PMCQ1 Mezzanine

Processor PMC with serial communications, MIL-STD-1553 interface

This product reached the end of its lifecycle (end-of-life) on August 31, 2016

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PMCQ1 is a PMC that provides high speed serial communication capabilities plus an optional MIL-STD-1553 interface. It is available in five ruggedization levels to meet the needs of the industrial and defense OEM marketplaces. Targeted at rugged communications-oriented applications, the PMCQ1 is ideal for use with our PowerPC-based single board computers including the PPCx series and the EmPower EP1A-8240. This PMC can also be used with PMC carrier cards; up to nine PMCs being addressable using PPzero (PCI Extensions over P0). The PMCQ1 features four high-speed serial channels, capable of RS232, RS422, RS485 operation (software selectable), and configurable for synchronous or asynchronous operation. In addition, a single channel, dual redundant MIL-STD-1553 interface is also available as an additional communications option.

  • Available in five ruggedization levels
  • For Ruggedization Levels, please see the configuration guide under the downloads tab
  • Support for VxWorks and LynxOS
  • Optional MIL-STD-1553 interface (single channel, dual redundant)
  • Built-in Test (BIT) software support
  • Modular X.25 stack support
  • QUICC (68360) based serial communications offering four high-speed synchronous/asynchronous channels
  • PMC form factor
  • 32-bit/33MHz PCI 2.1 compatible


Form Factor
Rear I/O

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