By DE StaffAutomation Machine Building
Beckhoff’s CX20x3 IPC series features AMD’s Zen architecture processors.
Beckhoff released its CX20x3 series of embedded PCs that include devices with AMD Ryzen processors. Designed for 32-bit and 64-bit systems – TwinCAT 2 and TwinCAT 3 – the IPCs support MS Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2019 LTSC or the TwinCAT/BSD operating system. The series two models currently include the fanless CX2033 with a 2-core, 2.3 GHz AMD Ryzen V1202B CPU and the CX2043 powered by a four-core, 3.35 GHz AMD Ryzen V1807B CPU. Both variants features integrated graphics and 8GB RAM. Interfaces include 2 Gbit Ethernet ports, four USB 3.1 Gen. 2 and one DVI-D port. The controller boots from a removable CFast flash card. The IPC series also features an operating temperature range of -25 to 60°C.