Learning Resources http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8198/more en MythBuster – “Extended Temperature” Embedded Computers http://machinedesign.com/embedded/mythbuster-extended-temperature-embedded-computers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by VersaLogic Corporation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When integrating Single Board Computers (SBCs) into industrial, military, and aerospace systems, engineers typically specify an extended temperature range SBC for their embedded computing requirements. The “extended temperature” designation theoretically assures that the SBC will perform reliably in extreme temperature environments. If an SBC supplier labels their product as “extended temperature”, then it will be reliable in the field. 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