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CompactPCI® Classic Peripheral Card

Five Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller


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CompactPCI® Classic Peripheral Card

Five Port RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet Controller

The CN8-REVERB is a peripheral slot card for CompactPCI® systems. The board is equipped with five independent PCIe® based Gigabit Ethernet controllers, wired to associated RJ45 front panel jacks. The Intel® I210-IT Ethernet NICs provide latest networking technology and support most common industrial data rates 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 10BASE-T.

The CN8-REVERB combines a PCI® to PCI Express® reverse bridge with a six port PCI Express® packet switch, for optimum bandwidth usage of the classic CompactPCI® backplane. The board is well suited for various industrial networking applications and also for PXI™ systems. Drivers are available for all major operation systems.



Feature Summary

  • CompactPCI® Classic (PICMG® CPCI 2.0 standard)
  • Single size Eurocard 3U 4HP 100x160mm2)
  • Suitable for CompactPCI® & PXI™ systems peripheral slot
  • CompactPCI® backplane connector J1 for +5V supply (5V only design)

Front Panel Connectors
  • 5 x RJ45 receptacles 1000BASE-T with integrated magnetics
  • LEDs green & yellow for link status & activity

  • Five independent Gigabit Ethernet controllers (5 x MAC address) Intel® I210-IT
  • Integrated PHYs 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 10BASE-T (IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab)
  • IEEE 802.3ab Auto Negotiation for automatic link configuration
  • Auto MDI, MDI-X Crossover at all speeds
  • Full duplex operation at 10/100/1000Mbps
  • 9.5KB Jumbo Frame support
  • Hardware-based time stamping (IEEE 1588) and support for 802.1AS - Precise Timing Protocol (PTP)
  • Support for Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) standard of IEEE 802.3az
  • Option IEEE 802.1Qav compliant Audio-Video Bridging (AVB)
  • IPv4, IPv6, TCP/UDP checksum offloads
  • Intel® driver support for all major operating systems

Functional Components
  • PCI® to PCI Express® reverse bridge for operation in a CompactPCI® Classic backplane
  • PCI Express® packet switch for optimum bandwidth distribution
  • 1 x PCI Express® upstream port to reverse bridge (backplane peripheral slot)
  • 5 x PCI Express® downstream ports to Gigabit Ethernet NICs

  • Networking upgrade for legacy CompactPCI® Classic systems
  • Suitable for CompactPCI® & CompactPCI® PlusIO CPU
  • Suitable for PXI™ systems
  • Industrial, railway, transportation, automation
  • Router, bridge, gateway, firewall, data acquisition, data concentrator

Environmental & Regulatory
  • Designed & manufactured in Germany
  • ISO 9001 certified quality management
  • Long term availability
  • Rugged solution
  • Coating, sealing, underfilling on request
  • Lifetime application support
  • RoHS compliant
  • Operating temperature -40°C to +85°C (industrial temperature range)
  • Storage Temperature: -40°C to +85°C, max. Gradient 5°C/min
  • Humidity 5% ... 95% RH non Condensing
  • Altitude -300m ... +3000m
  • Shock 15g 0.33ms, 6g 6ms
  • Vibration 1g 5-2000Hz
  • MTBF 68.7 years
  • EC Regulatory EN55035, EN55032, EN62368-1

CN8-REVERB • Simplified Block Diagram

CN8-REVERB • Simplified Block Diagram
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