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Product short description:
  • One AcroPack or mini-PCIe mezzanine module slot
  • Low-profile PCIe carrier card

This board interfaces one AcroPack mezzanine module to a PCI Express bus on a PC-based computer system.

This board interfaces one AcroPack mezzanine module to a PCI Express bus on a PC-based computer system.

Select I/O modules from Acromag’s offering or use most third-party mPCIe compliant modules.

The AcroPack® product line updates our popular Industry Pack I/O modules with a PCIe interface format. This tech-refresh design offers a compact size, low-cost I/O, the same functionality and memory map of the existing Industry Pack modules.

Performance Specifications

PCI Express Bus Compliance

This device meets or exceeds all written PCI Express specifications per revision 2.1. The host port consists of one PCIe lane, each of the mini-PCIe sites have one lane each.

I/O Interface

Connectors
P1 (PCIe Bus): PCIe V2.1.
J3 (Carrier Field I/O): 68-pin, CHAMP (TE Connectivity 5796055-1).
P2,(AcroPack Field I/O): 100-pin socket (Samtec SS5-50-3.00-L-D-K-RT).
J1, (Mini-PCIe): 52-pin socket (TE Connectivity 1759547-1).
P3 (JTAG): 14-pin header (Molex 87832-1420).
Gold plating in the connection area, M2.5 screws and spacers provide excellent connection integrity and stability for harsh environments.

Ease of Use

A standard 14-pin Xilinx JTAG programming header is provided for programming and debugging the FPGA on some AcroPack modules.

Physical

Physical Configuration
PCIe x1 low-profile
Length:  6.3 inches (160 mm).
Height:  2.711 inches (68.86 mm).
Includes standard and low-profile brackets.

Environmental

Operating temperature: -40 to 85°C
Storage temperature: -55 to 125°C.
Relative humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing.
Power
3.3 Volts (±10%): 0.55mA typical
12 Volts (±5%): 25mA Typical

The APCe7012E-LF has DC/DC converters to provide the power supply voltages to the AcroPack modules that are not present at the host interface. The 1.5 Volt supply is sourced from the 3.3 Volt host power.  The 5 Volt and -12 Volt supply is sourced from 12 Volt host power.

  • One AcroPack or mini-PCIe module slot
  • PCI Express compliant
  • Plug-and-play carrier configuration and interrupt support
  • Fused 1.5V, 3.3V, 5V, 12V, and -12V DC power is provided. A fuse is present on each supply line serving each AcroPack module.
  • Front panel 68-pin CHAMP 0.8mm connectors for field I/O signals
  • Optional isolated power supplies. Support for AcroPacks requiring ±12 Volt isolated power
  • Extended temperature range
  • DIP switch card identification
  • Standard 14-pin Xilinx JTAG programming header
  • Software development tools for VxWorks®, Linux®, and Windows® environments
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Additional information

Weight N/A
Dimensions N/A
Part Number

APCe7012E-LF: holds 1 AcroPack board.

Product Series

AcroPack Series

  • Description

    This board interfaces one AcroPack mezzanine module to a PCI Express bus on a PC-based computer system.

    Select I/O modules from Acromag’s offering or use most third-party mPCIe compliant modules.

    The AcroPack® product line updates our popular Industry Pack I/O modules with a PCIe interface format. This tech-refresh design offers a compact size, low-cost I/O, the same functionality and memory map of the existing Industry Pack modules.

    Performance Specifications

    PCI Express Bus Compliance

    This device meets or exceeds all written PCI Express specifications per revision 2.1. The host port consists of one PCIe lane, each of the mini-PCIe sites have one lane each.

    I/O Interface

    Connectors
    P1 (PCIe Bus): PCIe V2.1.
    J3 (Carrier Field I/O): 68-pin, CHAMP (TE Connectivity 5796055-1).
    P2,(AcroPack Field I/O): 100-pin socket (Samtec SS5-50-3.00-L-D-K-RT).
    J1, (Mini-PCIe): 52-pin socket (TE Connectivity 1759547-1).
    P3 (JTAG): 14-pin header (Molex 87832-1420).
    Gold plating in the connection area, M2.5 screws and spacers provide excellent connection integrity and stability for harsh environments.

    Ease of Use

    A standard 14-pin Xilinx JTAG programming header is provided for programming and debugging the FPGA on some AcroPack modules.

    Physical

    Physical Configuration
    PCIe x1 low-profile
    Length:  6.3 inches (160 mm).
    Height:  2.711 inches (68.86 mm).
    Includes standard and low-profile brackets.

    Environmental

    Operating temperature: -40 to 85°C
    Storage temperature: -55 to 125°C.
    Relative humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing.
    Power
    3.3 Volts (±10%): 0.55mA typical
    12 Volts (±5%): 25mA Typical

    The APCe7012E-LF has DC/DC converters to provide the power supply voltages to the AcroPack modules that are not present at the host interface. The 1.5 Volt supply is sourced from the 3.3 Volt host power.  The 5 Volt and -12 Volt supply is sourced from 12 Volt host power.

  • Features & Benefits

    • One AcroPack or mini-PCIe module slot
    • PCI Express compliant
    • Plug-and-play carrier configuration and interrupt support
    • Fused 1.5V, 3.3V, 5V, 12V, and -12V DC power is provided. A fuse is present on each supply line serving each AcroPack module.
    • Front panel 68-pin CHAMP 0.8mm connectors for field I/O signals
    • Optional isolated power supplies. Support for AcroPacks requiring ±12 Volt isolated power
    • Extended temperature range
    • DIP switch card identification
    • Standard 14-pin Xilinx JTAG programming header
    • Software development tools for VxWorks®, Linux®, and Windows® environments
  • Tech Papers

    What is FPGA Zynq UltraScale+?
    APZU FPGA-based digital I/O modules provide programmable Xilinx® Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC This paper is a brief overview of some of Acromag’s APZU FPGA Zynq® UltraScale+™ with MPSoC products, as well as the features of AcroPack Zinq UltraScale+, the carrier boards that host AcroPack mezzanine modules. We’ll highlight some of the development tools, the engineering design kit, and...
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    FPGAs and Their Use in the Embedded Space What are FPGAs and FPGA Applications in the Embedded Space? Topics in this webcast include: What FPGAs Are Best-suited Applications Coding Methods Processing Types This video is part one of a three-part series in collaboration with Vic Myers Associates discussing the use of FPGAs and their applications.  ...
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  • Specs & Data Sheets

  • Software

    APSW-API-LNX (Log in to download the file)
  • Accessories

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      • Communication Signal Cables
      • Wide assortment of ribbon cables
      $45$705
      Select options
    • Compare

      APSW-API: I/O Function Routines for VxWorks, Windows, Linux

      • Programming interface with function routines for AcroPack modules/carriers.
      • Customizable for other operating systems.
      $360$835
      Select options
    • Compare

      Termination Products

      • DIN rail-mount panels
      • 50 screw terminals on 50-pin connector termination panels
      • 50 screw terminals on SCSI-2 connector termination panels
      • 68 screw terminals on SCSI-3 connector termination panels
      $170$245
      Select options
  • Additional information

    Additional information

    Weight N/A
    Dimensions N/A
    Part Number

    APCe7012E-LF: holds 1 AcroPack board.

    Product Series

    AcroPack Series