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IGEL H830C: Hardware 


 


 

 



IGEL UD5/H380C

As thin clients go the Igel H830C is on the large size as it incorporates space for a half-length low profile PCIe expansion card to be fitted. It was launched in January 2015.

Specifications

The basic specs are:

Processor
   Type
   Speed
Intel Celeron J1800
2.41GHz-2.58GHz
Memory
   Flash
   RAM
2GB/4GB/32GB
2GB/4GB (max ?GB)
Video
   Chip
   Max resolution
Intel HD Graphics
1920x1200 (DVI-I)
2560x1600 (DisplayPort 1.1a)
Ports
   Video
   Network
   USB


   Serial
   Parallel
   PS/2
DVI-I & Display Port
10/100/1000
2 x USB2.0 front
2 x USB2.0 (rear)
2 x USB3.0 rear
2
none
Kybd
Power
   Supply
   Plug
   Off
   Idle
   Running
12V 4A (label)
Coax 5.5mm/2.1mm
0W
5W
7W
Dimensions
W x H x D68mm x 227mm x 232mm (without stand)

The UD5 H830C runs either Igel Linux(LX), Microsoft Windows 7 (W7 or W7+)

Power Supply

The IGEL H830C uses an external 12V supply with a conventional 5.5mm/2.1mm coaxial type connector. The supplied PSU was rated at 2A but may not be the original.

CPU

The H830C is fitted with an Intel Celeron J1800 dual core CPU. From the /proc/cpuinfo data:

vendor_id:GenuineIntel
cpu family:6
model:55
model name:Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU J1800 @ 2.41GHz
stepping:8
flags: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe nx rdtscp lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts xtopology tsc_reliable nonstop_tsc cpuid aperfmperf tsc_known_freq pni pclmulqdq dtes64 monitor ds_cpl vmx est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm sse4_1 sse4_2 movbe popcnt tsc_deadline_timer rdrand lahf_lm 3dnowprefetch epb tpr_shadow vnmi flexpriority ept vpid tsc_adjust smep erms dtherm ida arat
address sizes:36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual

PCI

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series SoC Transaction Register (rev 0e)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Graphics & Display (rev 0e)
00:13.0 SATA controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor E3800 Series SATA AHCI Controller (rev 0e)
00:14.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx, Celeron N2000 Series USB xHCI (rev 0e)
00:17.0 SD Host controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor E3800 Series eMMC 4.5 Controller (rev 0e)
00:1a.0 Encryption controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Trusted Execution Engine (rev 0e)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series High Definition Audio Controller (rev 0e)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Atom Processor E3800 Series PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev 0e)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Atom Processor E3800 Series PCI Express Root Port 2 (rev 0e)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Atom Processor E3800 Series PCI Express Root Port 3 (rev 0e)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Atom Processor E3800 Series PCI Express Root Port 4 (rev 0e)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Power Control Unit (rev 0e)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation Atom Processor E3800 Series SMBus Controller (rev 0e)
03:00.0 USB controller: ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1042A USB 3.0 Host Controller
04:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 07)

Expansion

Click on the photo for a larger image.

Flash: The flash memory is easily replaceable. It is a vertical SATA DOM (top left in the photograph). The installed part, a Transcend TSITHSD512-004G, is 40mm high. Anything higher than this will prevent you refitting the side panel.

RAM: The RAM is a single DDR3L 1333 SO-DIMM. The fitted RAM was a 2GB 1Rx8 DDR3L 1333 part from Transcend (712684-2236). The Intel datasheet on the Celeron J1800 says the maximum RAM supported is 8GB. I tried out a Hynix 8GB part (HMT41GS6BFR8A-PB NO AA) that worked.

mPCIe: There is an mPCIe socket in the corner of the board by the SATA DOM. I tried out an (old) Atheros AR5B91 which was duly recognised. The board will accommodate both full height (50.95mm) and half height (26.8mm) cards.

PCIe: There is a PCIe socket on the board plus right-angled riser so that a PCI expansion card (1x) can fitted within the H830C's case. This is only a x1 socket.

Serial Ports: There are two serial ports.

Additional Photos

Igel H830C mPCIe and Flash

The vertical SATA DOM. In front of it is the mPCIe socket for a wireless card. At the bottom of the photo is a white 4-pin socket which is a USB port. This is the connection point for the optional card reader.

Igel H830C pcie riser
The riser/socket for the 1x PCIe card.

Igel H830C serial port configuration
JP1 for configuring the serial ports connections/voltages.

 


Any comments? email me. Added February 2021