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VSX-6154 Manual

The VSX-6154 utilizes an onboard Vortex86SX Fanless 300MHz processor built for Ultra Low Power Consumption. The processor is highly integrated so that it reduces the price of any board utilizing this processor.. Unlike other PC/104 SBCs the VSX-6154 maintains the true PC/104 standard form-factor and does not require “wings”. The VSX-6154 is available with an optional PC/104+ bus which allows it to access higher end PCI bus based modules.

The VSX-6154 has a fully static 32-bit X86 processor and is PC compatible allowing it to run most popular 32-bit Operating Systems such as Windows and Linux. The Video Chip features 32 MB onboard video memory supporting Analog VGA monitors and TFT Flat panel interfaces and has a resolution of up to 1280x1024 @ 16M colors. In addition to video, two USB 2.0 ports are available as well as one Parallel port (SPP/EPP/ECP modes), an UltraDMA – 100/66/3 EIDE port (which supports up to 2 IDE devices) and three RS-232 and one RS-232/422/485 serial ports. The VSX-6154 can run at temperatures of -20 º C (-4º F) to 70º C (158º F). The numerous features provide an ideal price/performance solution for commercial and industrial applications where stability and reliability (no moving parts) are essential.



  • CPU: Fanless Vortex 486 class 86SX running at 300MHz
  • 128MB of on-board DDR2 RAM
  • Extended Temperature Range -20 º C (-4º F) to 70º C (158º F)
  • 10/100 Base-T Ethernet
  • 2 x USB Ports, 4 x Serial Ports
  • Supports PC/104 and Optional PC/104+ Interface




Standard SBC Functions

  • CPU: Vortex86SX 300MHz Fanless 486 class Processor
  • L1 Cache: 16K I-Cache, 16K D-Cache
  • Memory: On-board 128MB DDR2
  • IDE Interface: One Ultra DMA 100/66/33, which supports 2 IDE Drives
  • Serial Ports: Three RS-232 Ports and One RS-232/422/485 Port
  • Parallel Port: Supports SPP, EPP, and ECP modes
  • USB Ports: Two onboard USB 2.0 ports
  • Expansion Bus : PC/104 standard compliant; PC/104+ (Optional)
  • Watchdog Timer: 30.5 to 512 seconds, two sets
  • GPIO: 16 lines of General Purpose I/O
  • Flash: EmbedDisk and on-board 2MB SPI Flash Chip
    (DOS can be boot & ran from the on-board SPI Flash)

VGA/Flat-Panel Interface

  • Chipset: XGI Volari Z9s Chipset
  • Video Memory: Onboard 32MB VGA Memory
  • Display Type: Analog VGA and TFT Flat Panel Interface support
  • Resolution: Up to 1280 x 1024 @ 16M colors

Ethernet Interface

  • Interface: 10/100 Base-T Ethernet

Mechanical and Environmental

  • Power Requirements: +5 V @ 580 mA
  • Operating Temperature: -4 to 158F (-20 to 70C); -40 to 175°F (-40 to 85°C) Optional
  • Board Dimensions: 3.54 " x 3.77" (90 mm x 96 mm)

Operating System Compatibility

  • Linux & RTAI Real-Time Linux
  • Microsoft Windows CE
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.22 & RomDos 6.22


PRICING (Single Unit Pricing. Includes: Integration, Setup,Testing, & Enhanced Support)

VSX-6154 .... Vortex86SX 300MHz 128MB PC/104 VGA/LAN/


VSX-6154P ... Vortex86SX 300MHz 128MB PC/104+ VGA/LAN/


VSX-6154P-X . Vortex86SX 300MHz 128MB PC/104+ -40 to 85°C


(Flash Disk not included.)


Available Options
Single Board Computers (SBC)
Hard Drives
Flash Memory (EmbedDisk)
Operating Systems
PC/104 Modules
Wiring Terminals and Interface Modules
LCDs and Touchscreens
Power Supplies
Custom and Semi-custom Engineering Services

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