PCI Express switch and PMC/XMC carrier card for VPX systems

PEX430 Carrier Card

This product entered a Restricted Production Phase (RPP) on March 31, 2020

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PEX430 allows designers to build complex VPX systems with multiple single board computers and multiple I/O modules. It provides both a PCI Express switch and a mezzanine carrier.

The PCI Express capability of PEX430 allows up to four ports of 4-lane PCI Express to be connected to a non-blocking line-speed switch. The PEX430 switch supports non- transparent bridging mode to allow multiple hosts to be connected together.

The PCI Express switch also has an 8-lane PCIe port to the XMC site, or alternatively a 4-lane PCIe port to an PCI-X bridge for the PMC site.

  • Air-cooled and rugged conduction-cooled versions
  • Supports PMC or XMC modules
  • Non-transparent mode for multiple hosts
  • Four 4-lane PCI Express non-blocking switch
  • One PMC or XMC site
  • For Ruggedization Levels, please see the configuration guide under the downloads tab

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Form Factor
Fabric Interface
Conduction Cooled

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