Helix C53
Part Number:helix-C53/sys SKU Number:9506
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Helix C53
Helix C53
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System Features

Supports Intel Core 2 Duo mobile processor

» Up to 4GB of DDR2 533 / 667MHz memory
» Intel GM965 + ICH8M-E
» Supports 1x 3.5" SATA II hard drive and slim optical drive
» Dual Gigabit Ethernet controllers
» Industrial grade system with LVDS, 4x serial, and 8x USB 2.0 ports
Helix C53
Processor & Chipset
CPU Socket Socket P
System Bus 533 / 667MHz

Socket P Intel Core 2 Duo processor

Number of processors (std/max) 1/1
Processor Cooling Active Heatsink
Intel GM965


Memory Capacity Up to 4GB of DDR2 533/667 MHz memory
Memory Sockets 2x 240-Pin DIMM DDR2 slot
DIMM Sizes 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, 2GB
Standard / Integrated Devices
Network Controllers
Intel 82573L PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Intel 82566MM PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller with Intel® iAMT 2.5 support

Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output


VGA Integrated into Intel GM965

24-bit dual channels LVDS by Intel GM965

1x VGA ,1x DVI-D , 1x TV out
Composite output for NTSC/PAL TV out function
Component output for up to 1080i HDTV out function
Audio HD Audio interface with Realtek ALC883
Digital I/O 8-bit digital I/O, 4-bit input/ 4-bit output
IrDA 1x IrDA by pin header
Super I/O IT8712F
Watchdog Timer Software programmable supports 1 ~255 sec. System reset
I/O Ports
Front Panel I/O Ports

S-3 Case:
2x USB 2.0 Ports
FireWire (IEEE1394)

3777B Case:
2x USB 2.0 Ports

Rear Panel I/O Ports

1x PS/2 keyboard port
1x PS/2 mouse port
4x USB 2.0 Ports
1x DB-15 VGA port
3 x RS-232, DB-9 connectors
2x Gigabit Ethernet interfaces (10/100/1000 BASE-T RJ-45)
2x Audio I/O ports ( Mic and Line-out )

Internal I/O

2x USB connectors support an additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
1x 40-pin IDE port
2x SATA II connectors
1x 20-pin LPC for TPM modules
1x RS-232/422/485, 14-pin header connector (a jumper configures Pin 9 as RI, +5V
or +12V)

Expansion Slots
Supported Bus Interfaces 1x PCI
Expansion Slots 1x Full-height Expansion Slots up to 4.9 " (125 mm) in length
Storage and Media
Number of hard drives supported 1x 3.5" SATA II drive
Interface type supported SATA II
Solid State Storage Solid State Drives Available
Storage Controllers ICH8M-E
RAID capabilities RAID 0, 1 (RAID cannot be used in this chassis because it only supports 1x hard drive)
Drive Bays 1x bay for slim-line CD-ROM, CD-RW/DVD combo drive, or DVD±RW
Chassis and Power Supply
Case Material

S-3 Case: Aluminum and Steel
3777 Case: Steel

Form Factor

Nano System
3777 Case is Wall Mountable

Total # of Drive Bays
Slim-Line CD/DVD Bays 1
Internal 3.5" Bays 1
System Cooling

S-3 Case: 1x 80mm fan
3777 Case: 2x 60mm fans

Chassis Dimensions
(w x h x d)

S-3 Case:
7.9" x 3.8" x 10.7"

3777 Case:
mm: 212 x 100 x 268
inches: 8.3 x 3.9 x 10.5
Power Supply
AC and DC input power supplies available.
Operating temperature 10 - 35°C (50° to 95° F)
Non operating temperature -40 - +70°C (-40° to 158° F)
Humidity (operating) 8 - 90% non-condensing
Humidity (non operating) 5 - 95% non-condensing