Melbourne

VME SharcPAC Motherboard

Overview

The Melbourne VME SharcPAC Motherboard has been designed to allow the integration of high performance digital signal processing systems into a standard VME environment. Using the Analog Devices SHARC processor in a distributed memory parallel
architecture, the system can integrate the following in a single 6U VME slot:

  • High performance VME-64 Master/S lave interface
  • Up to l8 SHARC processors (when populated with Octal SharcPACs)
  • Up to 64 MBytes of DRAM (when populated with DRAM SharcPACs, giving a total of four SHARCs)
  • Up to l8 Mbytes of zero-wait-state SRAM (when populated with dual SRAM SharcPACs, giving a total of six SHARCs)
  • Numerous high-bandwidth I/O options using application-specifìc SharcPACs.
Features and Benefits

The Melbourne is in the form of a standard 6U x 160mm VME board, with I or 2 ADSP-
2106x processors on-board and 2 SharcPAC module sites. Other features include:

  • Each on-board SHARC is optionally provided with 128K or 512K by 48 bits of zero-wait-state SRAM, and/or lM or 4M by 32 bits of fast page-mode DRAM.
  • VME slave capability with VMEbus and local interrupts. The VME interface is restricted to one of the on-board SHARCs (SHARC 0) and it’s local memory.
  • VME master capability. SHARC 0 can access any VME address in any mode. The board can operate as the slot 1 controller of the VME bus.
  • SHARC 0 can boot from a 256K by 8 bit flash ROM, from a VME host, or fromanother SHARC board via a link port. All other SHARCs and SharcPACs boot over links attached to SHARC 0.
  • RS-232 interface for a debug terminal. This interface is accessible from SHARC 0.

The processors and SharcPACs are interconnected with the SHARC link ports. The network topology is highly flexible, since a total of l8 links are available off-board. The user can connect these link ports using impedance matched cables. A high level of connectivity between processors can be achieved, and the network can be expanded to
multiple boards.

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

 

Optionally, you can send you request for information/quotation to a qualified Spectrum representative by entering their company name into the “Request Quote from a Spectrum Rep” field in the contact form to the right. Your request for information/quotation will be forwarded to them, along with the contact info you have provided. You can find the Spectrum rep closest to you through the map above this text, or our “Find a Rep” page.

Request Quotation

[ninja_forms_display_form id=1]