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G212 - Wireless Network Board for 2 PCIe and 2 SIM Cards

3U CompactPCI Serial

This product has been discontinued.

The G212 is a rugged single Eurocard CompactPCI Serial carrier board supporting the PCI Express Mini Card standard or the ExpressCard standard for implementing WLAN, UMTS, GPS, GSM or HSDPA interfaces.

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  • G212 Product ImageG212 3U CompactPCI Serial PCIe Mini Card Carrier for Wireless Functions
  • G212 Product ImageG212 option
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Main Features

  • Up to 2 PCI Express Mini Cards (full-size)
  • ExpressCard/34 or 54 modules optional
  • For cards with internal PCIe and USB interface
  • For HF applications (WLAN, UMTS, GPS, GSM, HSDPA)
  • -40 °C to +85 °C
  • PICMG CPCI-S.0 CompactPCI Serial peripheral card
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Technical Data

Card Interfaces
  • Two PCI Express Mini Cards (only full size) or
  • Two ExpressCard/34 modules
  • One ExpressCard/54 module
  • SIM card holder
  • USB and PCI Express interface
  • Please note that MEN does not offer SIM cards or mobile telephony contracts!
Front Connections
Four Reverse SMA antenna connectors
CompactPCI Serial
  • Compliance with CompactPCI Serial PICMG CPCI-S.0 Specification
  • Peripheral slot
  • Host connection: one PCI Express x1 link and a differential pair of USB lines
    • PCIe 1.1: Data rate up to 250 MB/s in each direction (2.5 Gbit/s per lane)
    • USB 2.0: Data rate up to 480 Mbit/s
Electrical Specifications
Supply voltage/power consumption:
  • +12V (-10%/+10%), depending on plugged card, 0.1A max. w/o card
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to CompactPCI Serial specification for 3U boards
  • Front panel: 4HP or 8HP with ejector
  • Weight: 134g (without cards)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+85°C (only carrier, depending on configuration)
    • Airflow: min. 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: -300m to + 3,000m
  • Shock: 15g/11ms
  • Bump: 10g/16ms
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 1g/10..150Hz
MTBF: 2,534,034h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
Conforming to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC 61000-4-4 (burst)
Software Support
PCIe Mini Card and ExpressCard drivers as supported


Card Slots
  • Two PCI Express Mini Cards
  • Two ExpressCard/34 modules
  • One ExpressCard/54 module
4 USB interfaces at the front
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

PCI Express Mini Cards
PX7 - PCIe Mini Card to M.2 Adapter

PCI Express Mini Card for converting PCI Express Mini to M.2 and PCI Express x1 to USB3.0, USB 3.0 extension for Box PCs, -40 to +85, conformal coated


WLAN PCI Express Mini Card DNXA-116, operating temperature -40 °C to +85 °C
For the module's driver contact MEN's support team.

PX6 - Security Smart Card Reader

PX6, Security Smart Card Reader, 2FF Card holder, PCI Express Mini Card connector pass through, -40..+85°C

PX5 - USB HID to Stereo Audio Interface

USB HID to analog audio PCI Express Mini Card, 1 stereo input and 1 stereo output, conformal coated

PX4 - Mobile Phone Voice Interface

PCI Express Mini Card, mobile wireless functions, audio interface, Mini-SIM card holder, -40°C to +85°C

PX1N - GLONASS & GPS Interface

GLONASS & GPS PCI Express Mini Card, Dead Reckoning, +5 V phantom power supply, -40 °C to +85 °C

PX1N - GLONASS & GPS Interface

GLONASS & GPS PCI Express Mini Card, Dead Reckoning, -40 °C to +85 °C

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