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PX3 - MVB Interface Card

PCI Express Mini Card

PX3 is an MVB Multifunction Vehicle Bus to PCIe Mini Card interface and consists of an MVB controller, a local CPU and a PCIe Mini Card slave interface.

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  • PX3 Product ImagePX3 Mini PCI Express MVB Interface Card
  • PX3 Product ImagePX3 Mini PCI Express MVB Interface Card with Cable Set
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  • PX3 Product Image

Main Features

  • 32-bit RISC Processor
  • MVB Interface EMD/ESD+ according to IEC 61375 (TCN Standard)
  • MVB Bus Administrator
  • 4096 Process Data ports
  • Message Data stack
  • Driver support for WinXP, Win7 32/64bit and Linux
  • -40°C to +85°C (qualified components)
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Technical Data

MVB Multifunction Vehicle Bus Interface
  • Data rate: 1.5 Mbit/s
  • Data frame size: 16 - 256 bits
  • Cyclic transmission of process data (PD) (broadcast)
    • Control and status information
    • Periodic broadcast communication: 16-512 ms, 1 ms possible (real-time)
    • Up to 4096 telegrams (ports), at max. 32 bytes each
  • Event driven message data transfer (MD) (point-to-point)
    • For online diagnostics, passenger information in normal operation
    • For firmware download and collecting debugging data in field service
    • On demand communication
    • Destination addressed
    • Response time: > 0,5 sec
  • Bus Administrator communication manager (BA)
    • Synchronous, time-multiplexed communication
    • Transmission data sequence organization (master_frame - slave_frame)
  • Full redundancy support
  • Physical layers
    • ESD + (Electrical Short Distance) or EMD (Electrical Middle Distance)
    • 200 m (ESD+ and EMD), 32 nodes
    • Galvanic isolation
    • Compliant to TCN standard IEC 61375
  • MVB Connectors
    • Two 9-pin D-Sub interfaces via cable connected to the PCIe Mini Card
    • Both male (MVB 1) and female (MVB 2) D-Sub connectors
    • M3 metric inner threading
Mini PCI Express Interface
  • One PCIe 2.0 Gen1 compliant lane (2.5 Gbps), x1
  • For data communication path between PX3 and host
Memory
  • 16 MB SDRAM
  • 8 MB Flash
Software Structure Configurations
  • MDFULL
    • Passive interface
    • Communication capabilities: PD and BA
  • SERVER
    • Active interface
    • Communication capabilities: PD, MD and BA
Miscellaneous
  • Reset Mechanism
    • Onboard under-voltage supervision circuitry
  • Power Up (PLD Loading)
    • Automatically loads the PLD chips after power-on
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 51 mm x 30.2 ±0.1 mm x 12.5 mm
  • Weight Mini PCI Express card: 18 g
  • Weight MVB assembly: 14 g
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity: max. 95%
  • Altitude: Max 1800 m
  • Shock: 50 m/s² (duration 50 ms)
  • Vibration:
    • 2 mm for 5 - 25 Hz
    • 50 m/s² for 25 - 150 Hz
  • RFI susceptibility from 0,15 to 2000 MHz: 20 V/m (class FS2 in EN50155)
Operating Systems
  • Windows 7
  • Linux (tested with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)
  • For information on additional operating systems, please contact our sales staff.
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.
Standards Conformity
  • EN 50121-3-2:2006: Electromagnetic compatibility
  • IEC 61375-1:2007: MVB physical layer isolation
  • EN 50155:2007 12.2.9: Isolation measurement test/voltage resistance test
  • EN 50155:2007 4.1.3: Shock and vibration
  • IEC 61375-1:2007: MVB (Clause 3, Multifunction Vehicle Bus)
  • EN 60068-2-30:2006: Humidity

Ordering Information

Standard PX3 Models
15PX03A00

MVB ESD+ Device, Process Data, -40 to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coating

15PX03A01

MVB ESD+ Device, Process and Message Data , -40 to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coating

15PX03A02

MVB ESD+ Bus Administrator, Process Data, -40 to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coating

15PX03A03

MVB ESD+ Bus Administrator, Process and Message Data , -40 to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coating

15PX03B00

MVB EMD Device, Process Data, -40 to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coating

15PX03B01

MVB EMD Device, Process and Message Data , -40 to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coating

15PX03B02

MVB EMD Bus Administrator, Process Data, -40 to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coating

15PX03B03

MVB EMD, Bus Administrator, Process and Message Data , -40 to +85°C with qualified components, conformal coating

Miscellaneous Accessories
05PX03-00

Cable set for PX3 MVB PCI Express Mini Card, length 100 mm, Y connection from PX3 onboard connector to two 9-pin D-Sub connectors (plug and receptacle)

Software

Linux
13PX03-91

Linux SERVER MVB driver for PX3

13F701-90

Linux MDFULL MVB driver (duagon)

13F701-91

Linux SERVER MVB driver (duagon)

Windows
13PX03-71

Windows 7 SERVER MVB driver for PX3

13F701-70

Windows 7 MDFULL MVB driver (duagon)

13F701-71

Windows 7 SERVER MVB driver (duagon)

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