Press Release Summary:
Easy PowerPC 750FX is a true turnkey VME system incorporating VME 2eSST-enabled PowerPC 750FX SBC with 256 Mb DRAM, 64 Mb Flash, 2 PMC sites, 36 Gb SCSI disk, 2U rack, embedded software, and 1 month access to technical support hotline. Suited for full range of mission-critical COTS applications, system is equipped with VxWorks 5.5, LynxOS, and Linux 2.4. Small demo and benchmark programs are provided for each operating system.
Original Press Release:
Integrated, Turnkey PowerPC 750FX-Based VME Development/Evaluation System Introduced By Thales Computers
Raleigh, NC, July 2004 - Thales Computers, a leader in providing integrated PowerPC(TM) and Pentium®-based VME COTS computing systems and solutions to OEMs and system integrators, has announced a unique integrated PowerPC 750FX-based VME system designed for rapid and easy system development and evaluation. The new Easy PowerPC 750FX is ideal for a full range of mission-critical COTS applications.
The Easy PowerPC 750FX is a true turnkey VME system incorporating a VME 2eSST-enabled PowerPC 750FX SBC with 256 MB DRAM, 64 MB Flash, 2 PMC sites, a 36 GB SCSI disk, a 2U rack, embedded software, and a full month of free access to a technical support hotline.
To simplify setup and evaluation, this integrated system is furnished with three of the most popular and powerful operating systems in the embedded COTS marketplace: VxWorks 5.5, LynxOS, and Linux 2.4. This OS combination allows instant choice and comparison.
Designed for exceptional ease of use, the Easy PowerPC 750FX system enables the user to have the system up and running in just seconds using simple firmware commands. Small demo and benchmark programs are provided for each of the three operating systems.
Cost for this high-performance, low power dissipation, integrated evaluation system starts at $7,800. Delivery is 2 weeks ARO.
For more information on the new Easy PowerPC 750FX system, please visit Thales Computers' web site at www.thalescomputers.com/docs/easy-powerpc750-053-0erev.pdf, or contact Thales Computers at E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 800-848-2330; Fax: 919-231-8001.
About Thales: Thales is an international electronics and systems group serving the defense, aerospace, and security markets. The group employs 62,000 people worldwide and generated revenues of Euros10.6 billion in 2003.
Thales Computers is a leading developer of commercial and ruggedized VMEbus systems solutions based on PowerPC and Pentium microprocessors. The company's products are optimized for a wide variety of applications in the military, aerospace, transportation, communications, and industrial markets and are used by customers worldwide, including Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Boeing, Bombardier, Toshiba, BAE, British Aerospace, Ericsson, Alcatel, Thales Group, and others.