SBCs combine VMEbus architecture with Intel processing -

SBCs combine VMEbus architecture with Intel processing


Charlottesville, Va.—GE Fanuc Embedded Systems announced the VP11 and VR11 6U VMEbus single board computers, each featuring a choice of Intel dual core processors, including the Intel Core2 Duo processor.

The VP11 and VR11 6U VMEbus SBCs are designed to meet the requirements of markets including automation, simulation/training, telecommunications, test and measurement and others, while also providing an upgrade path for existing VP9 and VR9 customers, The VR11 is a single slot product that can optionally be ruggedized, including conduction cooling, while the VP11 is a dual slot solution, delivering additional capability.

Each board can support up to 4 Gigabytes of DDR2 SDRAM soldered memory. The dual slot VP11 allows for two PMC sites as well as an on-board hard disk or CompactFlash subsystem, and delivers maximum front panel functionality. The single slot VR11 can support either two PMC sites or single PMC site together with a hard disk subsystem. A PCI Express-based XMC option is also available.

Both boards provide multimedia functionality with the provision of an AT 2D and 3D graphics engine, capable of supporting resolutions up to SXGA, together with audio support. Windows, Linux, VxWorks and Integrity are optionally available.

GE Fanuc, 1-800-322-3616,

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