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Kontron VX3030 - 1st Generation Intel Core i7 3U VPX SBC

Up to 8 GB (ECC) DDR3 RAM, XMC Slot, Triple 1G Ethernet

Kontron VX3030 - 1st Generation Intel Core i7 3U VPX SBC
Key Features
Rugged 3U OpenVPX Single-Slot SBC
Up to 2GHz dual Intel® Core™ 1st gen i7 CPU
Up to 8GB DDR3 soldered with ECC
4 SATA, 1 COM port
Up to 4x 1GbE LAN (1 front, 3 rear)
1x VGA port at front
0 to 55°C or-40 to +85°C operation


VX3030 is a multipurpose 3U VPX rugged single board computer offering the ultimate performance for embedded applications. Coupled with Kontron Long Term Supply policy, this board is poised to become the general purpose small SBC for many generations of embedded applications for the Military and Aerospace market.

Used in Kontron 3U VPX development systems, along with 3U VPX carriers and 3U VPX Ethernet switches, the VX3030 is the ideal candidate for long term programs in search of general purpose or compact high performance parallel computing solutions.



CPU SpecIntel® Core™ i7 processor (32nm manufacturing process):
• Core i7-620LE: 2.0 GHz, LV, 4 MB L3 cache (shared instruction/data cache between both cores)
• Dual Core, 25W TFP
ChipsetMobile Intel® QM57 Express Chipset
MemoryUp to 8 GB dual channel DDR3 SDRAM running at 1066 MHz, with ECC, soldered
GraphicsHigh performance 3D graphics controller integrated in the processor:
• Support for two independent displays
• Supports digital display resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 pixels @ 60Hz
• Supports analog display resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 pixels @ 75Hz
• Dynamic Video Memory Technology (DVMT)
Network3 x GbE, 2 1000BASE-BX with Intel i82580 Ethernet controller (rear),
One 1000BASE-T with i82577 (front or rear, BIOS option)
StorageUSB/SATA NAND Flash: Flash mezzanine socket for USB or SATA NAND Flash modules (typically 8, 16 or 32 GB)
Front I/OVGA: 1 x VGA-CRT 15-pin D-Sub connector
USB: 1 x USB 2.0 ports, 4-pin standard USB connectors
Ethernet: 1 x RJ45 with integrated LEDs (ACT, SPEED)
Serial: 1 x RJ11 one half modem (with CTS/RTS)
LED´s: 3 bicolor Leds for system info (fault, proc hot, WD), and user application feedback
Rear I/ORear I/O via P1/P2:
• One x4 PCIe non transparent port
• Four SATA II ports
• Three Gigabit Ethernet ports
• Four USB 2.0 ports
• Two EDP ports
• One HDA port
• One PCIe x1 link.
• Two simplified EIA232/EIA485 serial (one with CTS/RTS)
OtherWatchdog PLD-based, timeout up to 510s, IRQ, Reset
RTC Integrated in QM57 with 256 Byte CMOS RAM plus separate ultra low power time of day device

Onboard Interfaces
• Debug Interface: XDP port for processor emulation probe connection
• USB/SATA: 1 x onboard FLASH mezzanine socket for USB or SATA modules
• Top Layer extension: The high-speed I/O connector holds PCIe x4 channel for I/O extensions (XMC, HDD etc), 3.3V Power
• Bottom Layer extension: This connector holds the following interfaces
• • PCIe x1 for any I/O extension mezzanine
• • Four GETH 1000BASE-T signals
• • 3.3V Power
BIOS8 MB FLASH, with recovery image and uEFI BIOS settings


ExpansionVPX Slot Profiles
• SLT3-PAY-2F2U-14.2.3
• SLT3-PAY-1F1F2U-14.2.4
• SLT3-PAY-1F1U-14.2.10
Conformal CoatingSA - Standard Commercial: Conformal coating on request
RA - Rugged Air-Cooled: Conformal coating as standard
RC - Rugged Conduction-Cooled: Conformal coating as standard
SoftwareMicrosoft Windows™
WindRiver VxWorks®
Support for other operating systems may be available upon request
TemperatureSA - Standard Commercial:
• Operation: 0 to +55°C
• Storage: -45 to +85°C
• 3 m/s airflow required, convection cooled
• VITA 47-Class AC1

RA - Rugged Air-Cooled:
• Operation: -40 to +70°C
• Storage: -45 to +100°C
• Airflow tba, convection cooled
• VITA 47-Class AC3

RC - Rugged Conduction-Cooled:
• Operation: -40 to +85°C
• Storage: -45 to +100°C
• No airflow required, conduction cooled
• VITA 47-Class CC4
HumiditySA - Standard Commercial: 90% without condensation
RA - Rugged Air-Cooled: 95% without condensation
RC - Rugged Conduction-Cooled: 95% without condensation
Altitude-1,500 to 60,000 ft (all versions)
VibrationSA - Standard Commercial: 20-500 Hz - 2g
RA - Rugged Air-Cooled: 5-2,000 Hz - 3g
RC - Rugged Conduction-Cooled: 5-2,000 Hz - 5g
ShockSA - Standard Commercial: 20g/11 ms Half Sine
RA - Rugged Air-Cooled: 40g/11 ms Half Sine
RC - Rugged Conduction-Cooled: 40g/11 ms Half Sine
Warranty2 Years

Ordering Details

VX3030 Air-cooled 3U VPX Single Board Computer, 2 GHz Intel® Core™ i7, 2 GB DDR3-SDRAM

VX3030 Rugged conduction-cooled 3U VPX Single Board Computer, 2 GHz Intel® Core™ i7, 2 GB DDR3-SDRAM

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