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F600 - Side Card for SATA/Legacy I/O

3U CompactPCI

The F600 is a 4HP legacy I/O extension card for 3U Intel based CompactPCI single-board computers. It can be used in combination with the F14 and compatible CPU boards.

  • F600 Product ImageF600 side card configuration example (SATA/Legacy I/O)
  • F600 Product ImageF600 configuration example with hard disk
  • F600 Product Image
  • F600 Product Image

Main Features

  • 4 HP extension for 3U Intel SBCs F14, F15, F17, F18, F19P, F21P
  • 1-4 COMs via SA-Adapters
  • Optical isolation depending on SA-Adapter
  • 2.5" SATA hard-disk slot
  • Additional SATA port for external device
  • -40°C to +85°C screened
F600 Product Image

Technical Data

Up to four UARTs
  • From four CPU-controlled USB channels
  • Two at front panel
  • Two on board, instead of onboard SATA device, on request
  • Physical interface using SA-Adapters via 10-pin connectors
  • RS232..RS422, isolated or not: for free use in system (e. g. cable to front)
  • Only full duplex operation for RS422
  • Data rates up to 1 Mbit/s
  • FIFO receive and transmit buffers for high data throughput
  • Handshake lines: full support; lines depend on SA-Adapters
Mass Storage
Serial ATA (SATA)
  • One port for onboard 2.5" hard-disk drive
  • One port for external device (e.g. SATA DVD Drive)
  • Transfer rates up to 150MB/s (depends on hard disk)
  • RAID level 0/1 support (depends on CPU board)
CompactPCI J1 and J2 are assembled for increased mechanical stability and/or for power supply via J1
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage/power consumption:
    • +5V (-3%/+5%), 21mA typ. (with two SA1 SA-Adapters, w/o hard disk)
    • +3.3V (-3%/+5%), 50mA typ. (with two SA1 SA-Adapters, w/o hard disk)
  • MTBF: 1,663,000h @ 40°C (derived from MIL-HDBK-217F)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to CompactPCI specification for 3U boards
  • Weight: 145g (w/o hard disk)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+85°C (depending on hard disk; please refer to the hard disk specifications for possible limits)
    • Airflow: min. 10m³/h
  • 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): 2g/10..150Hz
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
Tested according to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC 61000-4-4 (burst)
Software Support
Driver software can be found in the data sheet of the CPU board that you use.


Mass storage
CompactFlash interface instead of SATA hard disk
  • Via AD95 adapter
  • Two additional UARTs instead of onboard SATA hard disk
  • 1 to 4 COMs possible
Some of these options may only be available for large volumes.
Please ask our sales staff for more information.

Ordering Information

Standard F600 Models

2 COM extensions and SATA hard disk slot, for F14 and compatible SBCs, -40..+85°C screened

SA1 - RS232 Interface Adapter

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

SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

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

SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

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

SA3 - RS232 Interface Adapter

RS232, optically isolated, 0°C to +60°C

SA3 - RS232 Interface Adapter

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




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