The features and functionality of the Micro-ATX format
The Micro-ATX boards represent a variant of ATX motherboard format, within which the short side dimensions of 244 mm coexist; the maximum size of a Micro-ATX is 9,6’’ x 9,6’’ (244mm x 244mm), a square form factor popular in industrial and consumer applications.
Despite being smaller than the ATX standard, the Micro-ATX boards are a popular format of purchase choice, because they offer high performance and functionality for housing in compact industrial chassis.
The Micro-ATX intermediate standard represents the middle format of the ATX family and offers the perfetc compromise between performance, size, price and connection interfaces.
Where Digimax’s Micro-ATX embedded boards can be used
In recent years, Micro-ATX boards have had great use in desktop solutions.
The wide availability of configurations, coupled with the guarantee of optimal performance and best value for money have ensured its success within fixed gaming computers, workstations and dedicated design PCs.
The presence of PCIe slots, coupled with the large area for RAM management, makes the Micro-ATX board the more desiderable solution than the Mini-ITX format, wich is more compact and miniaturized but more expensive and poorer in expansion slots.
Digimax is an official partener of the most innovative international Micro-ATX motherboard producers, such as Advantech, AAEON and IEI. Digimax’s Micro-ATX motherboards support the latest Intel and ARM processors and offer extensive I/O support and expansion capabilities to provide flexibility for the most demanding embedded applications.
You can customize the board’s features with the Digimax consulting service, which allows you to configure specific embedded application.