XtraPower PPCM2

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This product was discontinued on 06/23/2013.

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.

Discontinued (EOL)
This product has been discontinued (end-of-life) by GE Intelligent Platforms. Click on the tabs below if you require documentation, software, or support. If you have questions about this product, or any other GE Intelligent Platforms product, including migration support to the latest design products, comparative price benefit of latest products, or evaluation needs for latest products, please contact us.

  • 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
  • AXIS Software
  • Former Radstone Product
  • Freescale Alliance
  • PLM Program
  Type Title
Datasheet PPCM2
Datasheet Deployed Test Features/Benefits Summary
Datasheet Deployed Test Solutions
Datasheet VxWorks SBC Support
Requires Authorization User Manual AXISFlow Programmer's Guide
Edition 12
Requires Authorization User Manual AXISView User Guide
Edition 11
Requires Authorization User Manual XtraPower User Guide (VxWorks Edition)
Brochures 2011 Military and Aerospace Product Selection Guide
68-page Product Selection Guide
Brochures AXIS Advanced Integrated Multiprocessor Software
AXIS Software Overview
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 Designing and Manufacturing Rugged COTS Assemblies
What to look for when designing and selecting rugged COTS-based products.
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.
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 PMC Installation Guide
Requires Authorization BIT Guide BIT on PMCs Programming Manual
Requires Authorization BIT Guide BIT V4 User Guide
Requires Authorization BIT Guide XPBIT for PPCM2/PPCM2S Software Reference Manual
Configuration Guide Ruggedization Levels
Requires Authorization Hardware Manual I/O Modules Manual Ed20
Edition 20
Requires Authorization Hardware Manual P0P2X600 Backplane Module Manual
Requires Authorization Hardware Manual PPCM2 Hardware Reference Manual
Requires Authorization Hardware Manual XtraPower Family Hardware Reference Manual
Requires Authorization Quick Start Guide XtraPower Quick Start Guide
Requires Authorization Software Manual LynxOS 4.2.0 BSP Release 3.8 for PPCM2/3.10 for PPCM2S Software Reference Manual
Requires Authorization Software Manual LynxOS ESP Software Reference Manual
Requires Authorization Software Manual PPCBoot Firmware User Guide
Requires Authorization Software Manual VxWorks BSP for PPCM2 HTML Pages
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Requires Authorization Software Manual VxWorks Driver for PMC-StarLite Software Reference Manual
Requires Authorization Software Manual Workbench/Platforms/VxWorks GEIP BSP Installation on PowerPC-Based SBCs Software Reference Manual (M)
Requires Authorization Software Manual Workbench/Platforms/VxWorks GEIP ESP Installation Software Reference Manual
Requires Authorization Software Manual Workbench/Platforms/VxWorks6 ESP for XtraPower PPCM2 Manual
Customer support contact info for this product is listed below by global region. All related documentation and software for this product are listed under the "Downloads" tab of this product page.

Primary Support

Towcester, UK
Tove Valley Business Park
Towcester, Northamptonshire, -- NN12 6PF

Support Phone: +44 (0) 1327 322760
Support E-mail: support.towcester.ip@ge.com
RMA E-mail: repairs.towcester.ip@ge.com


Americas

Huntsville, AL
12090 South Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35803-3308

Support Phone: 1-800-433-2682
Support E-mail: support.embeddedsystems.ip@ge.com
RMA E-mail: repairs.huntsville.ip@ge.com


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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