MOTION CONTROL: Packed with a wealth of I/O features and using the latest embedded software environment, Sealevel’s Relio R9 is an application-ready platform for embedded applications requiring small size, wide operating temperature range, and flexible I/O connectivity. The unmatched I/O features of the Relio R9 extend the possible uses beyond traditional ARM applications. For the fastest time to market, Windows CE 6.0 BSP and low-level drivers for system I/O are included.
Enclosed in a compact, rugged package for maximum durability
Up to 256MB RAM and 256MB Flash memory
Serial, digital and analog I/O
Low power requirements
For applications with specialized hardware requirements, the Relio R9 can be used for development while a customized target system is designed for your specific requirements. Sealevel offers full electrical, mechanical, and software design services to supplement your in-house capabilities.
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