Kontron VX3230

Ultra Lower Power SBC, Air Cooled & Conduction Cooled Builds

Manufacturer: Kontron
Kontron VX3230

Kontron's VPX3 product family is the ideal solution for rapid bring up and deployments of 3U VPX embedded computers. The VX3230 and its 1 GHz 8544 powerPC processor gives you coolest implementation of a E500 core with plenty of features.


CPU SpecFreescale MPC8544 running at 1 GHz
32-bit PowerPC E500 Core
Double precision embedded scalar and vector floating-point APUs
Memory Management Unit (MMU)
Integrated Security Engine
Memory1 GB of DDR2-533 SDRAM with ECC support
NetworkDual Gigabit Ethernet: dual ports configurable either on the front RJ-45 or on the rear VPX backplane connector
StorageInnovative USB connector allows concurrent Flash disk module AND PMC support
Dual SATA-150 ports
USBUSB 2.0 port on rear
Front I/OFront Panel Interfaces: 2 build options
• XMC/PMC front panel, no front Ethernet port
• Dual Gigabit Ethernet and USB ports, no XMC/PMC
Rear I/OVPX: VPX standard on P0/P1/P2
PMC I/Os: 64 bits of I/Os PMC, on P2
Gigabit Ethernet:
• Depending on Ethernet interfaces manufacturing option:
• Up to 2 1000BASE-T on P1 (VITA 46.9), configurable by firmware or
• Up to 2 1000BASE-BX on P1 (VITA 46.9), configurable by firmware
PCI Express: 4x PCI Express x1 on P1 (VITA 46.4)
Serial: 2x EIA-232/485 serial interfaces on P2, configurable by firmware
USB: 2x USB ports on P1 (VITA 46.9), configurable by firmware
SATA: 2x Serial ATA ports on P1 (VITA 46.9)
Reset: Main reset input available on P0 connector
• 3x User GPIOs on P1, including OpenVPX GDISCRETE1, and MASKABLE RESET
• 3 additional GPIOs on P0, replacing unused JTAG pins
SMB: 2x System Management Bus on P0


ExpansionVPX backplane switch interface: PCI-Express x4
Conformal CoatingSA - Standard Commercial: Conformal coating on request
RC - Rugged Conduction-Cooled: Conformal coating as standard
TemperatureSA - Standard Commercial:
• Operation: 0 to +55°C
• Storage: -45 to +85°C
• 1.5 m/s without throttling at 55°C
• VITA 47-Class AC1

RC - Rugged Conduction-Cooled:
• Operation: -40 to +71°C/+85°C option
• Storage: -45 to +100°C
• No airflow required, conduction cooled
• VITA 47-Class CCE3, CC4 option
HumiditySA - Standard Commercial: 90% without condensation
RC - Rugged Conduction-Cooled: 95% without condensation
Altitude-1,500 to 60,000 ft (all versions)
VibrationSA - Standard Commercial: 20-500 Hz - 2g
RC - Rugged Conduction-Cooled: 22-2,000 Hz - 5g
ShockSA - Standard Commercial: 20g/11 ms Half Sine
RC - Rugged Conduction-Cooled: 40g/11 ms Half Sine
Warranty2 Years



VX3230-SA Air-Cooled Commercial Build, 1 GB SDRAM DDR2, USB Flash Disk slot and XMC/PMC slot

VX3230-SA Air-Cooled Commercial Build, 1 GB SDRAM DDR2, USB Flash Disk slot, no XMC/PMC slot

VX3230-RC Rugged Conduction-Cooled Build, 1 GB SDRAM DDR2, USB Flash Disk slot and XMC/PMC slot
Accessories: VX3230-RTM PB-VX3-000 VX3230 VPX Rear Transition Module with PIM connector
VX3230-RTM PB-VX3-001 VX3230 VPX Rear Transition Module with onboard I/O


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