3.5″ 6th Gen. Intel® i5/i7 CPU with 4-GB soldered RAM, 4xCOM, dual GbE & 16x DIO

  • Description
  • Specifications
  • Ordering Guide
  • Optional Accessories

VENUS is a 3.5″ size SBC designed around Intel® 6th generation Core i7/i5 series processors. With a PassMark rating up to 4800, Venus offers the highest available CPU performance in a small form factor rugged SBC with modest power consumption.

It incorporates a full suite of rugged features such as soldered memory, latching connectors, a thicker PCB, and true -40/+85ºC operating temperature, making it suitable for the most demanding vehicle applications. High I/O density, multiple expansion sockets, rugged design, modest power consumption of 14W, and wide temperature operation combine to make Venus an extremely attractive option for applications requiring high CPU performance or ruggedness.

Processor Intel® Core™ i7-6600U 2.6-GHz, 4MB cache, 15W (2C/4T)
Intel® Core i5-6300U 2.4-GHz, 3MB cache, 15W (2C/4T)
Chipset Mobile Intel® QM67 Express Chipset (PCH)
Cooling Heatspreader
Memory 4-GB soldered DDR-2133 RAM
Max. supported – 20-GB RAM
Optional 4-GB / 8-GB / 16-GB RSODIMM
Graphics 3 independent displays: HDMI, VGA, and LVDS
Max resolution 4096×2304
USB 4x USB 2.0 on latching connectors
4x USB3.0 using Intel standard headers
Ethernet 2x Gigabit Ethernet ports
(Intel® i219 PHY and Intel® i210IT)
Serial 4x RS-232/422/485
Storage 3x SATA interfaces
–  Standard SATA
–  mSATA support via mPCIe socket
Audio HD audio support from ALC892
Line-in, Line-out, MIC-in
Security Infineon SLB 9670XQ2.0 TPM
RTC Backup External 3V lithium battery
Bus Expansion 2x PCIe MiniCard sockets
–  supports half & full-size mPCIe modules
–  one socket supports mSATA
PCIe/104 OneBank
PCI-104 expansion socket
Power Requirements +9~18VDC input voltage
Power Consumption 15W typical
Dimensions 146 x 102 mm
Operating Temperature -40 ~ +85degC
Model Description
VNS766-4GD Venus SBC, i7-6600U 2.6GHz CPU, 4GB RAM
VNS563-4GD Venus SBC, i5-6300U 2.4GHz CPU, 4GB RAM
DK-VNS766-WE10 Venus SBC development kit, includes VNS766-4GD SBC, Windows 10 OS on SATA DOM, and cable kit
DK-VNS766-LNX Venus SBC development kit, includes VNS766-4GD SBC, Linux OS on SATA DOM, and cable kit
SDK-VNS-LNX Venus SBC software development kit, includes Linux OS on SATA DOM
SDK-VNS-WE10 Venus SBC software development kit, includes Windows 10 OS on SATA DOM
Model Description
CK-VNS-01 Venus SBC Cable Kit, No HDMI Cale
CK-VNS-02 Venus SBC Cable Kit, With HDMI Cable