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American Predator Introduces the "GATOR 550-G", a Low Power PCI-104 Design for Embedded Applications

MORGAN HILL, California (03/25/03) ---- American Predator Corporation (APC) today released the preliminary specifications of the Gator 550-G™ PCI-104 Industrial controller. This new All-in-One - Low Cost/Low Power design is based on the industry standard SoC "System-on-Chip" solution. The Gator 550-G utilizes the SIS550™ chipset to deliver maximum performance-per-watt.

Target market segments include, but not limited to: Hand-held size and battery-powered appications, information appliances, display controllers and security products. Power consumption rated at fewer than 5 watts.

Product features include:

  • PCI-104 Form Factor
  • Integrated X86/MMX™ Compatible CPU, 200 MHz
  • Up to 512MB PC133 SDRAM
  • Three (3) USB 1.1 Compatible Ports
  • Two (2) 10/100Mbps Ehternet Controllers
  • Serial/Parallel Port
  • IDE Channel
  • Audio Input/Output
  • PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard
  • PCI-104 Connector
  • On-Board Graphics
  • Embedded BIOS

"The Gator 550-G is the perfect solution for customers with stringent design requirements," said Ed Trevis, President and CEO of American Predator. "The Gator 550-G stands up to harsh conditions such as heat, shock, and limited ventilation, and the small form factor is perfect for applications with size constraints. Solutions such as theGator 550-G are a direct result from a time in our industry; where flexibility and consistency are critical."

For more information, or to request an evaluation kit, contact our Sales Department toll free at 888-776-7896 or

About The Gator Product Line

For applications with limited ventilation and space constraints, American Predator offers the Gator line, a full line of powerful low power designs. Consuming minimal wattage, these low power solutions can run cool in a harsh industrial environment. Featured applications for low power designs include: small form factor, automobile, military, aerospace, and medical.

American Predator Corporation

Founded in 1993, American Predator Corporation is a pioneer in the design and manufacturing of long-life motherboards and systems for industrial applications. American Predator offers designs based on the latest Intel® microprocessors in a full line of form factors. All products carry a five (5) to eight year (8) production guarantee reducing customer redesign and recertification costs increasing their profitability. For more information on American Predator Corporation please visit

American Predator Corporation is an Affiliate Member of the Intel Communications Alliance, a community of communications and embedded developers and solution providers. Intel has been providing silicon with life-cycle management to the embedded market for 30 years. For more information, please visit