VME-186 Freescale QorIQ P4040/4080 SBC

The VME-186 VME Single Board Computer is based on Freescale's high-performance Power Architecture QorIQ P4080 SOC multi-core processor. With four or eight Power Architecture cores running up to 1.5 GHz, and up to 8 GB of high bandwidth DDR3 SDRAM, the VME-186 SBC provides high-performance processing and a variety I/O interfaces to satisfy the most demanding requirements of embedded computing. The VME-186 SBC's I/O interfaces include EIA-232, EIA-422/485 serial, USB, Gigabit Ethernet, MIL-STD-1553, SATA, TTL and differential and discrete I/O. The VME-186 includes two mezzanine sites capable of supporting an IEEE 1386 PMC or VITA 42.3 XMC module with 64-bits of Pn4 I/O backplane connectors, as per VITA 35.

Available in a full range of environmental build grades, the VME-186 is designed to meet the challenging data processing and control requirements for embedded systems in tactical aircraft, armored vehicles and harsh environment naval systems. To cost-effectively address a diverse range of military and aerospace applications, the VME-186 is available in a range of air- and conduction-cooled ruggedization levels. All versions are functionally identical, with air-cooled versions (SVME) available in Curtiss-Wright ruggedization Levels 0 and 100, and conduction-cooled versions (DMV) in Levels 100 and 200.

With pinout compatibility with previous generations of Curtiss-Wright SBCs, the VME-186 makes it easy to upgrade to the next generation of processors. For retrofit and technology insertion applications and as a member of our continuously evolving lineup of Power Architecture VME SBCs,  the SVME/ DMV-186 offers a superset of the I/O features of earlier generations of Curtiss-Wright VME including the SVME/DMV-179, 181, 182, 183, 184 and 194 (pinout compatibility) supporting the life-cycle model of successive technology insertions throughout a platform's lifetime.

The VME-186 is supported by a wealth of software including Curtiss-Wright's standard U-Boot, Wind River VxWorks and Wind River Linux Board Support Package (BSP) and Driver Suites supporting both AMP and SMP operating modes. An INTEGRITY BSP is available from Green Hills Software.

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  • Powerful general-purpose single board computer with Freescale P4040/4080 Power Architecture processor
  • Freescale QorIQ P4080 Communications Processor with eight Power Architecture processor cores, high-performance datapath acceleration logic, network and peripheral bus interfaces required for mil/aerospace applications
    • 8 E500MC cores at up to 1.5GHz
  • 4 or 8 E500MC Cores running up to 1.5Ghz
  • Up to 8 GB DDR3 SDRAM with ECC controlled by dual 64-bit controllers
  • Full complement of I/O capability (Gigabit Ethernet, SCSI, serial (RS232/422/485 async/sync), USB 2.0, 1553, Serial ATA, TTL and differential discretes...,) including front panel Gigabit Ethernet connection
  • Two 64-bit PMCs on independent PCI buses
  • Two x8 PCIe XMC sites
  • 2eSST-capable VME interface
  • 8GB of solder NAND flash for integrated mass storage capability
  • Software
    • Curtiss-Wright U-Boot firmware providing a comprehensive suite of system debug, exerciser, and update functions, BIT, and non-volatile memory sanitization function
    • Wind River VxWorks 6.8/6.9 SMP
    • Wind River Linux 4.x
    • INTEGRITY available from GreenHills Software
  • Designed for embedded harsh-environment applications, both air- and conduction-cooled
  • VME-186 is backwards compatible (features and pinout) with the Curtiss-Wright VME-179, 181, 182, 183, 184 and 194 SBCs

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