EPIA-M920

  • Compact 17cm x 17cm Mini-ITX form factor
  • 2.0GHz VIA Quadcore E-series, fanless 1.6GHz VIA Eden® X4, or fanless 1.0GHz VIA Eden® X2 processor options
  • VIA VX11H MSP
  • Advanced DirectX® 11 graphics with MPEG-2/WMV9/VC1/H.264 decoding acceleration
  • Advanced I/O and connectivity features

Overview

VIA EPIA-M920 Mini-ITX Board

The VIA EPIA-M920 combines the VIA VX11H Media system processor (MSP) offering DirectX® 11 and stereoscopic 3D display support with a choice of a 2.0GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series processor or a 1.6GHz VIA Eden® X4 quad core or 1.0GHz VIA Eden® X2 dual core processor for low-power, fanless system designs. With its rich I/O feature set and easy expandability, the board provides the ideal solution for a wide array of embedded applications, including the POS, kiosk, ATM, gaming, digital signage, healthcare, and digital media applications.


Hardware

Based on the Mini-ITX form factor measuring 17cm x 17cm, the VIA EPIA-M920 comes with a rich set of I/O and connectivity features, including two HDMI ports, one VGA port, two 18/24-bit LVDS connectors, three USB 3.0 ports, six USB 2.0 ports, and support for up to four COM ports.

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Software

The EPIA-M920 is compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, WES7, and Windows® XP, as well as most popular Linux distributions. A wide range of software development tools are also available, including the VIA Smart ETK.

Expandability

The functionality of the VIA EPIA-M920 can be further enhanced with the integration of an optional high-speed Wi-Fi module and I/O expansion cards supporting up to four COM ports.


Datasheet

Get the PDF version of the EPIA-M920 datasheet, or browse the information below:

Model NameEPIA-M920
Processor-20Q: 2.0GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series (With Fan)
-16QE: 1.6GHz VIA Eden® X4 (Fanless)
-10E: 1.0GHz VIA Eden® X2 (Fanless)
ChipsetVIA VX11H Media System Processor
BIOSAMI Aptio UEFI BIOS, 4Mbit Flash memory
System Memory2 DDR3 1333 SODIMM slots
Up to 8GB memory per slot
Storage2 SATA connectors
GraphicsIntegrated C-640 DX11 3D/2D graphics with MPEG-2, WMV9, VC1 and H.264 video decoding acceleration
LANRealtek RTL8111G (EPIA-M920-10E: VIA VT6130)
AudioVIA VT2021 High Definition Audio Codec
Super I/OFintek F71869E
Expansion I/O1 PCIe x4 slot
Onboard I/O2 SATA connectors
2 SATA DOM power selectors
1 USB 3.0 pin header for 1 port
2 USB 2.0 pin headers for 4 ports
1 Dual channel 18/24-bit LVDS panel connector
1 Single channel 18/24-bit LVDS panel connector
3 COM port pin headers (powered with selectable 5V/12V)
1 LPC pin header
1 SMBus pin header
1 S/PDIF-out connector
1 Digital I/O pin header (4 GPI + 4 GPO)
1 Front audio pin header for Line-out, Mic-in
2 Smart Fan pin headers for CPU and system
2 Backlight control connectors for inverter power and brightness control
1 SD card (SDHC/SDXC) pin header
1 ATX power connector
1 PCIe x4 slot
Back Panel I/O2 USB 3.0 ports
2 USB 2.0 ports
2 HDMI ports
1 VGA port
1 COM (powered with selectable 5V/12V)
2 Gigabit Ethernet ports
3 Audio jacks: Line-in, Line-out, and Mic-in
2 PS/2 keyboard/mouse ports
Power SupplyATX power connector
Operating SystemWindows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7, WES 7, Linux, POSReady 7
System Monitoring and ManagementWake-on-LAN, Keyboard Power-on, Timer Power-on, System power management, AC power failure recovery, Watchdog Timer
Operating Temperature0°C ~ 60°C
Operating Humidity0% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Form FactorMini-ITX (17cm x 17cm, 6.7" x 6.7")
ComplianceCE/FCC

Downloads

EPIA-M920 Documentation

DocumentVersionDate
User Manualv2.042016-05-02

EPIA-M920 BIOS / BIOS Flash Utility

SoftwareVersionDate
BIOSv3.012016-03-31
BIOS Flash Utility for DOSv2.2.92014-11-27

EPIA-M920 Driver Downloads

DriverVersionDate
Windows® 10 32/64bit
Audiov11.1100e2016-04-20
Ethernet (for 20Q & 16QE SKUs)v10.003.07232016-01-22
Hyperion Pro 4 in 1v3.40b2016-01-22
VGAv32.00.00h2016-01-22
Windows® 8.1 32/64bit
Audiov11.07002016-03-23
Ethernet (for 20Q & 16QE SKUs)V80262014-03-21
Hyperion Pro 4 in 1v3.40b2013-10-23
VGAv32.00.00e2014-12-19
Windows® 8 32/64bit
Audiov9.800d2013-01-29
Ethernet (for 20Q & 16QE SKUs)V80262014-03-21
Ethernet (for 10E SKU)v1.9.2.0a
2012-09-25
Hyperion Pro 4 in 1v3.40a2013-10-23
VGAv30.00.03c2013-01-03
Windows® 7 32/64bit
Win7 Hotfix Before Driver Installationv1.002016-08-22
Audiov11.07002016-03-23
Ethernet (for 20Q & 16QE SKUs)V70752013-09-18
Ethernet (for 10E SKU)v1.37a2010-12-28
Hyperion Pro 4 in 1v3.40a2012-07-03
SDIOv1.102013-01-11
USB 3.0v3.202012-08-15
VGAv30.00.03c2013-01-03

Ordering

EPIA-M920 Ordering Information

Part NumberCPUDescription
EPIA-M920-20QVIA QuadCore E-Series @ 2.0GHzMini-ITX board with 2.0GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series CPU with 2 HDMI, VGA, 2 LVDS, 3 USB 3.0, 6 USB 2.0, 4 COM, 2 Gigabit Ethernet, 2 SATA, PCIe, ATX power connector
EPIA-M920-16QEVIA Eden® X4 @ 1.6GHzMini-ITX board with 1.6GHz VIA Eden® X4 CPU with 2 HDMI, VGA, 2 LVDS, 3 USB 3.0, 6 USB 2.0, 4 COM, 2 Gigabit Ethernet, 2 SATA, PCIe, ATX power connector
EPIA-M920-10EVIA Eden® X2 @ 1.0GHzFanless Mini-ITX board with 1.0GHz VIA Eden® X2 CPU with 2 HDMI, VGA, 2 LVDS, 3 USB 3.0, 6 USB 2.0, 4 COM, 2 Gigabit Ethernet, 2 SATA, PCIe, ATX power connector
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EPIA-M920 Accessories

Part NumberDescription
I/O Expanison Cards
LPC-01Expansion module for four COM ports
LPC-02Expansion module for four COM ports (5V or 12V)
LPC-04Expansion module for two or four COM ports (5V or 12V)
Power Boards
PWB-M120120W DC-DC power board, voltage range from 12V – 24V
Wireless Modules
EMIO-1533-00A2VNT9271 IEEE 802.11 b/g/n USB Wi-Fi module with assembly kit

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