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PC6-TANGO

CompactPCI® PlusIO® CPU Card

Apollo Lake Intel® Atom™ SoC
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PC6-TANGO

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PC6-TANGO

CompactPCI® PlusIO CPU Card

Intel® Atom™ SoC (Apollo Lake E39xx)


The PC6-TANGO is a low power 4HP/3U CompactPCI® PlusIO CPU board, equipped with an Intel® Atom® 39xx-series System-on-Chip processor (Apollo Lake). The PC6-TANGO front panel is provided with two Gigabit Ethernet jacks, two USB 3.0 receptacles, two DisplayPort connectors, and a Micro SD Card slot.

The PC6-TANGO is equipped with 8GB directly soldered DDR3L ECC RAM, and a CFast™ card socket as on-board SSD mass storage solution..



Optionally available is an on-board 64GByte e•MMC flash memory chip. Further more, low profile SATA SSD mezzanine modules are available as additional on-board mass storage solution. The PC6-TANGO backplane connectors comply with the CompactPCI® PlusIO specification, suitable for system expansion with classic CompactPCI® peripheral cards via J1, and in addition a rear I/O module attached to J2, or up to four CompactPCI® Serial cards accessed on a hybrid backplane.

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PC6-TANGO • Simplified Block Diagram

PC6-TANGO • Simplified Block Diagram
Feature Summary

General
  • CompactPCI® PlusIO (PICMG® CPCI 2.30) System Slot Controller
  • Form factor single size Eurocard (board dimensions 100x160mm2)
  • Mounting height 3U
  • Front panel width 4HP (8HP/12HP assembly with optional mezzanine side card)
  • Front panel I/O connectors for typical system configuration (2 x USB3, 2 x DisplayPort, 2 x GbE)
  • Backplane communication via CompactPCI® J1 and J2 hard metric connectors
  • J1 Connector for PICMG® CompactPCI® 32-Bit Support
  • J2 Connector (UHM high speed) for CompactPCI® PlusIO support (PCIe, SATA, USB, GbE)
  • J2 PlusIO configuration allows for either CompactPCI® Serial backplane usage or rear I/O module attachment
  • On-board 2 x SATA 6G mezzanine expansion option for mass storage modules or side cards
  • Side cards and low profile mass storage modules available as COTS and also as custom specific
  • +5V only board design for low cost system power supply
  • PC6-TANGO can deliver +3.3V to CompactPCI® peripheral boards

Processor
  • Intel® Apollo Lake (APL) SoC E39xx Series
  • x7-E3950 • 4 Cores • 1.6GHz (TB 2.0GHz) • 12W TDP/cTDP • 400/650MHz graphics • 2MB LLC
  • x5-E3940 • 4 Cores • 1.6GHz (TB 1.8GHz) • 9W TDP/cTDP • 400/600MHz graphics • 2MB LLC
  • x5-E3930 • 2 Cores • 1.3GHz (TB 1.8GHz) • 6W TDP/cTDP • 400/550MHz graphics • 2MB LLC
  • Graphics Burst, CPU Burst, Intel® Speedstep®
  • Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT-x / VT-d)
  • Intel® Trusted Execution Engine (Intel® TXE) 3.0

Firmware
  • Phoenix® UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) with CSM*
  • Fully customizable by EKF
  • Secure Boot and Measured Boot supported - meeting all demands as specified by Microsoft®
  • Windows®, Linux and other (RT)OS' supported
* CSM (Compatibility Support Module) emulates a legacy BIOS environment, which allows to boot a legacy operating system such as DOS, 32-bit Windows and some RTOS'

Main Memory
  • Integrated memory controller up to 8GB DDR3L 1600 +ECC
  • Completely soldered memory for rugged applications

Mass Storage
  • On-board CFast™ Card socket (SATA based CompactFlash)
  • Front I/O Micro SD Card socket (SDHC, SDXC)
  • SPI Flash 128Mbit (UEFI firmware and customer application data)
  • Option e•MMC (embedded MMC 5.0 64GByte soldered)
  • Option low profile mezzanine card C41-CFAST (secondary CFast™ card socket) via P-HSE connector
  • Option low profile mezzanine card C42-SATA (1.8-inch Micro SATA SSD socket) via P-HSE connector
  • Option low profile mezzanine card C47-MSATA (dual mSATA SSD module sockets) via P-HSE connector
  • Option low profile mezzanine card C48-M2 (dual M.2 SATA SSD module sockets) via P-HSE connector
  • Option 8HP assembly side card C44-SATA (2.5-inch SATA SSD/HDD) via P-HSE connector
  • Option custom specific mezzanine board design on request

Graphics
  • Integrated HD Graphics Engine, Gen 9 LP
  • DirectX 12.0, OpenCL 2.0 Full Profile, OpenGL 4.3
  • HW video decode H264 L5.2, H.265 HEVC, VP9, MVC, MPEG2, JPEG/MJPEG, VC1, WMV9, VP8
  • HW video encode H264, SVC, AVC, MVC, MPEG-2
  • Content protection PAVP, HDCP 1.4
  • 2 x DisplayPort front panel connectors
  • DisplayPort™ 1.2a
  • Max Resolution 4096 x 2160 @60Hz

APL SoC I/O Usage
  • 4 x PCIe Gen2 to J2 backplane connector - usage for CompactPCI® Serial peripheral cards or rear I/O module
  • 1 x PCIe Gen2 to PCIe switch PI7C9X2G606PR 1:5 lanes (on-board PCIe devices)
  • 1 x PCIe to PI7C9X112 PCI bridge (J1 backplane connector, for classic CompactPCI® card support)
  • 1 x SATA 6G to on-board CFast™ SSD card socket - can be used as mass storage and boot device
  • 1 x SATA 6G to mezzanine expansion connector P-HSE
  • e•MMC I/F 400MByte/s (HS400) to embedded MMC 5.0 64GByte (ordering option, mass storage device)
  • 2 x USB 3.0 to front panel connectors
  • 2 x DisplayPort to front panel connectors
  • SDIO (Micro SD Card) front panel slot
  • 4 x USB2 to J2 backplane connector
  • LPC, Audio, I2C, 2 x USB2 to mezzanine expansion connector P-EXP
  • LPC to TPM 2.0 module

On-Board Building Blocks
  • Additional on-board controllers, PCIe® based
  • PCIe® Gen2 packet switch PI7C9X2G606PR (6-port, 6-lane)
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet controllers Intel® I210IT (front panel)
  • Option 2 x Intel® I210IT (RIO via J2 backplane connector)
  • PCIe® to PCI® bridge PI7C9X112 (7 x PCI 33/66MHz)
  • PCIe® Gen2 packet switch PLX 8608
  • Option dual port SATA 6G/3G* controller Marvell® 88SE9170 (to P-HSE mezzanine connector, and J2 RIO)
  • Option e•MMC (embedded MMC 5.0 64GByte HS400)

Security
  • Trusted Platform Module (Option)
  • TPM 2.0 for highest level of certified platform protection
  • Infineon Optiga™ SLB 9665 cryptographic processor
  • Conforming to TCG 2.0 specification
  • AES hardware acceleration support (Intel® AES-NI)

Front Panel I/O (4HP)
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 (2 x I210IT)
  • 2 x DisplayPort (APL SoC)
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Type-A (APL SoC)

CompactPCI® & CompactPCI® PlusIO Backplane Resources
  • PICMG® CompactPCI® 2.0 CPU card & system slot controller for J1 based 32-bit CompactPCI® systems
  • Support for up to seven CompactPCI® peripheral boards, 33/66MHz (PI7C9X112 PCIe to PCI bridge)
  • PICMG® CompactPCI® 2.30 J2 UHM connector according to CompactPCI® PlusIO
  • J2 can be used to enable CompactPCI® Serial peripheral card slots for hybrid systems with a split backplane
  • J2 can be used alternatively for a rear I/O module e.g. PCR-RIO
  • J2 is assigned to 4 x PCIe Gen2 5GT/s (from APL SoC), 1 x SATA 6G/3G* (from Marvell SATA controller), 4 x USB2 ports (from APL SoC), 2 x Gigabit Ethernet (optional I210IT networking controllers)
* CompactPCI® PlusIO specifies SATA 3G over J2. SATA 6G may be functional but is not guaranteed. The Marvell SATA RAID controller port available via J2 is therefore configured for 3Gbps by default.

Local Expansion
  • Mezzanine side card connectors for optional local expansion
  • P-EXP - LPC, Audio, 2 x USB2, I2C (from APL SoC)
  • P-DP3 - 3rd DisplayPort video (from Intel® Core™ CPU)
  • P-HSE - 2 x SATA 6G (port 1 from APL SoC, port 2 from optional PCIe to SATA controller 88SE9170)
  • 4HP Low profile mezzanine module options (to be ordered separately)
  • CFast™ Card with C41-CFAST mezzanine module
  • SATA 1.8-Inch Solid State Drive with C42-SATA mezzanine module
  • Dual mSATA SSD with C47-MSATA mezzanine module
  • Dual M.2/NGFF SATA SSD 2230 - 2280 size with C48-M2 mezzanine module
  • Custom specific module design
  • 8HP Mezzanine side card option (to be ordered separately)
  • 2.5-inch SATA SSD/HDD available with C44-SATA
  • Side cards available with LPC Super I/O functionality (e.g. to be used for UART RS-232)
  • SCS-TRUMPET - multi function side card
  • Custom specific side card design

Environmental & Regulatory
  • Suitable e.g. for industrial, transportation & instrumentation applications
  • Designed & manufactured in Germany
  • ISO 9001 certified quality management
  • Long term availability
  • Rugged solution
  • Coating, sealing, underfilling on request
  • Lifetime application support
  • RoHS compliant 2002/95/EC
  • EN55022, EN55024, EN60950-1 (UL60950-1/IEC60950-1)
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to +70°C
  • Operating temperature -40°C to +85°C (industrial temperature range) on request
  • 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 11.0 years (PC6-480D)

RT OS Board Support Packages & Driver
Ordering Information
Please refer to List 21 for popular PC6-TANGO SKUs
For popular mezzanine side cards please refer to List 20
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