IO & Communication Boards

IO & Communication BoardsReal-time, mission-critical systems demand fast and reliable movement of information between various elements of an interconnected system, and Curtiss-Wright offers high-speed COTS data communications and I/O products that will meet your program requirements. These products include PMC, XMC, PCIe and VME cards designed to popular communications standards such as ARINC, StarFabric, MIL-STD-1553, Ethernet, CANBus/MilCAN, and Fibre Channel.

ARINC Communications Boards

Product Form Factor Interface Ruggedization O/S
PMC-429-CW ARINC Card PMC Up to 32 ARINC transmitter channels AC0, CC 200 VxWorks, Linux and Windows 2000 driver available directly from AIT

 

CANBus-MilCAN

Product Form Factor Interface Ruggedization Misc.
SPMC/DPMC-214 PMC Four independent CANBus interfaces AC0, AC100, CC200 CANbus speeds of 250 kbit/sec, 500 kbit/sec and 1 Mbit/sec are supported

 

Digital I/O

Product Format Function I/O Details Other
CAML-MOD3 CameraLink module PMC/XMC host Camera Link Input Base, Medium and Full mode Camera Link, up to 85MHz clock rate For use with the PMC-FPGA05 and PMC-FPGA03
CSW1 VXS Circuit Switch Card VXS/VITA 41 (switch) Circuit switch Up to 12 front panel fiber optic, 56 1x (14 4x) backplane links up to 3.2Gbps Supports hardware broadcast, different signal rates across different channels concurrently
DAQ-1278 PC104 Programmable Digital I/O 48-channel Isolated Also supports counter timers, incremental encoders, input masking, output pattern triggering, and PWM control outputs
LVDS-MOD3 LVDS module PMC/XMC host LVDS module 64 I/O lines routed as 32 differential pairs For use with the PMC-FPGA05 and XMC-FPGA05D
LVDS-MOD4 LVDS module PMC/XMC host LVDS module 134 I/O lines routed as 64 differential pairs For use with the PMC-FPGA05 and XMC-FPGA05D
LVDS-MOD5 LVDS module PMC/XMC host LVDS module Up to 52 differential pairs or 104 single-ended signals For use with the PMC-FPGA05 and XMC-FPGA05D
PMC-FPGA03 Virtex-II Pro PMC PMC FPGA processor and I/O module host 138 Signals to front panel or RocketIO to front panel. User I/O on PMC P14. Modules include: ADC, DAC, LVDS, RS485 and Camera Link. Not recommended for new designs.
PMC-FPGA05 Virtex5 PMC PMC Xilinx Virtex-5 LX110/LX155 FPGA. Customizable digital I/O 138 Signals to front panel. Modules include: ADC, DAC, LVDS, RS485 and Camera Link. Multiple banks of SRAM for DSP; Multiple banks of SDRAM for large buffers
RS485-MOD2 RS485 module PMC/XMC host EIA-485/422B 33x EIA-485/422B For use with the PMC-FPGA05 and PMC-FPGA03
XF07-523 Kintex-7 XMC XMC FPGA processor and digital I/O 32-differential pairs to front panel. 32-differential pairs to PMC P4 or 20 differential pairs + 38 single ended to XMC P6. User programmable Xilinx Kintex-7 K325T FPGA; 128M x 16-bit DDR3 SDRAM
XMC-FPGA05D Virtex-5 XMC/PMC PMC/XMC Xilinx Virtex-5 SX95T FPGA. Customizable I/O. Xilinx Virtex-5 SX95T FPGA. Customizable I/O.
138 Signals to front panel. User I/O on PMC P14. Modules include: ADC, DAC, LVDS, RS485 and Camera Link.
Two banks of 9Mbytes 250MHz QDR2 SRAM memory; Two banks of 128Mbytes 250MHz DDR2 SDRAM memory

 

Fiber-Optic I/O

Product Format Function I/O Details Other
PMC-FPGA03F Quad Virtex-II Pro PMC PMC FPGA processor and fiber-optic I/O 4 fiber-optics on front panel; User I/O on PMC P14 User programmable Xilinx Virtex-II Pro XC2VP50; 2x 64mb DDR SDRAM, 3x 2Mx18-bit QDR-II SRAM
XMC-FPGA05F Virtex-5 XMC PMC/XMC Xilinx Virtex-5 SX95T FPGA fiber-optic I/O User I/O on PMC P14 (64-bit I/O arranged as 32 differential pairs connected directly to the FPGA) Four banks 128Mbytes 250MHz DDR2 SDRAM memory

 

GPS Receiver

Product GPS GSM/GPRS Applications
COM-1289 Fastrax iTrax03 Cinterion MC55i-W  Vehicle computers, telematics systems, railway communications, fleet management, remote data acquisition and telemetry 

 

MIL-STD-1553

Product Form Factor Interfaces Ruggedization O/S
MBX1553 Multiplex Bus Switch 1U Rackmount Up to 16 AC 0  
XMC-603 Quad module XMC Up to 4 independent dual-redundant MIL-STD-1553 ports AC 0, 100, CC 200 Linux, VxWorks and Windows XP-E drivers available
PMC-1553-CW PMC 4 independent MIL-STD-1553 interfaces AC0, CC200 VxWorks, Linux and Windows 2000 driver available directly from AIT
SPMC/DPMC-601 PMC module PMC 2 independent MIL-STD-1553 interfaces AC0, AC100, AC200, CC100, CC200 Support for 1553A, 1553B Notice 2, and STANAG 3838

 

Modular I/O

Product Form Factor Function Ruggedization
ADC128F1 I/O Module   8-Channel, 12-Bit, ±10 V, Simul-Sampling A-D Converter   AC 0  
ADM1224F I/O Module 24-Channel, Differential-Input, ±10 V, A-D Converter   AC 0
DAC128V I/O Module 8-Channel, 12-Bit, 8 Voltage Ranges, D-A Converter   AC 0
DID48 I/O Module 48-Channel, Debounced Discrete Input IP Module   AC 0
DUAL32CT I/O Module Dual, 32-Bit Counter/Timer IP Module   AC 0
LOW40   I/O Module 40-Channel, High-Power, Low Side Driver   AC 0
RELAY16 I/O Module 16-Channel, Electro-Mechanical, Form-C Relay IP Module   AC 0
REED25   I/O Module 25-Channel, Dry-Reed-Relay IP Module   AC 0

 

Serial FPDP

Product Form Factor Function Ruggedization
FibreXtreme SL100/SL240 PMC, CMC, XMC, PCI, PCIe   Serial FPDP   AC 0, AC 1, AC 2  

 

Shared Memory

Product Form Factor Function Ruggedization
SCRAMNet GT200   PCI, PMC   Shared Memory   AC 0  
SCRAMNet+ SC150/SC150e PCI, PMC, VME   Shared Memory   AC 0  

 

StarFabric

Product Form Factor Function Ruggedization Throughput
StarLink PMC PCI to StarFabric bridge (2 ports)   AC 0 400 Mbytes/sec total sustained bandwidth
StarLink II PMC PCI to StarFabric bridge (2 ports) AC 0 440 Mbytes/sec total sustained bandwidth