SOURCE: Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc.

Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc.

August 12, 2009 07:17 ET

Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) Announces XCalibur1331: A 6U VME Module Featuring Freescale MPC 8640D Processor

MIDDLETON, WI--(Marketwire - August 12, 2009) - Extreme Engineering Solutions is shipping XCalibur1331, a high-performance, conduction- or air-cooled, 6U VME solution featuring Freescale Semiconductor's dual-core MPC8640D processor. The XCalibur1331 is ideal for ruggedized systems requiring high bandwidth processing and low power consumption. The 8640D delivers enhanced performance with AltiVec™ technology and IEEE dual-precision floating point.

XCalibur1331 features include:

--  Freescale MPC 8640D processor with dual PowerPC e600 cores up to
    1.25 GHz
--  Two channels of up to 4 GB of DDR2-533 ECC Memory with ECC
--  Up to 4 GB of NAND flash and 256 MB of NOR flash, with redundancy
--  Two PrPMC/XMC slots
--  Four Gigabit Ethernet ports
--  Three USB 2.0 ports
--  One SATA 3.0 Gb/s port
--  2eSST VME interface
--  In-house X-ES operating system support includes:
    --  Green Hills INTEGRITY™ Board Support Package (BSP)
    --  Wind River VxWorks™ BSP
    --  QNX Neutrino™ BSP
    --  Linux LSP
--  Guaranteed 4-hour technical response to all hardware and software

"XCalibur1331 is a wonderful platform for military, industrial and communication customers targeting high end PowerPC processors. The 8640D provides a natural progression and upgrade path from earlier AltiVec enabled processors like 7447A and 7448," states Bret Farnum, VP Sales. "The 8640 gives customers a perfect balance of performance, power and price," adds Farnum.

Pricing and Availability. XCalibur1331 is shipping today; depending on ruggedization level, memory configuration and quantity purchased pricing may vary; please contact sales for more information.

About Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc.

Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) designs and builds single-board computer and I/O products within the embedded computer industry. X-ES offers cutting-edge performance and flexibility in design plus an unparalleled level of customer support and service. For further information on X-ES products or services, please visit our website: or call (608) 833-1155.

Data Sheet:

Press Photo:

All trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • For further information:
    Bret Farnum
    VP Sales
    (760) 632-9415
    Email Contact