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B11 - MPC8245 CPU Board

3U VMEbus

The B11 is a high-speed PowerPC based VMEbus SBC with complete single-board computing functionality. It is optimized for industrial requirements in control and instrumentation in terms of functionality, environmental conditions and cost.

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  • B11 Product ImageB11 3U VMEbus MPC8245 CPU Board
  • B11 Product Image

Main Features

  • PowerPC MPC8245 up to 400 MHz
  • 1-slot VMEbus master/slave
  • 1 MB ultra-fast DPRAM
  • 512 MB DRAM, CompactFlash
  • Graphics via PC-MIP
  • Ethernet via PC-MIP
  • 2 COMs, IDE, USB, keyboard/mouse
  • PC-MIP slots
  • MENMON BIOS for PowerPC cards
  • -40 to +85°C screened versions
B11 Product Image

Technical Data

CPU
PowerPC
  • MPC8245
  • 300MHz
Memory
  • 32KB L1 Cache integrated in MPC8245
  • Up to 256MB SDRAM system memory
    • One 144-pin SO-DIMM slot for SDRAM modules
  • 2MB Flash
  • Serial EEPROM 2KB for factory settings
  • CompactFlash card interface
    • Via onboard IDE
    • Type I
    • True IDE
Mass Storage
Fast IDE ports
  • One IDE hard-disk/CD-ROM port via onboard connector
  • One IDE port for local CompactFlash
I/O
  • USB
    • One USB 1.1 port
    • Accessible via I/O connector
    • OHCI implementation
    • Data rates up to 12Mbit/s
  • Two UARTs (COM1/COM2)
    • Accessible via I/O connector
    • Physical interface using SA-Adapter via 10-pin ribbon cable on I/O connector
    • RS232..RS485, isolated or not: for free use in system (e.g. cable to front)
    • 16-byte transmit/receive buffer
    • Handshake lines: CTS, RTS; DCD, DSR, DTR; RI
  • PS/2 keyboard/mouse
    • Accessible via I/O connector
Mezzanine Slots
Two PC-MIP slots
  • Compliant with PC-MIP specification
  • Type I/II slots
Miscellaneous
  • Real-time clock
  • Watchdog and hardware monitor for onboard temperature control
  • Hex switch for user settings
Local PCI Bus
  • 32-bit/33-MHz, 3.3V V(I/O)
  • Compliant with PCI Specification 2.1
VMEbus
  • Slot-1 function with auto-detection
  • Master
    • D08(EO):D16:A24:A16:RMW
    • Transfer rate max. 7MB/s
  • Slave
    • D08(EO):D16:A24:BLT
    • Transfer rate max. 30MB/s
  • Interrupter D08(O):I(7-1):ROAK
  • Interrupt handler D08(O):IH(7-1)
  • Single level 3 fair requester / arbiter
  • Bus timer, arbitration timer
  • Utility functions
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage/power consumption:
    • +5V (-3%/+5%), 6W
  • MTBF: 124,000h @ 50°C (derived from MIL-HDBK-217F)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: standard single Eurocard, 100mm x 160mm
  • Weight: 138g
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • 0..+60°C or -40..+85°C
    • Airflow: min. 10m³/h
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity range (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity range (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300m to + 3,000m
  • Shock: 15g/11ms
  • Bump: 10g/16ms
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 2g/10..150Hz
  • Conformal coating on request
Safety
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
EMC
Tested according to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), IEC1000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC1000-4-4 (burst)
BIOS
MENMON
Software Support
  • Linux
  • VxWorks
  • QNX
  • OS-9
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

Options

CPU
  • Type
    • MPC8245
  • Clock
    • 300 MHz
    • 400 MHz
Memory
  • System RAM
    • 64 MB, 128 MB, 256 MB or 512 MB
  • CompactFlash
    • 0 MB up to maximum available
  • Boot Flash
    • 2 MB
Operation Temperature
  • 0..+60°C
  • -40..+85°C
Some of these options may only be available for large volumes.
Please ask our sales staff for more information.

Ordering Information

SA-Adapters
08SA03-00
SA3 - RS232 Interface Adapter

1 RS232, optically isolated, 0..+60°C

Details
08SA03-01
SA3 - RS232 Interface Adapter

RS232, optically isolated, -40..+85°C screened

Details
08SA02-07
SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

RS422/485, full duplex, optically isolated, -40..+85°C screened

Details
08SA02-01
SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

RS422/485, full duplex, optically isolated, 0..+60°C

Details
08SA02-00
SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

RS422/485, half duplex, optically isolated, 0..+60°C

Details
08SA01-00
SA1 - RS232 Interface Adapter

RS232, not optically isolated, 0..+60°C

Details
08SA01-03
SA1 - RS232 Interface Adapter

For F1N/B11: RS232, not optically isolated, for direct mounting on CPU board, 0..+60°C (N.B.: Standard adapters can only be mounted using MEN's mounting kit)

Details
Memory
0751-0045

CompactFlash card, 4 GB, Type I, fixed bit set, -40 to +85°C

0751-0055

CompactFlash card, 8 GB, Type I, fixed bit set, -40 to +85°C

0751-0060

CompactFlash card, 16 GB, -40 to +85°C

0751-0061

CompactFlash card, 2 GB, Type I, fixed bit set, -40 to +85°C

0752-0031

256MB DRAM 0 to +60°C for 01B011-00

0752-0210

256MB DRAM -40 to +85°C for 01B011-01

Systems & Card Cages

MEN delivers turn-key systems completely installed (hardware, operating system, accessories), wired and tested. Different rack sizes, power supplies and backplanes on request.
For details please contact your local sales representative.

Software

Linux
13Z014-90

Linux device driver (MEN) for PCI-to-VME bridge on A12, A13, A14, A15, A17, A19, A20, A21B/A21C and B11

This product is designed to work under ELinOS Embedded Linux by SYSGO. For more information and product support please contact www.sysgo.com.

VxWorks
10F001N60

VxWorks BSP (MEN) for A15, F1N, B11, A12, D3, SC13 and Kahlua Box

QNX
10F001N40

QNX BSP (MEN) for F1N, B11, A12, A15, D3, SC13 and Kahlua Box

OS-9
10F001N01

OS-9(000) V.2.2/3.x BSP (object code, MEN) for F1N, B11, A12, D3, SC13 and Kahlua Box

10F001N02

OS-9(000) V4.2 BSP (object code, MEN) for F1N, B11, A12, A15, D3, SC13 and Kahlua Box

Firmware/BIOS
MENMON is an MEN firmware/BIOS for PowerPC platforms.
14B011-00

MENMON (Firmware) for B11 (object code)