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XM51 - ESMexpress COM with PowerPC QorIQ P4080

Computer-On-Module

The XM51 is a multi-core computer-on-module (COM) based on the NXP (formerly Freescale) PowerPC QorIQ P4080, P4040 or P3041 processor and optimized for avionics applications.

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  • XM51 Product ImageXM51 top side without cover and frame
  • XM51 Product ImageXM51 back side (without covering frame)
  • XM51 Product ImageXM51 inside the covering frame
  • XM51 Product ImageXM51 inside the covering frame mounted on the carrier board XC1
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Main Features

  • NXP QorIQ P4080, P4040 or P3041
  • Power Architecture e500mc CPU
  • Up to 8 cores, up to 1.5 GHz
  • Up to 16 GB ECC DDR3 SDRAM, 1 or 2 controllers
  • Up to 128 KB FRAM, up to 256 MB Flash
  • 2 Gb Ethernet, 4 USB 2.0, 1 USB client
  • 2 SATA (3 Gbit/s), 2 PCIe x1 (5 Gbit/s)
  • U-Boot Universal Boot Loader
  • -50°C to +85°C Tcase with qualified components
  • Conduction cooling
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Technical Data

CPU
NXP QorIQ P4080 or P4040 or P3041
  • 1.2 GHz up to 1.5 GHz
  • Eight/four high-performance Power Architecture e500mc cores
Memory
  • 32 KB instruction and data L1 cache and private 128 KB L2 cache per processor core
  • Up to 16 GB SDRAM system memory
    • Soldered
    • DDR3 with ECC support
    • Up to 667 MHz memory bus frequency, depending on processor configuration
    • P4080/P4040 with two independent memory controllers, P3041 with one controller
  • Up to 256 MB boot/program Flash
  • 128 KB non-volatile FRAM
  • Serial EEPROM 8 kbits for factory settings
Serial ATA (SATA)
  • Two ports via ESMexpress connector
  • SATA Revision 2.x support
  • Transfer rates up to 300 MB/s (3 Gbit/s)
  • Via PCIe-to-SATA bridge
USB
  • Four USB 2.0 host ports via ESMexpress connector
    • OHCI and EHCI implementation
    • Data rates up to 480 Mbit/s
  • One USB client port via ESMexpress connector
    • Via UART-to-USB converter
    • Data rates up to 230.4 kbit/s
    • 16-byte transmit/receive buffer
    • Handshake lines: none
Ethernet
  • Two 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet channels
  • Two LED signals per channel for LAN link and activity status and connection speed
  • Accessible via ESMexpress connector
PCI Express
  • Two x1 links via ESMexpress connector
  • PCIe 2.x support
  • Data rate 500 MB/s in each direction (5 Gbit/s per lane)
GPIO
3 lines via ESMexpress connector
I2C Bus
1 interface via ESMexpress connector
Miscellaneous
  • Real-time clock (with supercapacitor or battery backup on the carrier board)
  • Temperature sensor, power supervision and watchdog
Electrical Specifications
Supply voltage/power consumption:
  • +12V (9..16 V), 32 W max.
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 95 mm x 125 mm (conforming to ESMexpress specification)
  • ESMexpress PCB mounted between a frame and a cover
  • Weight: 230 g (incl. cover and frame)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation): -50..+85°C Tcase (ESMexpress cover/frame) (qualified components)
  • Temperature range (storage): -50..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300 m to +3000 m
  • Shock: 15 g, 11 ms (EN 60068-2-27)
  • Bump: 10 g, 16 ms (EN 60068-2-29)
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 1 g, 10 Hz - 150 Hz (EN 60068-2-6)
  • Conformal coating on request
MTBF
475 088 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
Safety
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
EMC
  • EMC behavior depends on the system and housing surrounding the ESMexpress module.
  • MEN has performed general, successful EMC tests for ESMexpress using the XC1 evaluation carrier according to:
    • EN 55022 (radio disturbance)
    • IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD)
    • IEC 61000-4-3 (electromagnetic field immunity)
    • IEC 61000-4-4 (burst)
    • IEC 61000-4-5 (surge)
    • IEC 61000-4-6 (conducted disturbances)
BIOS
U-Boot Universal Boot Loader
Software Support
  • VxWorks
  • Linux (on request)
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

Options

CPU
  • QorIQ P4080 or P4040 or P3041
    • P4080: eight cores, up to 16 GB DDR3 RAM (two controllers), 2 MB L3 cache, 30 W max. (processor)
    • P4040: four cores, up to 16 GB DDR3 RAM (two controllers), 2 MB L3 cache, 24 W max. (processor)
    • P3041: four cores, up to 8 GB DDR3 RAM (one controller), 1 MB L3 cache, 18.2 W max. (processor)
  • All processors available with 1.2 GHz, 1.33 GHz or 1.5 GHz
Memory
  • System RAM
    • One or two memory banks, depending on processor type
    • 2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB
    • 16 GB (only possible with two banks, P4080 or P4040)
    • Currently only 2 GB are supported by U-Boot and BSP
  • Boot/program Flash
    • 64 MB, 128 MB or 256 MB
  • FRAM
    • 0 KB or 128 KB
Software Support
Linux; processors are supported, U-Boot support already implemented
Some of these options may only be available for large volumes.
Please ask our sales staff for more information.

Ordering Information

Standard XM51 Models
15XM51-00

P4080 (8 cores), 1.2 GHz, 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM, 64 MB Flash, 128 KB FRAM, 2 Gb Ethernet, 2 PCIe x1, 4 USB 2.0 host ports, 1 USB client port, with frame and cover, -50..+85°C (qualified components)

Related Hardware
08AE12-00
AE12 - ESMexpress Module to COM Express Carrier Adapter

ESMexpress module to COM Express carrier adapter, 0..+60°C

Details
08XC01-00
XC1 - ESMexpress COM Carrier Board

Evaluation and development board for all ESMexpress modules (coming with top cover and frame), 0..+60°C, incl. faceplate, 4 GB USB Flash Disk and USB cable type A to A

Details

Software

VxWorks
10XM51-60

VxWorks BSP (MEN) for XM51

Firmware/BIOS
This product uses the U-Boot bootloader available from DENX together with board-specific additions from MEN.
14XM51-00

U-Boot Bootloader (DENX/MEN) for XM51

Miscellaneous

A Windows USB2UART driver from FTDI is available for XM50, XM51 and F50P/F50C Windows hosts.
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