PEX442 Carrier Card

6U VPX Mezzanine Carrier Card with non-blocking Gen 2 PCI Express switch with four x4 ports to the backplane

PEX442 6U VPX Mezzanine Carrier Card

Overview


The PEX442 Mezzanine Carrier Card allows designers the flexibility to extend and expand the IO capability of their systems by supporting high bandwidth links to combinations of XMC, PMC and AFIX (Additional Flexible Interface Xtensions) modules using PCI Express infrastructure.

Designed to complement Abaco's range of SBC (Single Board Computer) and Multi Processor boards, the PEX442 supports up to two PMC/XMC modules and a further AFIX module.

Each PMC/XMC mezzanine site supports either a PMC with a high speed (133 MHz/64-bit) PCI-X interface or an XMC with a high speed (x8 lane) PCI Express interface. I/O may be routed from either the PMC or XMC connector to the backplane (in accordance with VITA 46.9).

  • 6U VPX and VPX-REDI form factors with optional front and rear side covers for 2 Level Maintenance requirements
  • Supports up to three mezzanines
    • 2x PMC/XMC modules
    • 1x AFIX module
  • Mezzanine I/O routed to VPX backplane
  • Non-blocking Gen 2 PCI Express switch with four x4 ports to the backplane
  • Air and conduction cooled variants

Block Diagram

Specifications

Form Factor
VPX 6U
Mezzanine
2x PMC/XMC
Capacity
2 PMC/XMC, 1 AFIX
Fabric Interface
PCIe

Accessories

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VPX6UX602-113 - 6U VPX Rear Transition Module (RTM) with 1" pitch mechanics provides standard connectors, headers and interfaces the SBC610 and associated PMC/XMCs.

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