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F217 - Memory Card Carrier

3U CompactPCI

The F217 is a 3U 4HP CompactPCI board which offers a multitude of memory configurations. It is equipped with a CompactFlash socket and a multi card reader which supports MS, SD and MMC plus cards.

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  • F217 Product ImageF217 3U CompactPCI Memory Card Carrier
  • F217 Product ImageConfiguration example F217 with EMC cover
  • F217 Product ImageConfiguration example F217 with EMC cover
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Main Features

  • 4 HP 32-bit/33-MHz CompactPCI
  • USB Flash Media Controller
  • Multi card reader: MS, SD, MMC
  • CompactFlash socket
  • Hot-plug at front
  • -40 to +85C screened
  • EN 50155 compliant (railways)
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Technical Data

  • One CompactFlash card interface
    • Type I/II
    • UDMA Mode 0..4
    • PIO Mode 0..6
    • Via USB Flash media controller
  • One multi card reader
    • MS (Memory Stick 1.43)
    • SD/SDHC (Secure Digital 2.0)
    • MMC plus (Multi Media Card 4.2)
    • Via USB Flash media controller
CompactPCI Bus
  • Compliance with CompactPCI Core Specification PICMG 2.0 R3.0
  • Peripheral slot
  • V(I/O): +3.3 V
Electrical Specifications
  • Isolation voltage:
    • 1000 VAC between GND and SHIELD
  • Supply voltage/power consumption:
    • +3.3 V (-3%/+5%), 1.06 W (with CompactFlash and SD card)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to CompactPCI specification for 3U boards
  • Front panel: 4 HP with ejector
  • Weight: 124 g (without cards)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+85°C (screened, depending on the cards used)
    • Airflow: 1.0 m/s
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300 m to + 3,000 m
  • Shock: 15 g, 11 ms
  • Bump: 10 g, 16 ms
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 1 g, 10..150 Hz
  • Conformal coating on request
1,190,023h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)(without CompactFlash)
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
Conforming to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), IEC1000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC1000-4-4 (burst)
Software Support
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.


Front panel cover for EMC and mechanical protection
Cooling Concept
Also available with conduction cooling in MEN CCA frame
Some of these options may only be available for large volumes.
Please ask our sales staff for more information.

Ordering Information

Standard F217 Models

Memory card carrier for CF, SD, MMC Cards, -40..+85°C screened



MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for generic SMBus driver for F14, F15, F17, F18, F19P, F21P, F22P, F75P, G20, G22, D9, D601, F600 and F601, A19, A20, F217, CB70C, SC24, AF2, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W and MH50C


MDIS4/2004 / MDIS5 Windows driver (MEN) for SMBus devices for AF2, F14, F15, F17, F18, D9, D601, F600, F601 and F217