6th/7th Generation Intel® Core™ i Series, LGA1151 Socket Processor, Max. 65W TDPs, M.2 x 1, SATA 6.0 Gb/s x 6

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EMB-Q170C, a dynamic and high-performing industrial motherboard for Intel® 6th Generation Core™ i Series, which fulfills a full range of industrial applications, such as NAS (Network Attached Storage), Industrial Control, ATM and Digital Signage.

The EMB-Q170C offers a wealth of options for storage, far exceeding that of its predecessors, sporting six 6.0Gb/s SATA ports and providing support for up to 6 USB ports. Featuring the latest M.2 E-key connector, the EMB-Q170C provides faster network data transfer, eliminating bottlenecks and transmission impediments.

The EMB-Q170C preempts both vertical and horizontal scalability, with additional offerings of VGA and HDMI connectivity, which come together by providing a faster, more enhanced enclosure for storage space. Users will therefore be able to enjoy maximum flexibility that adheres to current and future system requirements with a wide range of independent display options.

Operational at temperatures from 0°C ~ 60°C, the EMB-Q170C is fully equipped to handle rugged industrial environments, lowering maintenance and turnover costs, and ensuring longevity, stability and reliability.

AAEON’s EMB-Q170C is the latest offering for NAS, Industrial Control and ATM clients managing large amounts of data storage and retrieval. In the ever-changing landscape of network configuration management, time and accessibility is of the essence. Designed for speedy and seamless integration within multiple systems, the EMB-Q170C is therefore the perfect choice for consolidating data management and transferability in a timely and efficient manner.


  • 6th/7th Generation Intel® Core™ i Series, LGA 1151 Socket Processor, Max. 65W TDPs
  • DDR4 SODIMM x 2, Up to 32 GB
  • Three Independent Display : VGA x 1, HDMI x 2
  • SATA 6.0Gb/s x 6, M.2 E-key 2230 for PCIe
  • PCIe [x8] x 1
  • ATX Power
  • LAN1 Supports iAMT11.0

Specifications [EMB-Q170C]

processor 6th/7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/ i5 /i3, LGA 1151 socket Processor, Max. 65W TDPs
Chipset Intel® Q170
Memory DDR4 2133/1867 MHz SODIMM x 2, Up to 32GB, Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory, Dual channel memory architecture
I/O Chipset NCT6791D
Ethernet Intel® PCIe Gb LAN 219LM for vPro x 1, Intel® PCIe Gb LAN i211AT x 1
Audio Realtek® ALC887 with Amp.
TPM Infineon SLB9665 TT 2.0 (optional)
Expansion Slot PCIe3.0 [x8] x 1,
M.2 E-key (22x30mm) for PCIe x 1
BIOS 128Mbit Flash ROM, AMI BIOS
H/W Monitor Temperature Monitor on CPU/Chassis, Voltage Monitor on Vcore/5V/12V, Fan Monitor on CPU/Chassis
Watchdog Timer 1~255 steps by software program
Smart Fan Control CPU Fan/Chassis Fan
Wake On LAN/ PXE Yes (WOL/PXE)
Power State S3, S4, S5
Graphics Chipset Intel® HD Graphics
Graphics Multi Display VGA + HDMI + HDMI
VGA Up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
HDMI Up to 4096 x 2160 @24 Hz ; 3840 x 2160 @60 Hz, with Digital Audio
Backlight Control
environmental & power & me
Battery Lithium battery
Power Requirement ATX
Operating Temperature 32°F ~140°F (0°C ~ 60°C)
Storage Temperature -40°F ~ 185°F (-40°C ~ 85°C)
Operating Humidity 0%~90% R/H, non-condensing
Certification CE & FCC
Form Factor Mini-ITX 6.7″ x 6.7″ (170mm x 170mm)
Weight 1.1 lb (0.5 Kg)
MTBF (hours) 282,880
Rear i/o ports
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) x 4
Display I/O VGA x 1, HDMI x 2
Audio I/O Mic-in x 1, Line out x 1
LAN I/O LAN (RJ45) port x 2
Serial Port
PS/2 Port
internal i/o connectors
Storage SATA3 (6.0Gb/s) x 6, SATA power connector x 1
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (2×10-PIN, 2.00mm) x 1 port supports additional 2 USB
Display I/O
Audio I/O Speaker x 1
Serial Port
PS/2 Port
Parallel Port
Fan 4-pin CPU Fan connector x 1,
4-pin Chassis Fan connector x 1
Power 12V AUX Power Connector x 1,
AT/ATX mode select jumper (optional) x 1
Others M.2 E-key(22x30mm) for PCIe x 1, Front Panel connector x 1,
Chassis Intrusion x 1, Buzzer onboard x 1, CMOS jumper x 1,
OS support Windows® 7 32/64-bit
Windows® 8.1 64-bit
Windows® 10 64-bit

Ordering Information [EMB-Q170C]

Part Number EMB-Q170C- A10-K
cpu Socket
ram SODIMM x 2
fan/fanless Fan
display VGA x 1, HDMI x 2
storage SATA3 x 6
lvds No
lan GbE x 2
usb USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 6
expansion slot PCIe3.0 [x8] x 1
M.2, E-key (22x30mm) x 1
power ATX
temp 32°F ~ 140°F (0°C ~ 60°C)

Packing List

  • 14001-00630100 SATA 6G Cable (7P, 180; 90, 500mm 2 in1)
  • I/O Shield
  • EMB-Q170C

Optional Accessories

Part Number Description
1759200172 CPU Cooler (2-Ball, Screw with Retention Plate)
175921156B CPU Cooler (2-Ball, Push-pin Type)
COOLER-65W-01 CPU Cooler, 1U, 12V, 65W, 4P
1400100630100 SATA 6G Cable (7p, 180; 90, 500mm 2 in 1)
1700190450 (TF) USB 3.0 Cable 2 Ports USB3.0 to 19P w/ bracket 450mm


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