3U CompactPCI Serial Board Transfers 5 GBits/s per Port on USB 3.0

New MEN Micro board features four USB host interfaces for maximum flexibility

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3U CompactPCI Serial Board Transfers 5 GBits/s per Lane and Direction

Ambler, PA (PRWEB) July 05, 2012

MEN Micro Inc., a world-renowned provider of embedded computing and I/O solutions for mission-critical industrial, mobile and harsh environment applications, now offers the G201, a 3U CompactPCI Serial peripheral board that incorporates four front-end USB 3.0 host interfaces, used to either connect fast USB 3.0 devices or to extend the 2.0 USB interfaces of the CPU board.

Each port, connected via PCI Express, can handle data transfers of up to 5 Gbits/s per direction, which is a tenfold increase over USB 2.0 ports. This enhanced transfer speed makes the new G201 ideal for data-intensive applications, including connecting external storage media and devices such as high-speed cameras.

The board is not only fast, but robust enough for harsh and mobile environments. Operating temperature is -40°C to +85°C and it is prepared for conformal coating to protect against humidity and dust.

When combined with a CompactPCI Serial or CompactPCI PlusIO CPU, the G201’s high data transfer rates meet an equally fast, serial-based, high-performance platform, making the resulting system a future-safe solution.

Using the Standard-A connector for the USB ports, the 3.0 interfaces are backwards compatible to USB 2.0 for additional system flexibility.

Pricing for the G201 is $384. Delivery is six to eight weeks ARO.

For additional information, visit http://www.menmicro.com/02G201-.html or contact Stephen Cunha, MEN Micro Inc., 24 N. Main Street, Ambler, Pa. 19002; Phone: 215-542-9575; Fax: 215-542-9577; E-mail: Stephen.Cunha(at)menmicro(dot)com.

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About MEN Micro Inc.
Since its inception, MEN Micro has focused on innovation, reliability and flexibility to develop standard and custom embedded boards and systems that employ the highest technology and innovations. The company provides a robust offering of highly reliable embedded computing and I/O solutions widely used in extreme environmental conditions found in industrial and safety-critical applications.

MEN Micro offers more than 100 standard embedded boards and systems based on Intel and PowerPC with corresponding BIOS, BSP and driver software as well as a host of custom solutions. In addition to CompactPCI, CompactPCI PlusIO, CompactPCI Serial and VMEbus SBCs, the company’s products include DAL and SIL certifiable safe computer assemblies; ESMexpress, ESMini and ESM Computer-On-Modules; PMC, XMC and M-Modules as system-independent mezzanine I/O standards; box and display computers; and network components, gateways and Ethernet switches.

Starting with development, through design-in and beyond, MEN Micro provides its customers with advice and support as well as environmental qualification services in accordance with industry standards. MEN Micro is the US subsidiary of MEN Mikro Elektronik in Germany, which has over 200 employees worldwide and is a member of several industry associations, consortiums and alliances.


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