Barcelona

Quad ‘C6201 or ‘C6701 Hot SwapCompactPCI® Processing Engine

 

 

Overview

Spectrum’s Barcelona-HS board is a Quad ‘C6201 or ‘C6701 DSP processing engine provided ina Hot Swap 6U CompactPCI form factor. Barcelona-HS combines all the necessary multiprocessor DSP hardware and software tools to begin development for high availability(HA) systems. This board comes equipped with either four TMS320C6201 fixed-point DSPprocessors, or four TMS320C6701 floating-point DSP processors from Texas Instruments. The‘C6201 and ‘C6701 DSP uses TI’s high-performance VelociTI™ VLIW architecture which includes32 general purpose 32-bit registers, 6 arithmetic logic units (ALUs), and two 16-bit multiplierswhich generate a 32-bit result. When combined with Spectrum’s Hurricane PCI bridge ASIC ina distributed shared memory architecture, the Barcelona-HS board provides more than twicethe inter-processor communications bandwidth of traditional architectures.

Features and Benefits

Features

  • Full compliance with PICMG Hot SwapSpecification 2.1 R2.0
  • Choice of four 200 MHz 1600 MIPSTMS320C6201 processors or four 167 MHz1 GFLOPS TMS320C6701 processors
  • 32-bit, 33 MHz 6U CompactPCI board
  • 2 MB of SBSRAM and 64 MB of SDRAM
  • 2K x 32 quad port memory for low latencyand deterministic inter-processorcommunication
  • Hurricane, a single-chip PCI bridgeoptimized for DSP systems
  • Flexible I/O interfaces
  • Comprehensive software support includinghot swap drivers

Benefits

  • Fully hot swappable
  • Powerful fixed-point or floating-point DSPsignal processing engine
  • Ultra-high bandwidth mezzanine interfacesdirectly to DSP to eliminate bottlenecks
  • Board architecture eliminates double-handling of data and provides greater thantwo times the inter-processorcommunications bandwidth of traditionalarchitectures
Applications

Ideal for high-availability applications such as satellite earth stations, signal monitoring,surveillance, tactical radio systems and cellular base stations

 

Find A Local Rep

 

China

Hirain Technologies – China

 

India

Tattva Solutions – India

 

 

South Korea

VME Tech – South Korea

 

USA - South East

IRep Inc. – USA – South East Region

Coverage Area:  AL, MS, FL, GA, SC, NC, KY, TN

 

Japan

K.K. Rocky – Japan

 

Italy

Eurolink Systems – Italy

 

Israel

Digital Communication technologies (DCT) – Israel

 

USA - Washington Area

Mechtronics Sales, Inc. – USA – Virginia/Maryland

Coverage Area: VA, MD, DC, PA, Southern NJ, W. VA

 

 

USA - New England

AD Electronics – USA – New England

Coverage: MA, NH, ME, VT, CT, RI, NY

 

 

USA - Central

KJS Marketing, Inc. – USA – Central

Coverage Area: OH, IN, MI, IL, IA, MO, KS, NE, SD, ND, MN, WI

 

USA - Southwest

Sierra Sales, Inc. – USA – Southwest 

Coverage Area: AZ, CO, ID, NM, MT, UT, WY, El Paso county in TX

 

 

USA - West Coast

West Coast Reps, Inc. – USA – West Coast

Coverage Area: CA, NV, HI

 

 

China

SEASIA Enterprises Inc. – China

 

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