Kontron VM6250 6U VME Multi Processor Board

The Kontron VM6250 6U VME is a multi-processor board with Freescale MPC8640/8641 single or dualcore processors and Altivec engine. The Kontron VM6250 features scalable processor performance, high-data throughput, low-power dissipation, and easy extensibility via XMCs, PMCs, and FMCs (FPGA mezzanine cards). The 6U VME CPU board comes with the Open Source U-Boot firmware and supports VxWorks 6.6 and Fedora 9 Linux. The VM6250 is covered by Kontron’s long term supply program. This guarantees customers a multi-year supply of the product beyond its active life.

Kontron VM6250 6U VME multi-processor board

Kontron VM6250 6U VME Features

  • Up to 1.33 GHz Freescale Dual-Core MPC8641 with AltiVec
  • Support for XMC, PMC and FMC Modules
  • VITA57 compliance
  • Up to 4 PMCs support with Carrier Board
  • High Speed Backplane with PCIe
  • VME 2eSST Capability
  • Air and Conduction-Cooled Releases
  • Operating from -40°C to +85°C
  • Linux Fedora 9 and VxWorks 6.6 Support

The Kontron VM6250 provides on the front panel 2x Gigabit Ethernet, 1x USB 2.0 and 1 x serial port (EIA-232). Via the P0 connector (VITA 31.1) Gigabit Ethernet, SATA II, USB 2.0, PCI Express 1.0, SRIO, GPIO and 32 I/Os for PMC 1 are connected to the backplane. Besides the 64-bit VME bus (VME64x), Kontron’s VM6250 provides support 2eSST, which enables data throughput speeds of up to 320 Mbyte/s on P1. P2 connects 64 I/Os from the FMC and PMC 2 slot and 32 I/Os from the PMC 1 slot to the backplane.

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