XtraPower PPCM2

6U VME Dual Power Architecture 7448

XtraPower PPCM2

This product reached the end of its lifecycle (end-of-life) on June 23, 2013

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PPCM2 6U VME SBC features enhanced high bandwidth inter-board communications via 2eSST VME and onboard StarFabric. This single board computer is ideal for a wide range of high performance computing, real-time applications. Each compute node features the Power Architecture 7448 processor and Discovery III Integrated System Controller supporting high capacity DDR SDRAM , Flash memory and NVRAM. In addition each node supports its own dedicated I/O resources including GPIO, Serial and Gigabit Ethernet plus its own PCI-X-capable PMC. Shared resources include further GPIO and USB 2.0 plus 2eSST VME and two StarFabric ports.



  • Five ruggedization levels, air- and conduction-cooled
  • 6U VME SBC
  • Two independent processor nodes
  • 2x Freescale Power Architecture 7448 @ 1.4 GHz
  • 2x PMC slots
  • For Ruggedization Levels, please see the configuration guide under the downloads tab
  • P0P2X600 Rear Transition Module




Form Factor
Dual 7448 @ 1.4 GHz
# Expansion Slots
Maximum Memory
2x 1 GB DDR SDRAM with ECC
Serial I/O
Transition Modules
Bus Interface Chip
Tundra Tsi148
Gigabit Ethernet
Level 1-5 Air, Conduction Cooled


P0P2X600 - This accessory is no longer recommended. See below for newer designs.

P25X606G - P2 Rear Transition Module (RTM) for PPCx series cards.

P09AIO-11 - Module is a customised interface adapter, compatible with Type B P0 connectors. It fits directly onto the rear P0 position of the backplane and is suitable for interconnection with PPC9A host processor card.


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