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Aitech C912 - 4/8 Core QorIQ T4 3U VPX SBC

4 GB (ECC) DDR3 RAM, 1 XMC Slot, up to 4 Gigabit Ethernet

Introduction

The C912 is Aitech's latest generation 3U VPX PowerPC SBC, based on Freescale's new QorIQ T4 Series SoC multi-core, multi-thread processors.

The wide variety of on-board I/O and large memory resources, including on-board mass storage, in combination with the powerful SoC processor, make the C912 the right SBC for many applications, right out of the box. An industry standard XMC slot provides flexibility and expandability, along with the availability, convenience, and cost benefits of COTS. 

For improved security assurance, the C912 also includes the latest QorIQ Secure Boot and Trust Architecture 2.0.

C912 mechanical and electrical designs guarantee its operation over the full range of rugged application environments. It is available in industry standard conduction-cooled and air-cooled form factors.

Specification

CPU

CPU SpecFreescale T4 Series QorIQ SoC: 8 (T4160) or 4 (T4080) dual-threaded e6500 cores with integrated memory, bus, and I/O controllers. Includes on-chip 32k/32k L1 per core, and 2 MB shared L2 caches per cluster (cluster = 4 cores).
Memory4 GB of DDR3 SDRAM with ECC operates at 1600 MT/s, configured in dual channels
GraphicsN/A
NetworkUp to 4 Gigabit Ethernet Ports (refer to datasheet)
StorageFlash Disk: Optional 16 GB SATA Flash Disk, using SLC (Single-Level Cell) Flash memory
Boot Flash: 128 MB NOR Flash – 64 MB allocated for Boot; 64 MB available to user
NVRAM: 512 kB high speed MRAM with unlimited writes & long term data retention
SATA: Up to 2 SATA 2.0 ports (refer to datasheet)
USBTwo USB 2.0 Ports
SerialUp to 4 Serial Ports (refer to datasheet)
• Asynchronous UARTs
• Software configurable as RS-232/422
Other4 or 8 Discrete I/O Lines
Common• Watchdog Timers (Windowed + Standard)
• Secure Boot and Trust Architecture 2.0
• Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)
• Real Time Clock
• Elapsed Time Recorder
• Temperature Sensors
• 8 Counters/Timers

General

ExpansionOpenVPX (VITA 65) Slot Profiles:
• SLT3-PAY-2F2U (supported by standard configurations of the C912). Payload board, Two Fat Pipes (Factory Configured as PCIe or 10G XAUI), Two Ultra-Thin Pipes (1000Base-BX/KX)
• SLT3-PAY-2F2T (available as a special order option, contact your Aitech representative for more information). Payload board, Two Fat Pipes (Factory Configured as PCIe or 10G XAUI), Two Thin Pipes (1000Base-T)

Backplane PCIe interfaces are configured as two x4 ports by default. Additional port configurations (up to 8 ports) are
available by factory configuration of the PCIe switch firmware, contact your Aitech representative for more information.

XMC slot: PCIe x4 interface supporting Gen2 and Gen1 speeds and port widths of x4/x2/x1, 5 V VPWR supply
ElectricalThe C112 is designed to take its main power from 5V (VS3) or 12 V (VS1 + VS2). When working from 12V, the C112 still draws 2 A from the 5 V supply. When the C112 takes its main power from 5 V, no 12 V supply is required.
MechanicalAir-cooled: 3U VPX REDI per ANSI/VITA 48.1, 1 inch pitch
Conduction-cooled: 3U VPX REDI per ANSI/VITA 48.2, 0.8 inch pitch
Conduction-cooled 2LM: 3U VPX REDI 2LM (Two Level Maintenance) per ANSI/VITA 48.2, 0.85 inch pitch
All mechanical formats are single slot 3U modules
Conformal CoatingAcrylic (Silicone and Urethane Optional)
SoftwareWind River VxWorks®, Linux®, and Green Hills INTEGRITY® are supported
TemperatureAir-Cooled Commercial
• Temperature range (operation): 0 to +55C
• Temperature range (storage): -40 to +85C

Air-Cooled Rugged
• Temperature range (operation): -40 to +70C
• Temperature range (storage): -50 to +100C

Air-Cooled Military
• Temperature range (operation): -40 to +85C
• Temperature range (storage): -55 to +125C

Conduction-Cooled Rugged
• Temperature range (operation): -40 to +70C
• Temperature range (storage): -50 to +100C

Conduction-Cooled Military
• Temperature range (operation): -40 to +85C
• Temperature range (storage): -55 to +125C
HumidityAir-Cooled Commercial: 0-90%
All others: 0 to 100% with coating
WeightAir-cooled: < 400 g (0.88 lbs.) – Commercial version, < 700 g (1.55 lbs.) – Rugged and Military versions
Conduction-cooled: < 780 g (1.72 lbs.)
Conduction-cooled 2LM: < 860 g (1.90 lbs.)
AltitudeAir-Cooled Commercial: 15,000 ft.
Air-Cooled Rugged: 35,000 ft.
Air-Cooled Military: 70,000 ft.
Conduction-Cooled Rugged: 35,000 ft.
Conduction-Cooled Military: 70,000 ft.
VibrationSpecs per VITA 47:
Air-Cooled Commercial: V1
Air-Cooled Rugged: V2
Air-Cooled Military: V2
Conduction-Cooled Rugged: V3
Conduction-Cooled Military: V3
ShockSpecs per VITA 47:
Air-Cooled Commercial: OS1
Air-Cooled Rugged: OS1
Air-Cooled Military: OS1
Conduction-Cooled Rugged: OS2
Conduction-Cooled Military: OS2
Warranty1 Year
RoHSCompliant

Ordering Details

BoardRefer to datasheet for ordering part number scheme
AccessoriesN/A

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