New CompactPCI® Serial Carrier Card Hosts Two AcroPack® Industrial I/O Modules for Data Acquisition, Control, or FPGA Processing

Acromag’s new 3U CPCI-S.0 board interfaces two ruggedized mPCIe analog I/O, digital I/O, serial communication, and FPGA mezzanine modules to an embedded computing system.

Wixom, MI – Acromag, Inc. releases their ACPS3310 3U CompactPCI Serial mezzanine module carrier card for embedded measurement and control applications. The board has two AcroPack module slots to accommodate a wide variety of I/O signal processing tasks. AcroPacks are a family of more than 25 enhanced mini PCIe modules that perform analog I/O, digital I/O, serial communication, FPGA computing and other functions. Field I/O signals are securely routed through the carrier board from 68-pin front panel connectors to the AcroPack I/O modules eliminating loose internal cabling. A PCI Express link interfaces the I/O modules to the bus backplane. CompactPCI Serial is a modern high-performance modular embedded computing standard that is very fast, versatile and economical. It is ideal for defense, aerospace, transportation, oil/gas, scientific, test/measurement, and manufacturing applications.

“With our latest carrier, more than twenty-five rugged AcroPack I/O modules are now available to developers of CompactPCI Serial computer systems,” explains Russ Nieves, Acromag’s Vice President of Sales. “Integrators can easily tailor an exact solution for their I/O requirements with a mix of AcroPacks. This is yet another example of Acromag making it easy and affordable for customers to meet their demanding I/O requirements with COTS-based AcroPack modules.”

CompactPCI Serial is a PICMG® open standard with proven Eurocard mechanics supported by a wide variety of vendors providing CPUs, racks, graphics, storage, communication, and other peripherals. The ACPS3310 AcroPack carrier adds a wealth of rugged, I/O signal processing solutions to the CPCI-S bus ecosystem. AcroPack modules are available for A/D, D/A, discrete level monitoring/control, counter/timer, RS232/422/485, GbE, CAN bus, avionics, and FPGA computing tasks. Software tools support Linux®, Windows®, and VxWorks® operating systems.

 

About Acromag

Founded in 1957, Acromag, Inc. designs and manufactures high-tech industrial electronics. They are an international corporation headquartered near Detroit, Michigan with a global network of sales representatives and distributors. Acromag offers a complete line of embedded computing and I/O solutions including general purpose I/O boards, single-board computers, FPGA modules, embedded computers, COM Express products, mezzanine modules, wiring accessories, and software. Industries served include military, aerospace, manufacturing, transportation, utilities, and scientific research laboratories.

For more information about Acromag products, call Inside Sales at (248) 295-0310 or Marketing Communications at (248) 295-0866. The website is www.acromag.com.

Shown: ACPS3310 CompactPCI Serial Carrier Card for AcroPack I/O Modules

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Editorial – Karen Haldenwanger, Mktg. Mgr. (khaldenwanger@acromag.com)