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


  • DVI, 18/24-bit Dual-Channel LVDS
  • SATA 6.0 Gb/s x 1 & mSATA (Share with Half-size Mini-Card and Selective by BIOS)
  • Supports 8-bit Digital I/O, USB 2.0 x 2 , USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 4
  • Mini-Card Slot x 1 (Full size), TPM, SIM
  • Wide DC Support 9~36V, +12V Only (Optional)
  • BIO Connector for Daughter Board
  • Solder Design for System Assembly and Thermal

Specifications [GENE-KBU6]

Form Factor3.5" SubCompact Board
CPUIntel® 7th Generation Core™ /Celeron Processor:
Intel® i7-7600U (2C/4T, 2.80GHz, up to 3.90GHz, TDP-up 25W)
Intel® i5-7300U (2C/4T, 2.60GHz, up to 3.50GHz, TDP-up 25W)
Intel® i3-7100U (2C/4T, 2.40GHz, TDP-up 25W)
Intel® Celeron 3965U (2C/2T, 2.20GHz, TDP-up 15W)
ChipsetIntegrated with Intel® SoC
Memory TypeDDR4 up to 2133MHz, SODIMM x 1, up to 16GB, Non-ECC
Wake on LANYes
Watchdog Timer255 Levels
SecurityTPM 2.0 (Optional)
RTC BatteryLithium Battery 3V/240mAh
Dimension5.75" x 4" (146mm x 101.7mm)
OS supportWindows 10 (64bit)
Linux Ubuntu 21.04.0/Kernel 5.10
Power Requirement+9-36V (Optional: +12V)
Power Supply TypeAT/ATX
ConnectorPhoenix 2-pin Connector
Power ConsumptionIntel® i7-7600U, DDR4 2666MHz 32GB, 3.26A@ +12V(TYPICAL)
Intel® i7-7600U, DDR4 2666MHz 32GB, 4.22A@ +12V(MAX)
ControllerIntel® HD Graphics 510/620
LVDS/eDPLVDS Dual Channel 18/24bit x 1, up to 1920 x 1080
Display InterfaceDefault: DP1.2 x 1(up to 3840 x 2160) + DVI-D x 1
Optional: DVI-I x 1(with VGA signal)
Multiple DisplayUp to 3 Simultaneous Displays
CODECRealtek ALC897/892
Audio InterfaceLine-in/Line-out/MIC
external i/o
EthernetIntel® i210/i211, 10/100/1000Base-TX, RJ-45 x 2
USBUSB 3.2 Gen 1 x 4
Serial Port
VideoDP1.2 x 1,DVI-D x 1
internal i/o
USBUSB 2.0 x 2
Serial PortCOM1(RS232), COM2, COM3, COM4(RS232/422/485, support 5V/12V/RI)
VideoLVDS x 1
SATASATA III x 1, +5V SATA Power Connector x 1
AudioAudio Header x 1
SMBus/I2CSMBus x 1
Touch4/5/8-wire Touch Controller x 1 (optional)
FanDC Fan x 1 (optional: Smart Fan)
SIMMicro SIM x 1 (Optional)
Front PanelHDD LED, PWR LED, Power Button, Buzzer, Reset
Mini PCI-E/mSATAFull-size mPCIe x 1
Half size mSATA/mPCIe x 1(Default mSATA, select by BIOS)
OthersBIO x 1
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)375,577

Ordering Information [GENE-KBU6]

Part NumberGENE-KBU6-A11-0001GENE-KBU6-A11-0002GENE-KBU6-A11-0003
cpu Intel® Core™ i7-7600U Intel® Core™ i5-7300U Intel® Core™ i3-7100U
lan GbE x 2 GbE x 2 GbE x 2
usb USB3.0(Gen1) x 4
USB 2.0 x 2
USB3.0(Gen1) x 4
USB 2.0 x 2
USB3.0(Gen1) x 4
USB 2.0 x 2
rs-232 1 1 1
rs-232/422/485 3 3 3
storage SATA x 1
mSATA x 1 (half size)
SATA x 1
mSATA x 1 (half size)
SATA x 1
mSATA x 1 (half size)
expansion slot MiniCard x 1 (Full) MiniCard x 1 (Full) MiniCard x 1 (Full)
tpm 2.0 2.0 2.0
power 9~36V 9~36V 9~36V
operating temp 0°C ~ 60°C 0°C ~ 60°C 0°C ~ 60°C
others Touch Controller, SIM, DIO x 8,SMBUS Touch Controller, SIM, DIO x 8,SMBUS Touch Controller, SIM, DIO x 8,SMBUS

Скачать [GENE-KBU6]

  • Спецификация
  • BIOS
  • Driver
  • Manual

Packing List

  • GENE-KBU6 MB x 1
  • M10SKU6000: Heat Spreader x 1

Optional Accessories

Part Number Description QTY per Board
1700050207 USB Cable, 20cm 2
1701090150 Com Cable, 15cm 4
1709100254 PHONE JACK Cable, 25cm 1
1702150155 SATA Power Cable, 15cm 1
170220020B ATX Power Cable, 20cm 1
170204010R Power Cable, 10cm 1
GENE-KBU6-FAN01 CPU Cooler, 3P, 5000RPM 1
GENE-KBU6-HSK02 Heatsink, 146 x 101.6 x 29mm 1
GENE-KBU6-HSK03 Heatsink for DDR4 SO-DIMM.72 x 28 x 10mm. 1