Intel Xeon Single Board Computer (SBC) – Acromag

The AcroExpress VPX6860 is a high performance 6U OpenVPX Single Board Computer based on the 6th Generation Skylake Intel Xeon E3-1505M Processor and CM236 PCH Chipset for wide I/O Support.

This SBC is designed for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications has a minimum 7-year life expectancy, and is offered in Front I/O air-cooled and conduction-cooled versions.

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The AcroExpress® VPX6860 is a high performance Intel Xeon based SBC. This OpenVPX 6U single board computer based on the 6th Generation Intel® Xeon® processor (formerly Skylake) and PCH. XMC and AcroPack expansion slots add flexibility for on-board FPGA processing, I/O interfaces, and other functions


This board accommodates one or two DDR4 ECC SODIMMs, for a total of up to 32GB removable memory. The SODIMMs are firmly attached to the module with screws for easy replacement. Surrounded by heat sink material to provide a mechanically and thermally robust mechanism. Two M.2 expansion slots provide on-board data storage capabilities.

Operating System Software

The VPX6860 Xeon SBC has drivers available for Linux® and Windows®.

Extensive Support

With many years experience especially working with Defence and Military contracts, Metromatics and our partners Acromag are focused on providing embedded computing solutions for the best long term value in the industry.

Designed and manufactured in the USA, with a 2-year standard warranty. Life Expectancy of 7 years.

Performance Specifications

AcroExpress Processor & Memory

Processor: Intel Xeon processor (6th generation, codename Skylake). E3-1505M V5: 2.8GHz, quad core, 8Mb cache, 47W. PCIe Gen3 x16.

Chipset: Intel CM236 PCH chipset. 4 x PCIe Gen3 x4.

Memory: Two SODIMMs. Up to 32GB of 2133MHz DDR4 ECC.

Flash Storage: Two M.2 sites (42-80mm). SATA III or PCIe NVME x4 interface.

Real Time Clock: RTC has 256 bytes of battery‐backed RAM.

XMC, AcroPack Mezzanine Interface

XMC Interface: One XMC mezzanine site, PCIe x8 Gen 2 or 3. I/O to VPX P3 and P4 per VITA 46.9 P3w3 X38s+P4w1 X12d+X8d.

XMC Connectors: P15, P16: VITA 42 or VITA 61 for PCIe Gen 3.

AcroPack Interface: One AcroPack/mPCIe site. I/O to VPX P5.

AcroPack Connector: Front panel I/O: 50-pin CHAMP.

I/O Interfaces

Ethernet Interfaces: Control plane: Intel i350 Quad Gigabit Ethernet Controller. Configured as 2x 1000BASE-BX and 2x 1000BASE-T ports.

Data plane: Intel XL710 Dual 40Gigabit Ethernet Controller. Two 40GBASE-KR4 ports (contact factory for 10GBASE-KX4).

Expansion Plane: 2 x8 PCIe from Gen3 switch.

Front Panel I/O (air-cooled only): 2x USB 3.0. Mini-DisplayPort. RJ45 1000BASE-T.

P6 Backplane I/O: 2x DisplayPort, 4x RS-232/422/485, 2x SATA III, 2x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 8x GPIO, audio in/out.

Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Version 1.2 of Trusted Computing Group (TCG) spec.

Electrical / Mechanical

Form Factor: 6U VPX: 9.187” (233.35mm) x 6.299” (160.0mm). Pitch: 1” pitch (VITA 48.1).

VPX Carrier Interface: Compatible VITA 65 module / slot profiles: MOD6-PAY-4F1Q2U2T-12.2.1-15. VITA 46.0 / 46.4 / 46.6. VITA 48.1 / 48.2.

FRU EEPROM with temperature monitor.

XMC Compliance: Complies with ANSI/VITA 42.0, 42.3, 61.0 specifications for XMC modules with PCI Express interface.

PCI Express: Conforms to PCI Express Base Specification, Rev. 3.1. PCIe 8-lane (x8) Gen 3 interface operates at a bus speed of 8 Gbps per lane per direction.

Power Requirement: 12V (VS1): 3.5A idle, 6.5A typical, 8A maximum.


Operating Temperature Range: Air-cooled: 0 to 70°C (300 lfm airflow min.). Conduction-cooled: -40 to 85°C. Storage: -40 to 85°C.

Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing.

Shock: Designed to comply with VITA 47 Class OS1. 30G, 11ms half sine; 50G, 3mS half sine.

Vibration: Designed to comply with VITA 47 Class V1. Sinusoidal: 10-500Hz, 5G, 2 Hours/axis. Random: 10-500Hz, 5G-rms, 2 Hours/axis.

Certifications: CE compliant.

MTBF: Consult factory.

Software Support

Operating Systems: Drivers available for Linux® and Windows®.

BIOS: AMI Aptio Skylake Core UEFI BIOS. PXE boot support.

Power ON Self-Test (POST): POST codes output to 2-digit LED for debugging.

Features & Benefits of the 6U OpenVPX Intel XEON SBC

  • Intel Xeon Quad Core Xeon E3-1505M V5 (47W)
  • Intel C230 series CM236 PCH chipset
  • Up to -40 to 85°C extended operating range
  • Programmable CPU power for heat sensitive apps.
  • Up to 32GB of high-speed DDR4 memory
  • XMC module expansion site
  • AcroPack/mPCIe module expansion site
  • Two M.2 expansion slots w/ SATA III, PCIe NVMe x4
  • Front panel I/O includes (air-cooled version):
    • dual USB 3.0 ports
    • Mini-DisplayPort
    • RJ45 10/100/1000BASE-T port
  • Backplane I/O includes:
    • 1 x16, 2 x8, or 4 x4 PCIe Gen3 on
  • Expansion Plane
    • 2 x 40 GBASE-KR4/10GBASE-KX4 on data plane
    • 2x 10/100/1000BASE-T on control plane
    • 2 x 1000BASE-BX on control plane
    • 4x RS-232/422/485
    • 2x USB 3.0
    • 2 x USB 2.0
    • 2x DisplayPort 1.2
    • 2 x SATA III
    • Audio: analog stereo line in and line out
    • 8 GPIO (4 inputs, 4 outputs)
  • Battery-less operation option
  • Rear transition module available

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