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F206N - Nios II Slave Board

3U CompactPCI

The F206N is a 3U CompactPCI card with an onboard Altera Cyclone FPGA and the integrated Nios II soft processor.

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Main Features

  • 32-bit/33-MHz CompactPCI
  • Peripheral slot function
  • FPGA 12,000 LEs (approx.144,000 gates)
  • Nios II soft processor
  • 32 MB SDRAM, 2 MB Flash
  • Flexible FPGA-Flash structure
  • Open platform FPGA development package
  • Support of Wishbone and Avalon bus
  • -40 to+85C with qualified components
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Technical Data

CPU
Nios II soft processor
  • 33MHz
Memory
  • 512 bytes instruction cache and 512 bytes data cache integrated in Nios II
  • 32MB SDRAM system memory
    • Soldered
    • 133MHz memory bus frequency
  • 2MB boot Flash
I/O
  • One RS232 UART (COM10)
    • D-Sub connector at front panel
    • Data rates up to 115.2kbit/s
    • 60-byte transmit/receive buffer
    • Handshake lines: full support
    • For debugging
  • Three 10-pin connectors
    • For FPGA-controlled functions
    • For use of one additional SA-Adapter
    • One receptacle for direct SA-Adapter connection at the front
    • Two receptacles for direct connection of long SA-Adapters at the front (instead of short SA-Adapters)
    • Different physical layers through SA-Adapters: RS232, RS422, RS485, Ethernet, CAN bus, binary I/O
FPGA
  • Standard factory FPGA configuration:
    • Nios II soft processor
    • 16Z014_PCI - PCI to Wishbone interface
    • 16Z052_GIRQ - Global Interrupt Controller (Nios)
    • 16Z052_GIRQ - Global Interrupt Controller (CPU)
    • 16Z069_RST - Reset Controller
    • 16Z043_SDRAM - SDRAM controller (32MB)
    • 16Z045_FLASH - Flash interface
    • 16Z025_UART - UART controller (controls COM10)
  • The FPGA offers the possibility to add customized I/O functionality. See FPGA.
Miscellaneous
Four user LEDs, FPGA-controlled
Local PCI Bus
  • 32-bit/33-MHz, 3.3V V(I/O)
  • Compliant with PCI Specification 2.2
CompactPCI Bus
  • Compliance with CompactPCI Core Specification PICMG 2.0 R3.0
  • Peripheral slot
  • 32-bit/33-MHz PCI
  • V(I/O): +3.3V
  • Only one slot required on 3U CompactPCI backplane
  • More supplementary CompactPCI slots required depending on SA-Adapters
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage/power consumption:
    • +5V (-3%/+5%), current depends only on mounted SA-Adapters
    • +3.3V (-3%/+5%), 500mA typ.
  • MTBF: 308,000h @ 40°C (derived from MIL-HDBK-217F)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to CompactPCI specification for 3U boards
  • Single 3U front panel slot for up to two 9-pin D-Sub connectors
  • Weight: 165g
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+85°C (qualified components)
    • Airflow: min. 10m³/h
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300m to + 3,000m
  • Shock: 15g/11ms
  • Bump: 10g/16ms
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 2g/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), IEC1000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC1000-4-4 (burst)
Software Support
  • Nios sample design for Quartus II development tools
  • Flash update tools for Windows, Linux, VxWorks
  • Driver software depending on implemented FPGA functions
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

FPGA

Options

I/O
  • Two 10-pin plugs for onboard connection of two additional SA-Adapters via ribbon cable (on request)
  • One 40-pin plug for onboard connection of up to four additional SA-Adapters via ribbon cable (on request)
  • Different physical layers via SA-Adapter controlled by FPGA
FPGA
Customized IP core functions configurable by customer or MEN
Mechanical
  • 4, 8 or 12HP front panel dependent on number of SA-Adapters ( 8 or 12HP on request)
  • One-piece front panel
  • Different front panel cut-outs for audio, USB etc.
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.

Ordering Information

Standard F206N Models
02F206N00

F206N, 3U CompactPCI, 1-slot FPGA-based intelligent Nios II slave board, 32MB DRAM, 2MB Flash, 1x RS232 (08SA01-06) mounted, FPGA for user-defined functions, operation temperature -40..+85°C

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

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

Details
08SA02-00
SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

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

Details
08SA02-01
SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

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

Details
08SA02-07
SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

RS422/485, full duplex, optically isolated, -40..+85°C screened

Details
08SA03-00
SA3 - RS232 Interface Adapter

1 RS232, optically isolated, 0..+60°C

Details
08SA03-01
SA3 - RS232 Interface Adapter

RS232, optically isolated, -40..+85°C screened

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

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

Details
08SA08-01
SA8 - CAN Bus ISO High-Speed Interface Adapter

CAN bus ISO high-speed, optically isolated, -40..+85°C screened

Details
08SA15-00
SA15 - 8-Channel Binary I/O Adapter

8 digital I/O channels, -40..+85°C qualified, no RoHS

Details
08SA22-00
SA22 - IBIS Slave/Master Interface Adapter

IBIS master, -40..+85°C screened

Details
08SA22-01
SA22 - IBIS Slave/Master Interface Adapter

IBIS slave, -40..+85°C screened

Details
08SA25-00
SA25 - GPS Receiver Interface Adapter

GPS receiver, isolated, -40..+85°C screened

Details

Software

Linux
13Z100-91

Linux FPGA update tool (MEN)

13MD05-90

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

Windows
13Y018-70

Windows 64-bit FPGA update tool (MEN)

VxWorks
13Z100-60

VxWorks FPGA update tool (MEN)

13Z025-60

VxWorks native driver (MEN) for 16Z025_UART, 16Z057_UART and 16Z125_UART

FPGA
16F206N00

Nios-CompactPCI Open Platform FPGA Development Package (MEN) (without Altera Quartus II) (license not included in F206N)