Rugged High Performance Mission Computing Platform
  • ComExpress Intel® High Performance Processor
  • Expansion slots for multiple GPU, FPGA accelerators, or video modules
  • Multiple I/O high speed interfaces and high capacity storage options
  • Wireless connectivity options for cellular and wifi
  • Ruggedized & modular platform ideal for defense deployments

The S1901 COBALT™ Mission Computing Platform features the latest in Intel high performance processor and is designed to meet the future needs of Defense computing platforms for AI, Deep Leaning and HPEC by providing multiple GPU or Accelerator card options. The compact S1901 is designed for various high speed I/O options such as 10GbE (copper, but fiber is an option), USB 2/3.0, ruggedized connectors for GPS and 1 PPS timing signals, and room for customization options such as Camera Interfaces. Storage capacities are met using M.2 NVME slots, along with high capacity 2.5" SSD slots (fixed or removable). Standard options include WiFi and/or LTE cellular modem, and MIL-STD-1553, CANBus, auxiliary cooling fan assembly, and a safety processor module for autonomous vehicle applications.


Dimensions (H x W x D) 13.0”W x 7.0”D x 4”H
Processor COMe-bBL6 (Broadwell) with 32GB of RAM (64 GB available)
Other processors such as COMe-bDV7 (Denverton), COMe-bKL6 (Kabylake), or COMe-bSL6 (Skylake) available
PCI Express / PCI support 2x M.2 with x4 PCIe
1x M.2 with x1 PCIe and USB 3.0
2x mPCIe with x1 PCIe and USB 2
Ethernet 1x 10GBASE-T (Switched)
1x 2.5GBASE-T (Switched)
5x 1000BASE-T (Switched)
1x 1000BASE-T (Direct to CPU)
USB Front Panel: 2x USB 2, 2x USB 3.0
Serial Front Panel:
2x RS232 (tx/rx)
2x [RS232 (rx/tx/cts/rts) or RS485/422]
Interface Dual Display Port
Audio 2 Balanced Audio In
2 Balanced Audio Out
Special Features GPS and 1 PPS input/output
6x GPI, 4x GPO, 6 x GPIO
4x CANBus (Option)
Safety Processor (Option)
IEEE 802.3-2012 Power-over-Ethernet (Option)
2x 2.5" removable Solid State Drive bays (SSDs sold separately)
Wireless connectivity (Option) Cellular (M.2) connectivity | WiFi (mPCIe) connectivity
Power Consumption +28 VDC (+18 VDC to +36 VDC) power input
Power Consumption: up to 350W (configuration dependent)
Cooling Passive air/conduction cooled. Auxiliary IP67 fan kit available as a build option.
Operating System Linux Ubuntu 20.04, LTS, 64-Bit (installed). Other operating systems available on demand.


Use Cases

Rugged Conduction Cooled High Performance CPU/GPU Platform for Next Generation Technology Insertion
[ uc_onepager_defense-cobalt-s1901.pdf, 2.11 MB, Feb.15.2024 ]


COBALT-S1901 Datasheet
[ cobalt-s1901-datasheet.pdf, 808.69 KB, Jun.07.2021 ]

COBALT™ S1901 Video


General Safety Instruction
[ general-safety-instructions.pdf, 560.72 KB, Jan.04.2021 ]


Kontron Services Brochure
[ kontron-services-brochure.pdf, 8.9 MB, Dec.17.2020 ]


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