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VPX Intelligent Platform Management Controller Starter Kit

  • A complete hardware and firmware solution for the IPMC on VITA 46.11-compliant VPX modules and other intelligent FRUs, such as fan trays
  • BENCH TOP HARDWARE Immediate hands-on familiarization and "known-good" reference as you bring up your module or other intelligent Fru
  • REFERENCE SCHEMATICS Ready for integration with the schematics of your board
  • REFERENCE FPGA DESIGN Usable on the SmartFusion core silicon, as is, or with added custom logic
  • COMPLETE FIRMWARE SOURCE CODE Designed for easy configuration to the specifics of your VPX module
  • COMPLETE GNU TOOL CHAIN Includes source code; supports Cortex-M3 in your management controller
  • COMPREHENSIVE DOCUMENTATION Covers hardware and firmware; includes customization and bring up guidance
  • ONE YEAR OF TECHNICAL SUPPORT Both hardware and firmware; includes schematic review of your board design

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  • Product Type: Management Unit Kit

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These Pigeon Point management components focus on the VPX and ANSI/VITA 46.11 architectures and address the overall chassis level as well as the individual module or Field Replaceable Unit (FRU) level. They benefit from our years of leadership in specification development and interoperability testing, first within PICMG® and then throughout the development of VITA 46.11-2015, which was purposely modeled on the management layer of PICMG’s AdvancedTCA. The Pigeon Point Board Management Reference (BMR) solutions include schematics and firmware source code, ready for easy and quick integration with your VPX module or other FRU. Each solution is built around highly-integrated core silicon: a SmartFusion® intelligent mixed signal FPGA, a Xilinx Zynq® Ultrascale+™ multiprocessor system-on-chip, or an STMicroelectronics ARM® Cortex®-M4 based STM32F4 high performance microcontroller. These solutions leverage Pigeon Point's leadership and history in similar PICMG solutions by including support for two key PICMG specifications, HPM.1 and HPM.2. HPM.1 defines an implementation-independent IPMC firmware upgrade architecture that is now essentially universally implemented across AdvancedTCA IPMCs. HPM.2 defines LAN-attached IPMCs that can leverage an existing on-module LAN connection to provide a much faster link for management traffic, augmenting System IPMB. The Pigeon Point Board Management Starter Kit minimizes your management controller development effort.

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