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ADLINK - VPX3000 Series Processor Blade
ADLINK Technology, Inc. Posted 05/14/2013
SAN JOSE, CA – ADLINK Technology, Inc., a leading provider of embedded computing products and application-ready intelligent platforms, today announced its flagship VPX product line, the VPX3000 Series rugged 3U VPX processor blade. The VPX3000 Series is ideal for system integrators who have a need for an advanced VPX board with VPX REDI and OpenVPX compliance in order to deploy high performance military and aerospace applications requiring quick time-to-market.
“ADLINK’s history of delivering rugged and extreme rugged solutions for industrial and mobile environments allows our move into VPX to be an informed and thoughtful progression of our product development,” said Eric Kao, director of ADLINK's Embedded Computing Product Segment. “The VPX3000 Series is yet another ADLINK platform aimed at meeting the rugged and standards-based requirements of today’s military and aerospace applications.”
The ADLINK VPX3000 Series features the 3rd generation Intel® Core i7 processor with Mobile Intel® QM77 Express Chipset. The VPX3000 Series provides up to 8GB DDR3-1333/1600 dual channel ECC memory soldered onboard, one PCI Express x8 XMC.3 site with VITA 46.9 rear IO, and onboard soldered 16GB SLC SATA solid state drive. The processor blade provides two Gen2 PCI Express x4 (or 1x PCIe x8) to P1 with DMA and Non-Transparent Capability. Rear I/O via P1 and P2 includes 1000BASE-T, HD audio (line-in, line-out), 2x SATA 6 Gb/s, 1x SATA 3 Gb/s, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, GPIO, VGA, DVI, RS-232, and RS-422.
The VPX3000 Series is rugged conduction-cooled with conformal coating to support the requirements of mission-critical applications in military and aerospace, and supports VITA 46, VPX REDI 48, OpenVPX VITA 65, as well as VITA 47-2005 environmental specifications. A VPX-R300 Rear Transition Module is available to access rear I/O signals from the VPX3000, and a tBP-VPX3000 Test Backplane supporting three payload slots is available for users to validate VPX3000 functionality.
The VPX3000 Series is available with extensive software coverage, including support for Windows 7, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Linux, and VxWorks operating systems.
About ADLINK Technology
ADLINK Technology provides a wide range of embedded computing products and services to the test & measurement, automation & process control, gaming, communications, medical, network security, and transportation industries. ADLINK products include PCI Express-based data acquisition and I/O; vision and motion control; and AdvancedTCA, CompactPCI, and computer-on-modules (COMs) for industrial computing. With the acquisition of Ampro Computers, Inc. and LiPPERT Embedded Computers GmbH, ADLINK also provides a wide range of rugged by design Extreme Rugged™ and Rugged product lines, including single board computers, COMs and systems.
ADLINK strives to minimize the total cost of ownership (TCO) of its customers by providing customization and system integration services, maintaining low manufacturing costs, and extending the lifecycle of its products. ADLINK is a global company with headquarters and manufacturing in Taiwan; R&D and integration in Taiwan, China, the US, and Germany; and an extensive network of worldwide sales and support offices.
ADLINK is ISO-9001, ISO-14001, ISO-13485 and TL9000 certified, is an Associate Member of the Intel® Intelligent System Alliance, an Executive Member of PICMG, a Sponsor Member of the PXI Systems Alliance, an Executive Member of PC/104 Consortium, and a Strategic Member of the AXIe Consortium. ADLINK is a publicly traded company listed on the TAIEX Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 6166).