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XC15 - Rugged COM Express Carrier Board

Evaluation Platform

Rugged COM Express, based on PICMG standard COM.0 or COM Express, has been developed for demanding embedded applications with extended requirements for thermal design, shock, vibration and EMC.

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Main Features

  • microATX form factor
  • 1 Rugged COM Express slot
  • 8 PCI Express connectors
  • 4 SATA connectors
  • 3 Display ports
  • LVDS, VGA
  • HD audio
  • 1 Gb Ethernet
  • 4 USB 3.0
  • 2 USB 2.0
  • 2 CAN connectors
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Technical Data

Rugged COM Express Carrier Card
  • One COM Express slot
  • Type 6 pin assignment
  • J1 and J2 assembled
  • Supported Rugged COM Express and COM Express form factors:
    • Basic
    • Compact
    • Mini
Graphics
  • Two LVDS connectors
    • For direct LVDS display connection
  • Three DisplayPort connectors
  • One VGA connector
I/O
  • PCI Express
    • Seven PCIe x1 connectors
    • One PCIe Graphics interface (PEG) - Routed to a standard PCIe x16 connector
    • One PCIe MiniCard slot
  • USB
    • Four USB 3.0 ports on type A connectors
    • Two USB 2.0 ports on type A connectors
    • One USB 2.0 OTG port on a type B connector (optional, routed through a USB 3.0 port)
  • Gigabit Ethernet
    • One interface on an RJ45 connector
  • Audio
    • Audio in on a 3.5 mm audio jack
    • Audio out on a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • UART
    • One RS232 9-pin D-Sub connector
    • One SA adapter slot
  • LPC/CAN
    • One LPC interface, or alternatively
    • Two CAN interfaces via SA-Adapters
Mass Storage
  • One SD card slot
  • Four onboard SATA connectors
    • Powered by the ATX power supply
Miscellaneous
  • SPI onboard RM2.0 header
  • Fan Supply
    • 4-pin header
    • Controllable fan speed
  • Battery holder
  • Power on button
  • Reset button
  • System LEDs
    • Indicate power, system health and reset status
  • User LEDs
    • Eight user LEDs controlled by GPIOs
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage/power consumption:
    • ATX standard power supply via 24-pin connector
    • 12 V supply for PCIe connectors via additional 4-pin connector
  • MTBF: tbd
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 244 mm x 244 mm (conforming to Micro ATX standard)
  • Weight: 495 g (without COM express module)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation): -40..+85°C
  • Airflow: depending on Rugged COM Express module
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300 m to + 2.000 m
  • Bump: 10g/16ms
Safety
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers

Ordering Information

Standard XC15 Models
08XC15-00

XC15, evaluation and development board for COM Express and Rugged COM Express (VITA-59) modules

Miscellaneous Accessories
0780-0005

DisplayPort to DVI-D adapter, 20 cm

0712-0019

Standard ATX PSU, 350 W, 0 to +40°C

05CB00-00

Cooling-kit for COM Express Basic and COM Express Compact: heat sink with fan; to be used with module specific heat spreader

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15CB70C01
CB70C - Rugged COM Express with Intel Core i7

Rugged COM Express "Basic", type 6, Intel Celeron 827E, 1.4. GHz, 2 GB RAM, -40..+85°C Tcase screened; with VITA-59 conduction cooling frame

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15CC10C00
CC10C - Rugged COM Express with ARM i.MX 6

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SA-Adapters
08SA01-00
SA1 - RS232 Interface Adapter

RS232, not optically isolated, 0..+60°C

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08SA02-00
SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

RS422/485, half duplex, optically isolated, 0..+60°C

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08SA03-00
SA3 - RS232 Interface Adapter

1 RS232, optically isolated, 0..+60°C

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08SA08-00
SA8 - CAN Bus ISO High-Speed Interface Adapter

CAN bus ISO high-speed, optically isolated, 0..+60°C

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Memory
0710-0047

HDD SATA 2.5", 160GB, 0 to 60°C

Documentation

XC15 Data Sheet
XC15 User Manual

You can find the official COM Express Carrier Design Guide directly on www.picmg.org.