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P522 - AFDX/ARINC-664 Interface PMC

PMC Module

The P522 is a 32bit/33MHz PMC module with AFDX/ARINC-664 functionality. AFDX is a reliable, high-speed data bus commonly used in airborne applications for sending information between avionics subsystems. Its most important features are high data integrity, redundancy and deterministic behavior.

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  • P522 Product ImageP522 AFDX/ARINC-664 Interface PMC
  • P522 Product ImageP522 AFDX/ARINC-664 Interface PMC
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Main Features

  • Two full duplex AFDX networks
  • Onboard AFDX End System protocol stack implementation
  • Interoperable with Airbus and Boeing
  • DAL-D certifiable FPGA implementation
  • Onboard CPU for SNMP and ICMP traffic
  • Host driver with ARINC-653 compliant port API
  • -40 to +85°C with qualified components
  • 32-bit/33-MHz PMC
  • Based on CS1 AFDX Interface Chip
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Technical Data

AFDX Usage Domain
  • Compatible with Airbus End System Detailed Functional Specification
  • Receive Operation
    • Up to 256 virtual reception links (VL)
    • Up to 32 ports per VL
    • Up to 1024 receive ports in total
  • Transmit Operation
    • Up to 64 virtual transmission links (VL)
    • Up to 32 ports per VL
    • Up to 1023 transmit ports in total
    • BAG between 0.1 ms and 204.7 ms in steps of 0.1 ms
  • Support of AFDX Queueing and Sampling Ports as defined in ARINC664-P7
  • Support of SAP and extended SAP as defined in ARINC664-P7
  • Support of direct communication via IP layer
  • Support of Management Information Base (MIB) for AFDX and SAP communication as defined in ARINC664-P7
AUX Domain
  • SNMP Agent
  • ICMP Agent
  • Completely independent of host communication
  • 512k x 36 SSRAM memory
    • 4 MB for AFDX receive data
    • 4 MB for AFDX transmit data
    • FPGA-controlled and ECC/CRC protected
  • 16 MB non-volatile Flash
    • For AFDX configuration data
    • FPGA-controlled and CRC protected
Onboard Interfaces
  • Ethernet
    • Two 10/100Base-T/TX Ethernet channels
    • Accessible on the PMC I/O connector
  • Configuration Interfaces
    • Software tool for programming AFDX configuration
  • 6 General Purpose Digital Inputs usable for:
    • Location indication
    • In flight / on ground indication
  • 6 FPGA LEDs
  • Complete AFDX protocol implementation
  • SEU immune configuration
  • SNMP and ICMP agents
PMC Characteristics (PCI)
  • Compliant with PCI Specification 2.2
  • 32-bit/33-MHz, 3.3V V(I/O)
  • CRC-protected transfer of AFDX messages
  • Target
Electrical Specifications
  • Isolation voltage:
    • 1500 VAC
  • Supply voltage/power consumption:
    • +5 V (-3%/+5%), 650 mA typ.
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to IEEE 1386.1
  • Weight: 62 g (uncoated)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+85°C (qualified components)
    • Airflow: min. 1.0 m/s
  • Temperature range (storage): -55..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing (only when coated)
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing (only when coated)
  • Altitude: -300m to +20,000m
  • Shock: certification according to DO-160 is possible
  • Bump: certification according to DO-160 is possible
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): certification according to DO-160 is possible
  • Conformal coating on request
  • 1 104 539 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
  • UL 94V-000
Conforming to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), IEC61000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC61000-4-4 (burst)
Software Support
  • Linux
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

Ordering Information

Standard P522 Models

AFDX PMC, DAL-D, 4 MByte RX & 4 MByte TX Memory Buffer, 64 MBit AFDX configuration Flash, -40°C to +85°C with qualified components

Related Hardware
CS1 - FPGA with Integrated AFDX/ARINC-664

AFDX DAL-D host interface PCI32/33MHz, ARM Cortex-M3 for SNMP/ICMP, -40°C to +100°C




Linux native driver (MEN) for CS1 AFDX IP Core