Axiomtek’s New High Performance COM Express Basic Type 6 Module – The CEM500

Axiomtek's first COM Express Basic Type 6 Module featuring the high performance 6th Generation Intel Core I family processors.

City of Industry, CA, July 07, 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 CEM500, the company’s newest COM Express Type 6 Basic Module featuring the high performance 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 and Celeron® processors. The CEM500 also comes with the outstanding Intel® Gen 9 HD Graphics which enables this motherboard to drive multiple 4K displays without the need of a discrete graphics card. With its outstanding computing performance and low power consumption design, the CEM500 is an ideal solution for telecommunications, medical imaging, digital signage, gaming machines, military applications, industrial automation controllers and IIoT applications.

“Axiomtek’s CEM500 is the company’s newest and most advanced 6th Generation Intel® Core™-based COM Express Type 6 Basic Module, meaning that this compact form factor board can operate reliably in space constricting environments without sacrificing performance,” said Product Manager Yifei Wang. “The CEM500 supports the Intel® QM170/HM170 chipset, allowing fast I/O capabilities with great flexibility and improved performance. Axiomtek also offers an optional CEB94006 baseboard that provides ports for most of the CEM500’s I/Os for system integrators who require high expandability options to meet their challenging needs.”

The CEM500 features rich I/O options including one PCIe x16 v3.0, eight PCIe x1, four SATA-600 interfaces, one Gigabit Ethernet supporting Wake-on-LAN, PXE Boot ROM with Intel® i219LM, one HD audio linked to baseboard, one LPC interface, one SPI interface, one I2C interface, 4-channel Digital I/O, eight USB 2.0, and four USB 3.0. The module runs on +12V or +5V SB power with both AT and ATX modes. To ensure that the CEM500 operates reliably and securely, hardware monitoring, TPM, Watchdog Timer and AMI uEFI BIOS with Intel® Active Management Technology 11.0 are supported. AXView 2.0, Axiomtek’s intelligent remote management software, is also available for the CEM500.

Axiomtek has over 25 year experience in design-in services and can provide customized thermal solutions, embedded software support, and modularized accessories to meet different levels of customized service. In order to quickly access up-to-date documents, the Axiomtek Technical Portal (ATP), the company’s web-based support service, allows users to download technical design guides, mechanical 2D/3D drawings, and software utilities through ATP web page.

The CEM500 will be available soon. 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
- COM Express Compact Type 6 Basic Module
- 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 or Celeron® processor
- Intel® QM170/HM170 chipset
- Two DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM supports max. up to 32 GB
- Max. up to 24 lanes of PCI Express
- Four SATA-600 interfaces with RAID 0/1/5/10
- Four USB 3.0 and eight USB 2.0 ports
- Wide operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C
- Intel® AMT 11.0 and TPM function supported
- Intelligent remote management software AXView 2.0 supported
- Triple independent displays via three DDI channels (HDMI, DisplayPort or DVI) and one LVDS (optional eDP)

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 and Intel 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