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The G4DSP-XD3 incorporates four Power Architecture MPC7448/47A compute nodes to provide massive signal and data processing performance. All other data paths including two PMC sites are independently bridged from the AccelerX ring so PCI-X speeds are maintained.

For fast interprocessor messaging, each compute node provides an interface into a central hardware message passing accelerator. This allows for fast exectuion of interprocessor mailbox interrupts and semaphores. Also provided is a common time base allowing messages and/or data buffers to be time-stamped, meaning that each G4DSP-XD3 in the system maintains the local time at the same value.

Multiboard scalability is greatly enhanced by the use of two StarFabric ports at P0. StarSwitch can then be used to interconnect multiple G4DSP-XD3s within the VME environment. The G4DSP-XD3 provides four Gigabit Ethernet ports for code development and debug and system I/O on all four nodes. Software support includes VxWorks, Integrity, LynxOS, BIT and AXIS multiprocessor software including optimized VSIPL and non-VSIPL libraries.

  • 4x MPC7448 @ 1 GHz to 1.4 GHz
  • AccellerXTM PCI-X architecture
  • Up to 2 GB DDR SDRAM
  • 256 MB FLASH
  • 128 KB NVRAM
  • 2x bridged PMC sites
  • 2x StarFabric ports to P0
  • Message passing accelerator
  • Time stamping of data
  • 4x independent Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • AXIS Advanced Multiprocessor Integrated Software
  • GE Intelligent Platforms Built-In-Test (BIT) for Power Architecture
  • BSPs for VxWorks, LynxOS and Integrity
  • Air and conduction-cooled variants
  • Ruggedization Levels
  • AXIS Software
  • Former Radstone Product
  • Freescale Alliance
  • PLM Program
  Type Title
Datasheet G4DSP-XD3 Quad Freescale MPC7448 VME Multiprocessor with StarFabric
Requires Authorization User Manual AXISFlow Programmer's Guide
Edition 12
Requires Authorization User Manual AXISmpi User Guide
Edition 1
Requires Authorization User Manual AXISView User Guide
Edition 12
Requires Authorization User Manual LynxOS G4DSP-XE BSP Extensions User Guide
Brochures 2011 Military and Aerospace Product Selection Guide
68-page Product Selection Guide
Brochures AXIS Advanced Integrated Multiprocessor Software
AXIS Software Overview
Brochures Sonar Solutions Brochure
8-page Sonar Solutions Brochure
White Papers Advances in Radar Processing
Advances in Radar Processing white paper addresses multi-functional radar systems and how they need to perform much more sophisticated, computationally intensive algorithms - and to do so within limited space & constraints on power & heat dissipation.
White Papers AXIS - Taking the Sting out of Multiprocessor DSP Application Development
This white paper will show how a modern tool-chain might address different issues when configuring and programming a complex, heterogeneous multiprocessor system for a Mil & Aero application and result in a much reduced time to solution.
White Papers DSP Libraries and Graphical Tools Accelerate Distributed Corner Turn Development
This white paper will show how DSP libraries and graphical tools accelerate this distributed corner turn development.
White Papers Many-Core Processors Report Ready for Duty
Increasing Speed, Reducing Size of Radar Processing Systems
White Papers Software Strategies for Leveraging VXS Technology
This paper looks at developing applications for systems with switched fabric interconnects
Requires Authorization Application Notes Creating a GEIP BSP-based VxWorks Bootrom Application Note
Requires Authorization Application Notes Creating a GEIP BSP-based VxWorks Kernel Image Application Note
Requires Authorization Application Notes G4DSP-XE PPCBoot Application Note
Requires Authorization Application Notes PMC Installation Guide
Requires Authorization Application Notes VxWorks BSP for G4DSP-XE Application Note
Requires Authorization BIT Guide BIT on G4DSP-XE User Guide
6th Edition
Requires Authorization BIT Guide BIT V4 User Guide
Configuration Guide Ruggedization Levels
Requires Authorization Hardware Manual G4DSP-XD3 Product Manual
Edition 2
Requires Authorization Hardware Manual G4DSPXEP2 Backplane Module Manual
Edition 1DR
Requires Authorization Hardware Manual I/O Modules Manual Ed20
Edition 20
Requires Authorization Software Installation Guide LynxOS 4.0.0 BSP for G4DSP-XE Installation Manual
Requires Authorization Software Manual Rapid Signal Processing Library Manual
Edition 11
Requires Authorization Software Manual Vector, Signal, and Image Processing Library Manual
Edition 4
Requires Authorization Software Manual VxWorks Driver for PMC-StarLite Software Reference Manual
Requires Authorization Software Reference AXIS Quick Reference Guide
4th Edition
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Support Phone: 1-800-433-2682
Support E-mail: support.embeddedsystems.ip@ge.com
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