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Kontron AM4521 - AdvancedMC High IOPS SAS Storage Module

Up to 146 GB Capacity, 10 000 RPM Disk, SAS Interface


AdvancecdMC modules are the key to extending the value of AdvancedTCA platforms designed for multiple applications in the wireless / wireline network infrastructure. The Kontron AM4521 AdvancedMC SAS module is the ideal high performance, highly reliable storage media for open modular communications solutions that need to achieve higher IOPs (input/output per second) performance in space-constrained network infrastructures. The Kontron AM4521 SAS module offers up to 146 GB of storage capacity and is fully compliant to AMC.0 revision 2 and AMC.3 specifications. With a 10,000 rpm spindle plus the industry’s highest reliability of 1.4M hours MTBF, this hot-swappable field replaceable unit (FRU) also follows the same stringent carrier grade RASM feature set, namely - Reliability, Availability, Serviceability, Maintainability. Integrate this module with AdvancedTCA platforms to help conserve valuable system AdvancedTCA system slots for greater economies of scale and reduced OPEX.


Storage Specification

ManagementIPMI Features:
• Management Controller compliant to PICMG 3.0, AMC.0 and IPMI v1.5 rev 1.1.
• Management Controller is run time field reprogrammable without payload impact
• Robust fail safe reprogrammation implementation (which includes two firmware images) that could perform automatic or manual rollback if a problem occurs during critical reprogramation phase
• Remote upgrade capability from all IPMI interfaces (via IPMB)
• Management Controller self test, which can detect failure under its code integrity and trigger an automatic rollback
Model InfoSAS HDD
Rotational speed: 10 000 RPM
CapacityStorage capacity: 146GB
PerformanceData transfer to/from host: 300 MBytes/sec
Seek time Track to Track: 0.2 ms typ.
Average: 4.1 ms typ. (read), 4.5 ms typ. (write)
Maximum: 8.1 ms typ.
Average latency: 3 msec
Data SecurityNot supported
OtherHardware system monitor through IPMI (voltage, currents, temperature), temperature monitor / alarm board temperature sensor, power failure


ExpansionAMC.0 R2.0, AMC.3 R1.0
ElectricalManagement power is less than 100 mA peak at 3.3V
Payload power is 2A peak and 1A normal operation
Mechanical181.5 x 75 x 30.16 mm, Full-Size; 181.5 x 75 x 18.96 mm, Mid-Size
TemperatureOperating: 0 to +55°C at air flow: 20 CFM,
Non-operating: -40 to +70°C
HumidityOperating: 15% to 90% @°C non-condensing
Storage&Transit: 5% to 95% @ 40°C non-condensing
Weight350 g
AltitudeOperating: 4,000 m / 13,123 ft
Storage and Transit: 15,000 m / 49,212 ft
VibrationOperating: 1.0G, 5-500Hz each axis
Storage and Transit: 0.5G, 5-50Hz; 3.0G, 50-500Hz each axis
ShockOperating: 30G, half-sine 11ms, each axis
Storage and Transit: Bellcore GR-63-CORE Section 4.3
MTBF> 895 000 hours @ 40°C / 104°F (Telcordia SR-332, Issue1)
Safety/CertificationUL 60950-1; CSA C22.2 No 60950-1-03; EN 60950-1:2001; IEC60950-1
EMCFCC 47 CFR Part 15, Class B; CE Mark to EN55022/EN55024/EN300386
Warranty2 Years

Ordering Details

BoardOn request