Concurrent Technologies Debuts SY AMC/205 MicroTCA Development System

Concurrent Technologies announces a MicroTCA[tm] System designed to aid the bench development of MicroTCA[tm] applications. The SY AMC/205 is a 5-slot MicroTCA free-standing cube which supports up to 5 AdvancedMC[tm] (AMC) modules. To focus the development process the SY AMC/205 comes pre-loaded with a dual-core processor AMC, a graphics and storage-disk AMC, and a MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) which leaves 3 AMC slots available for system development. Typical applications for MicroTCA systems are telecommunications, security, defence, image-processing, process-control and medical markets.

The SY AMC/205, a free-standing MicroTCA development system, providing 3 full-height AMC slots (1 double-width and 2 single-width) for OEM AMC modules. The system supports the PICMG® MicroTCA and PICMG AMC.0 specifications.

The pre-loaded boards supplied by Concurrent Technologies support IPMI 1.5 (AMC.0) and are fitted as follows:

  • AM 110/102 – 2.16GHz Intel® Core[tm] 2 Duo AMC SBC fitted with 4 Gbytes of SDRAM
  • AM 400/101 – CRT and DFP graphics adaptor including 2.5″ SATA hard disk drive
  • MT MCH/001 – MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) with a 6-port Gigabit Ethernet switch and a 6 x4-link PCI Express® switch

Concurrent Technologies SY AMC/205 MicroTCA Development System with 5 AMC slotsThe SY AMC/205 Development System is supplied with a 320W universal power supply and a plug-removable cooling fan cassette. The MCH supports on-board Carrier Manager software accessible via a remote web browser. Since the AM 110/102 supports many of today’s leading operating systems, including Linux®, Windows® XP, Windows® XP Embedded, Windows® 2000 and QNX® the SY AMC/205 is suitable for a wide range of user configured applications.

The SY AMC/205 Development System uses standard Concurrent Technologies products allowing easy progression from development to implementation. Concurrent Technologies provides a range of AMC modules please visit the website for further details.

About Concurrent Technologies
Concurrent Technologies is an international ISO 9001:2000 company specializing in the design and manufacture of commercial-off-the-shelf and custom designed industrial computer boards for critical embedded applications. The company, which was founded in 1985, has offices in the USA, UK and China as well as a worldwide distributor network. The company has a wide range of high performance Intel® processor based VME, VXS, CompactPCI® and AdvancedMC[tm] products, which are complemented by an extensive offering of PMC (PCI Mezzanine Card) products. Concurrent Technologies is an Affiliate Member of the Intel® Communications Alliance (ICA), a community of communications and embedded developers and solution providers. Concurrent Technologies complies to the RoHS 2002/95/EC directive.

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