A bridge chip maps the Cobalt's serial PCI Express interface to the parallel PCI bus. Developers can capitalize on the Virtex-6 FPGAs to help reduce data transfer rates. Pentek's Cobalt software and FPGA tools are available, including ReadyFlow libraries with drivers for Linux, Windows, and VxWorks.
The Pentek GateFlow FPGA tool enables users to install custom algorithms on the FPGA. GateFlow enables systems designers to install signal-processing for wideband communications, radar, signals intelligence, and beam forming.
Pentek Cobalt board products available in CompactPCI include 1 GHz A/D & 1 GHz D/A (Model xx630); 2 Channel 500 MHz A/D, DUC & 2 Channel 800 MHz D/A (Model xx650); 3 Channel 200 MHz A/D, DUC & 2 Channel 800 MHz D/A (Model xx620); 3 Channel 200 MHz A/D, DDC, DUC & 2 Channel 800 MHz D/A (Model xx621); 4 Channel 200 MHz 16-bit A/D (Model xx660); 4 Channel 200 MHz A/D & Quad DDCs with Beamforming IP (Model xx661); and L-Band RF (925-2175 MHz) Tuner with 2 Channel 200 MHz A/D (Model xx690).
For more information contact Pentek online at www.pentek.com.