AMC Development Carrier















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ATCA compliant Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) Carrier is an ATCA standard carrier with provisions for the latest in high-speed communications.  With carrier based switchable redundant 10 Gbps XAUI busses and dual 10/100/1000Base-T to the AMC slots, this carrier enables the next generation of communications AMCs.




Key Benefits

  • Smart
    • With an on-board intelligent Platform Management Controller (IPMC), carrier health is monitored and relayed to the ATCA shelf manager.  Hot swapping is also controlled.  Lastly, the XAUI Switch ICs can be controlled to connect 10 Gbps data between AMCs on the carrier and the ATCA backplane.
  • Adapt Your AMC to ATCA
    • With the ATCA AMC carrier complete, tested, and complying with all the appropriate standards and certifications, engineers and designers can focus on their value add functions on the AMC, and instantly expand your company's markets.




Bus types - PICMG 3.0, PICMG 3.1 option 9 compliant carrier board containing:

      Backplane: Redundant bidirectional XAUI switchable on carrier, Dual 10/100/1000Base-T

      Two AMC slots: Bidirectional 10Gbps XAUI, 10/100/1000Base-T, I2C, Proprietary Control and MDIO bus

- Full Hot-Swap capabilities

Clocking / Synchronization Telco Clock for all AMC slots

Hardware certifications


Typical power consumption

15 watts
Airflow 50 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute)
Operating temperature 0°C-50°C
Storage temperature -40° C to 70° C
Physical Dimensions 35.1 cm x 3.048 cm x 30.5 cm
Standards Compliance

PICMG 3.0/3.1 option 9

      AMC.0 rev 2, AMC.2 and AMC.3 PICMG Advanced Mezzanine Card Base Specification

      AMC.1 – AMC.4

      IPMI v1.5


- SNMP, TELNET, CLI, either In-band or Out of band via 10/100Base-T Ethernet or RS23

- IPMI version 1.5 support

IPMI - Dedicated µController

- PICMG 3.0 / IPMI 1.5 compliant

- Dedicated µController as additional Firmware Update Manager 

- (FWUM) for field upgrades, rollbacks and watchdog functions


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