Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. announced its Ensemble MPC-102 serial RapidIO-based advanced mezzanine card (AMC) for the telecom equipment market. It is a high-performance module that combines dual-core processing power, flexible I/O and a choice of RapidIO or PCI Express connectivity for AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA platforms. These platforms are well suited for applications in telecom, radar, sonar and image inspection. The control and signal processing AMC provides a dual-core e600 8641D PowerPC processor at up to 1.3 GHz with up to 2 GB DDR2 memory, SATA, RapidIO or PCI-E, and GigE connectivity. The SATA interface supports an HDD in the neighboring AMC bay, making this an appropriate host or control node.
Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.