Spectrum Signal Processing by Vecima

Spectrum Signal Processing by Vecima

May 18, 2010 07:00 ET

Spectrum Announces Shipment of XMC-1131 Dual 14-Bit ADC Module to Leading Defense Primes

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) - Spectrum Signal Processing by Vecima ("Spectrum") (TSX:VCM), trusted supplier to top Defense prime contractors worldwide for more than 20 years, today announced the shipment of the new XMC-1131 high-speed dual analog-to-digital converter (ADC) module to several leading Defense primes. Spectrum's XMC-1131 is the sister card of the XMC-2131, which has received over $1 million in orders this year. These modules are part of Spectrum's series of software-reconfigurable platforms and are used in signals intelligence (SIGINT), electronic warfare (EW), and military communications (MILCOM) systems.

"The XMC-1131 is one of several new high-speed I/O modules that we have released this year," said Douglas Fast, President of Spectrum. "Spectrum remains committed to providing our customers with the flexibility to select from a wide range of high-performance, modular, software-reconfigurable platforms that reduce total cost of ownership."

The XMC-1131 features a large Xilinx® Virtex®-5 FX200T FPGA, combined with a dual channel 14-bit ADC sampling at up to 250 MSPS, in a single-width XMC (Vita 42.0) form factor. The module offers 512 MB of DDR2 SDRAM memory, an extensive front panel general purpose I/O (GPIO) connector, and Spurious-Free Dynamic Range (SFDR) greater than 85 dB. The XMC-1131 is compatible with Spectrum's CompactPCI, PCIe, PCI-X, and VME based product lines.

Call us today at 1.800.663.8986 to order the XMC-1131 and take advantage of industry-leading training, support, and life cycle management services available with Spectrum products. For more information, visit www.spectrumsignal.com.


Spectrum Signal Processing delivers advanced reconfigurable radio technologies that connect the complex world. Spectrum's products and services enable customers to reduce their total cost of ownership through managing and maintaining their own intellectual property (IP). Spectrum has worked with commercial and military customers worldwide to develop and deliver solutions optimized for satellite, communications, and video markets. Applications include air-to-ground communications, satellite communications, military communications, signals intelligence, surveillance, electronic warfare, and high-definition video encoding. For more information on Spectrum and its products, please visit www.spectrumsignal.com. Spectrum is part of Vecima Networks Inc. See www.vecima.com for more information on Vecima.


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