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New Beckhoff C6025 Industrial PC Boosts Computing Power with Highly Compact, Fanless Design
Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG Posted 12/10/2019
Ultra-compact IPC series expands automation and IoT hardware scalability with Intel® Core™ i U processors
SAVAGE, Minnesota – Beckhoff Automation has announced another addition to the popular family of ultra-compact C60xx series Industrial PCs (IPCs) with the new C6025. This space-saving IPC is designed to deliver the high computing performance of the Intel® Core™ i series in a fanless, small-form-factor device. The new Intel® Core™ i U processors, with exceptionally low power requirements, have made this advancement possible.
Measuring just 82 x 127 x 40 mm and combining high computing performance with a fanless design, the Microsoft “Azure™ Certified” C6025 IPC is an ideal choice for demanding automation and IoT applications where green, sustainable IT is also a requirement. The Intel® Core™ i U processors deliver Core™ i performance capabilities yet consume significantly less power than other processors of the same series. The 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i U processors used in the C6025 also offer an advantage typical of evolving PC-based technology: higher performance at the same price point as previous offerings. With this new addition, the Beckhoff portfolio of industry-ready and long-term available IPCs now spans five CPU performance classes – from ARM through to Intel® Xeon® – for maximum hardware scalability.
The energy-efficient Intel® Core™ i U processors in the IPC, in combination with an advanced cooling design, enable fully passive heat dissipation via a heat sink on one side. Housed in an aluminum and zinc die-cast enclosure, the C6025 feature set offers the following:
- up to four CPU cores
- 4 GB DDR4 RAM (expandable to 8 GB)
- 40 GB M.2 SSD with 3D flash memory
- 1 x DisplayPort video connector
- 4 x USB 3.0 ports
- on-board Ethernet controller with 3 x 100/1000Base-T ports
- operating temperature range of 0 to 50° C
The energy-efficient, ultra-compact C6025 IPC expands the broad PC-based control portfolio from Beckhoff to offer a performance level situated between the entry-level devices with Intel Atom® CPUs and those with high-end Intel® Core™ i-series processors. With this addition, the Beckhoff product portfolio better addresses the growing trend toward compact, fanless IPCs while supporting applications with highly intensive computing requirements.
About Beckhoff Automation
Beckhoff Automation is a provider of advanced and open automation solutions based upon proven technologies for customers to implement high performance control systems faster and at a lower overall cost than traditional PLC and motion control systems. Beckhoff’s “New Automation Technology” product range includes PC-based control, Industrial PCs, automation controllers, operator interfaces, I/O, servo drives and motors. With representation in more than 60 countries, Beckhoff is well-positioned to provide global sales and service to its customers. Beckhoff sales and service are handled directly, with no intermediaries involved for exceptional customer service and consultation.