
    Audio Interface
    external i/o
    EthernetRealtek 8111 1GbE, RJ45 x 2
    USBUSB 3.2 Gen2 x 2
    USB 2.0 x 2
    Serial PortCOM1~2 (RS232/422/485, support 5V/12V/RI, Optional)
    VideoHDMI 1.4 x 2
    Serial Port
    SATASATA 6.0 Gb/s x 1(Optional)
    +5V SATA Power Connector x 1
    Fan4pins Smart Fan x1
    Front PanelHDD LED, PWR LED, Power Button, Buzzer, Reset
    Mini PCI-E/mSATAFull-Size mSATA/mPCIe x 1 (Default: mPCIe, select with BIOS)
    M.2M.2 2230 E-Key x 1 (PCIe 3.0 [x1] + USB2.0)
    environment & certification
    Operating Temperature32°F ~ 122°F (0°C ~ 50°C) with airflow 0.5m/s for 2.5" SSD SKU
    Storage Temperature-40°F ~ 185°F (-40°C ~ 85°C)
    Operating Humidity0% ~ 90% relative humidity, non-condensing
    MTBF (hours)298,762
    EMCCE/FCC Class A

    Ordering Information [PICO-WHU4-SEMI]

    cpu Celeron 4305UE i3-8145UE i5-8365UE i7-8665UE i7-8665UE
    memory DDR4 Socket DDR4 Socket DDR4 Socket DDR4 Socket 8GB DDR4 2400Mhz SODIMM
    fan/fanless Cooler Cooler Cooler Cooler Cooler
    display HDMI x 2 HDMI x 2 HDMI x 2 HDMI x 2 HDMI x 2
    storage SATAIII x 1
    mSATA (Full size) x 1
    SATAIII x 1
    mSATA (Full size) x 1
    SATAIII x 1
    mSATA (Full size) x 1
    SATAIII x 1
    mSATA (Full size) x 1
    SATAIII x 1
    mSATA (Full size) x 1
    lan GbE x 2 GbE x 2 GbE x 2 GbE x 2 GbE x 2
    usb USB 3.2 Gen 2 x 2 USB 2.0 x 2 USB 3.2 Gen 2 x 2 USB 2.0 x 2 USB 3.2 Gen 2 x 2 USB 2.0 x 2 USB 3.2 Gen 2 x 2 USB 2.0 x 2 USB 3.2 Gen 2 x 2 USB 2.0 x 2
    rs-232/422/485 2
    expansion slot M.2 2230 E-key x 1 M.2 2230 E-key x 1 M.2 2230 E-key x 1 M.2 2230 E-key x 1 M.2 2230 E-key x 1
    power +12V (ATX) +12V (ATX) +12V (ATX) +12V (ATX) +12V (ATX)
    operating temp 0~50˚C 0~50˚C 0~50˚C 0~50˚C 0~50˚C

    Downloads [PICO-WHU4-SEMI]

    • Datasheet
    • BIOS
    • Manual

    Packing List


    Optional Accessories

    Part Number Description Qty.
    1701200102 COM Port Cable.2ports.100mm 1
    1255300960 Power Adapter.100-240VAC~50/60Hz.12V/8A.96W.DC jack W/lock.FSP. FSP096-AHAN3/9NA0961403 1
    1702031802 POWER CORD.3P-125V 10A 180D.1.8M USA (US Type) 1
    1702031803 POWER CORD.3P-250V 10A 180D.1.8M.VDE (Europe Type) 1
    170203180E Power cord.3P.125V/7A.1.8M (Japan type) 1
    PICO-WHU4-SEMI-VESA1 VESA bracket kit 1
    PICO-WHU4-SEMI-WMT1 Wallmount bracket kit 1