COTS boards based cPCI/4U computer

Issue

Develop a system to control the amplifiers of signals carried on optical fibers in submarine cables installed at the bottom of the oceans.

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ECRIN Systems's solution

This specific 4U compactPCI monolithic bus, developped by ECRIN Systems, integrates, on the top, a fully customised 1U connection terminal.

In addition to COTS cards, the system includes a Level 3 managed industrial Switch.

This computer has successfully passed all the telecoms environmental qualifications: dry heat, humid heat, shocks & vibrations, earthquakes …

 

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Features

  • 1st Gen Core i7 CPU board
  • Redundant 2x 250W power supply
  • Industrial I/O boards (RS-232/422/485, DIO, opto…)
  • Removable customised SSD storage boards

Characteristics

  • A 8-slot cPCI / 4U monolithic bus integrating a connection terminal board on the upper 1U above the boards to reduce the depth of the wall chassis to only 240mm
  • Integration of a Level 3 managed industrial switch
  • NEBS Level 3 qualifications for shocks, vibrations, earthquakes