Avalue Technology Unveils ESM-945ETX Module equipped with Intel Core 2 Duo Processor and a Compatible Slim Baseboard.

Avalue Technology, a leading industrial PC company with renowned expertise in small form factor, including 3.5”’ SBC, ETX and COM Express modules, unveils ESM-945ETX, its first Intel Core 2 Duo powered ETX module. Having launched several new ETX and COM express modules during 2007, Avalue has received a wealth of feedback from the market. Keen to deliver exactly what the market needs, Avalue have integrated all the feedback in to their latest release, ESM-945ETX, to satisfy a broad range of customers and their applications.

Top Performance

ESM-945ETX, equipped with Intel 945GME chipset and a new generation Core 2 Duo processor, is capable of handling a wide range of high performance applications. A new integrated graphic engine, combined with the processor, deliverer stunning performance for even the most graphically intensive or resource driven applications.

ETX 3.0 Compatibility

Based on ETX 3.0 standard, ESM-945ETX is fully backwardly compatible with all previous ETX carrier boards. Customers with existing carrier board designs can easily upgrade to ESM-945ETX, enabling significant performance gain without the pain.

Super Slim ETX Carrier Board

In addition to ESM-945ETX, Avalue have released EAP-EX52, a super slim ETX carrier board. Fully compatible with Avalue’s entire ETX module range, EAP-EX52 enables complete systems to be deployed in an ultra low profile form factor. Avalue also simplify integration by offering a range of compatible low profile thermal solutions. EAP-EX52 is an ideal solution for those who demand scalable performance within a limited space.

Innovative Design

Built in with a rich array of I/O ports and expansion capacity, EAP-EX52 supports a wide range of applications. EAP-EX52 features CRT, LVDS or TV-out for different display requirements. It also supports a single 12Vdc power input for simplified power integration. Network connectivity is flexible with Gigabit LAN as standard and an optional dual configuration.



  • Supports Intel Core 2 Duo / Core Solo / Celeron M CPU
  • Intel 945GME Chipset
  • SODIMM up to 2 GB DDR2 SDRAM
  • 2 CH 18/24-bit LVDS
  • Realtek 8101E 10/100 Mbps LAN
  • 4 PCI, ISA Bus
  • 2 SATA, 4 USB 2.0, 2 COM



  • Super Slim 5.25” SBC Form Factor
  • Accepts Avalue or 3rd Party ETX CPU Module
  • VGA/LVDS/Audio/TV-out Interface
  • Mini-PCI
  • Type I/II CF
  • 2 COM, 4 USB


The combination of ESM-945ETX & EAP-EX52 is an optimised solution for multi-threaded applications and multitasking environments, such as complex control system or testing equipment. This configuration is also ideal for digital signage, due to the slim dimensions of EAP-EX52 and performance of ESM-945ETX. Typical applications based on this combination:

  • Gaming
  • Gambling
  • Testing Equipment
  • Medical
  • Digital Signage
  • Panel PC
  • Optional Gigabit LAN

About Avalue

Avalue is dedicated to delivering long-life embedded computer systems and authorised OEM/ODM services since established in 2000. Staffed with a seasoned R&D engineering department, Avalue has successfully expanded their expertise to the full integration of hardware and software solutions. Avalue provides a wide selection of products including small form factor single board computers, ETX, Industrial motherboards, embedded systems, and multi-functional touch panel PC.


Catalogue Name: ESM-945ETX Intel 945CME ETX CPU

Module Company Name: Avalue Technology

Company Contact Information Name: Vincent Hsu Email: