The Q6 processor card offers the following key features:
Builds on extensive heritage from flight-proven Q-card
Xilinx Spartan 6, including one or more
soft CPUs and optional FPUs
Memory: 2x 128Mbytes LPDDR RAM, 2x
Power: typ. 1W @ 3.3V to 5.5V
Interfaces included: Ethernet, serial,
analog and digital I/O, JTAG
can be used as a stand-alone processor card, or in a "Q-Stack"
with one or more daughtercards for end applications. Xiphos
offers the following standard daughtercards for the Q6:
The Q6-Power Card is designed to support additional
power conditioning features for the Q6, and to provide CAN, Ethernet
and SpaceWire interfaces in addition to interfaces already included
on the Q6 itself.
The Q6 - USB / FireWire / Serial Interface Module
provides two (2) USB interfaces,
two (2) RS-232/422/485 interfaces, and one (1) FireWire interface,
in addition to interfaces already included on the Q6 itself.
The Q6 - Analog and Digital I/O Module
provides extensive additional analog and digital
I/O capability, in addition to interfaces already included on the Q6
The Q6 - Motor Drive Module
provides capability for control of specific motor
drives. In its standard configuration, the each Q6 stack
can support up to 3 MDMs, although these can be multiplexed for
Each of the Q6, Power Card, AIM, UIM and MDM can be provided with or
without standard enclosures.
Further information on standard daughtercards and enclosures is
available on request from Xiphos.