Intel® 3rd-Gen Core™ i7/i5/i3 Fanless Controller with 5x GbE, 4x USB 3.0 and Expansion Cassette


  • Intel® 3rd-Gen i7 Quad-core superb performance
  • Patent Cassette* design for PCIe/PCI add-on card expansion
    (* R.O.C Patent No. M456527)
  • Integrated 5x GigE ports, supporting 9.5 KB jumbo frame
  • Rugged, -25 °C to 70 °C fanless operation
  • Optional Intelligent ignition power control for vehicle application
  • VGA/DVI/HDMI multiple display outputs
  • 4x USB 3.0 ports + 4x USB 2.0 ports
  • Optional isolated DIO with Change-of-State interrupt support
    Specification    Order Information



Discover a leaping of embedded controller design with Neousys Nuvo-3000 series!

Nuvo-3000 incorporates the cutting-edge processor technology and Neousys’ innovative Cassettearchitecture to construct a truly reliable and versatile embedded controller. Its 3rd-Gen i7 Quad-core processor delivers tremendous boost of computing power as well as significant improvement of graphics performance. This platform also natively supports new features such as triple independent display outputs and USB 3.0.

Inheriting the heritage of proven Nuvo series, Nuvo-3000 is extremely reliable mechanically and allows -25 to 70°C operating temperature. Moreover, it comes with Neousys’ patent Cassettedesign. This unique expansion Cassetteoffers PCI/PCIe slot with minimal thermal interference between system and add-on card, so that your system can always operate in expected thermal condition. Or you can use Cassetteto accommodate one 3.5” hard drive for storage expansion.

I/O functions on Nuvo-3000 are versatile. Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 and triple independent display outputs are natively supported on Nuvo-3000. Its optional isolated digital I/O now supports Change-of-State interrupt to give more usability. We also introduce the function of intelligent ignition control to Nuvo-3000 to make it suitable for in-vehicle applications.

As the quad-core processor boosting performance, innovative Cassetteincreasing expandability, and ignition control bringing in-vehicle mobility, Nuvo-3000 is ready for arbitrary application requirements.

Product Highlights

Quad-core Superb Performance
Nuvo-3000 supports Intel® 3rd-Gen i7 processor to offer superb computing power. Its 4-cores/8-threads architecture has 233% performance increase compared to previous i7-620M processor. In addition, the integrated Intel® HD 4000 Graphics engine also significantly advances the graphics performance.

Innovative Expansion Cassette
Providing an expansion slot inside a fanless controller is easy, but the real challenge is to deal with the heat generated by add-on card. That’s why we invent our patent expansion Cassette for Nuvo-3000. By creating an isolated chamber to accommodate add-on card separately, Nuvo-3000 can effectively minimize the thermal interference and maintain system stability.

This expansion Cassette also innovates a better way of cooling for add-on cards. An optional fan is the general solution for most add-on cards. Neousys also provides shaped heat-spreaders for selected cards. As the shaped heat-spreader contacts both components and surface of Cassette, the heat generated is brought out and a stable thermal condition is maintained inside Cassette. Currently shaped heat-spreader are available for

– Neousys PCIe-PoE2+/4+
– Neousys PCIe-USB380/340
– Selected nVidia graphics cards

Intelligent Ignition Control with Adjustable On/Off Delay
A common requirement for in-vehicle applications is to correlate system on/off with vehicle ignition signal and predefined delay. Nuvo-3000 features a SoC-based implementation that monitors the ignition signal and reacts to turn on/off the system according to predefined on/off delay. Its built-in algorithm supports further features such as ultra-low standby power, battery-low protection, system hard-off and etc. With intelligent ignition control, Nuvo-3000 can be deployed seamlessly for a diverse range of in-vehicle applications.

Versatile I/O function
Nuvo-3000 has plenty of I/O functions to meet arbitrary application requirements. Its Gigabit Ethernet ports and USB 3.0 ports provide high-bandwidth data connectivity, while its triple independent display outputs provide benefits for image-related applications. There are two internal mini-PCIe slots for expanding WIFI/3G capability. We also offer the option of isolated DIO which supports Change-of-State interrupt and is very useful for industrial usage.


System Core
Processor Intel® Core™ i7-3610QE (2.3/3.3 GHz, 6 MB cache)
Intel® Core™ i5-3610ME (2.7/3.3 GHz, 3 MB cache)
Intel® Celeron™ 1020E (2.2 GHz, 2 MB cache)
Chipset Intel® HM76 Platform Controller Hub
Graphics Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Controller (i7/i5)
Integrated Intel® HD Graphics Controller (Celeron)
Memory 2x 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets, up to 16 GB DDR3 1333/1600 MHz SDRAM
Front-panel I/O Interface
Ethernet Up to 5x Gigabit Ethernet ports by Intel® I210
PoE (Optional) Option of PoE capability for 4x GbE
Video Port 1x DB-15 connector for analog RGB, supporting 2048×1536 resolution
2x DVI-D connectors for DVI/HDMI outputs, supporting 1920×1080 resolution
(Supporting dual independent display outputs)
Serial Port 2x software-programmable RS-232/422/485 (COM1 & COM2)
USB 4x USB 3.0 ports and 4x USB 2.0 ports
Isolated DIO 8x isolated digital input channels with COS interrupt and 8x isolated digital output channels
KB/MS 1x 6-pin mini-DIN connector for PS/2 keyboard/mouse
Audio 1x mic-in and 1x speaker-out
Storage Interface
SATA HDD 1x Internal SATA port for 2.5” HDD/SSD installation
CFast 1x CFast socket
Expansion Bus
Mini PCI-E 1x internal mini PCI Express socket with USIM socket
1x internal mini PCI Express socket
PCI/PCI Express 1x PCI slot in Cassette(Nuvo-3003P/3005P)
1x PCIe x8 slot via x16 connector in Cassette (Nuvo-3003E/3005E)
Power Supply & Ignition Control
DC Input 1x 4-pin power connector for 8~25V DC input
Ignition Control 1x 3-pin pluggable terminal block for ignition signal input (IGN/GND/V+)
Remote Ctrl. & Status Output 1x 10-pin (2×5) wafer connector for remote on/off control and status LED output
Dimension 240 mm (W) x 225 mm (D) x 90 mm (H)
Weight 4.4 Kg (including 2.5” HDD and DDR3 SODIMM)
Mounting Wall-mounting (Standard) or DIN-Rail mounting (Optional)
Operating Temperature -25°C ~ 70°C */** (with i5-3610ME & Celeron 1020E)
-25°C ~ 60°C */** (with i7-3610QE)
Storage Temperature -40°C ~ 85°C
Humidity 10%~90% , non-condensing
Vibration Operating, 5 Grms, 5-500 Hz, 3 Axes(w/ SSD, according to IEC60068-2-64)
Shock Operating, 50 Grms, Half-sine 11 ms Duration (w/ SSD, according to IEC60068-2-27)
EMC CE/FCC Class A, according to EN 55022 & EN 55024
MTBF 93,732 hours

* *The 100% CPU loading is applied using Intel® Thermal Analysis Tool.
**For sub-zero operating temperature, a wide temperature HDD drive or Solid State Disk (SSD) is required.

Order Information

Intel® Core™ i7-3610QE fanless controller with 5x GbE and PCI Cassette

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Intel® Core™ i5-3610ME fanless controller with 5x GbE and PCI Cassette

Intel® Core™ i5-3610ME fanless controller with 5x GbE and x16 PCI Express Cassette


  • Option of PoE capability for 4x GbE
  • Option of isolated DIO(8DI + 8DO) (Nuvo-3005E/P only)
  • Option of ignition power control
  • Option of DIN-Rail mounting kit
  • PCIe-PoE4P Cassette module
  • nVidia GT730 Cassette module
  • PCIe-USB380 Cassette module
  • 120W AC/DC power adapter

Packing List

  • 1x 1x Nuvo-3000 Unit
  • 1x Accessory Box
  • 1x Driver CD