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Aitech C106 - PowerPC® 7447A SBC with PCI on P0

Up to 1 GB (ECC) SDRAM, 2 PMC Slots, 3x 10/100 LAN, Dual Redundant MIL-STD-1553B


The C106 is a member of Aitech's C10x VME SBC family. It is designed for harsh environment applications and targeted for very high performance, low power and multiple I/O capabilities.

In addition to the large on board I/O capabilities the C106 is equipped with two on-board PMC sites and 64-bit 33 MHz PCI bus on P0. The C106 may be expanded to manage multiple PMC cards through its on board PMC sites or via PMC carrier board(s) through the PCI expansion bus available at its P0 connector.

This powerful single board computer combines an enhanced processing engine with versatile and flexible I/O. Powered by Motorola's advanced PowerPC® G4+ MPC7447A microprocessor at 1.4 GHz with its integrated on-chip L1 and L2 caches, the C106 provides unmatched processing capability.

A large and fast SDRAM array is provided with additional memory arrays, such as Flash for user application storage, high-density Flash File for mass storage purposes and NVRAM for user/application specific parameters storage.

In addition to its high performance processor architecture, the C106 provides unparalleled I/O capabilities, all integrated on board. I/O interfaces include three fast Ethernet ports, two dual redundant MIL-STD- 1553B interfaces, two USB 2.0 ports, ten standard UART serial ports, and several types of discrete I/O channels.

The C106 internal architecture is based on two 64-bit wide PCI buses operating at 33 MHz. One of these buses is used to host all on-board PCI peripherals and the two PMC sites. The other is routed to P0 and provides a 64-bit/33 Mhz PCI bus expansion over the backplane through the P0 connector, enabling additional capabilities/features integration through a PCI expansion carrier board.

The C106 implements a fully compliant VME64x interface using Tundra's Universe II PCI to VME Bridge.

The C106 highly integrated design guarantees unmatched performance and versatility currently available on any rugged conduction or air-cooled PowerPC® VME SBC.



CPU SpecG4+ PowerPC® MPC7447A Processor with 1GHz and 1.5 GHz
32 kb L1 and 512 kb L2 Caches
MemoryUp to One (1) GB of SDRAM with ECC Protection
NetworkThree (3) 10/100 Ethernet Ports
Storage64 MB Boot Flash Memory
256 MB User Flash Memory
Up to Four (4) GB Flash File Memory
256 kb NVRAM
USBTwo (2) USB 2.0 Ports
SerialTen (10) Serial Ports Supporting RS-232/422/485
OtherTwo (2) MIL-STD-1553B Ports
Five (5) Discrete GND/Open Inputs
Two (2) Discrete GND/Open Outputs
Eight (8) Single Ended TTL or Four (4) Differential RS-422 Discrete I/O Lines
Eight (8) 32-bit Timers
Watchdog Timer
Real-time Clock
Eight (8) High Performance DMA Engines
Two (2) Temperature Sensors


ExpansionVME64x Compliant
Two (2) PMC Slots
ElectricalThe C106 may be configured to receive all its power from the VME backplane +5.0V supply and generate +3.3V using on board power circuits or it may be configured to take the +3.3V also from the backplane supply as defined in the VME64x specification.
MechanicalAir-cooled: per ANSI/VITA 1-1994
Conduction cooled: per IEEE 1101.2
Conformal CoatingConformal coating on request
SoftwareWindRiver - VxWorks
Green Hills® INTEGRITY®
Green Hills® INTEGRITY-178B
TimeSys® Embedded Linux
Other RTOS BSPs may be available upon request
TemperatureSeries-100 Commercial
• Temperature range (operation): 0 to +55C
• Temperature range (storage): -40 to +85C

Series-200 Rugged
• Temperature range (operation): -40 to +71C
• Temperature range (storage): -50 to +100C

Series-400 Military
• Temperature range (operation): -55 to +85C
• Temperature range (storage): -62 to +125C

Ruggedization level is determined in the part numbering scheme - refer to datasheet for further details
HumiditySeries-100 Commercial: 0-90%
Series-200 Rugged, Series-400 Military: 0-95% or 0 to 100% with coating
WeightAir-cooled form factor: < 625g (1.38 lbs)
Conduction-cooled form factor: < 750g (1.65 lbs)
AltitudeSeries-100 Commercial: 15,000ft
Series-200 Rugged, Series-400 Military: 70,000ft
VibrationSeries-100 Commercial
• Random (g2/Hz): 20-2000Hz/0.02 g2/Hz
• Sine (g PEAK): 10-100Hz/2g

Series-200 Rugged
• Conduction-cooled: Random (g2/Hz): 20-2000Hz/0.1 g2/Hz
• Conduction-cooled: Sine (g PEAK): 50-500Hz/10g
• Air-Cooled: Random (g2/Hz): 20-2000Hz/0.04 g2/Hz
• Air-Cooled: Sine (g PEAK): 10-100Hz/2g

Series-400 Military
• Conduction-cooled: Random (g2/Hz): 20-2000Hz/0.1 g2/Hz
• Conduction-cooled: Sine (g PEAK): 50-500Hz/10g
• Air-Cooled: Random (g2/Hz): 20-2000Hz/0.04 g2/Hz
• Air-Cooled: Sine (g PEAK): 50-500Hz/5.5g
ShockSeries-100 Commercial: 20g/6mS
Series-200 Rugged: Conduction-cooled: 40g/11ms, 100g/6ms
Series-200 Rugged: Air-Cooled: 30g/11ms, 75g/6ms
Series-400 Military: Conduction-cooled: 40g/11ms, 100g/6ms
Series-400 Military: Air-Cooled: 30g/11ms, 75g/6mS
Warranty1 Year

Ordering Details

BoardRefer to datasheet for ordering part number scheme
AccessoriesTM106 Transition Module for the C106 VME SBC and CM106 PMC VME Carrier

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