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F223 - PCIe Mini Card Carrier for Wireless Functions

3U CompactPCI

The F223 is a rugged 3U CompactPCI carrier for wireless functions like WLAN, WAP, UMTS, GPS, GSM, HSDPA and LTE supporting PCI Express Mini Cards and up to 18 SIM cards.

  • F223 Product ImageF223 with front panel and PCI Express Mini Cards
  • F223 Product ImageStandard F223 without front panel and PCI Express Mini Cards
  • F223 Product ImageF223 with front panel and adapter board offering additional SIM card slots
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  • F223 Product Image
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Main Features

  • 2 PCI Express Mini Cards (full-/half-size)
  • For wireless applications (WLAN/WAP, UMTS, GPS, GSM, HSDPA, LTE)
  • 2 or 3 external antennas per module (reverse SMA)
  • Up to 18 SIM card slots
  • For cards with internal PCI Express and USB interface
  • -40 to +85Cscreened, conformal coating
  • 4 HP 32-bit/33-MHz CompactPCI
F223 Product Image

Technical Data

Card Interfaces
  • For two PCI Express Mini Cards
    • With two SIM card holders (one for each PCI Express Mini Card)
  • PCI Express and USB interface
  • Individual reset and power on/off for each PCI Express Mini Card
    • Via GPIO lines of the PCI Express/USB controller
  • Up to 16 additional SIM cards on a special adapter board
  • USB-SIM socket for SIM emulator
  • Please note that MEN does not offer SIM cards or mobile telephony contracts!
Front Connections
Up to six Reverse SMA antenna connectors (front panel available as an accessory)
CompactPCI Bus
  • Compliance with CompactPCI Core Specification PICMG 2.0 R3.0
  • Peripheral slot
  • 32-bit/33-MHz PCI-to-PCI Express bridge
  • V(I/O): +3.3V (+5V tolerant)
  • J2 connector with geographical addressing for distinguishing boards in a system with several boards
Electrical Specifications
Supply voltage/power consumption:
  • +5V (-3%/+5%), depending on plugged card, 1.1 A without PCI Express Mini Cards
  • +3.3V and 1.5V supply voltage for cards generated onboard
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to CompactPCI specification for 3U boards
  • Front panel: 4HP front panel with four SMA connectors available as an accessory
  • Weight:
    • 198 g (with front panel and PCI Express Mini cards)
    • 104 g (without front panel and PCI Express Mini cards)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+85°C (screened, only carrier, depending on configuration)
    • 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 + 3,000 m
  • Shock: 50 m/s², 30 ms (EN 61373)
  • 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
MTBF
1,224,236 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
Safety
  • Flammability
    • PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
  • Electrical Safety
    • Insulation measurement test according to EN 50155 (12.2.9.1) (railway)
    • Voltage withstand test according to EN 50155 (12.2.9.2) (railway)
    • Information technology equipment test according to EN 60950 (information technology equipment)
    • Voltage withstand test according to EN 50124-1 (Annex B) (signal- and telecommunication equipment)
EMC Conformity
  • EN 55022 (radio and conducted disturbance)
  • IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD)
  • IEC 61000-4-3 (electromagnetic field immunity)
  • IEC 61000-4-4 (burst)
  • IEC 61000-4-5 (surge)
  • IEC 61000-4-6 (conducted disturbances)
Software Support
MEN Driver Interface System (MDIS for all supported operating systems)

Options

Card Slots
  • Up to 22 SIM card holders (eleven for each PCI Express Mini Card)
  • I2S interface for audio signals (via digital audio I/O streamer)
    • I2S interface only with special non-standard PCI Express Mini Card
  • USB-SIM emulator
  • For two PCI Express Full-Mini or Half-Mini Cards (dual-use sockets)
Front Panel
  • Two or three antennas per PCI Express Mini Card
  • QMA instead of SMA antenna connectors
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 F223 Models
02F223-00

2 PCI Express MiniCard slots (USB and PCI Express support), 2 SIM card holders, SIM expansion socket, -40..+85°C screened (carrier only), conformal coating (front panel to be ordered separately)

Miscellaneous Accessories
0714-0015

Front panel, 4HP, with 4 SMA reverse connectors, -40 to +85°C screened

0714-0016

Front panel, 4HP, with 6 SMA reverse connectors, -40 to +85°C screened

0714-0017

Front panel 4HP, with 4x QMA reverse connectors, -40 to +85°C

08AE64-00

SIM card expansion board with 2x 8 SIM card slots, -40 to +85° screened, conformal coating

PCI Express Mini Cards
15PX01N00
PX1N - GLONASS & GPS Interface

GLONASS & GPS PCI Express MiniCard, Dead Reckoning, -40 to +85°C

Details
15PX05-00
PX5 - USB HID to Stereo Audio Interface

USB HID to analog audio PCI Express Mini Card, 1 stereo input and 1 stereo output, conformal coated

Details
15PX06-00
PX6 - Security Smart Card Reader

PX6, Security Smart Card Reader, 2FF Card holder, PCI Express Mini Card connector pass through, -40..+85°C

Details

Software

Linux
13MD05-90

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

Windows
13P7C9-70

MDIS5 Windows driver (MEN) for F223

System Examples

Internet Access in Trains

Application Examples

WLAN Server for Company Buses

The Wi-Fi based CompactPCI WLAN server uses two PCIe Mini Card carriers with up to 18 SIM cards for passenger internet and information services in buses.