COM Express® defines form factors and pinouts for Computer-on-Modules. The standard includes the mini form factor (84 x 55 mm), the compact form factor (95 x 95 mm), and the basic form factor (125 x 95mm).
The COM Express® pin-out Type 6 is a versatile standard offering a broad range of I/O interfaces including intense graphics support, Digital Display Interfaces (DisplayPort, HDMI) and super-fast USB 3.0 to serve all kinds of different application requirements of the various market segments
The new COM Express® pin-out Type 7 is a complementary specification to the existing Type 6 pin-out. It is replacing the graphics support by offering multiple 10GbE-KR ports and defining 32 PCIe lanes. The Type 7 is an ideal definition to design server-grade platforms for applications requesting high data and network throughput.
The new COM Express® pin-out Type 10 definition in the mini form factor (84 x 55mm) is well-suited to match the feature and performance requirements of the segments of the embedded market delivering ultra-small solutions.
Development kits and evaluation carriers available.
COM Express Mini
The COM Express Mini format (84 x 5 mm) features a wide range of low-power, high-performance processors, incorporating full PCI Express, PEG, Display Port and PCI support. Pin-outs according to PICMG Type 10 standards.
COM Express Compact
The COM Express Compact format (95 x 95 mm) is the smallest embedded modular platform (credit card size) with low power consumption and high-performance x86 technology. Pin-outs according to PICMG Type 6 and Type 7 standards.
COM Express Basic
The COM Express Basic format (125 x 95 mm) has been developed for applications with high graphic requirements and multi-monitor solutions or as a solution for high data transmission at low cost with USB3.0 connectivity.
Pin-outs according to PICMG Type 2, Type 6 and Type 7 standards.