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6U CompactPCI SBC Features the Freescale MPC 8572E
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A new 6U CompactPCI board based on the Freescale MPC8572E, scales from commercial to full-blown military (conduction-cooled) applications. Targeting Freescale Semiconductor’s dual-core MPC 8572E PowerQUICC III processor, the XCalibur1501 from Extreme Engineering is designed for commercial, industrial and military system architects demanding high processing performance with low power consumption.
In addition to the Freescale MPC 8572E PowerQUICC III processor with dual e500 Power Architecture cores running at up to 1.5 GHz, key features include two channels of up to 4 Gbytes of DDR2-800 SDRAM with ECC and up to 4 Gbytes of NAND flash along with 256 Mbytes of NOR flash. The board has a PICMG 2.16 backplane Gigabit interface, two SATA 3.0 Gbit/s ports, three USB 2.0 ports and two PrPMC/XMC interfaces.
Operating system software support includes a Green Hills Integrity Board Support Package (BSP), a Wind River VxWorks BSP and a QNX Neutrino BSP, and additionally a Linux LSP. The company offers guaranteed 4-hour technical response to all hardware and software questions. Pricing starts at $4,495 and may vary based on processor speed, memory configuration and ruggedization level.