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F18 - Intel Core 2 Duo CPU Board
 

3U CompactPCI

This product has been discontinued.

The F18 is a 3U CompactPCI SBC equipped with the Intel Core 2 Duo T7500.

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  • F18 Product ImageF18 equipped with a heat sink
  • F18 Product ImageF18 equipped with a heat sink and a CompactFlash
  • F18 Product ImageF18 in combinations with F601 side card (2 DVI-I, 1 audio, 1 COM extension, 1 SATA hard disk)
  • F18 Product ImageF18 in combination with F600 side card (2 COM extensions, 1 SATA hard disk)
  • F18 Product ImageF18 in combination with F603 side card (USB/COM)
  • F18 Product ImageF18 in combination with F603 side card (USB/COM) and a CompactFlash
  • F18 Product ImageF18 in combination with F603 side card (USB/COM) with a CompactFlash and an adapter with a second CompactFlash
  • F18 Product ImageF18 in combination with F603 side card (USB/COM) and a hard disk
  • F18 Product ImageF18 in combination with F603 side card (USB/COM) with a hard disk and a CompactFlash
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Main Features

  • Intel Core 2 Duo T7500, 2.2 GHz
  • Dual core 64-bit processor
  • Full 64-bit support (4 GB memory addressable)
  • PCI Express six x1 links
  • 4 HP system master or stand-alone
  • 32-bit CompactPCI or cPCI Express
  • Up to 4 GB DDR2 DRAM soldered
  • CompactFlash slot
  • 3 SATA interfaces
  • Video via VGA and 2 SDVO
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet (PCIe)
  • Up to 8 USB 2.0
  • High Definition audio
  • Board controller
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Technical Data

CPU
  • Intel Core 2 Duo T7500
    • Dual-core 64-bit processor
    • 2.2GHz processor core frequency
    • Up to 800MHz front-side bus frequency
  • Chipset
    • Northbridge: Intel 965GME Express
    • Southbridge: Intel ICH8M-E (Enhanced)
Memory
  • 4MB L2 cache integrated in Core 2 Duo
  • Up to 4GB SDRAM system memory
    • Soldered
    • DDR2
    • 667MHz memory bus frequency
    • Dual-channel, 2x64 bits
  • 8Mbits boot Flash
  • Serial EEPROM 2kbits for factory settings
  • CompactFlash card interface
    • Via onboard IDE
    • Type I
    • True IDE
    • DMA support
Mass Storage
  • Parallel IDE (PATA)
    • One IDE port for local CompactFlash
  • Serial ATA (SATA)
    • Two channels via side-card connector, up to two channels via rear I/O (optional)
    • Transfer rates up to 150MB/s
    • RAID level 0/1 support
Graphics
  • Integrated in 965GME Express chipset
    • Up to 500MHz 256-bit graphics core
    • Maximum resolution: 2048 x 1536 pixels @ 60Hz, 32bpp reduced blanking timing (driver limited)
  • VGA connector at front panel
  • Two SDVO ports available via side-card connector
    • Two additional DVI connectors at front panel optional via side card
    • Simultaneous connection of two monitors
I/O
  • USB
    • Two USB 2.0 ports via Series A connectors at front panel
    • Four USB 2.0 ports via side-card connector
    • Two USB 2.0 ports via rear I/O on request
    • UHCI implementation
    • Data rates up to 480Mbit/s
  • Ethernet
    • Two 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet channels
    • RJ45 connectors at front panel
    • Ethernet controllers are connected by two x1 PCIe links
    • Onboard LEDs to signal activity status and connection speed
  • High Definition (HD) audio
    • Accessible via side-card connector
Front Connections (Standard)
  • VGA
  • Two USB 2.0 (Series A)
  • Two Ethernet (RJ45)
Miscellaneous
  • Board controller
  • Real-time clock, buffered by a GoldCap or alternatively a battery (5 years life cycle)
  • Watchdog timer
  • Temperature measurement
  • One user LED
  • Reset button
PCI Express
  • Two x1 links to connect local 1000Base-T Ethernet controllers
    • Data rate 250MB/s in each direction (2.5 Gbit/s per lane)
  • One x4 or four x1 links for extension through side-card connector
    • Data rate up to 1GB/s in each direction (2.5 Gbit/s per lane)
CompactPCI Bus
  • Compliance with CompactPCI Core Specification PICMG 2.0 R3.0
  • CompactPCI Express support (EXP.0 R1.0)
  • System slot
  • 32-bit/33-MHz CompactPCI bus
  • V(I/O): +3.3V (+5V tolerant)
Busless Operation
  • Board can be supplied with +5V only, all other voltages are generated on the board
  • Backplane connectors used only for power supply
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage/power consumption:
    • +5V (-3%/+5%), 9A typ.
    • +3.3V (-3%/+5%), 1.8A (2 Gb Ethernet), 1.3A (1 Gb Ethernet)
    • +12V (-10%/+10%), approx. 10mA
    • If the board is supplied with 5V only (typically without a bus connection), the 3.3V are generated on the board and fed to the backplane (3A max.) No external 3.3 V voltage may be applied in that case!
  • MTBF: 238,053h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF2000)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to CompactPCI specification for 3U boards
  • Front panel: 4HP with ejector
  • Weight: 420g
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo T7500: 0..+60°C
    • Conditions: airflow 1.5m/s, typical power dissipation 38W, with Windows XP operating system, 1 Gb Ethernet and hard disk, without CPU clock reduction
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300m to + 2,000m
  • Shock: 15g/11ms
  • Bump: 10g/16ms
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 1g/10..150Hz
  • Conformal coating on request
Safety
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
EMC
Tested according to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), IEC61000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC61000-4-4 (burst)
BIOS
Award BIOS
Software Support
  • Note that 64-bit hardware technology requires 64-bit operating system support
  • Windows (including Vista)
  • Linux
  • VxWorks (on request)
  • QNX
  • Intel Virtualization Technology, allows a platform to run multiple operating systems and applications in independent partitions; one computer system can function as multiple "virtual" systems
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

Options

CPU
  • Core 2 Duo T7500, 2.2GHz (35W)
  • Core 2 Duo L7500 1.6 GHz (17W)
  • Core 2 Duo U7500 1.06GHz (10W)
Memory
  • System RAM
    • 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB or 4 GB
  • CompactFlash
    • 0 MB up to maximum available
Graphics
One or two DVI-D connectors at front via side card
  • Simultaneous connection of two monitors
I/O
Ethernet
  • 9-pin D-Sub connector with one or two 10/100Base-T ports instead of two RJ45 connectors
  • Two M12 connectors with two 10/100/1000Base-T ports instead of two RJ45 connectors on 8HP
Rear I/O
  • Two SATA channels (third SATA channel via side-card connector)
  • Two USB 2.0 ports
Mechanical
Side card can be added at left or right side of CPU
Operation Temperature
  • Depends on system configuration (CPU, hard disk, heat sink...)
  • Maximum: +60°C
  • Minimum: -40°C (all processors)
Cooling Concept
Also available with conduction cooling in MEN CCA frame
Some of these options may only be available for large volumes.
Please ask our sales staff for more information.

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