WILD100 7-Slot 3U OpenVPX SOSA-Aligned Chassis – WC3170

The WILD100 7-Slot 3U OpenVPX SOSA-Aligned Chassis (WC3170) is a COTS benchtop 3U VPX Chassis and Backplane that was specifically designed to economically speed development of SOSA-aligned 100Gb Ethernet boards and systems.

It is VITA 65 compliant, SOSA-aligned, and designed and built in USA. Watch it operate in this 100GbE SOSA-aligned Demo.

Need more capability? See the WILD100 14-Slot 3U OpenVPX Chassis (WC31E0).

The 100GbE SOSA-Aligned Chassis includes a Chassis, Backplane, and secure Chassis Manager. Optional FPGA Boards, Switch, Storage, SBC, VITA blocks and cables are also available.

The 7-slot air-cooled Chassis and Backplane incorporates slots for up to four conduction-cooled 3U VPX Payload Boards, plus a 100GbE Switch, SBC, and VITA 62 power supply, delivering up to 700W.

The Chassis Manager is VITA 46.11/SOSA-aligned and utilizes a Xilinx UltraScale+ ZU5EG MPSoC.

Also Available: A rugged ATR version

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Chassis and Backplane

  • SOSA-aligned
  • Front-loading, air-cooled Chassis with conduction-cooled slots
  • 7 3U OpenVPX Slots
    • 4 Payload Slots
    • 1 SBC Slot
    • 1 40/100GbE Switch Slot
    • 1 VITA 62 Power Supply Slot – Standard or 12V-Heavy
  • Input power is 28VDC per MIL-STD-704F
  • 25 Gbps Line Rates on Data and Expansion Planes
    • 25/40/100Gb Ethernet
    • SDR/DDR/QDR/EDR Infiniband
    • Gen 3/4 PCI Express
    • Custom protocols up to 25Gbps per lane
  • SOSA-aligned Backplane profiles
    • Payload Profile: SLT3-PAY-1F1U1S1S1U1U2F1H-14.6.11-n
    • Payload Profile: SLT3-PAY-1F1F2U1TU1T1U1T-14.2.16
    • Switch Profile: SLT3-SWH-6F1U7U-14.4.14
  • VITA 66.5C and VITA 67.3C for payload slots
  • Integrated ultra-low skew AUXCLK/REFCLK radial distribution
  • Chassis manager connector handles JTAG, maintenance ports (UARTs) and control
  • Up to 4 MIL-DTL-38999 SOSA-aligned circular connectors with 19 RF connections – one for each payload slot
  • LED Status Indicators
  • 28.1 lb Total Weight: 26.0 lb Chassis + 2.1 lb Power Cable

Chassis Manager

  • SOSA-aligned and VITA 46.11 compliant
  • Xilinx UltraScale+ ZU5EG MPSoC running Linux for CHmC
    • Processing Subsystem (PS)
      • Quad core A53 ARM running at 1.2 GHz
      • Dual core R5 ARM
      • 4GB DDR4 DRAM
      • 128MB QSPI NOR
    • Programmable Logic subsystem (PL)
      • 256K System Logic cells in Programmable Logic
      • 18Mb of UltraRAM
      • 128MB QSPI NOR
      • Dual 128KB battery backed NV SRAM
  • Integrated JTAG access/control from chassis manager to each slot
    • External JTAG connection with SW selectable multiplexing from each slot
    • Xilinx JTAG over ethernet via Chassis Manager

Application Development

  • Standard Chassis Manager support delivered with all systems
    • IPMI Chassis Manager support with redundant IPMB
      • VITA 46.11 conformant and SOSA-aligned
      • Tier 2 Chassis Manager supporting Tier 1 and Tier 2
    • Chassis voltage and temperature sensor monitoring
    • Fan control and monitoring
    • UART support to payload cards
    • JTAG support to payload cards
  • Optional Full Board Support Package for Chassis Manager
    • Enables customization if needed of Zynq PS, PL
    • Provides fast and robust HDL-based application development environment

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