6U compactPCI Board features MPC8572E PowerQUICC™ III

Electronic Tools is shipping XCalibur1501, the first MPC8572E based 6U CompactPCI board that scales from commercial to full blown defense (conduction-cooled) applications.

6U cPCI Board with Freescale MPC8572E PowerQUICC™ III Processor, Block Diagram
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Targeting Freescale Semiconductor’s dual-core MPC 8572E PowerQUICC™ III processor, XCalibur1501 is being adopted by commercial, industrial and defense system architects demanding high processing performance with low power consumption.

Freescale MPC 8572E PowerQUICC® III processor with dual e500 Power Architecture® cores at up to 1.5 GHz
Two channels of up to 4 GB of DDR2-800 SDRAM with ECC
Up to 4 GB of NAND flash and 256 MB of NOR flash
PICMG 2.16 backplane Gigabit interface
Two SATA 3.0 Gb/s ports
Three USB 2.0 ports
Two PrPMC/XMC interfaces

Software Support:
Wind River VxWorks Board Support Package (BSP)
QNX Neutrino BSP
Linux LSP

Expert Comments:
“Early adopters of XCalibur1501 are enjoying high performance, low power and I/O flexibility courtesy of the dual PMC / XMC sites available on XCalibur1501,” states Bret Farnum, Vice President of Sales. “We’re seeing Solid State Memory, Ethernet, serial, and 1553 modules being added to replace EOL or other antiquated CPU solutions,” adds Farnum.

“Extreme Engineering’s continuing MPC8572E product development underscores the company’s expertise in deploying Freescale silicon into compelling designs,” said Stephen Turnbull high performance portfolio manager for Freescale's Networking Systems Division. “Offering customers multiple hardware configurations based on world class Freescale processors helps our joint customers get to market fast.”

More Information:
XCalibur1501 Data Sheet: http://www.etools.de/...
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