ARTiGO A1250

  • Ultra-slim form factor
  • 1.0GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series processor
  • DX11 2D/3D graphics with MPEG-2/WMV9/VC1/H.264 decoding acceleration
  • VIA MagicView® content management software available
  • Support for dual independent VGA + HDMI displays

Overview

VIA ARTiGO A1250 Small Form Factor PC

The VIA ARTiGO A1250 is a high-performance, feature-rich ultra-slim system that fits easily into any environment and is suitable for a broad spectrum of applications, including media streaming, home automation, digital signage, and surveillance.


Hardware

The VIA ARTiGO A1250 combines the advanced performance of the 1.0GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series processor with the rich multimedia capabilities of the VIA VX11H media system processor featuring an integrated VIA ChromotionHD™ 5.0 video processor with DirectX 11 support in a robust and versatile low profile system measuring just 17.7cm x 12.5cm x 3.0cm (W X D X H).

ARTiGO A1250 Hardware Overview

The system’s unique dual-sided I/O coastline interface includes one Mini HDMI port, one VGA display port, one GigaLAN Ethernet port, and two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports. Other features include one SATA connector and support for up to 8GB 1066/1333 DDR3 SDRAM.


Software

The VIA ARTiGO A1250 is fully compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows® Embedded 7, and popular Linux distributions. Customers can take advantage of VIA’s industry leading hardware and software support, including our software solution packs and the VIA Smart ETK (Embedded Tool Kit) to create customized designs with a quick time to market.

The VIA Smart ETK provides an application programming interface (API) that makes it easy for system developers using VIA Embedded platforms to control and monitor GPIO, Watchdog Timer, Hardware Management, Flash, and other functions. To learn more, please click here.

Wake On LAN (WOL) and pre-boot execution environment (PXE) are also supported, allowing the creation of a host of remotely managed IoT devices for almost any environment.

Applications

Packing a rich array of features into an ultra-slim form factor, the VIA ARTiGO A1250 provides a versatile solution for a host of embedded computing and multimedia applications ranging from digital signage and media streaming to surveillance and hotel automation.

Datasheet

ARTiGO A1250 Hardware Overview

Get the PDF version of the ARTiGO A1250 datasheet, or browse the information below:

ARTiGO A1250 Specifications

Model NameARTiGO A1250
Processor1.0GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series
ChipsetVIA VX11H Media System Processor
BIOSAMI Aptio UEFI BIOS, 32Mbit Flash memory
System Power ManagementTimer Power-On
ACPI compliant
System Memory1 DDR3 1066/1333 SODIMM socket
Up to 8GB memory size
StorageSupports 1 2.5” SATA HDD/SSD
GraphicsIntegrated Chrome® 640 DX11 3D/2D graphics with MPEG-2, WMV9, VC1and H.264 video decoding acceleration
AudioVIA VT2021 High Definition Audio Codec
Display I/O1 Mini HDMI port
1 VGA port supporting VGA resolutions up to 2560 x1600 pixels
Dual independent VGA + HDMI display at different resolutions, pixel depths, and refresh rates
USB2 USB 2.0 ports
LANVIA VT6130 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet controller
Supports wake-on-LAN and Boot from LAN (PXE)
Front Panel I/O2 USB 2.0 ports
3 Audio jacks: Line-in, Line-out and Mic-in
1 Power on/off switch
1 Red LED for HDD activity
1 Green LED for power status
Back Panel I/O2 USB 3.0 ports
1 Mini HDMI port
1 VGA port
1 Gigabit Ethernet port
1 DC strap holder hole
1 Antenna hole reserved to support WI-Fi
1 DC-in jack
Power SupplySystem reset; programmable 1~255 sec
Operating SystemWindows® 8/7, WES 7, Linux
Mechanical ConstructionAluminum top cover chassis housing
Galvanized steel sheet (SECC) body chassis housing
Front removable aluminum face plate
MountingVESA mount
Dimensions177mm(W) x 30mm(H) x 125mm(D) (6.96" x 1.18" x 4.92")
Weight0.68kg (1.49lbs)
Operating Temperature0°C ~ 40 °C
Operating Humidity0% ~ 90% (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature-10°C ~ 60 °C
ComplianceCE/FCC

Downloads

ARTiGO A1250 Documentation

DocumentVersionDate
Multi-core Hot Fixv1.002012 Nov 2
Quick Guidev1.022013 Jun 25
User Manualv1.012013 Jun 25

ARTiGO A1250 BIOS / BIOS Flash Utility

SoftwareVersionDate
BIOSv2.062015 Feb 16
BIOS Flash Utility for UEFIv2.2.92014 Nov 13

ARTiGO A1250 Driver Downloads

DriverVersionDate
Smart ETK
Smart ETK for Win XP / Win 7 64bitv1.0.0.202013 Sep 10
Smart ETK for Win XP / Win 7 32bitv1.0.0.202013 Sep 10
Windows® 8 64bit
Audiov10.1500c2013 Jan 29
Ethernetv1.9.2.0a2012 Dec 12
Hyperion Pro 4 in 1v3.40a2012 Jul 03
VGAv30.00.00b2014 May 23
Windows® 8 32bit
Audiov10.1500c
2013 Jan 29
Ethernetv1.9.2.0a2012 Dec 12
Hyperion Pro 4 in 1v3.40a2012 Jul 03
VGAv30.00.00b2014 May 23
Windows® 7 64bit
Audiov9.800d2011 Sep 07
Ethernetv1.37a2010 Dec 28
Hyperion Pro 4 in 1v3.40a2012 Jul 03
USB 3.0v3.202012 Aug 15
VGAv30.00.00b2014 May 23
Windows® 7 32bit
Audiov9.800d2011 Sep 07
Ethernetv1.37a2010 Dec 28
Hyperion Pro 4 in 1v3.40a2012 Jul 03
USB 3.0v3.202012 Aug 15
VGAv30.00.00b2014 May 23

Ordering

ARTiGO A1250 Ordering Information

Model NameCPUDescription
ATG-A1250-5Q10A1VIA QuadCore E-Series @ 1.0GHz1.0GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series CPU Based Semi-Embedded System with Mini HDMI, VGA, 2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, Gigabit Ethernet, SATA, 12V DC-in, US Power Cord

Packing List: ARTiGO A1250 system, AC-to-DC power adapter, Power cord, HDD screws, DC jack strap holder, SATA ribbon cable
ATG-A1250-6Q10A1VIA QuadCore E-Series @ 1.0GHz1.0GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series CPU Based Semi-Embedded System with Mini HDMI, VGA, 2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, Gigabit Ethernet, SATA, 12V DC-in, EU Power Cord

Packing List: ARTiGO A1250 system, AC-to-DC power adapter, Power cord, HDD screws, DC jack strap holder, SATA ribbon cable
ATG-A1250-7Q10A1VIA QuadCore E-Series @ 1.0GHz1.0GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series CPU Based Semi-Embedded System with Mini HDMI, VGA, 2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, Gigabit Ethernet, SATA, 12V DC-in, JP Power Cord

Packing List: ARTiGO A1250 system, AC-to-DC power adapter, Power cord, HDD screws, DC jack strap holder, SATA ribbon cable
ATG-A1250-8Q10A1VIA QuadCore E-Series @ 1.0GHz1.0GHz VIA QuadCore E-Series CPU Based Semi-Embedded System with Mini HDMI, VGA, 2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, Gigabit Ethernet, SATA, 12V DC-in, CN Power Cord

Packing List: ARTiGO A1250 system, AC-to-DC power adapter, Power cord, HDD screws, DC jack strap holder, SATA ribbon cable

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ARTiGO A1250 Accessories

Part NumberDescription
Wireless Modules
EMIO-1533-00A2VNT9271 IEEE 802.11 b/g/n USB Wi-Fi module with assembly kit
Mounting Options
99G42-09288E-1Mechanism kit, wall mount bracket, 116mm x 116mm x 18.4mm