The Rugged Micro Mission Computer (MC-10)

By Ross Hudman

Sales and Marketing Manager

February 15, 2018


The Rugged Micro Mission Computer (MC-10)

Digital Systems Engineering (DSE) introduces the latest mission computer in support of defense applications.


The Rugged Micro Mission Computer (MC-10) is a hardened stand-alone system that delivers powerful performance in a lightweight and miniature footprint.

At less than 81in³ (6.7” x 4” x 3” including connectors) and 2lbs, this micro package is today’s solution for the mobile environment.

Low power consumption, configuration flexibility, and cost efficiency make the MC-10 an ideal solution for demanding applications in the military, industrial and commercial markets.

About the MC-10

Utilizing reliable Intel CPUs, the MC-10 has:

• A robust I/O including digital video

• (2) Gigabit Ethernet

• (4) USB 2.0, (2) RS-232/RS-485

• HD Audio, and GPIO

Designed with modularity in mind, the MC-10 can be customized with application-specific expansion capabilities such as 1553, ARINC 429, CANBus, GPS, additional comm or GPIO ports, and video frame grabbers.

The MIL-Spec design ensures operability in environmental conditions as defined per MIL-Standards 461, 704, 810, 1275, 3009, and DO-160.

Standard Features Include

• (2) Gigabit Ethernet Interface

• 128GB Removable mSATA Drive

• Optional 256GB, 512GB or 1TB Removable mSATA Drive

• I/O Expansion Slots

• Display Port/ HDMI Video Output

• (4) USB 2.0 Ports, (2) RS-232/RS-485 Ports

• Analog Audio Input and Output

• IP67/NEMA 6 Enclosure / Fully Sealed Enclosure

• -40°C to +71°C Operating Temperature

• Windows 10/ Linux Support

• MIL-Standards 461, 810, 704, 1275, 3009, and DO-160

Optional processors are available and a myriad of expansion slot possibilities exist.