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FPGA COMPUTING & EMBEDDED I/O BOARDS
PMC / XMC Modules
VPX, VME, PCI, CompactPCI
Industry Pack Modules
Industrial PCs, SFFs
Depend on Acromag
Experience counts – especially when engineering the right embedded solution. And with more than 50 years experience, Acromag can help you reduce your costs and increase your productivity.
Acromag: The I/O Leader
Acromag is focused on developing embedded I/O and FPGA products that provide the best long term value in the industry. Compare and you will find that Acromag offers an unmatched balance of price, performance, and features.
Quality You Can Count On
We take every measure to guarantee dependable operation with ISO9001 AS9100 certified quality management. State-of-the-art manufacturing with industrial-grade components adds extra ruggedness. Advanced inspection and testing further ensure that Acromag I/O performs at or beyond their rated specs.
50 Years of I/O Experience
With 50 years of industrial I/O design experience, Acromag stands alone in the high-performance bus-board market. Developing VMEbus I/O boards since 1984, we combine our process control expertise with extensive experience in embedded computing. This background gives us unrivaled insight to many unique concerns when interfacing computer systems to various sensors and controllers in many applications. Acromag I/O and FPGA products are commonly used in these industries: • • • • military/defense transportation semiconductors communication • • • • aerospace manufacturing scientific research labs
Drawing on a wealth of embedded I/O experience, our sales engineers are well qualified to help you design and develop your computing system. Our staff is highly experienced in recommending products for applications ranging from simulators to machine control and countless other real-time systems.
Great care has been put into building a team of highly skilled representatives and distributors. They are located around the world to service your needs.
Find full documentation and pricing information online. You can get quotes and even order directly on our website.
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30765 South Wixom Road – 2 –
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Embedded Computing Solutions
Embedded I/O Products
The best selection of I/O boards
Acromag’s I/O boards and mezzanine modules are ideal for embedded computer and high-performance control systems. Select from PCI, CompactPCI, VME, Industry Pack and PMC cards to perform a broad range of analog, digital, counter/timer and serial I/O functions.
FPGA Computing Products
Faster and easier development
Acromag’s line of configurable FPGA modules in VPX, XMC, PMC, and IP formats offer the ability to create I/O boards with your own customized logic and signal processing functions. Our engineering design kits with example programs help get you started quickly.
Perform high-speed and high-resolution A/D and D/A conversion for measurement and control applications.
Maximum performance userconfigurable FPGA with up to 365K logic cells optimized for logic or DSP applications.
Interface TTL, on/off, hi/lo, and differential logic levels to an embedded computer system.
High-performance userconfigurable FPGA with up to 155K logic cells optimized for logic, DSP, or PowerPC tasks.
Perform event counter, timer, quadrature, and frequency measurement functions.
Cost-effective configurable FPGA with up to 150K logic cells optimized for logic processing.
Provide an asynchronous RS-232/422/485 serial communication interface for your system.
Mid-performance configurable FPGA with up to 60K logic cells optimized for logic or DSP.
Save slots by combining analog I/O (A/D, D/A), digital I/O, and counter/timer functions on a single board.
Low-cost configurable FPGA with up to 20K logic cells plus TTL, LVDS, or RS485 I/O.
These rugged PCs support mezzanine modules for advanced I/O or FPGA signal processing applications.
These boards interface mezzanine module I/O signals to a VME, VPX, PCI, PCIe, or CompactPCI bus system.
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FPGA Computing Solutions
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PMC FPGA Modules
Only Acromag wraps a reconfigurable FPGA with just the features you need for fast, affordable implementation. We add a high-speed I/O interface and plenty of memory for efficient data handling. High-performance FPGA computing is now within reach for many applications.
XMC FPGA Modules
XMC modules add highspeed, multi-lane serial interconnects to a popular mezzanine format. Our high-bandwidth PCI Express interface ensures fast data throughput that is ideal for distributed systems in aerospace, naval, and army vehicles.
VPX FPGA Boards
The VPX bus provides the ultimate platform for high-performance FPGA computing applications. Take advantage of high-speed serial interconnects and multi-gigabyte connectors. Acromag offers a choice of several FPGA devices with varying logic capacities for the most complex computations.
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Common uses include algorithm acceleration, simulation, communication, imaging, and co-processing. -40 to 85°C and conduction-cooled models Plug-in I/O extension modules available
PCIe bus 4-lane interface for fast data transfer Typical applications include unmanned vehicles, battleground SIGINT and communications systems, deployment on tanks, and more -40 to 85°C and conduction-cooled models Plug-in I/O extension modules available
High-speed PCI Express interface High-performance memory Conduction-cooled and REDI options Plug-in I/O extension modules available
High-Speed Serial I/O
These advanced FPGA modules feature multiple high-throughput serial interfaces. These lanes can support PCI Express, Serial RapidIO, 10-Gigabit Ethernet, or Xilinx Aurora implementation. Dual SFP ports provide additional serial interfaces for Gigabit Ethernet or Fibre Channel.
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I/O Extension Modules
AXM extension modules add I/O to Acromag FPGAs. They plug right into the front mezzanine on the FPGA modules.
Engineering Design Kits
These kits provide utilities to communicate with the FPGA. They help load VHDL code and establish DMA transfers to the CPU.
Analog I/O, digital I/O and custom functions
Compiled FPGA file and example VHDL code
Dual x8 serial lanes to the FPGA Reconfigurable Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA Front I/O via SFP ports and a VHDCR connector for additional LVDS, JTAG, USB, global clocks
Carrier Cards for XMC, PMC, IP
A wide variety of carrier cards are available to route power and bus signals to the mezzanine modules for use in card cages or other computer formats.
Software Library Support
These function libraries greatly simplify the interface between our I/O boards and your application program.
For VME, VPX, PCI, PCIe, CompactPCI systems
Includes souce code and demo programs
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Embedded I/O Solutions
PMC I/O Modules and Carriers
Acromag PMC modules are well-suited for COTS and industrial projects. Many models are available for a variety of analog and digital I/O functions. These modules offer an unmatched balance of performance, features, and price for the best value in PMC I/O.
IndustryPack I/O Modules and Carriers
Acromag IP modules deliver maximum I/O density. These plug-in I/O modules give you mix-and-match flexibility and high channel density to save your valuable card slots. Combining different IP types on one carrier simplifies design of a low-cost, custom I/O board.
PCI I/O Boards
Our PCI boards are based on technology and circuit designs with time-tested reliability in thousands of installations. Great effort goes into selecting high-performance parts to withstand the demands of military, aerospace, and manufacturing applications.
Analog I/O, digital I/O, multi-function I/O, counter/timer, serial communication modules Carrier cards for PCI, CompactPCI systems Rugged design with long product lifecycles for OEM and defense projects -40 to 85°C extended temperature option
Analog I/O, digital I/O, counter/timer, serial communication modules Carrier cards for VME, PCI, PCIe, CompactPCI Available termination panels, cables, and adapters simplify system integration -40 to 85°C extended temperature option
Analog I/O, digital I/O, counter/timer, and multi-function I/O boards Rugged design with long product lifecycles Available termination panels, cables, and adapters simplify system integration Software support packages speed development
CompactPCI I/O Boards
CompactPCI boards are ideal for defense and industrial systems. Most models are available with extended temperature ranges for reliable operation in harsh environments.
I/O Server Industrial PC
These rugged, industrial PCs have a fanless design that delivers high-reliability operation. Four plug-in I/O module slots provide an easy, low-cost interface to field instrumentation. The high-density, interchangeable I/O modules enable mix and match flexibility.
Software Development Tools
For faster and easier development, Acromag provides a variety of function libraries for Windows, Linux, VxWorks, and other operating systems
Analog I/O, digital I/O, counter/timer, and multi-function I/O boards Rugged design with long product lifecycles for OEM and defense projects Available termination panels, cables, and adapters simplify system integration Software support packages speed development
Intel Atom CPU and many peripheral ports Select from 20+ I/O modules for a wide variety of analog, digital, and serial I/O functions. Rugged design with no fan or internal cables Dependable -30 to 75°C operation
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Libraries provide easy-to-use C function routines (with source code) that quickly integrate with your application Demonstration programs exercise the software and I/O board before attaching your application Supports most common CPUs and RTOSs www.acromag.com
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Embedded Computing Solutions
I/O Boards IndustryPack I/O Modules
IP200 Series IP300 Series IP400 Series IP480 Series IP500 Series
12 or 16-bit D/A; up to 100kHz 12, 14 or 16-bit A/D; up to 1MHz TTL, CMOS, ±60V DC, or differential 16/32-bit; measure/generate; quadrature 64-byte FIFOs; optional isolation 16-bit D/A; up to 100kHz 14 or 16-bit A/D; up to 125kHz TTL, 0-60V DC, bi-directional 16/32-bit; measure/generate; quadrature 64-byte FIFOs; full-duplex; 16-bit A/D & D/A; TTL I/O; 32-bit counter 14 or 16-bit A/D; up to 125kHz TTL, 0-60V DC, bi-directional 16/32-bit; measure/generate; quadrature 16-bit A/D & D/A; TTL I/O; 32-bit counter
–– Analog output; up to 16 channels Analog input; up to 20D/40SE channels –– Digital input; up to 48 channels Digital output; up to 48 channels Counter/timers; TTL or RS-232; up to 10 channels Serial communication; EIA/TIA-232/422/485, MIL-STD-1553, or CAN bus; dual/quad/octal –– Analog output; 8 channels Analog input; up to 16D/32SE channels –– Digital input; up to 64 channels Digital output; up to 64 channels . Counter/timers; TTL or RS-232; up to 10 channels Serial communication; octal 232/422/485 Analog in (16D/32SE); Digital input (16) Analog output (8), Digital output (16) Analog input; up to 16D/32SE channels –– Digital input; up to 64 channels Digital output; up to 64 channels Counter/timers; TTL or RS-232; up to 10 channels Analog in (16D/32SE); Digital input (16) Analog output (8), Digital output (16)
PMC I/O Modules
PMC200 Series PMC300 Series PMC400 Series PMC480 Series PMC500 Series PMC700 Series APC300, AcPC300 Series APC400, AcPC400 Series APC480, AcPC480 Series APC700, AcPC700 Series
PCI and CompactPCI I/O Boards
Carrier Cards Carrier Cards for IP Modules
VME carrier cards PCI carrier cards PCI Express carrier cards CompactPCI carrier cards PCI carrier cards CompactPCI carrier cards VPX carrier cards
# of Slots
2 or 4 IP slots 3 or 5 IP slots 4 IP slots 2 or 4 IP slots 1 PMC slot 1 or 2 PMC slots 1 PMC/XMC slot
Front or rear I/O; 50-pin or SCSI-2 connectors 50-pin headers 50-pin headers Front or rear I/O; 50-pin high-density connectors Front or rear I/O Front or rear I/O Front or rear I/O; x4/x8 PCIe interface
VME64 support; -40 to 85°C operation -40 to 85°C operation -40 to 85°C operation -40 to 85°C operation -40 to 85°C operation -40 to 85°C or conduction-cooled Air-cooled, conduction-cooled, or REDI
3U/6U VME Full/half-length PCI Full-length PCIe 3U/6U cPCI Half-length PCI 3U/6U cPCI 3U VPX
Carrier Cards for PMC / XMC Modules
FPGA Modules IP Modules
Altera Cyclone-II FPGA
20k logic cells 150k logic cells Up to 60k logic cells Up to 155k logic cells Up to 365k logic cells
–– 180 DSP48A1 slices Up to 192 XtremeDSP slices Up to 640 DSP48E slices Up to 768 DSP48E1 slices
Up to 48 TTL, 24 RS-485, or 24 LVDS I/O 32 LVDS; plug-in extension I/O 32 LVDS; plug-in extension I/O 32 LVDS; plug-in extension I/O 8 high-speed serial lanes; dual SFP ports
PMC / XMC Modules
Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA Xilinx Virtex-4 FPGA Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA
Industrial PCs CPU I/O Server Fanless PC with Slots for IOS Modules
IOS7400 Intel Atom CPU
4 internal I/O module slots
20+ I/O modules; -30 to 75°C
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