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Sycos ARINC 429 PrPMC Transmitter module offers the user up to 32 Transmitter channels on a single width PMC module, supported by a PowerQUICC III MPC8548E PowerPC system with 2GB DDR2 memory, two pages of 32MB NOR Flash, two Gigabit Ethernet and two RS232 ports and Real Time Clock.


Each channel is supported with a Cyclic-Data-Buffer which is 1k deep and 32bits wide. Deeper buffers are available as an option.


ARINC Input/Output is via a 68 pin SCSI connector on the PMC module faceplate. Provision is made for a Connector Identification Code to be read from the connector.


ARINC 575 is software selectable per channel.


Firmware options are available to enhance the functionality of the product to realise an extremely sophisticated simulation and testing facility. Refer to the product data sheet for details.


Other PMC modules supporting ARINC-575 and the six wire buses of ARINC-561, 568, 571 and 582 are available.


The module provides configuration registers which allow the host to:


- Automatically identify the module and its revision   status

- Identify connector cables connected to the card

- Assign address space for the card's data buffer   memory and registers. (Plug-in and Play)

- Control and monitor the PCI bus interface to   the card

- Read module interrupt configuration as   assigned by the POST software as it initialises   and configures the system


Additional features designed into the module are:

- Independent Cyclic-Data-Buffer per channel,   each with a capacity for 1k x 4 byte words

- Direct access to the Cyclic Data Buffer Read /   Write Pointers

- PCI interrupts on Module Events

- Direct access to Module registers and   application memory

- Interface compatible with PCI Local bus   Specification, revision 2.1,June 1995


The PMC module is designed to be used in a "Plug-in and Play" environment which is made possible, not only by the choice of PCI interface, but also by the provision of various identification and module present registers. These include:

- Device ID

- Vendor ID

- Subsystem ID

- Subsystem Vendor ID

- Connector ID / Present

- Module ID


Using these registers the host can detect the module presence, determine if this is consistent with system requirements and respond accordingly by configuring the system or reporting system deficiencies.






PowerQUICC III Tx Product

Sales Ref: Sy429PrPMC-T32E



Features


- Embedded PowerPC e500v2 core


- Two Gigabit Ethernet Ports


- Two RS232 Ports


- 2 GBytes DDR2 SDRAM


- 64MBytes NOR Flash


- Real Time Clock


- External Clock and Sync Inputs


- Up to 32 Arinc-429 Transmitters


- Transmit Word Gap Control


- Transmit Word Length Control


- Backwards compatible with earlier model


- Windows XX drivers and software tools


- VxWorks v6.8 Board Support Package


- VxWorks drivers and software tools


- PCI Carrier card for peripheral support


- Intelligent VME Carrier with two PMC Sites


- PIM & Transition Module available