Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) Ships XPedite5170: First 3U VPX Single Board Computer Targeting NXP MPC8640D Processor

Extreme Engineering Solutions is shipping XPedite5170, a feature-rich 3U VPX (VITA 46) solution targeting NXP’s (formerly Freescale) dual-core MPC8640D processor. The XPedite5170 delivers enhanced PowerPC performance with AltiVec technology and power efficiency for today’s military customers requiring high-performance in small form factors.

XPedite5170, hosting NXP’s (formerly Freescale) MPC8640D embedded PowerPC processor with dual e600 cores running up to 1.25 GHz, includes:

  • Two channels of 1 GB to 4 GB of DDR2-533 SDRAM
  • Up to 4 GB of NAND flash and 256 MB of NOR flash
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • PCI Express or Serial RapidIO Fat Pipe P1 interconnect
  • P2 interconnect includes:
    • GPIO
    • Two RS-232/422/485 serial ports
    • I²C
    • PMC I/O
  • In-house X-ES operating system support includes:
    • Green Hills INTEGRITY Board Support Package (BSP)
    • Wind River VxWorks BSP
    • QNX Neutrino BSP
    • Linux BSP
  • Guaranteed 4-hour technical response to all hardware and software questions

XPedite5170 provides a new level of PowerPC computing power in a military-centric package,” states Bret Farnum, VP of Sales. “If an existing 7448 or 7457 customer is looking for a tech refresh / performance boost for the next generation, 8640D is the best upgrade path with AltiVec support.”

Pricing and Availability – XPedite5170 is shipping today with XPand1000 development chassis. Pricing varies from $6,000-8,000 depending on ruggedization level, memory configuration, and quantity purchased.

About X-ES

Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES), a 100% U.S.A.-based company, designs and builds single-board computers, I/O boards, power supplies, backplanes, chassis, and system-level solutions for embedded computing customers. X-ES offers cutting-edge performance and flexibility in design, plus an unparalleled level of customer support and service.

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