EPIC (form factor)

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Embedded Platform for Industrial Computing (EPIC) is a computer form factor, a standard for an industrial-quality SBC that at 6.5 × 4.5 inches (165 × 114 mm) fits in size between PC/104-Plus and EBX standards.[1][2]


The EPIC standard was developed by a combined effort from WinSystems, VersaLogic, Octagon Systems, Micro/sys, and Ampro. Single board computers using this standard were available as early as 2004.[3]


It supports both PC/104 and PC/104-Plus expansion, for which hundreds of I/O modules available. It also supports high speed serial buses like PCI Express.


  1. ^ Electrical Design News. Rogers Publishing Company. 2005. p. 17. 
  2. ^ "Choose the Right Single Board Computer for Your Application". Engineering.com, Ian Wright January 12, 2016 |
  3. ^ "WinSystems introduces embedded Linux SBC". Computer Weekly, 20 Sep 2004

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