Press Release Summary:
PICMGÂ® 2.16 Ethernet Packet Switching Development Kit consists of 9-slot tower with 8-slot PICMG 2.16 Ethernet Packet Switching backplane, which has mix of PICMG 2.16 node slots and standard CompactPCI slots. Kit includes provisions for CD ROM drive, hard drive and floppy drive; provisions for 80 mm rear plug-in modules and transition modules; embedded 300 W ATX power supply; and push/pull fans with CoolSlot(TM) air-deflecting card guides.
Original Press Release:
PICMG(R) 2.16 Ethernet Packet Switching Development Kit
Ayer, MA., Hybricon Corporation announces the release of a PICMG 2.16 development chassis that complies with the PICMG 2.16 specification which was approved and released on September 5, 2001. The PICMG 2.16 CompactPCI Packet Switching Backplane specification provides a standardized way to implement an Ethernet Switch Fabric in a standard backplane without the use of cables, and using standardized backplane connector pinouts. As a sponsor member of the PICMG 2.16 effort, Hybricon has performed all of the PICMG 2.16 Signal Integrity simulations for PICMG, has balloted the PICMG 2.16 subcommittee draft specification and is intimately familiar with PICMG 2.16.
Hybricon's development kit consists of a 9-slot tower with an 8-slot PICMG 2.16 Ethernet Packet Switching backplane which has a mix of PICMG 2.16 node slots and standard CompactPCI slots for
development lab use.
Additional features include:
> Provisions for CD ROM drive, hard drive & floppy drive
> Provisions for 80mm rear plug-in modules and transition modules
> Optimum cooling using push/pull fans and with CoolSlot(TM) air deflecting card guides
> Embedded 300W ATX power supply
> Easily customized with disk drive, power supplies, and various front panels
> Available with integrated CPU, peripherals and operating system pre-loaded and tested by Hybricon