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CompactPCI® Serial • M.2 SATA SSD Modules Carrier Board

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CompactPCI® Serial • M.2 (NGFF) SATA SSD Modules Carrier Board

The SD4-SWEEP is a peripheral slot card for CompactPCI® Serial systems, equipped with a quad-channel PCI Express® to SATA 6Gbps controller, and four on-board sockets for M.2 solid state drives (SSD). available of 512MB as of current, M.2 is a fast emerging embedded storage module form factor. The Marvell® SATA 3.0 controller allows RAID or non RAID operation.

The SD4-SWEEP fits into any CompactPCI® Serial peripheral slot that is PCIe enabled. For optimum performance a fat pipe slot may be chosen. Hardware RAID operation is supported, running with an enhanced ARM-based processor to offload the host CPU. Thanks to the four M.2 sockets provided on the SD4-SWEEP, a JBOD or hardware RAID level 0/1/10 system can be easily configured.


Feature Summary

  • PICMG® CompactPCI® Serial standard (CPCI-S.0)
  • Single size Eurocard 3U 4HP 100x160mm2
  • Suitable for CompactPCI® Serial peripheral slot (PCI Express® enabled)
  • CompactPCI® Serial fat pipe slot (PCIe x 8) or peripheral slot (PCIe x 4) recommended
  • cPCI-S backplane connector P1 for PCI Express®, single or dual lane link
  • Marvell® PCI Express® 2.0 to SATA III host controller
  • Four SATA 6Gbps interface ports (backward support 3Gbps and 1.5Gbps)
  • Native Command Queuing
  • Hardware RAID 0/1/10
  • On-the-fly AES encryption 128/256-bit
  • AHCI driver support
  • Marvell HyperDuo technology for automated SSD/HDD tiering
  • Designed according to PCI Express® M.2 Specification (aka NGFF)
  • Up to four on-board M.2 SSD modules (must be ordered separately)
  • M.2 module size 2280, 2260, 2242, typically B-M coded
  • M.2 host connectors B-coded, 4.2H (accepts double-sided modules)
  • Socket 2 pin-out for SATA based SSDs (configuration pins 0000)
  • Various brands of M.2 SSDs available (e.g. Intel, Micron, Samsung)
  • Hardware RAID option for dual or triple/quad device configuration
  • Designed & manufactured in Germany
  • Certified quality management according to ISO 9001
  • Long term availability
  • Rugged solution (coating, sealing, underfilling on request)
  • RoHS compliant
  • Operation temperature 0°C to +70°C (commercial temperature range)
  • Operation temperature -40°C to +85°C (industrial temperature range) on request
  • Storage temperature -40°C to +85°C
  • Humidity 5% ... 95% RH non condensing
  • Altitude -300m ... +3000m
  • Shock 15g 0.33ms, 6g 6ms
  • Vibration 1g 5-2000Hz
  • MTBF 82.8 years
  • EC Regulations EN55022, EN55024, EN60950-1 (UL60950-1/IEC60950-1)

SD4-SWEEP - Simplified Block Diagram

SD4-SWEEP - Simplified Block Diagram
Ordering Information
Please refer to List 21 for popular SKU
SD4-SWEEP w. M.2 Modules Attached

SD4-SWEEP w. M.2 Modules Attached
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