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Moxa MC-7000 Marine Computers Receive Official ABS and DNV Approval

ABS Certified Marine ComputerTaipei, Taiwan, July 30, 2013— Moxa, a leading provider of industrial network, computer and display solutions, is pleased to announce the MC-7000 series of marine computers has been formally approved by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and DNV (Det Norske Veritas) . Moxa’s MC-7000 computers are powered by the latest 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors, and deliver a full range of native shipboard networking interfaces with eight NMEA 0183 ports, two NMEA 2000 ports, four serial ports, four Gigabit Ethernet ports, six USB 2.0, and two USB 3.0 ports. Additionally, both AC and DC PSU options are available. The MC-7000 series are designed with unrivalled PC performance to give customers the next level of flexibility and control in their marine applications.

“Moxa is committed to delivering a high quality and reliable platform for safer maritime navigation,” commented Brian Chen, manager of Marine Display and Computing Division of Moxa Systems. “With ABS and DNV approval, the MC-7000 series marine computer has passed sophisticated and rigorous tests that prove its reliability and safety. This ensures ship owners or maritime system integrators in the American region are free from worry when selecting Moxa MC-7000 computers for ECDIS, navigation, or other maritime system solutions.”

The MC-7000 series are designed to provide highly reliable solutions that meet or surpass the critical quality ABS Marine ECDIS Computerrequirements found in maritime environments. Our designs are more than simple assemblies of OEM parts; our dedicated marine computer team plans, designs, and manufactures our marine computers entirely in-house. The MC-7000 line of ECDIS computers is especially designed for the high processing and reliability demands of shipboard ECDIS systems, but these computers are suitable for much more than just that. Moxa’s MC-7000 series is being adapted to marine systems as diverse as radar stations, oil spill detection systems, dynamic positioning systems, and many others. Find the system highlights of the MC-7000 series below, and learn more about this up-and-coming line of industrial marine computers.

Industrial-Grade Design for Marine Environments

High quality engineering for worry-free marine solutions
ABS, IEC 60945, IEC 61162-2, IACS-E10, and DNV marine certifications guarantee offshore durability and hardware security
3 year warranty and 7 year MTBF prove a rugged quality that guarantees reduced maintenance and replacement costs

Extra Flexibility for Effective Deployments

Modular design allows rapid customization to your demands, giving a big time-to-market advantage
Built-in NMEA ports reduce compatibility issues for shipboard computing systems
From low power consumption to powerful computing efficiency, diverse computing needs are easily met
Ready-to-run software drivers accelerate system deployment

Solid Data and Hardware Security

Durable reliability in a system-wide design that integrates both software and hardware.
TPM gives strong security for confidential data
Removable, key-locked storage drive slot (HDD or SSD) enhances data safety
Worry no more over OS crashes with Moxa’s Smart Recovery utility

To get more product details, please visit the MC-7130-MP product page:

To see the specifics about how Moxa’s solutions are implemented in marine applications such as ECDIS navigation systems and oil spill detection systems, please visit our Marine Technical Case Studies website to learn more.

To know more about our full range of marine switches, computers and displays, please download our 2013 Marine Products Brochure.

About Moxa: Your Trusted Partner in Automation

Moxa is a leading provider of edge connectivity, industrial computing, and network infrastructure solutions for enabling connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things. With over 30 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 50 million devices worldwide and has a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries. Moxa delivers lasting business value by empowering industry with reliable networks and sincere service for industrial communications infrastructures. Information about Moxa’s solutions is available at www.moxa.com.