NAT-MCH

SKU: NAT-MCH  /  

MicroTCA (uTCA/MTCA) Carrier Hub

The NAT-MCH is a MicroTCA (uTCA/MTCA) Carrier Hub (MCH) for any standard MicroTCA system. It provides the central management and data switching entity for a MicroTCA system and as such comprises of a base module and numerous optional daughter cards which can be mounted on the base module.
The NAT-MCH is MTCA.0, MTCA.1, MTCA.2, MTCA.3 and MTCA.4 compliant and delivers switching and hub functionality for the various system fabrics as defined in the AMC.x standard series, i.e. 1Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), PCI-Express (PCIe Gen 3), Serial Rapid I/O (SRIO Gen 2) or 10Gigabit Ethernet (XAUI) or custom protocols based on Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA. The NAT-MCH can also provide a centralized clock distribution to all AMCs in the system.

 
  • management for
    • 12 AMCs + optional AMC13 in 2nd MCH slot
    • 4 power modules including N+1 redundancy
    • update channel to secondary MCH
  • GigaBit Ethernet switching (Fabric A)
  • optional PCI Express (Gen 3) switching (Fabrics D-G)
  • optional SRIO (Gen 2) switching (Fabrics D-G)
  • optional 10GbE (XAUI) switching (Fabrics D-G)
  • front panel uplinks
    • 2x 1GbE (load sharing supported)
    • optional two CX-4 (SRIO and XAUI) or two SFP+ (XAUI) uplinks
    • 2x SMA for external CLK support (bi-directional)
    • USB console
  • clock generation and distribution by sophisticated clock module NAT-MCH-CLK
  • configuration options
    • sconsole (USB, RS232 or Telnet)
    • script File
    • web Browser 
  • host based Java GUI for any operating system capable of executing Oracle Java Run-Time Environment (JRE) v1.7 or higher, i.e. Linux, Mac OS-X or Windows

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