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MEN Mikro P601 - Quad Redundant Gigabit Ethernet XMC

Four 10/100/1000Base-T Channels, 0 to +55°C Operating


The P602 is a Gigabit Ethernet XMC mezzanine card suitable for any XMC compliant single-board computer or host carrier board in any type of bus system, i.e. CPCI, VME or on any type of stand-alone SBC. Compared to PMC, the XMC standard defines a different board-to-board connector for support of PCI Express®.

The four Ethernet channels on the P602 are provided by two Ethernet controllers with two lines each. Each of the two XMC connectors supports one link with up to four lanes. With a specific set-up the two lines inside each Ethernet controller can be used as a redundant channel pair. In this mode one line is monitored by the other line and the controller recognizes when an error occurs.

The P602 is typically suited as an extension for Windows® and Linux based systems with a heavy demand for multiple and ultra-fast communication requirements. As such it is used in high-bandwidth multi-channel communication applications in networked appliances such as base stations, routers, switches, gateways, residential gateway controllers, etc. Main target markets comprise telecom, medical engineering and transportation.

For use in rugged environments the mezzanine module P602 is delivered with a passive heat sink and is prepared for conformal coating. Equipped with Intel® components that come exclusively from the Intel® Embedded Line, the P602 has a guaranteed minimum standard availability of 5 years.



Interface(s)Ethernet Interface
• Four 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet channels at front panel
• RJ45 connectors at front panel
• Two independent dual-port Ethernet controllers
• Fully integrated Gigabit Ethernet Media Access Controllers (MAC) and physical layer ports (PHY)
• 48 kB per port on-chip packet buffer
• Full duplex and half duplex operation
• Ethernet controllers are connected by two PCIe® links with four lanes each
• Two LEDs per channel to signal LAN Link, Activity status and connection speed (10/100/1000Base-T)
Connection(s)Via front panel on four RJ45 connectors


ExpansionXMC Characteristics
• XMC connectors P15 and P16 assembled

PCI Express®
• Two links with four lanes each to connect local 1000Base-T Ethernet controllers (1GB/s per channel in each direction)
• One link with four lanes on XMC connector P15 and one on P16
ElectricalIsolation voltage: 1.5 kV DC electrical isolation between isolated side and digital side
Supply voltage/power consumption:
• +5 V or +12 V (-5%/+5%), 1.4 A typ. (+5 V), 600 mA typ. (+12 V)
• +3.3 V (-5%/+5%), 100 mA typ.
MechanicalDimensions: conforming to XMC standard VITA 42.0-200x
Conformal CoatingConformal coating on request
SoftwareDrivers from Intel® for Windows® and Linux
TemperatureTemperature range (operation):
• 0..+55°C
• Industrial temperature range on request
• Airflow: min. 10 m³/h
Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
HumidityRelative humidity range (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
Relative humidity range (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
WeightWeight: 106 g (with heat sink)
Altitude-300m to + 3,000m
Vibration(sinusoidal): 2g/10..150Hz
ShockShock: 15g/11ms
Bump: 10g/16ms
MTBF920 841 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
Safety/CertificationPCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
EMCTested according to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), IEC1000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC1000-4-4 (burst)
Warranty2 Years

Ordering Details

Quad Gigabit Ethernet interface, 2 XMC connectors, 1x4 PCIe® link on each XMC connector, 0..+55°C
25 mounting screw sets to fix PMC/XMC modules on carrier boards