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Carrier Board

Source: SBS Technologies, Modular I/O

Carrier Board
SBS GreenSpring Modular I/O today announced the availability of the VIPC360, a new 3U VME dual IndustryPack carrier board with two IndustryPack sites and a 32 MHz MC68EN360 QUICC communications processor

SBS GreenSpring Modular I/O today announced the availability of the VIPC360, a new 3U VME dual IndustryPack carrier board with two IndustryPack sites and a 32 MHz MC68EN360 QUICC communications processor. The VIPC360 provides a high-density, high-performance solution for ruggedized control and telecommunications applications.

The VIPC3 60 supports A24, A 16 VMEbus master and slave with slot one capabilities, including arbiter. It includes 1 MB of FLASH memory, and 4 MB of DRAM for 68360 code and communications data. The SRAM, FLASH and DRAM memories, in addition to the 68360 on-chip RAM and registers, are dual ported. Dual port memory can be accessed by both a VMEbus master and the 68360 processor.

The VIPC360 also features a 1013aseT Ethernet interface, a battery-backed Real Time Clock, and an RS-232 interface. LEDs to indicate CPU RUN, IP access, VME master and slave access, and Ethernet activity are also included. A background debug mode (BDM) port is provided for comprehensive software development, and an optional VxWorks, and pSOS+ BSP will soon be available. The VIPC360 offers a total of four connectors, two RJ45 front panel connectors, for Ethernet and RS-232 serial port, and two 50-pin connectors for IP on PCB.

SBS Technologies, Modular I/O, 181 Constitution Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025. Tel: 650-327-1200; Fax: 650-327-3808.