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Abaco Systems

Graphics XMC Sports AMD / CoreAVI E8860 Embedded GPU

Abaco Systems' XMCGA8 is the 8th generation of graphics mezzanine card designed for demanding rugged 2D and 3D applications. It supports the 8-lane PCI Express implementation, providing the maximum available communication bandwidth to an SBC. The GPU is capable of PCI Express Gen 2 speeds, and will automatically adapt to the speed of the host board. The PCI Express link will also automatically adapt to the active number of lanes available.

  • AMD / CoreAVI Radeon E8860 Embedded GPU.
  • 2 Gbytes of GDDR5 SDRAM.
  • x8 PCI Express (Gen 2 capable).
  • Four independent output channels (two dual heads).
  • DVI 1.0 digital video output.
  • Single link to 1920x1200 at 60 Hz; 2x analog VGA output; VESA resolutions to 1920x1200 at 60 Hz.
  • Air- and conduction-cooled variants.

XMCGA8 Data Sheet:  Click Here

Abaco Systems
Huntsville, AL
(866) 652-2226


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XMC Modules Feature Xilinx Artix -7 FPGA with 200l Logic Cells

Acromag's XMC-7A200 modules feature a high-performance user-configurable Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA enhanced with 200k logic cells, high-speed memory and a high-throughput serial bus interface. The result is a powerful and flexible I/O processor module that is capable of executing custom instruction sets and algorithms. Typical uses include hardware simulation, communications, in-circuit diagnostics, military servers, signal intelligence, and image processing.

  • Reconfigurable Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA with 200k logic cells.
  • 128M x 64-bit DDR3 SDRAM; 32M x 16-bit parallel flash memory for MicroBlaze FPGA program code storage.
  • 4-lane high-speed serial interface on rear P15 connector for PCIe Gen 1/2 (standard), Serial RapidI/O, 10Gb Ethernet, Xilinx Aurora.
  • 60 SelectI/O or 30 LVDS pairs plus 2 global clock pairs direct to FPGA via rear P4 port.
  • 34 SelectI/O or 17 LVDS pairs plus 2 global clock pairs direct to FPGA via rear P16 port. XMC-7A200 Data Sheet: Click Here

Wixom, MI.
(248) 295-0310


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High-Performance Video and Graphics Empower Rugged GPU PMC Board

The M598 is Aitech's the latest video and graphics PMC in its extensive line of AMD-driven solutions, designed to simultaneously drive several independent video streams (link is external) in a wide variety of outputs. The PMC uses the AMD Radeon E8860 (Andelaar) GPU, providing six independent graphics heads. In addition to the independent video stream capture, the M598 provides advanced video overlay functionality.

  • Single Width PMC with PCI-X 64-bit at 133 MHz Host Interface.
  • AMD Radeon E8860 GPU; 6 independent graphics heads; 2 Gbytes of GDDR5.
  • Analog video inputs; analog and digital video outputs.
  • Full video switching capabilities.
  • Video capture and overlay; Video resize and customized formats.
  • Full 2D/3D processing capabilities.
  • Supports DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0, OpenGL 4.2 and OpenCL 1.1.

M598 Data Sheet:  Click Here    Registration required

Aitech Defense Systems
Chatsworth, CA
(888) 248-3248


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Alpha Data

XMC Serves Up UltraScale FPGA and 8 Gbytes DRAM

Alpha Data's ADM-XRC-KU1 is a high performance reconfigurable XMC (compliant to VITA Standard 42.0 and 42.3) based on the Xilinx UltraScale range of platform FPGAs. It features 8 Gbytes of DDR4 memory in four independent banks. Enhanced system monitoring enables the board to be managed by PCI Express or via USB.

  • PCI Express Gen2 x4 host interface.
  • Xilinx Kintex UltraScale (KU060, KU115} (A1517).
  • 8 Gbytes of SDRAM in 4 independent banks.
  • 2x QSPI serial NOR flash; Configuration flash provides an initialization design for automatic loading into the target FPGA.
  • Drivers for Microsoft Windows, Linux and VxWorks.
  • SDK provides the example C and HDL source code, giving software engineers and FPGA designers a head start in creating applications.

ADM-XRC-KU1 Data Sheet:  Click Here

Alpha Data
Denver, CO
(303) 954-8768


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Concurrent Technologies

Processor XMC Sports 6th Gen Core Processor and 64 GB SSD

Concurrent Technologies' XP B5x/msd is a processor XMC module based on a low power variant of the 6th generation Intel Core family previously known as Skylake-H. The board initially features the 2-core Intel Core i3-6102E processor with 8 Gbytes of DDR4 ECC DRAM. Main connectivity to the baseboard is provided by a single x8 or dual x4 PCI Express (PCIe) lane configuration for high bandwidth connectivity. A range of standard I/O interfaces including Ethernet, USB, SATA, RS232, digital I/O and DisplayPort are included to satisfy a variety of configurations.

  • 6th generation Intel Core processor suitable for long life cycle deployments.
  • Built in 64 Gbyte Solid State Drive for reliable storage.
  • Wide range of I/O interfaces available on XMC connectors.
  • Extended temperature and rugged versions available.
  • Support for Linux, Windows and VxWorks.

XP B5x/msd Data Sheet:  Click Here

Concurrent Technologies
Woburn, MA
(781) 933-5900


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Creative Electronic Systems (CES)

QorIQ T2080 -based PrXMC is Safety-Certifiable

Creative Electronic Systems' MFCC-8558 is a Design Assurance Level (DAL) C certifiable XMC 2.0 SBC engineered for the most stringent aerospace and defense applications. It is specifically designed to meet the DO-178C/DO-254 certification process of your system. The card can be delivered with all documentation, certification evidences and supporting artifacts required to prove compliance with assurance qualifications of the avionic industry.

  • Design Assurance Level C (DO-178C/DO-254).
  • Conduction-cooled XMC 2.0 form factor.
  • NXP QorIQ T2080 processor.
  • Low power: 15W typical.
  • Four PCIe Gen2 interfaces on XMC (Full Mesh Support); One DAL-C Fast Ethernet interface.
  • Safety optimized board management controller.
  • Backward compatible with MFCC-8557.

MFCC-8558 Data Sheet:  Click Here    Registration required

Creative Electronic Systems
Geneva, Switzerland.
+41 (0)22 884 51 00.


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PrXMC Board Serves Up Skylake Xeon E3-1505L Processor

Curtiss-Wright's XMC-121 incorporates Intel's latest 6th Gen Xeon technology using the Skylake Mobile Xeon E3-1505L processor. The processor provides quad-core, dual threading performance operating at 2.0 GHz with turbo operation to 2.8 GHz. With an integrated 8 Mbytes L2 Intel Smart Cache and featuring Intel Virtualization and vPro Technologies, the E3-1505L processor provides 64-bit high performance processing while consuming under 25 watts of power.

  • Intel Skylake Mobile Xeon E3-1505L processor.
  • Quad-core , dual thread at 2.0 GHz.
  • Up to 32 Gbytes of DDR4 with ECC.
  • Up to 32 Gbytes of SATA NAND flash.
  • Quad Gigabit Ethernet ports, serial RS-232/422, USB, SATA, and DIO interfaces; DVI/DisplayPort.
  • Dual SPI and I2C signals for local expansion.
  • Low power with configurable power settings.

XMC-121 Data Sheet:  Click Here    Registration required

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions
Ashburn, VA
(703) 779-7800


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Data Device Corp.

Rugged XMC Network Access Controller Meets FibreChannel Needs

The FC-75500 FibreACCESS XMC board series from Data Device Corp. is based on its third generation of two-channel Fibre Channel Network Access Controller (NAC) PMC boards. These ruggedized boards provide 1 and 2 Gbit Fibre Channel interfaces for TCP/IP, UDP/IP, ASM, SCSI Initiator and FC-AE-1553 (High-Speed 1760) upper layer protocols, and are supplied with VxWorks and Linux software drivers.

  • Dual-channel operation.
  • x4 PCI Express interface.
  • Conduction or air-cooled PCI mezzanine board providing extended temperature operation.
  • ASM, TCP/IP, SCSI initiator, raw mode, and FC-AE-1553 protocols.
  • Memory-To-Memory latency under 10 μS
  • 1 Gbit/s or Gbit/s operation.
  • Class 2 and Class 3 service including Broadcast And Multicast.
  • VxWorks and Linux software drivers.

FC-75500 FibreACCESS Data Sheet:  Click Here    Registration required

Data Device Corp.
Bohemia, NY
(631) 567-5600


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EIZO Rugged Solutions

XMC Does 3G-SDI Video Capture and Advanced Graphics

The Condor 4107xX for EIZO Rugged Solutions (formerly Tech Source) is a conduction-cooled XMC graphics card with OpenCL support. Based on the AMD E8860 GPU, the low-power, SWaP-optimized Condor 4107xX XMC graphics/video card provides 3G-SDI video capture capability with dual 3G-SDI video inputs and outputs on the rear XMC I/O connector.

  • AMD Radeon E8860 GPU.
  • XMC form factor, 8 Lane PCI Express interface.
  • 2 Gbytes of GDDR5 memory.
  • Video outputs: two 3G-SDI (1080p60) One DisplayPort++ (converted to DVI or VGA with adapters) One VGA/RGB Sync-on-green/STANAG 3350.
  • Video inputs : two 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, SD-SDI.
  • Resolution: 1080p60 (3G-SDI), 1920x1200 at 60 (DisplayPort, RGB).
  • OpenCL 1.2, DirectCompute 11 640 Shaders, 608/38 GFLOPs single/double precision peak.

Condor 4107xX Data Sheet:  Click Here

EIZO Rugged Solutions
Altamonte Springs, FL
(407) 262-7100


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EKF Elektronik

XMC Storage Card Boasts Quad-Channel SATA III 6 Gbps Controller

The DX2-COUGAR from EKF Elektronik is a XMC style mezzanine card, equipped with a four-channel PCI Express to SATA 6Gbps controller, and one or two on-board 1.8-inch Micro SATA solid state drives (SSD) as an option. The Marvell SATA 3.0 controller allows RAID or non-RAID operation, and incorporates speed negotiation to backward support 3 Gbps and 1.5 Gbps.

  • XMC single-width mezzanine card.
  • Marvell PCI Express 2.0 to SATA III host controller; Four SATA 6G bps interface ports.
  • Hardware RAID 0/1/10; On-the-fly AES encryption 128/256-bit.
  • Two front bezel eSATA connectors for attachment of external devices; RAID option for dual external drives.
  • On-board 1.8-inch Micro SATA SSDs.
  • Operating temperature: 0 to 70 degrees C.
  • Shock 15g 0.33ms, 6g 6ms; Vibration 1g 5-2,000 Hz.

DX2-COUGAR Data Sheet:  Click Here

EKF Elektronik
Hamm, Germany
+49 (0)2381/6890-0


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Extreme Engineering

QorIQ ARM Processor-Based XMC/PrPMC is Conduction-Cooled

Extreme Engineering's XPedite6401 is an XMC/PrPMC mezzanine module that supports an NXP QorIQ LS1043A processor with four 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 cores operating at up to 1.6 GHz. The LS10xxA processor family delivers excellent networking performance and flexible I/O options in a single SoC design, making it the logical choice for Small Form Factor networking and rugged embedded computing applications.

  • NXP QorIQ LS1043A processor with four 64-bit ARM A53 cores at up to 1.6 GHz
  • Conduction cooling.
  • Up to 8 Gbytes of DDR4-1600 ECC SDRAM.
  • Up to 256 Mbytes of NOR flash; Up to 16 Gbytes of NAND flash.
  • x1 PCI Express Gen2 interface to P15.
  • Four 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet ports; Two 10GBASE-KR; Two 1000BASE-X ports.
  • Two RS-232/422/485; Two USB; One USB 3.0; One SATA 6 Gbit/s port (optional).

XPedite6401 Data Sheet:  Click Here

Extreme Engineering Solutions
Middleton, WI
(608) 833-1155


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Innovative Integration

XMC Module Marries UltraScale FPGA and Dual 5.1 GSPS DACs

Innovative Integration's XU-TX is an XMC module which features two AC-coupled single-ended 16-bit DAC outputs with programmable DC bias. The DAC devices employed support synchronization, interpolation, and their unique output circuits allow improved frequency synthesis in the 2nd and 3rd Nyquist zones. The maximum sample rate of the DAC IC is 10.2 GSPS.

  • Two 16-bit, greater than 5.1 GSPS DAC channels.
  • Over 2 GHz analog bandwidth (1X),
  • Enhanced 2nd and 3rd Nyquist modes.
  • Up to 7,800 Mbyte/s streaming via PCIe or Aurora.
  • Internal or external clocking; Fixed latency, multi-board synchronization.
  • Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA XCKU060/085.
  • 4 Gbytes of DDR4 DRAM in 2 banks each with 64 bit interface.
  • 4 Mbytes of QDR SRAM in 1 bank with 32 bit interface.

XU-TX Data Sheet:  Click Here    Registration required

Innovative Integration's XMC Selection Flowchart: Click Here

Innovative Integration
Simi Valley, CA
(805) 578-4260


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Mercury Systems

XMC I/O Module Features In-Mission Dynamic FPGA Reconfiguration

Mercury Systems' Ensemble IOM-300 series are rugged, programmable I/O XMC modules and the industry's first fiber-optic modules which are supported by two FPGA devices. The primary Altera industrial-grade Stratix-V FPGA is a formidable, customizable processing resource for low-latency signal processing and is supported by a second configuration-FPGA that enables in-mission, real-time image refreshes.

  • Main FPGA processor: Altera Stratix V - 5SGXA5 or 5SGXA7.
  • Configuration FPGA: (PCIe Gen 2.1 interface).
  • 5 Gbytes DDR3 SDRAM; 128 Mbytes of flash memory.
  • Gen 2 x8 or Gen 3 x8 PCI Express ports to host processor.
  • Up to 12 pairs of fiber optic links at 10 Gbits/s each, full-duplex 850 nm multi-mode fiber (~range 150m).
  • XMC P16 ports: 8 SERDES at up to 10 Gbit/s; 12+19 LVDS pairs (various speeds, 19 LVDS pairs separable to single ended).

IOM-300 series Data Sheet:  Click Here

Mercury Systems
Chelmsford, MA.
(866) 627-6951.


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L-Band RF Tuner XMC Delivers Improved Bandwidth and Precision

Pentek's Onyx Model 71791 XMC module. is an L-Band RF tuner with two 500 MHz A/Ds based on the high density Xilinx Virtex-7 FPGA. The board is designed for connection directly to SATCOM or communications system L-band signals. A front panel SSMC connector accepts L-Band signals between 925 MHz and 2175 MHz, typically from an L-Band antenna or an LNB (low noise block).


  • Accepts RF Signals from 925 MHz to 2175 MHz.
  • Programmable LNA handles L-Band input signal levels from -50 dBm to +10 dBm.
  • Programmable analog downconverter provides IF or I+Q baseband signals at frequencies up to 123 MHz.
  • Two 500 MHz 12-bit A/Ds digitize IF or I+Q signals synchronously; optional: 400 MHz 14-bit A/Ds.
  • Two FPGA-based multiband digital downconverters.
  • Xilinx Virtex-7 VX330T or VX690T FPGAs.

Onyx Model 71791 Data Sheet:  Click Here

Upper Saddle River, NJ
(201) 818-5900

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Advanced 32-channel RS485/422 XMC Offers Rich Features

Technobox's 7757 is an advanced FPGA-based module for configurable digital I/O that offers in the XMC form factor many of the features and functions of the long-running Technboox P/Ns 2674 and 4289. The standard assembly is built around an Altera Cyclone FPGA and features a total of 32 general-purpose RS422/RS485 driven digital I/Os wired to both the front panel and rear PN4 connector.

  • FPGA-based, 32-channel general-purpose Digital I/O XMC (VITA 42 or VITA 61).
  • Altera Cyclone V architecture (5CGXFC4C6 standard population).
  • Front I/O via 68-pin SCSI; Rear I/O via PN4 connector.
  • External SRAM (256k x 32b).
  • GEN-1 PCI Express, 2 lanes (2.5 Gb/s each); CvP mode limits operation to 1 lane.
  • Programmable from host via PCIe, on-board flash, or direct via Altera USB Blaster.
  • User defined LEDs; User accessible temperature sensor; Silicon delay lines.

7757 Data Sheet:  Click Here

West Berlin, NJ
(856) 809-2306


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TEWS Technologies

16 Channel XMC Does Thermocouple, RTD and Strain-Measurement Duties

The TXMC590 from TEWS Technologies is a standard XMC compatible module offering 16 channels capable of measuring thermocouples, resistive sensors like RTD and thermistors, and strain gauges. Each channel consists of a differential analog input and a differential sensor excitation output. The setup of the analog in-/outputs, the signal conditioning and the translation into data values is handled by a microcontroller with an integrated ADC and current source.

  • XMC Interface conforming to ANSI/VITA 42.0-2008 (R2014).
  • Standard single-width (149mm x 74mm).
  • 16 analog thermo-/strain measurement channels.
  • 16x Sensor excitation onboard.
  • Onboard cold junction compensation for thermocouples.
  • 16 pre-defined parameter sets for standard sensors; 16 user-definable parameter sets for specific sensors storable in flash memory.
  • Operating temperature: -40 to +85 degrees C.

TXMC590 Data Sheet:  Click Here

TEWS Technologies
Reno, NV.
(775) 850-5380