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Aitech CM106 - Rugged/Mil PMC Carrier VME Expansion Card

Accommodates Two (2) Single-wide or One (1) Double-wide PMC


Aitech’s TM162 transition module is designed as a supplement to the C162 and C163 6U Core™ i7 VME SBCs, and intended for use in commercial air-cooled enclosures. The TM162 eliminates the need for harnessing and complex cabling fixtures when connecting to the various C162/C163 I/O interfaces. 

The TM162 is designed for use with enclosures with a rear module depth of 80mm, and is fully compliant with the IEEE 1101.11 specification. It may be adapted for use with enclosures whose rear module depth is greater than 80 mm by adding an extender (not included).

In addition, the transition module provides two high speed connectors for convenient access to I/O signals for XMC/PMC mounted on the C162 and C163  SBCs.

The transition module also provides jumpers to allow I/O routing for the C162/C163 shared I/O pins.



FeaturesAccommodates Two (2) Single-wide or One (1) Double-wide PMC
Single Slot Rugged 6U Carrier Board (VMEbus Form Factor)
Expands PowerPC® SBCs Through PCI Over P0
PLX 6154 PCI-PCI Transparent Bridge
PCI 2.3 Interface Compliant: 64-bit at 33 MHz
Full Arbitration for PMC Master Operation Support
Front Panel Area for PMC I/O
PMC I/O Routed to P2
Requires Only +5 V From Backplane
Onboard or Backplane 3.3 V Supply
4 W Power Consumption
Air-cooled Version per ANSI/VITA 1
Conduction-cooled Version per IEEE 1101.2
Three (3) Ruggedization Levels


ElectricalThe CM106 receives all its power from the VME backplane +5.0 V supply and generates +3.3 V using on board power circuits, or it may be configured to use the +3.3 V backplane supply as defined in the VME64x specification.
When configured to operate from the +5.0 V power supply alone, power consumption of the CM106 (not including power consumption of the PMCs) is as follows:
+3.3 V (± 5%) 0 A
+5.0 V (± 5%) 0.8 A (max)
MechanicalAir-cooled: per ANSI/VITA 1-1994
Conduction cooled: per IEEE 1101.2
Conformal CoatingConformal coating on 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: < 475g (1.1 lbs)
Conduction-cooled: < 475g (1.1 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