z3975 Embedded Controller

Embedded Controller for 3U PXI Express Systems
The z3975 Embedded Controller, based on the Intel Core i5 processor, is specifically designed for hybrid PXI Express based testing systems. It provides a rugged and stable operating environment for a variety testing and measurement applications.

Combining state-of-the-art Intel Core i5-520E 2.4 GHz processors, and up to 8 GB of 1066 MHz DDR3 memory, the z3975 utilizes two separate computing cores on a single processor, enabling execution of two independent tasks simultaneously in a multi-tasking environment. With a configurable PCIe switch, the z3975 Embedded Controller can support four links x4 or two links x8 PXI Express link capability, with maximum system throughput of up to 2 GB/s.

Advantages

Flexible Scalability with Versatile Configurations

The z3975 Embedded Controller provides flexible scalability with a front panel-mounted ExpressCard 34 expansion slot. Users can extend system functionality with standard ExpressCard modules, or install an ExpressCard device-under-test (DUT). In addition, the z3975 provides ample interface flexibility, including dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, four USB 2.0 ports for peripheral devices, and a Micro-D GPIB connector for GPIB instrument connection.

Applications

  • Embedded processing controller for zSeries wireless test sets