Cobham Gaisler AB provides IP cores and supporting development tools for embedded processors based on the SPARC architecture. We specialize in digital hardware design for both commercial and aerospace applications


The GR-CPCI-AX board has been developed as a co-operation between Aeroflex Gaisler and Pender Electronic Design, to support the early development and fast prototyping of LEON3 designs. The board incorporates a socket for an Actel AX2000/RTAX2000 field programmable gate array, and is capable of operating stand-alone, as a Compact-PCI plug-in card, and as a Compact-PCI system controller.


GR-CPCI-AX board features:

  • Compact-PCI plug-in form factor
  • Socket for AX2000-FG896 or RTAX2000-CGA624 devices
  • 8 Mbyte FLASH prom (8M x 8)
  • 1 standard SO-DIMM socket for up to 256 Mbyte SDRAM with ECC
  • 4 Mbyte static ram with ECC (1M x 40)
  • 10/100 Mbit Ethernet MAC (LAN91C111)
  • 33/66 MHz, 32/64-bit CPCI interface (3V)
  • Standard RS-232 UART port for DSU
  • 120-pins memory and custom I/O expansion connectors (AMP-177-984-5)
  • JTAG and slave-serial FPGA programming capability
  • CPCI system controller (clock distribution & PCI arbitration)
  • LEON3-FT compatible

To provide more I/O possibilities, additional I/O expansion boards are available. LEON3 RTEMS and Bare-C cross-compilers can be downloaded freely.

Additional software tools such as BSP for VxWorks and ThreadX can be purchased separately.


Document File
Product description alt GR-CPCI-AX2000_product_sheet.pdf
User's Manual alt GR-CPCI-AX2000_user_manual.pdf
Assembly drawing alt GR-CPCI-AX2000_assy_drawing.pdf

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