ASUS IoT Announces N5105I-IM-A Industrial Motherboard

Fanless Mini-ITX motherboard with Intel Celeron N5101 quad-core processor is designed for retail applications

2021/10/25


KEY POINTS

  • Industry-grade specifications: Mini-ITX form factor, Intel® Celeron® N5105 processor, multi-COM, USB, support for three displays/li>
  • Retail-ready design: Ideal for POS or kiosk deployment with 12 V DC input/output, RJ11 and DIO connectors, plus MSR header and a 3-watt amplifier
  • Premium power and ESD protection: Supports maximum loading of up to 120 watts with OVP/OCP protection, and offers high ESD tolerance with TVS diodes
  • Optimized user experiences: Lockable 4-pin DC jack, color-coded connectors, and horizontal port labels on I/O shield for easy setup
  • Value-added software: User-friendly ASUS IoT Suite tools enable customized settings under OS and LVDS tool to set different screen resolutions

TAIPEI, Taiwan, October 25, 2021

ASUS IoT today announced N51051I-IM-A, a Mini-ITX industrial motherboard designed for the Intel® Celeron® N5105 quad-core processor. Offering numerous I/O ports, advanced connectivity and flexible customization in a compact board, N51051I-IM-A is ideal for space-restricted installations. It features eight USB and six COM ports to accommodate numerous peripherals, and 12-volt DC input and output to power an additional display. It also offers triple-display support with HDMI®, DisplayPort™ and LVDS connectivity. Additionally, N51051I-IM-A provides an RJ11 and DIO connector for cash drawers, an MSR header for credit card payment, and a powerful 3-watt amplifier for notification broadcasting. This motherboard is an excellent choice for retail point of sale (POS), kiosk and digital signage applications.

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Premium power protection for stability

To ensure stable computing performance at all times, N51051I-IM-A has a 120-watt DC-input power design and includes over-voltage (OVP) and over-current (OCP) protection as well as a reversible DC jack. Additionally, the TVS diodes offer a high ESD tolerance of up to 8~10 kilovolts to protect the device from damage.

User-friendly design for optimized user experiences

ASUS IoT N51051I-IM-A boasts several features designed to facilitate daily retail use. Its fanless aluminum heatsink ensures stable operation across a wide temperature range. The lockable 4-pin DC jack ensures a secure connection, and some jumper functions are integrated into the BIOS so the chassis doesn’t need to be opened for re-layout when changing settings. Lastly, color-coded connectors and horizontal port labels on the I/O shield make installation easy.

ASUS IoT Suite

ASUS IoT Suite is an exclusive software tool with a graphical UI and API interface that’s easily accessible in the OS. Users can view or adjust hardware information, watchdog timer, power scheduling, GPIO control and fan settings in just a few clicks. N51051I-IM-A features 16 sets of LVDS resolution within the BIOS to suit 15- to 21.5-inch panels, allowing users to switch display resolutions easily. In addition, the LVDS tool allows users to add extra resolution into the BIOS to increase the efficiency of retail operations.