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  • PCIe bus 8-lane Gen 1 or 2 interface
  • Supports standard XMC modules (IEEE 1386.1)
  • Supports front or rear panel XMC I/O
  • Air-cooled, conduction-cooled, REDI versions
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These 3U mezzanine carrier cards provide a simple and cost-effective solution for interfacing a XMC module to a VPX computer system. The carrier card routes power and bus signals to a plug-in mezzanine module through the VPX card slot connector. Industrial I/O and configurable FPGA modules from Acromag or other vendors are supported.

The VPX4812 can be used as a VPX switch card allowing a host CPU to communicate with up to 3 downstream cards in addition to the XMC card. Each VPX port can be configured to be x4 or x8.

The VPX4814 is a peripheral XMC carrier board designed to be used in a system that uses a VPX AcroExpress CPU.

These carriers are ideal for high-performance industrial, defense, scientific research, and telephony systems requiring high-speed I/O expansion. The VPX4812 and VPX4814 is available in three versions: air-cooled, conduction-cooled and a Ruggedized Enhanced Design Implementation (REDI VITA 48).

Performance Specifications

General

Form Factor: 3U VPX bus 6.3” (160mm) x 3.94” (100.0mm).
Front Panel: The VPX4821-LF has a 1.0” VITA 48.1 front panel. Contact the factory for IEEE 1101.10 1.0” and 0.8” options.
Bus Compliance: VITA 46.0, 46.4, 46.9, 48 and 65. | MIL Spec 217-F @ 105,000 hours.

VPX Carrier Interface

VPX4812: Compatible VITA 65 module / slot profiles: MOD3-SWH-4F-16.4.5-2 / SLT3-SWH-4F-14.4.4
MOD3-PER-1F-16.3.2 / SLT3-PER-1F-14-3.2.
FRU EEPROM with temperature monitor.

VPX4814: AcroExpress® VPX6600 system compatible.
Compatible VITA 65 module / slot profiles: MOD3-PER-1F-16.3.2 / SLT3-PER-1F-14-3.2.
FRU EEPROM with temperature monitor.
Compatible with sytems that use UTP control plane interfaces.

XMC Interface

One IEEE 1286.1 XMC module in single VPX slot.
XMC site is PCIe Gen. 2.0 and 8 lanes wide.
3.3V and ±12V provided for XMC modules via the VPX backplane.
Front I/O is supported on air-cooled only.
Rear I/O is supported via XMC P16 and is compliant to VITA 46.9 X24s+X8d+X12d.

Power Requirements

Carrier-Only Power Requirements
+3.3V DC: 0.2A typical plus any additional power consumed by XMC (4A max).
+5V DC: 0.8A typical (4A max).
+12V DC and –12V DC provided to XMC site from VPX backplane.

Environmental

Air-Cooled Operating Temperature: -40 to 70°C (air flow requirement to be greater than 200 LFM).
Conduction-Cooled Operating Temperature: -40 to 85°C (board must operate in a fully-installed conduction-cooled rack).
REDI (VITA 48) Operating Temperature: -40 to 85°C (board MUST operate in a fully-installed conduction-cooled, REDI supported rack).
Storage temperature: Air-cooled: -40 to 85°C.
Conduction-cooled/REDI: -40 to 105°C.
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing.
MTBF: 1,595,069 hrs. at 25°C.; 1,225,286 hrs. at 40°C.
Shock: Operating: Designed to comply with VITA 47 Class OS1, 20g, 11ms half sine and terminal sawtooth shock pulses.
Vibration: Operating: Designed to comply with VITA 47 Class V1.

  • PCIe bus 8-lane Gen 1 or 2 interface
  • Supports standard XMC modules (IEEE 1386.1)
  • Conforms to VPX VITA 46.0, 46.4, and 46.9 specifications and optionally VITA 48
  • Supports front or rear panel XMC I/O
  • Rear I/O is compliant to VITA 46.9 X24s+X8d+X12d
  • +12V and –12V provided to XMC site
  • Monitors FRU information and module temperature

Manuals

VPX4812 and VPX4814 User Manual (Log in to download the file)

Additional information

Weight N/A
Dimensions N/A
Part Number

TRANS-200: Use with AVME9670 & AVME9670E, TRANS-C100: Use with AcPC8635, TRANS-C200: Use with ACPC8625, XBRD-9060-LF: Expansion I/O Carrier Module, XVME-9640-1-LF: Transition Module with P0 connector, XVME-9640-2-LF: Transition Module without P0 connector, TRANS-C4610: Use with AcPC4610, TRANS-C4620: Use with AcPC4620E and AcPC4620CC, TRANS-C5200: Use with AcPC4620E and AcPC4620CC with 128 CMOS I/O, TRANS-C5201: Use with AcPC4620E and AcPC4620CC with 64 EIA485 I/O channels, TRANS-C5210: Use with AcPC8625, VPX4500-RTM-LF: Use with VPX4500E-LF and VPX4500-CC-LF, TRANS-V112-LF: Rear transition module for the VPX4812 / VPX4814

  • Description

    These adapters repeat field I/O connections on Acromag’s carrier cards for front or rear exit from the card cage.

    Transition modules provide a solution for controlling the location of your cabling within the card cage.

    TRANS-200: Transition module for AVME9670 board. See AVME9670 manual for more information.

    VPX4500-RTM-LF: Rear transition module used with both the VPX4500E-LF and the VPX4500-CC-LF carriers to provide access to the slot C AcroPack field I/O signals. See carrier card user manual for more information

     

     

  • Features & Benefits

    • PCIe bus 8-lane Gen 1 or 2 interface
    • Supports standard XMC modules (IEEE 1386.1)
    • Conforms to VPX VITA 46.0, 46.4, and 46.9 specifications and optionally VITA 48
    • Supports front or rear panel XMC I/O
    • Rear I/O is compliant to VITA 46.9 X24s+X8d+X12d
    • +12V and –12V provided to XMC site
    • Monitors FRU information and module temperature
  • Specs & Data Sheets

    Manuals

    VPX4812 and VPX4814 User Manual (Log in to download the file)

  • Accessories

  • Additional information

    Additional information

    Weight N/A
    Dimensions N/A
    Part Number

    TRANS-200: Use with AVME9670 & AVME9670E, TRANS-C100: Use with AcPC8635, TRANS-C200: Use with ACPC8625, XBRD-9060-LF: Expansion I/O Carrier Module, XVME-9640-1-LF: Transition Module with P0 connector, XVME-9640-2-LF: Transition Module without P0 connector, TRANS-C4610: Use with AcPC4610, TRANS-C4620: Use with AcPC4620E and AcPC4620CC, TRANS-C5200: Use with AcPC4620E and AcPC4620CC with 128 CMOS I/O, TRANS-C5201: Use with AcPC4620E and AcPC4620CC with 64 EIA485 I/O channels, TRANS-C5210: Use with AcPC8625, VPX4500-RTM-LF: Use with VPX4500E-LF and VPX4500-CC-LF, TRANS-V112-LF: Rear transition module for the VPX4812 / VPX4814