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VME Board features Freescale MPC8640D with AltiVec™ unit

Electronic Tools is shipping XCalibur1331, a high-performance, conduction- or air-cooled, 6U VME solution featuring Freescale Semiconductor’s dual-core MPC8640D processor

(PresseBox) (Ratingen, ) The XCalibur1331 is ideal for ruggedized systems requiring high bandwidth processing and low power consumption. The 8640D delivers enhanced performance with AltiVec™ technology and IEEE dual-precision floating point.

- Freescale MPC 8640D processor with dual PowerPC e600 cores up to 1.25 GHz
- Two channels of up to 4 GB of DDR2-533 ECC Memory with ECC
- Up to 4 GB of NAND flash and 256 MB of NOR flash, with redundancy
- Two PrPMC/XMC slots
- Four Gigabit Ethernet ports
- Three USB 2.0 ports
- One SATA 3.0 Gb/s port
- 2eSST VME interface

Expert Comments:
“XCalibur1331 is a wonderful platform for military, industrial and communication customers targeting high end PowerPC processors. The MPC8640D provides a natural progression and upgrade path from earlier AltiVec enabled processors like 7447A and 7448,” states Bret Farnum, VP Sales. “The 8640 gives customers a perfect balance of performance, power and price,” adds Farnum.

Software Support:
A Wind River VxWorks Board Support Package (BSP), QNX Neutrino BSP, Green Hills INTEGRITY BSP, and Linux LSP are available.

More Information:
Electronic Tools: http://www.etools.de
XCalibur1331 Photo: http://www.etools.de/...
XCalibur1331 Block Diagram: http://www.etools.de/...
XCalibur1331 Data Sheet: http://www.etools.de/...

About ET Electronic Tools GmbH

Electronic Tools, a leading Embedded Systems and DSP Solutions house in Germany, offers boards, systems and tools for real time applications. The product range supports all popular platforms featuring latest Multi-Processor and FPGA technologies. The main markets served by Electronic Tools are Telecommunications (wired and wireless), Radar and Sonar , Signal Intelligence, Surveillance and Direction Finding, Medical and Industrial Imaging, Test, Measurement and Digital Control.

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