Intel Whiskey Lake processors on board the new Afolux Panel PCs AFL3-ULT5 series

Friday, May 8, 2020

Contradata, presents to the Italian market the new series of industrial fanless Panel PCs Afolux AFL3-ULT5 by iEi Integration, based on the 8th generation Intel Core i5-8365UE processor of the recent Intel Whiskey Lake family.



The range consists of 3 new models with 15.6", 18.5" and 21.5 "displays and projected capacitive touch screens. Like all the Panel PCs of the Afolux series, the AFL3-ULT models are characterized by a slim and elegant design, and equipped with a "true-flat" front panel with IP64 protection.


The new Intel Core i5-8365UE processor is based on 14nm technology and offers high-end performances while keeping power consumption limited to a maximum level of 15W in terms of TPD. The 4-core architecture with support for 8 threads, the 6 MB cache and the frequency of 1.60 GHz, up to 4.10GHz in turbo mode, make this processor particularly attractive in applications that require a good balance between performance and energy consumption.

The set of interfaces offered by these new Touch Panel PCs is particularly rich: 3x Gigabit LAN, 4x USB 3.2 Gen2, 2x COM including an RS-232/422/485 and HDMI to drive a second display. For storage there is a 2.5" bay for HDD or SSD and an M.2 socket that supports high-performance NVMe type memory. The models are equipped with 12 VDC power input and optionally support power supply via Power-over-Ethernet.

Thanks to the operating temperature between -20 ° and + 50 ° C and the IP64 front protected from water and dust, the new Panel PC AFL3-ULT5 represent a perfect solution for light industrial applications.