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F75P - Safe Computer

3U CompactPCI PlusIO

The F75P is a COTS computer with onboard functional safety uniting three Intel Atom E6xx/E600 on a single 3U CPCI PlusIO card, focusing on railway and MTCS systems.

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  • F75P Product ImageF75P with RJ45 connectors
  • F75P Product ImageF75P with M12 connectors
  • F75P Product ImageF75P with M12 connectors
  • F75P Product ImageMH50C Modular Train Control System (MTCS) Controller for Rolling Stock, with F75P Safe CPU, RT Ethernet and I/O Boards
  • F75P Product ImageSIL 4 certificate from TÜV SÜD for F75P/QNX bundle (included in 23F075P40)
  • F75P Product ImageSIL 4 certificate from TÜV SÜD for F75P/3U Safe Computer (included in 23F075P00)
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Main Features

  • 2x Intel Atom E6xx, 512 MB DDR2 RAM (each) for onboard dual redundancy
  • 1x Intel Atom E6xx, 1 GB DDR2 for I/O
  • Independent supervisors for each block
  • Fail-safe board architecture
  • Clustering of two F75P to raise availability
  • Event logging
  • Certifiable up to SIL 4 (with report from TÜV SÜD)
  • SIL 4 certification packages available for hardware and software (QNX)
  • Developed according to EN 50129, EN 50128 and IEC 61508
  • Full EN 50155 compliance
  • -40 to +85°C qualified
  • Conformal coating
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Technical Data

CPU Architecture
  • Three onboard processors
    • Two Control Processors (CP)
    • One I/O Processor (IOP)
    • Inter-communication between all three processors via onboard Ethernet or Shared RAM
  • Three identical processor types
  • The following CPU types are available:
    • Intel Atom E620T, 0.6 GHz, 320 MHz graphics frequency, 3.3 W TDP (estimated)
    • Intel Atom E640T, 1.1 GHz, 320 MHz graphics frequency, 3.6 W TDP
    • Intel Atom E660T, 1.3 GHz, 400 MHz graphics frequency, 3.6 W TDP
    • Intel Atom E680T, 1.6 GHz, 400 MHz graphics frequency, 4.5 W TDP (estimated)
  • Main function of CPs
    • Provide a "Safe Domain" on the board, including processors, memory, supervisors and power control
    • Provide flexible implementation options for functional safety requirements
    • Provide support for advanced, certified operating systems up to SIL 4
  • Main function of IOP
    • Provide common I/O and memory facilities
    • Provide a user-friendly software interface and GUI
Memory (connected to CPs)
  • 512 KB L2 cache integrated in E6xx for each processor
  • System Memory
    • Soldered DDR2
    • 512 MB, or 1 GB, to each of the Control Processors (CP)
  • 2 MB BIOS Flash
Chipset (connected to IOP)
Intel EG20T Platform Controller Hub (PCH)
Memory (connected to IOP)
  • 512 KB L2 cache integrated in E6xx
  • System Memory
    • Soldered DDR2
    • 1 GB, or 2 GB
  • 2 MB BIOS Flash
  • 8 KB non-volatile FRAM for event logging
Mass Storage (connected to IOP)
The following mass storage devices can be assembled:
  • mSATA disk (for IOP boot image and file system)
Graphics (connected to IOP)
Integrated in E6xx processor
  • 320 or 400 MHz graphics base frequency, depending on processor type
  • Maximum resolution: 1280 x 1024 pixels
Front Interfaces (controlled by IOP)
  • Video
    • One VGA connector
  • USB
    • Two Series A connectors, USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/s)
  • Ethernet
    • Two RJ45 connectors, 100BASE-T (100 Mbit/s), or
    • Two M12 connectors, 100BASE-T (100 Mbit/s), on right side of CPU PCB, or
    • Two M12 connectors, 100BASE-T (100 Mbit/s), on left side of CPU PCB
    • Two link and activity LEDs per channel
  • Status LED
  • Reset button
Rear Interfaces (PICMG 2.30) (controlled by IOP)
  • Compatible with PICMG 2.30 CompactPCI PlusIO
    • 1PCI33/1PCIE2.5/1SATA3/4USB2/2ETH100
    • Some pins are used for signals differing from the PICMG 2.30 specification, e.g., for clustering. However, these signals do not destroy or cause any malfunction of a connected I/O board based on this standard.
  • SATA
    • One channel, SATA Revision 2.x (3 Gbit/s)
  • USB
    • Four channels, USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/s)
  • Ethernet
    • Two channels, 100BASE-T (100 Mbit/s)
  • PCI Express
    • One x1 link (250 MB/s per link), PCIe 1.0a (2.5 Gbit/s per lane)
Onboard Interfaces
Ethernet
  • Four channels, 100BASE-T (100 Mbit/s), via Inter-Communication FPGA
Event Logging
  • Event history logged in non-volatile FRAM, e.g., reset, overvoltage, undervoltage, excess temperature
  • 256 entries possible
  • Events are generated by board hardware or user application
Cluster Link
  • Two F75P boards can be connected to form a cluster
  • Cluster link interface based on RS422
    • Accessible on CompactPCI J2 rear I/O connector
    • Bidirectional, full-duplex, differential interface
Supervision and Control
  • Three independent supervisors for Control Processors and Inter-Communication FPGA
    • Check for overvoltage, undervoltage, excess temperature, internal errors of FPGA and CPUs, CPU and FPGA clock
    • Watchdog, configurable as a window or timeout watchdog
  • Board Management Controller for I/O Processor
  • Real-time clock with supercapacitor backup connected to I/O Processor
    • Data retention of supercapacitor: 56 hours when fully loaded, after 3 years runtime @ 40°C, 24h operation
Backplane Standard
  • CompactPCI Core Specification PICMG 2.0 R3.0
    • System slot
    • 32-bit/33-MHz CompactPCI bus
    • V(I/O): +3.3 V (+5 V tolerant)
  • Hot insertion and removal without damage
Busless Operation
  • Board can be supplied with +5 V only, all other voltages are generated on the board
  • Backplane connectors used only for power supply
Electrical Specifications
Supply voltage/power consumption:
  • +5 V (-3%/+5%), 4.5 A typ., 5 A max.
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions
    • 3U, 4 HP, or
    • 3U, 8 HP
  • Weight
    • 402 g (model 02F075P00, 4 HP, RJ45 connectors)
    • 626 g (model 02F075P01, 8 HP, M12 connectors)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+50°C (qualified components) (model 02F075P00)
    • -40..+85°C (qualified components), compliant with EN 50155, class Tx, and EN 50125-3 (model 02F075P01)
    • Conditions: airflow 1.5 m/s, typical power dissipation: 22.5 W
  • Cooling concept
    • Air-cooled (with tailored heat sink), or
    • Conduction-cooled in MEN CCA frame
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300 m to +3000 m
  • Vibration (function): 1 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz (EN 50155 (12.2.11) / EN 61373)
  • Vibration (lifetime): 7.9 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz (EN 50155 (12.2.11) / EN 61373)
  • Shock: 50 m/s², 30 ms (EN 50155 (12.2.11) / EN 61373)
  • Conformal coating (standard)
MTBF
277 975 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
Safety
  • Functional Safety
    • Certifiable up to SIL 4 according to EN 50129 ("safety case" document and certificate from TÜV SÜD available)
    • Hazard rate for safety functions <= 1E-9 / h
    • Control Processors configured for deterministic behavior, e.g., Hyper-Threading disabled, speed-step disabled, BIOS interrupts disabled
    • Board maintains safe state after a failure (factory configuration)
    • Option: Board can be configured to restart automatically after entering safe state (by factory configuration)
  • Flammability: UL 94V-0
EMC Conformity
  • When integrated into an EMC protected rack
  • EN 50121-3-2 (tables 5 and 6) / EN 55011 (radio disturbance)
  • EN 50121-3-2 (table 9) / IEC 61000-4-6 (ESD)
  • EN 50121-3-2 (table 9) / IEC 61000-4-3 (electromagnetic field immunity)
  • EN 50121-3-2 (table 8) / IEC 61000-4-4 (burst)
  • EN 50121-3-2 (table 8) / IEC 61000-4-6 (conducted disturbances)
Software Support
  • I/O Processor
    • Linux
    • QNX (in preparation)
    • VxWorks (on request)
  • Control Processors
    • QNX (with or without Safe Kernel) (in preparation)
    • PikeOS
    • Linux
    • VxWorks (on request)
    • VxWorks/Cert (on request)
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.
BIOS
InsydeH2O UEFI Framework

Ordering Information

Standard F75P Models
02F075P00

3x Intel Atom E680T (1.6 GHz), 2x 512 MB, 1x 1 GB DDR2 DRAM, RJ45 ETH connectors, 4 HP, -40..+50°C with qualified components, conformal coating

02F075P01

3x Intel Atom E680T (1.6 GHz), 2x 512 MB, 1x 1 GB DDR2 DRAM, 8 HP, Ethernet on the right by 2x M12, -40..+85°C with qualified components, conformal coating

Related Hardware
08CT12-00
CT12 - Rear I/O Transition Module

CompactPCI PlusIO rear transition module 3U/80mm, 2 Ethernet, 4 USB, 4 SATA, 4 PCIe x1, -40°C..+85°C qualified

Details
Memory
0751-0051

SSD mSATA, 8 GB, -40 to +85°C

Systems & Card Cages
0701-0046
0701-0046 - Tabletop/Wall-Mount Enclosure, 3 Slots, 3U Cards Vertical

CompactPCI 19" 4U/24HP desktop system for 3U cards, 3-slot 3U CompactPCI backplane, system slot right, 1U fan tray with 1 fan, 8 HP space for 1 pluggable PSU

Details
0701-0056
0701-0056 - CPCI to CPCI Serial Hybrid Rackmount Enclosure, 8 Slots, 3U Cards Vertical

CompactPCI 19" 4U/84HP rack-mount enclosure for 3U cards (vertical), 4+4-slot 3U CompactPCI / CompactPCI Serial hybrid backplane, prepared for rear I/O, 250W power supply wide range 90..264VAC on rear, 1U fan tray with 2 fans included, 0..+60°C

Details

MEN delivers turn-key systems completely installed (hardware, operating system, accessories), wired and tested. Different rack sizes, power supplies and backplanes on request.
For details please contact your local sales representative.

Certification Packages
23F075P00

SIL 4 railway certification package according to EN 5012x for F75P

23F075P40

SIL 4 railway certification package according to EN 5012x for F75P with QNX

Software

Linux
13MD05-90

MDIS5 System (and Device Driver) Package (MEN) for Linux. This software package includes most standard device drivers available from MEN.

13MM02-90

Linux driver (MEN) for RX8581 real-time clock for CB70C, F75P, MM2, SC24, SC25, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W and BL70S. Please note that this driver is already included in upstream Linux kernels starting from 3.14!

13Y026-90

Linux demo application (MEN) for F75P

13Z077-91

Linux Ethernet driver (MEN) for F75P

QNX
23F075P40

SIL 4 railway certification package according to EN 5012x for F75P with QNX

PikeOS

This product is designed to work under PikeOS by SYSGO. The PikeOS BSP is certifiable according to EN 50128 SIL 4 together with the F75P. PikeOS is a real-time operating system for use in safety and mission-critical systems. For more information please contact www.sysgo.com.