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Safe VMEbus SBC certifiable up to SIL 3 / SIL 4 or DAL-A / DAL-B A14C - 6U VME64 MPC8540 CPU Board

A14C - 6U VME64 MPC8540 CPU Board

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A14C - 6U VME64 MPC8540 CPU Board

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Main Features
  • PowerPC® MPC8540 / 800MHz
  • FPGA 12,000 LEs (approx.144,000 gates)
  • 1-slot 64-bit VMEbus master and slave
  • Up to 2 GB (ECC) DRAM
  • NAND Flash, FRAM
  • Graphics via PMC or FPGA
  • 2 Gigabit/1 Fast Ethernet
  • Up to 6 COMs
  • Parallel ATA for onboard hard disk
  • Further I/O individually via FPGA
  • 2 PMC slots
  • MENMON BIOS for PowerPC® cards
Description Open

The A14C is an advanced PowerPC® based single-board computer for embedded applications. It features full VME64 support and it can be used as a master or a slave in a VMEbus environment. The CPU card provides 1 MB local shared SRAM for slave access and communication between the local CPU and another VMEbus master.


Technical Data Open


• MPC8540 PowerQUICC™ III
• 800MHz (666..833MHz optional)
• e500 PowerPC® core with SPE APU and MMU
• Integrated Northbridge and Southbridge
• High memory bandwidth



This product offers the possibility to add customized I/O functionality in FPGA.


Options Open


• MPC8540
• MPC8560


Standard Configurations
Article No. CPU Type Clock System RAM NAND Flash Additional SDRAM FRAM Boot Flash Mezzanine Slots Operation Temperature
01A014C00 MPC8540 800 MHz 512 MB (no ECC) 128 MB 16 MB 32 KB 8 MB 2 PMC 0..+60°C
Standard A14C Models Open
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Software Open
Documentation Open
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