New Kontron CompactPCI CP3004-SA: bringing more performance and reliability to applications in demanding environments
Published: 2 December 2015 - Lisa Peake
Kontron announces its latest addition to the CompactPCI CPU Board Family, the CP3004-SA.
The CP3004-SA is a 3 U blade based on the 5th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and the 4th Gen Intel Core i5 and i3 processors. The dual core versions provide for low heat dissipation. Moreover, all cores have the capability for dynamic adjustment of the thermal design power (TDP), to maintain a temperature limit needed in certain environments. These cores alone provide increased performance-per-watt, enhanced and accelerated floating point calculation and high-end graphics.
The CompactPCI modular form factor is popular in Industrial Automation for plant and machine control, Military and Defense for a wide variety of systems, and Energy for coal, oil and gas applications. Suitable for all markets, CompactPCI is designed for higher reliability and long term programs, as well as demanding environments. Feature highlights of the CP3004-SA include USB3.0, SATA6Gb/s, 3xGbE, PCIe, and security/trusted platform module (TPM- option). Additionally, the Kontron CP3004 has a variety of optional extensions including Smart Extension (USB, SATA), SATA NAND Flash Module, CFast, 8/12HP for 1 or 2 HDD, and 8HP extension for XMC.