July 13, 2021
Robust 3U 1-slot (4HP) module supports hot-swap upgrades of demanding mission-critical applications for transportation, aerospace & defense and industrial automation
-cPCI-A3525 supports the new PICMG® CPCI-S.0 CompactPCI® Serial Rev. 2.0 standard for higher performance
-Robust, SWaP-optimized 3U module is positioned for next-generation, mission-critical implementations in railway transportation, aerospace & defense, and industrial automation
-cPCI-A3525 is a key addition to ADLINK’s extensive CompactPCI® portfolio, demonstrating its continued commitment to the technology
ADLINK Technology Inc., a global leader in edge computing, launched today the cPCI-A3525 series CompactPCI® Serial processor blade in single-slot (4HP) form factor. The 3U module features the latest 9th generation Intel® Xeon®/Core™ i7 processor, formerly known as Coffee Lake Refresh. It supports the newer CompactPCI® Serial standard, PICMG® CPCI-S.0, for next-generation, mission-critical applications requiring higher performance, such as railway transportation, aerospace and defense, and industrial automation.
“Systems integrators and solution providers serving the railway, aerospace & defense and industrial sectors need access to next-generation technology for easy insertion and upgrades that offers a combination of high performance and ongoing reliability,” said Eric Kao, General Manager of ADLINK’s Networking, Communication & Public Sector business unit. “The new PICMG® CPCI-S.0 CompactPCI® Serial Rev 2.0 standard is the fastest, most versatile, and cost-effective open standard using PCI Express (PCIe). Additional high-speed interfaces, including SATA, USB, and Ethernet, are also supported.”
The second revision of the Serial standard increases its capability by providing direct rear I/O over the P6 connector to support an optional SSD daughterboard. The cPCI-A3525 offers data throughput options with PCIe interfaces that include two PCIe x8 Gen 3, two PCIe x4 Gen 3, and one PCIe x2 Gen 3. Seven 6 Gb/s SATA interfaces and up to ten USB 2.0/3.0 ports are also available at the rear. Front I/O includes two dual-mode DisplayPorts, two USB 3.0 connectors, two Gigabit Ethernet ports.
The blade hosts a multi-core 9th generation Intel® Xeon®/Core™ i7 processor with up to 32 GB DDR4 2666MHz dual-channel SODIMM, and, depending on the specified processor, it supports ECC-type memory. The CM246 chipset with AMI UEFI BIOS and dual 128 Mbit SPI flash memory supports Microsoft Windows 10 and Linux as standard, with other operating systems upon request. In addition, the cPCI-A3525 offers increased robustness with an operating temperature range of 0 to +60°C, maintained support for hot-swapping, and ADLINK’s Smart Embedded Management Agent (SEMA) 4.0 for online system health monitoring.
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ADLINK Technology Inc. (TAIEX:6166) leads edge computing, the catalyst for a world powered by artificial intelligence. ADLINK manufactures edge hardware and develops edge software for embedded, distributed and intelligent computing – from powering medical PCs in the intensive care unit to building the world’s first high-speed autonomous race car – more than 1600 customers around the world trust ADLINK for mission-critical success. ADLINK holds top-tier edge partnerships with Intel, NVIDIA, AWS and SAS, and also participates on the Intel Board of Advisors, ROS 2 Technical Steering Committee and Autoware Foundation Board. ADLINK contributes to open source, robotics, autonomous, IoT and 5G standards initiatives across 24+ consortiums, driving innovation in manufacturing, telecommunications, healthcare, energy, defense, transportation and infotainment. For over 25 years, with 1800+ ADLINKers and 200+ partners, ADLINK enables the technologies of today and tomorrow, advancing technology and society around the world. Follow ADLINK Technology on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or visit adlinktech.com.