MicroTCA high-speed DMA & data processing interface

AMC Main Board

The AMC FX5, for AMC MicroTCA (uTCA), is a main board that provides DMA, memory, and FPGA resources to a mezzanine board such as the EDT DRX Dual IF signal receiver. It has a programmable FPGA (Xilinx Virtex 5 XC5VFX70T or optional 100T) with an on-chip PowerPC 440 CPU and 1 GB DDR2 DRAM SODIMM.

The AMC FX5 provides four 1GbE ports: two on the front panel for 1000 Base-T, and two in AMC ports 0 and 1 for 1000 Base-X. Additionally, in AMC ports 4-11 (the fat pipes region), the board supports PCI Express or ethernet.

The board also has a 1 pps or IRIGB time code input for precise timestamp data.

EDT provides FPGA configuration files. Custom configuration files can be requested.

Requirements

System must have an AMC bus. See system requirements.

 


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