BittWare's S5-6U-VPX (S56X) is a rugged 6U VPX card based on the high-bandwidth, power-efficient Altera Stratix V GX/GS FPGA. Designed for high-end applications, the Stratix V provides a high level of system integration and flexibility for I/O, routing, and processing. An ARM Cortex-A8 control processor provides a complete control plane interface; and a configurable 48-port multi-gigabit transceiver interface supports a variety of protocols, including Serial RapidIO, PCI Express, and 10GigE. The board features up to 8 GB of DDR3 SDRAM as well as Flash memory for booting the FPGAs. Providing additional flexibility are two VITA 57 FMC sites for enhancing the board's I/O and processing capabilities. The S56X also features a Board Management Controller (BMC) for advanced system monitoring, which greatly simplifies platform management. All of these features combine to make the S56X a versatile and efficient solution for creating and deploying high-performance FPGA computing systems.
- FPGA Development Kit
- Board Management Controller for Intelligent Platform Management
- BittWorks II Toolkit : host, command, and debug tools for BittWare hardware; source code porting kit also available
- Altera Quartus? II software
Board Quality Metrics
|Latest version of Quartus supported||15.1|
|Required Collateral Available|
|Reliability / Quality Assurance|
Defects per Million Opportunities (DPMO)
|Parts per Million (PPM)||N/A|
|Return Material Authorization (RMA) Policy||Contact BittWare.|
|CE Compliant||N. This is a system spec.|
|Conflict Mineral Policy Compliant
|Test Plan Summary|
BittWare offers complete software support for the S56X with its BittWorks II software tools. Designed to make developing and debugging applications for BittWare's boards easy and efficient, the Toolkit is a collection of libraries and applications that provides the glue between the host application and the hardware.
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