Axiomtek Launches the PICO500- Its Newest, High Performance Pico-ITX Motherboard

Axiomtek's rugged PICO500 features high computing capabilities and is designed to operate reliably in a great variety of environments and applications.

City of Industry, CA, May 04, 2016 --( Axiomtek, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of innovative, high performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products, is proud to announce the PICO500, a unique Pico-ITX embedded motherboard that offers combinations of ruggedness, high computing capabilities, customizability, rich features and reliability in an extremely compact size. The PICO500 supports the 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 and Celeron® processors for scalable CPU options. It is advanced, fanless, and designed to operate reliably in a great variety of environments and applications. Its true value lies in its rich and highly customizable features that are designed to fit the challenging needs of many demanding applications in various industries.

“The Axiomtek PICO500 offers the 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processor that provides the best balance between performance and expandability. The PICO500 is perfect for space constricting applications that require high computing capabilities. Our PICO products are popular among system integrators whose mission critical projects include applications such as those in industrial automation, medical imaging, in-vehicle PCs, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) industries and more,” said Axiomtek Product Manager Michelle Mi. “The PICO500 offers high flexibility and reliability in combination with top notch performance.”

The new PICO500 is highly durable and robust. It offers a wide operating temperature range of -20°C to +70°C (-4°F to +158°F). For applications that require superb graphical capabilities, the PICO500 delivers Ultra HD 4K resolution output through its HDMI and LVDS ports. Among its other abundant features, this versatile board offers a variety of useful interfaces including USB 3.0, DDI, and UART interfaces. To ensure reliable operation, the PICO500 also offers watchdog timer to detect and recover from computer malfunctions; and hardware monitoring for temperature, voltage, fan speed, and more.

This highly reliable board comes with one full-size PCI Express Mini Card. Its storage interfaces can support SATA HDD and mSATA solid state drive. The PICO500 runs well with Windows® 8.1 and 10 operating systems that support Intel® Active Management Technology 11 (AMT 11) for better remote management (on Intel® Core™ i7 & i5 processor only).

The PICO500 is available now. Axiomtek provides a wide array of intelligent IoT & M2M industrial systems and embedded boards & modules. For more product information or pricing, please visit the Axiomtek website at or contact a sales representative at

Main Features
- High performance 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 and Celeron® processors
- Expandable SDRAM with one 260-pin, high bandwidth DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM of max. up to 16 GB
- One USB 2.0 port and one Gigabit LAN port
- Additional four USB 3.0 ports, one PCIe x1, one DDI, and two UART interfaces through expansion connectors
- Flexible I/O configurations with one full-size PCI Express Mini Card slot with mSATA supported
- Wide operating temperature range of -20°C to +70°C (-4°F to +158°F) with active thermal solution for operational stability in harsh environments
- Supports Intel® AMT11 for convenient remote management and easy maintenance
- Supports mainstream Windows® 8.1 and 10 operating systems

About Axiomtek Co., Ltd
Axiomtek Co., Ltd. is one of the world's leading designers/manufacturers of PC-based industrial computer products. From its roots as a turnkey systems integrator specializing in data acquisition and control systems, Axiomtek has mirrored the PC evolution in various industries by shifting its focus toward the design and manufacture of PC-based industrial automation solutions.

Axiomtek Co., Ltd. established in 1990, has more than 60 distributor partners globally. Axiomtek offers Industrial PCs (IPC), Single Board Computers and System on Modules (slot CPU card, small form factor embedded boards & SoM), Fanless & Rugged Embedded System (eBOX and rBOX), Intelligent Transportation System (tBOX), Industrial IoT Gateway & Industrial Firewall, Touch Panel Computers (TPC), Medical PCs (MPC), Human Machine Interface (HMI), Digital Signage Players (DS), Industrial Network and Network Appliances (NA).

As an associate member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance, Axiomtek continuously develops and delivers cutting edge solutions based on the latest Intel® platforms.
Larry Wu