XP-8731-CE6 is the new generation Windows CE 6.0 based PACs of ICP DAS. It is equipped with an x86 CPU (1 GHz, dual-core), various connectivity (VGA, USB, Ethernet RS-232/485) and 7 I/O slots for high performance parallel I/O modules (high profile I-8K Series) and serial I/O modules (high profile I-87K series). The benefits of running Windows CE 6.0 on XPAC include hard real-time capability, small core size, fast boot speed, interrupt handling at a deeper level and achievable deterministic control. XPAC is also capable of running PC-based control software such as Visual Basic .NET, Visual C#, …. etc. It has all of the best features of both traditional PLCs and Windows capable PCs.