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P511 - Dual Fast Ethernet PMC

PCI Mezzanine Card

This product has been discontinued.

The P511 is a dual Ethernet USM-based mezzanine PMC supporting an FPGA MAC layer and six additional GPIOS.

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  • P511 Product ImageP511 Dual Fast Ethernet PMC
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Main Features

  • 2 full-duplex or half-duplex channels
  • 10Base-T and 100Base-TX physical layer
  • MAC layer realized in FPGA
  • Local or external data buffer
  • 6 additional GPIOs
  • Fully integrated to comply with IEEE802.3
  • 500 VAC isolation voltage
  • -40 to +85°C with qualified components
  • 32-bit/33-MHz PMC
  • PMC based on USM concept
  • Individual FPGA configuration
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Technical Data

Ethernet Interface
  • Two 10/100Base-T Ethernet channels
  • Accessible on two RJ45 connectors via adapter cable
  • Half duplex/full duplex support
  • 32MB SDRAM memory
    • Soldered
    • DDR2
    • 132MHz memory bus frequency
    • FPGA-controlled
  • 2MB non-volatile Flash
    • For FPGA data and Nios firmware
    • FPGA-controlled
Up to six lines controlled via software
  • Standard factory FPGA configuration:
    • Main bus interface
    • Interrupt controller, SMBus controller
    • 16Z087_ETH - Ethernet MAC IP core (2 IP cores for the 2 channels)
    • 16Z043_SDRAM - SDRAM controller
    • 16Z045_FLASH - Flash interface
    • 16Z034_GPIO - GPIO controllers (2 IP cores, for onboard LEDs and 8-bit I/O)
  • The FPGA offers the possibility to add customized I/O functionality. See FPGA.
PMC Characteristics (PCI)
  • Compliant with PCI Specification 2.2
  • 32-bit/33-MHz, 3.3V V(I/O)
  • Target and initiator
Peripheral Connections
  • Via front panel on a shielded 50-pin HP D-Sub SCSI 2 receptacle connector
  • Adapter cable to two RJ45 connectors included in the delivery
Electrical Specifications
  • Isolation voltage:
    • 500 VAC
  • Supply voltage/power consumption:
    • +5V (-3%/+5%), 40mA
    • +3.3V (-5%/+5%), 139mA
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to IEEE 1386.1
  • Weight: 78g
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+85°C
    • Airflow: min. 1.0m/s
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300m to + 3,000m
  • Shock: 15g/11ms
  • Bump: 10g/16ms
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 1g/10..150Hz
1 305 649 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
Conforming to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC 61000-4-4 (burst)
Software Support
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • QNX
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.


FPGA Capabilities
  • FPGA Altera Cyclone II EP2C35
    • 33,216 logic elements
    • 483,840 total RAM bits
    • Supports Nios II soft processor
  • Connection
    • Functions can be linked to Wishbone or Avalon bus
    • Available pin count: 46 pins (FPGA to USM)
    • Functions available via USM at front I/O connector
  • MEN offers a USM development kit and an FPGA Development Package as well as Flash update tools for different operating systems.


Nios soft core implementation possible (e.g. for real-time Ethernet)
Rear I/O
Via Pn4 rear I/O connector
Conduction Cooling
Some of these options may only be available for large volumes.
Please ask our sales staff for more information.

Ordering Information



MDIS5 System (and Device Driver) Package (MEN) for Linux. This software package includes most standard device drivers available from MEN.


Linux host driver (MEN) for 16Z001_SMB (I2C)


Linux native driver (MEN) for 16Z077_ETH and 16Z087_ETH


Windows Installset (MEN) for P511


Windows native driver (MEN) for 16Z087_ETH (Ethernet controller)


Windows Embedded Standard 7 BSP


QNX native driver (MEN) for 16Z087_ETH


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