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Pressemitteilung BoxID: 861932 (MEN Mikro Elektronik GmbH)
  • MEN Mikro Elektronik GmbH
  • Neuwieder Straße 3-7
  • 90411 Nürnberg
  • http://www.men.de

When it Comes to High Performance: 16 Cores on 6U VMEbus with Intel Xeon D

(PresseBox) (Nuremberg, ) .
  • Intel Xeon D-1500, up to 16 cores
  • Up to 32 GB DDR4 DRAM soldered, with ECC
  • 64-bit VMEbus master and slave interfaces
  • Front I/O: 3 Gb Ethernet, 2 USB 3.0, 2 COMs
  • Rear I/O: 2 Gb Ethernet
  • 1 PMC/XMC slot
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
The new multicore SBC A25 from MEN offers up to 16 independent CPU cores, a variety of I/O options and an FPGA-based VMEbus interface. The board is already used by the Swiss research institute CERN in the world's largest particle accelerator due to its extreme computing power.

For More Reliability and Computing Performance

The A25 is a powerful multicore VMEbus board, based on Intel's Xeon D-1500 server CPU. The board is available in versions with 4, 8 and 16 cores and thus provides a concentrated computing power. The 32 GB DDR4 memory and the scalability of the offered standard models make the board a reliable partner.

The VMEbus interface is implemented as an FPGA-based open-source solution. This makes them future-proof and cost-effective with extensive functionality.

The interfaces are also extremely versatile. With two USB, three Gigabit Ethernet and two RS232 ports at the front, the board provides the essentials for application in the industrial sector. In addition, the A25 can be equipped with an XMC/PMC mezzanine card and a PCI Express Mini Card, providing additional front I/O for functions such as graphics, mass storage, or further Ethernet. This modularity allows the configuration of customized systems from open standard components, thus reducing integration time and costs.

The A25 supports the application in the temperature range from -40°C to + 60°C. In addition, all components were prepared for coating and soldered – the requirement for reliable operation and a long product life. In addition, Intel guarantees a long-term availability of the CPU of 7 years.

The VMEbus card is particularly suitable for critical embedded applications in the field of industrial automation, or in the energy segment. Due to its high-performance computing power, the A25 is already used by the Swiss research institute CERN in the world's largest particle accelerator.

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MEN Mikro Elektronik GmbH

“Reliable Embedded Computing for a World in Motion.”
Since its founding in 1982, MEN Mikro Elektronik has focused on innovation, reliability and flexibility to develop and produce standard and custom computing solutions that employ the highest technology levels. The company - with approx. 300 employees worldwide - provides a robust offering of highly reliable embedded COTS boards and devices widely used in extreme environmental conditions found in mobile, industrial and safety-critical applications.

- Safe computers and systems certifiable up to SIL 4 and DAL-A
- Robust built-to-order box PCs
- Panel PCs for HMIs and digital signage
- Pre-configured built-to-order 19” systems
- Rugged CompactPCI boards and systems
- Network components in compact box format or 40 HP format
- Robust computer-on-modules for individual system designs

For individual requirements, starting with development through design-in and beyond, MEN provides its customers with advice and support as well as with system design, configuration and environmental qualification in accordance with industry standards.

The company’s core competencies encompass x86 and RISC processor architectures, development rules for safe applications, analog I/O design, FPGA technology and Windows, Linux and real-time operating systems. Additional expertise includes RAMS and obsolescence management as well as the development of computing hardware for operation in harsh and extreme environmental conditions. Development, production and on-site testing laboratories guarantee traceability and high-quality products.

MEN Mikro Elektronik's computer solutions are used in harsh mission- and safety-critical environments found in the rail and public transport markets and the embedded electronics markets (automation, aerospace, power & energy, off-road, medical, marine and other industries).

The company is certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 (environment), EN 9100 (aerospace) and IRIS (railway) quality management systems, provides systems according to ISO 7637-2 (road traffic) requirements and is a member of several industry associations, consortiums and alliances, including VITA and PICMG.

MEN Mikro Elektronik is a member of:

- AMD Fusion Partner Program
- ARINC (Aeronautical Radio Incorporated)
- BavAIRia (Cluster for innovative aerospace technology in Bavaria)
- CNA (Center for Transportation & Logistics Neuer Adler e.V.)
- NXP Design Alliance
- Intel® IoT Solutions Alliance
- Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL)
- PCI-SIG (Peripheral Component Interconnect Special Interest Group)
- PICMG (PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group)
- USB-IF (Universal Serial Bus Implementers Forum, Inc.)
- VITA (VMEbus International Trade Association)
- Wind River Partner Eco System