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Video Expansion (VL-EPM-V7)

Video Expansion  (VL-EPM-V7)PC/104-<em>Plus</em> Video and I/O Expansion Module

PC/104-Plus Video and I/O Expansion Module

PC/104-Plus expansion module provides video capabilities for embedded systems.


  • Industrial Temperature
    -40 to +85C operation for harsh environments.
  • Latching Connector
    Prevents detachment failures.
  • PC/104-Plus
    Rugged industry-standard form factor.
  • Video Outputs
    Analog VGA and/or LVDS (simultaneous / independent).
  • Mini PCIe I/O expansion
    Mini PCIe socket supports A/D convertors, Ethernet, Wi-Fi modems, MIL-STD-1553, and other plug-in devices.
  • Standard Operating System Drivers (Windows, Linux)
    No additional drivers needed.
  • MIL-STD-202G
    Qualified for high shock / vibration environments.
  • 5+ Year production life guarantee

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Embedded PC/104+ ModuleRoHS-compliant



The VL-EPM-V7 module provides video and I/O expansion capabilities for PC/104-Plus embedded systems. It provides VGA and LVDS display outputs to PC/104-Plus embedded systems. An on-board Mini PCIe socket accommodates plug-in modules such as A/D convertors, Ethernet, Wi-Fi modems, MIL-STD-1553, and other devices.

With a full industrial temperature rating and rugged construction, the VL-EPM-V7 is an ideal solution for embedded video applications in harsh, mobile, and/or remote environments.

This I/O board is compatible with a variety of popular x86 operating systems including Windows, Windows Embedded, and Linux.

As with all VersaLogic products, the VL-EPM-V7 is designed to support OEM applications where high reliability and long-term availability are required. From application design-in support, to its 5+ year production life guarantee, the VL-EPM-V7 provides a durable video expansion with an excellent cost of ownership.

VersaLogic products are designed for use by OEMs working in a variety of market applications: Aerospace, Defense, Energy, Industrial, Security, Medical, Military, Robotics, and Transportation. Anywhere that the need for superb quality and high-performance embedded computing exists, applications include: automation, avionics, gateway, in-vehicle, monitoring, simulation, and vision.

VersaLogic delivers extremely reliable standard and customized embedded computers backed with unsurpassed service and the highest availability in the market. VersaLogic exists to exceed customers' product, service, support and delivery needs - whenever and wherever the need arises.


General Board Size PC/104 standard: 90 mm x 96 mm (3.55" x 3.78")
Power Requirements (+5V)*
Idle Typical Max
3.28W 3.33W 3.38W
Stackable Bus PC/104-Plus: PCI, ISA (pass-through only)
Manufacturing Standards IPC-A-610 Class 2 compliant
RoHS Compliant
Environmental Operating Temperature -40 to +85C Derate -1.1C per 305m (1,000 ft.) above 2,300m (7,500 ft.).*
Storage Temperature -40 to +85C
Operating* To 15,000 ft. (4,570m)
Storage To 40,000 ft. (12,000m)
Cooling None (fanless)
Airflow Requirements None (free air)
Thermal Shock 5C/min. over operating temperature.
Humidity Less than 95%, noncondensing.
Vibration, Sinusoidal Sweep MIL-STD-202G, Method 204, Modified Condition A: 2g constant acceleration from 5 to 500 Hz, 20 min. per axis.
Vibration, Random MIL-STD-202G, Method 214A, Condition A: 5.35g rms, 5 min. per axis.
Mechanical Shock MIL-STD-202G, Method 213B, Condition G: 20g half-sine, 11 msec. duration per axis.
Video Controller Silicon Motion SM750. 2D Graphic Accelerator Video core with 128-bit 2D graphic engine. Supports a single display, two cloned displays, or two simultaneous independent displays.
VRAM 16MB DDR SDRAM (32-bit) embedded in SM750 controller.
Desktop Display Interface Analog output (VGA). Up to 1920 x 1080 16-bit.
OEM Flat Panel Interface Single-channel LVDS interface. Up to 1280 x 1024 18/24-bit.
Software BIOS On-board SPI-based video BIOS supports VESA standard graphics modes.
Operating Systems Compatible with most x86 operating systems including Windows, Windows Embedded, and Linux.
* For extended altitude information contact VersaLogic Sales Dept.
MIL-STD-202G shock and vibe levels are used to illustrate the ruggedness of this product in general. Testing to higher levels and/or different types of shock or vibration methods can be accommodated per the specific requirements of the application. Contact a VersaLogic Sales Engineer for further information.
Specifications are subject to change without notification. PC/104 and PC/104-Plus are trademarks of the PC/104 Consortium. VESA is a trademark of the Video Electronics Standards Association. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Software Support Packages

Windows Win 7

Windows Win XP

Windows Embedded Win Std 7

Windows Embedded Win XPe

Linux Debian

Operating System Compatibility

Win 10 - Tested & Compatible
Win 8 - Tested & Compatible
Win 7 - Tested & Compatible
Win XP - Tested & Compatible
Win Std 7 - Tested & Compatible
Win XPe - Tested & Compatible
Win CE - Meets Specifications
Debian - Tested & Compatible
Ubuntu - Meets Specifications
Knoppix - Meets Specifications
VxWorks - Meets Specifications
Neutrino - Meets Specifications
DOS - Tested & Compatible

OS Compatibility Notes

  • Default VESA driver


Part Number Description Photo
VL-CBR-1204VGA interface cable, 12-pin PicoClasp to 15-pin VGA, 12"
VL-CBR-2014LVDS to VGA adapter board
VL-CBR-2015LVDS / flat panel cable, 24-bit (Hirose), 20"
VL-CBR-2016LVDS / flat panel cable, 18-bit (JAE), 20"
VL-CBR-2017LVDS / flat panel cable, 24-bit 20-pin 1mm (Hirose) to 1.25mm (Hirose), 20"
VL-HDW-105Standoff package, 0.6", Metric thread
VL-HDW-106Standoff package, 0.6", English thread
VL-HDW-108Mini PCIe card / mSATA 10x hold-down screws for use with 2.5 mm standoffs, Metric thread, Nylon
VL-HDW-203PC/104 extractor tool (metal)

Expansion Modules

Part Number Description Form Factor
VL-MPEe-E3E Gigabit Ethernet Adapter, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
Serial I/O
VL-MPEe-U2E RS-232/422/485 x4 + GPIO x12 Module, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
Analog & Digital I/O
VL-MPEe-A1E Analog Input Module, x8 channels single ended (12-bit resolution), industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-A2E Analog Input Module, x8 channels single ended (16-bit resolution), industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe

Ordering Information

Model VGA LVDS Stackable Bus Mini PCIe Socket Support Operating Temp. Digi-Key logo
VL-EPM-V7E Yes Yes PC/104-Plus 1 (PCIe Signaling) -40 to +85C
VL-EPMp-V7E Yes Yes PCI-104 1 (PCIe Signaling) -40 to +85C

Export Information

Description Value
SCHEDULE B:8471.60.7000