3U OpenVPX Multifunction I/O Board
Three I/O and communication function module slots—
Over 70 different modules to choose from
NAI’s 68C3 is a 3U OpenVPX Multifunction I/O and Communication Board with three function module slots that can be configured with a variety of I/O and communication functions. Additional enhancements include FIFO data buffering for select modules. Using multiple DSPs, the enhanced motherboard enables higher processing power and dedicated pre-processing control for each module.
By eliminating the need for multiple, specialized, single-function boards, this unique design increases packaging density, saves enclosure slots, and reduces power consumption. The 68C3, a low-power/high-performance board, is ideally suited for rugged defense, commercial aerospace, and industrial applications.
In a VPX chassis, the 68C3 acquires sensor measurement data and controls simulation signals, and makes this information available to an external host processor via Gigabit Ethernet (Gig-E) or PCIe. Preexisting, fully-tested functions can be quickly and easily combined 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.
- Support for three independent, intelligent function modules
- A variety of I/O and communication modules to choose from
- VPX / OpenVPX (ANSI / VITA 46 & VITA 65) Slot Profile: SLT3-PER-1U-1F2U-14.3.3
- Control via Gig-E, or PCIe interface
- FIFO data buffering for A/D, D/A, S/D, and LVDT functions
- Connections via front panel, rear panel, or both
- Background Built-In-Test (BIT) (module dependent)
- Software Support Kits (SSKs) and drivers available
- VICTORY Interface Services (contact factory.)
- Commercial and rugged models
- Designed to meet ANSI / VITA 47 environmental requirements
- Operating temperature: 0° C to 70° C commercial, -40° C to +85° C rugged
The >68C3 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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