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3U OpenVPX ARM SBC with Three I/O Function Module Slots

NAI’s 68ARM1 is a 3U OpenVPX ARM® Cortex®-A9 - based, Single Board Computer (SBC) that can be configured with up to three smart function modules. Ideally suited for rugged defense, commercial aerospace, and industrial applications, the 68ARM1 delivers off-the-shelf solutions that accelerate deployment of SWaP-optimized systems.  The ARM® Cortex®-A9 processor is a low power, cost-sensitive, multi-core processor delivering exceptional levels of performance and power efficiency with all the functionality required in rugged, embedded SWaP-optimized programs for the Defense and Aerospace industries.

The 68ARM1 includes BSP and SSK support for Wind River®VxWorks® and for Xilinx® PetaLinux and DDC-I Deos. In addition, SSKs are supplied with source code and board-specific library I/O APIs to facilitate system integration.

  • VPX / OpenVPX (ANSI / VITA 46 & VITA 65) Profile: Data plane: 4x1 PCIe, Control plane: 2x 10/100/1000Base-T, or 2x 1000Base-KX
  • ARM® Cortex®-A9 Dual Core 800 MHz Processor
  • 512 MB DDR3L SDRAM
  • 32 GB On-Board SATA II NAND Flash
  • Expansion SATA II Flash support available: On-board module 3 (pending) or External SATA II port access (pending)
  • < 10 W motherboard power dissipation
  • Up to 3 independent intelligent I/O function modules supported
  • Front and/or rear I/O
  • 100+ modules to choose from
  • Commercial or rugged applications
  • Independent x1 SerDes interface to each function module slot
  • 2x 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet; 2 to rear or 1 to rear and 1 to front I/O; or 2x 1000Base-KX to rear I/O
  • IPMC to rear I/O
  • 1x USB 2.0 port to rear or front I/O
  • 1x RS232 to front or rear I/O
  • Designed to meet ANSI / VITA 47 environmental requirements
  • Operating temperature: 0° C to 70° C commercial, -40° C to +85° C rugged
  • Wind River® Linux, VxWorks® and Xilinx® PetaLinux and DDC-I Deos™ OS support
  • Continuous Background Built-In-Test (BIT) (as applicable)
  • Intelligent I/O library support included
  • COSA® architecture
  • VICTORY Interface Services (Contact factory)

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The 68ARM1 includes SSKs to support multiple operating systems. In addition, SSKs are supplied with source code and board-specific library I/O APIs to facilitate system integration.

Accelerate Your Time-to-Mission™ With COSA®

NAI’s Configurable Open Systems Architecture™ (COSA®) offers a choice of over 70 smart I/O, communication, and Ethernet switch functions, providing the highest packaging density and greatest flexibility of any multifunction I/O board in the industry. Preexisting, fully-tested functions can be combined quickly and easily in an unlimited number of ways. Each I/O function has dedicated processing, unburdening the system Single Board Computer (SBC) from unnecessary data management overhead.

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