- January 28, 2019
January 28, 2019 ‚îÄ Pentek introduced the Model 71813 data converter XMC modules. The Model 71813is based on the Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA and features 28 pairs of LVDS digital I/O to meet the requirements of emerging standards from The Open Group Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Consortium of which Pentek is a member. The Model 71813 also implements an optional front panel optical interface supporting four 12Gbps lanes to the FPGA.
The Model 71813 routes 28 pairs of LVDS connections from the FPGA to the XMC P16 connector for custom I/O. When mounted on a compatible single board computer, the Model 71813 provides a customizable I/O signal status and control interface. In the case of a VPX implementation, the I/O is routed to the backplane where it can handle control and command signals to the chassis being defined in the evolving SOSA initiative.
The Model 71813 can be optionally configured with a front panel MPO optical connector for supporting four lanes of 12Gbps to the FPGA. With user-installed FPGA IP, the Model 71813 can be used as an optical interface for 10GigE, 40GigE, Aurora or custom protocols.
With the Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA, LVDS digital I/O and optical I/O, the Model 71813 becomes an excellent high performance off-load co-processor to fit an assortment of processing needs in applications.