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F215 - Universal Interface Board

3U CompactPCI

The F215 is a 3U CompactPCI Serial peripheral card offering different interface configurations for RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 UARTs, CAN bus or binary I/O.

  • F215 Product ImageF215 3U CompactPCI Universal Interface Board
  • F215 Product Image

Main Features

  • 5 interfaces at 8 HP front: 2 UARTs, 2 CAN bus, 1 binary I/O port
  • Other function combinations via FPGA IP cores
  • For protocols/physical layers like RS232/RS422/RS485, HDLC, InterBus-S, CAN bus, binary I/O
  • Physical layers via SA-Adapters
  • -40 to +85C with qualified components
F215 Product Image

Technical Data

I/O Interfaces
  • Different variations possible through FPGA IP cores and SA-Adapters:
    • RS232
    • RS422
    • RS485
    • IBIS master/slave
    • CAN bus
    • HDLC
    • Binary I/O
    • The FPGA offers the possibility to add customized I/O functionality. See FPGA.
    • Option matrix showing possible IP cores and SA-Adapters (PDF)
  • Accessible via onboard connectors
    • Physical interface at front panel using SA-Adapters
    • Two interfaces for direct onboard connection of SA-Adapters
    • Up to six interfaces for connection of SA-Adapters via 10-pin ribbon cable
  • Standard factory interface configuration:
    • 8 HP front panel with five SA-Adapter cut-outs for
    • 2 CAN bus interfaces
    • 2 UART interfaces
    • 1 binary I/O interface
    • No SA-Adapters included by standard; they can be selected as needed
  • Standard factory FPGA configuration:
    • 16Z029_CAN - CAN controller (controls CAN X1)
    • 16Z029_CAN - CAN controller (controls CAN X2)
    • 16Z125_UART - UART controller (controls UARTs X3/X4)
    • 16Z037_GPIO - GPIO controller (8 I/O lines on X5)
Memory
4 MB serial Flash for FPGA configuration
Miscellaneous
Four status LEDs at front panel
  • One status LED to signal FPGA configuration (interfaces ready)
  • Three user LEDs, FPGA-controlled by 16Z034_GPIO controller
Local PCI Bus
  • 32-bit/33-MHz, 3.3 V V(I/O)
  • Compliant with PCI Specification 2.2
CompactPCI Bus
  • Compliance with CompactPCI Core Specification PICMG 2.0 R3.0
  • Peripheral slot
  • V(I/O): +3.3 V
Electrical Specifications
Supply voltage/power consumption:
  • +5 V (-3%/+5%), current depends on mounted SA-Adapters; 200 mA without SA-Adapters
  • +3.3 V (-3%/+5%), 150 mA typ.
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to CompactPCI specification for 3U boards
  • Front panel: 8 HP with ejector
    • For up to five interfaces
  • Weight: 175 g (w/o SA-Adapters)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+85°C (qualified components)
    • Airflow: min. 1.0 m/s
  • 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
  • Shock:
    • 15 g, 11 ms (EN 60068-2-27)
    • 50 m/s², 30 ms (EN 61373)
  • Bump: 10 g, 16 ms (EN 60068-2-29)
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 1 g, 10 Hz - 150 Hz (EN 60068-2-6)
  • Vibration (function): 1 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz (EN 61373)
  • Vibration (lifetime): 7.9 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz (EN 61373)
  • Conformal coating on request
MTBF
383 944 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
Safety
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
EMC
Tested according to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC 61000-4-4 (burst)
Software Support
  • Driver software for Windows, Linux, VxWorks, QNX
  • Flash update tools for Windows, Linux, VxWorks
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

FPGA

Options

Physical Layers
  • Via up to eight SA-Adapters
  • Different variations possible through FPGA IP cores and SA-Adapters:
    • RS232
    • RS422
    • RS485
    • IBIS master/slave
    • CAN bus
    • HDLC
    • Binary I/O
    • InterBus-S
    • GPS
    • Other physical layers dependent on FPGA configuration
    • Option matrix showing possible IP cores and SA-Adapters (PDF)
Mechanical
  • 4, 8 or 12 HP front panel dependent on number of SA-Adapters
    • 4 HP with 2 onboard SA-Adapters
    • 8 HP with 5 SA-Adapters (standard)
    • 12 HP with 8 SA-Adapters
  • One-piece front panel
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 F215 Models
02F215-00

8 HP FPGA-based universal interface for direct connection of 2x CAN (first slot), 2x UART and 1x 8-bit GPIO (second slot) at front as standard FPGA content plus space for user-defined functions, -40..+85°C qualified, interface SA-Adapters to be ordered separately

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
08SA02-07
SA2 - RS422/RS485 Interface Adapter

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

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
08SA25-01
SA25 - GPS Receiver Interface Adapter

GPS receiver, SMA antenna, isolated, -40..+85°C qualified, conformal coating

Details

Software

Linux
13Z055-90

Linux native driver (MEN) for 16Z055_HDLC with TCP/PPP support

13Z025-90

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

13Z016-06

MDIS5 driver (MEN) for 16Z029_CAN (CANopen master)

13MD05-90

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

13Z100-91

Linux FPGA update tool (MEN)

Windows
10Y000-78

Windows Embedded Standard 7 BSP for F19P, F21P, F22P, F23P, G20, G22, G23, CB70C, CB70, XM2, MM2, BC50M, BC50I, BL50W, BL50S, BC70M, BL70S, BL70W, BL70E, DC2, F205, F206, F210, F215, F216, G215, P506, P507 and P511

13Z016-70

MDIS5 Windows driver (MEN) for 16Z029_CAN (CANopen master)

13Y018-70

Windows 64-bit FPGA update tool (MEN)

13F215-77

Windows Installset (MEN) for F215, G215 and G229

VxWorks
13Z100-60

VxWorks FPGA update tool (MEN)

13Z025-60

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

13Z017-06

MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for 16Z034_GPIO, 16Z037_GPIO and 16Z127_GPIO

13Z016-06

MDIS5 driver (MEN) for 16Z029_CAN (CANopen master)

13Z015-06

MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for 16Z029_CAN (MSCAN/Layer2)

QNX
13Z100-40

QNX FPGA update tool (MEN)

13Z025-42

QNX 6.5 native driver (MEN) for 16Z025_UART and 16Z125_UART

13Z025-41

QNX 6.4 native driver (MEN) for 16Z025_UART and 16Z125_UART

13Z025-40

QNX 6.3 native driver (MEN) for 16Z025_UART and 16Z125_UART

13Z017-06

MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for 16Z034_GPIO, 16Z037_GPIO and 16Z127_GPIO

13Z016-06

MDIS5 driver (MEN) for 16Z029_CAN (CANopen master)

13Z015-06

MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for 16Z029_CAN (MSCAN/Layer2)

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