Kontron KBox A-230-LS

Industrial Computer Platform for Networks with Time Sensitive Networking TSN Capability

Manufacturer: Kontron
Kontron KBox A-230-LS

Based on the NXP Dual Cortex processor LS1028A the KBox A-230-LS is a TSN (Time-Sensitive Networking) Industrial Box PC. This KBox is equipped with a SMARC module and has five TSN-capable 1GB Ethernet ports which meet IEEE 802.1 TSN specifications.

Integrated GPU and LCD controller in the CPU make Human Machine Interface (HMI) systems possible.

It is designed to run continuously and fully qualified for industrial operation. The two Arm®v8 cores support real-time processing for industrial control, as well as virtual machines for edge computing in the IoT.

The A-230-LS is maintenance-free with no battery and no fan. It supports the security solution Kontron APPROTECT based on the Wibu-Systems CodeMeter® technology and provides copy protection to fully safeguard customers' IP, as well as reverse engineering protection with hardware-based encryption.


CPU SpecNXP Dual Cortex A72 LS1028A
2x 1.3 GHz
MemoryDDR3L with ECC
4 GByte
Graphics1x Display Port with DP++
Network4x GbE TSN Switch ports, 1x GbE TSN, 1x GbE
Storage1x microSD
Up to 64 GByte onboard flash (eMMC)
1x mSATA on mPCIe
1x M.2 SSD on Key B socket for 2242/3042 or 2260/3060 module
USB1x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0
SerialCOM1 RS232, Optional COM2 as RS232/RS485 or CAN
Other3x LEDs (Power, SSD, GP), Reset switch
Watchdog support
PlatformKontron APPROTECT based on Wibu-Systems CodeMeter®



Expansion1x miniPCIe socket full/half-size modules with miniSIM Card support
1x miniPCIe/mSATA socket full/half-size modules
Electrical24 VDC (+/- 20 %)
MechanicalConstruction: Aluminum housing
Mounting: DIN RAIL, Desktop, Wall, Cabinet
Dimensions (W x H x D): 58 x 150 x 100 mm (2.23” x 5.91” x 3.94”)
Conformal CoatingOn request
TemperatureTemperature range (operation): 0 to 60°C ambient
Temperature range (storage): -40 to +85°C
Passive operation only (no fans)
Humidity93 % @ 40°C (non-condensing)
WeightApprox. 1.0 kg (2.2 lbs)
Vibrationacc. IEC 60068-2-6, 5 -500 Hz, 1G
Shockacc. IEC 60068-2-27, half sine, 15 g, 11 ms
Safety/CertificationCB scheme, UL61010-1, UL61010-2-201
Warranty2 Years


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