• Compact 17cm x 17cm Mini-ITX form factor
  • Fanless 1.2GHz VIA Nano® E-Series processor
  • DX9 graphics with MPEG-2/WMV9/VC1/H.264 decoding acceleration
  • Advanced I/O and connectivity features
  • Supports up to four COM ports


VIA EPIA-M860 Mini-ITX Board

The VIA EPIA-M860 combines a fanless 1.2GHz VIA Nano® E-Series processor with the VIA VX900H media system chipset, creating a feature-rich, easily expandable platform for building innovative digital signage, media terminal, infotainment, and other embedded devices.


Based on the Mini-ITX form factor measuring 17cm x 17cm, the VIA EPIA-M860 supports a rich set of I/O and connectivity features, including onboard HDMI and VGA ports, up to three COM ports, and up to five USB 2.0 ports.


The VIA EPIA-M860 is compatible with Windows® 7, Windows® CE 7.0, Windows® 6.0, Windows® 5.0, Windows® XP, as well as most popular Linux distributions. A wide range of software development tools are also available, including the VIA Smart ETK.


The functionality of the VIA EPIA-M860 can be further enhanced with the integration of a choice of optional high-speed Wi-Fi modules and PCI riser cards.


Get the PDF version of the EPIA-M860 datasheet, or browse the information below:

Model NameEPIA-M860-12E/PE
Processor1.2GHz VIA Nano® E-Series
ChipsetVIA VX900H Media System Processor
BIOSAMI BIOS, 8Mbit Flash memory
System Memory1 DDR3 1066 DIMM slot
Up to 4GB memory size
Storage2 SATA connectors
GraphicsIntegrated VIA C-9 HD DX9 3D/2D graphics with MPEG-2, WMV9, VC1 and
H.264 video decoding acceleration
LANVIA VT6130 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet controller
AudioVIA VT1708S High Definition Audio Codec
Super I/OFintek 81865F-I
Expansion I/O1 PCI
1 PCIe x1 slot
1 miniPCIe slot
Onboard I/O2 SATA connectors
2 USB 2.0 pin headers for 3 ports
3 COM port pin headers (2 additional COM ports optional)
1 SMBus pin header
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
1 ATX power connector or 12V DC-in
1 PCIe x1 slot
1 miniPCIe
Back Panel I/O4 USB 2.0 ports
1 HDMI port
1 VGA port
1 COM port
1 Gigabit Ethernet port
2 Audio jacks: Line-out and Mic-in (Line-in reserved)
1 DC-in jack (for EPIA-M860-12PE)
Power SupplyATX power connector or 12V DC-in
Operating SystemWindows® 7, WES 7, Windows® CE, Linux, POSReady 7
System Monitoring and ManagementWake-on-LAN, Keyboard Power-on, Timer Power-on, System power management, AC power failure recovery, Watch Dog Timer
Operating Temperature0°C ~ 60°C
Operating Humidity0% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Form FactorMini-ITX (17cm x 17cm, 6.7" x 6.7")


EPIA-M860 Documentation

User Manualv1.162018-03-22

EPIA-M860 BIOS / BIOS Flash Utility

BIOS Flash Utility for DOSv1.054a2013-05-22

EPIA-M860 Driver Downloads

Windows® 7 64bit
Win7 Hotfix Before Driver Installationv1.002018-01-12
Hyperion Pro 4 in 1v3.20a2009-11-26
Windows® 7 32bit
Win7 Hotfix Before Driver Installationv1.002018-01-12
Audiov8.700b2010 10-01
Hyperion Pro 4 in 1v3.20a2009-11-26
Windows® XP 32bit
Hyperion Pro 4 in 1v3.20a2009-11-26
USB 2.0v2.702005-09-27
Windows® CE7
Windows® CE7 BSPv7.0.22012-07-05
Windows® CE7
Windows® CE6 BSPv6.01.482010-09-05
Windows® CE7
Windows® CE5 BSPv5.01.482010-11-29

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