Fieldbus & Industrial Networking


A new standard in high-speed Ethernet communication

March 2024 Fieldbus & Industrial Networking

The TXMC897 module from TEWS Technologies supports a range of Ethernet standards and speeds, making it suitable for diverse applications, including the defence, industrial, and IIoT markets. It provides dual-channel 10GBase-T Ethernet and dual-channel SFP+ 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces, and supports multiple Ethernet speeds and standards including 100Base-TX, 1000Base-T, 2.5GBase-T and 5GBase-T.

“The TXMC897 is designed to meet the demanding requirements of high-speed data communication, providing our clients with unparallelled flexibility and performance,” said Tim Tews, general manager of TEWS Technologies. “This new product exemplifies our commitment to innovation and quality.”

Its compatibility with various transceiver modules, along with its robust design, ensures reliable and efficient operation. The product also boasts an impressive mean time between failure (MTBF), underscoring TEWS Technologies’ focus on durability and quality.

It also supports Intel’s X710-TM4/AT2 10 Gigabit Ethernet controller, and includes a 64 Mbit Serial Flash for PXE and iSCSI boot. Software support for the controller is available at Intel’s official website, and TEWS Technologies provides additional support for other operating systems.

The XMC-Connector P15 provides access to the Intel X710-TM4/AT2 quad/dual port 10GbE controller via an x8/x4 PCIe 3.0 link. Two Ethernet interfaces support 100 Mbit/s, 1000 Mbit/s, and also 2,5 Gbit/s, 5 Gbit/s and 10 Gbit/s transmission rates. The two SFP+ Cages accept various SFP and SFP+ transceiver modules. These two SFP+ hosts are connected to the Ethernet controller’s SFI interfaces.

Tews’ latest module conforms to the ANSI/VITA 42.0 standard, with a compact form factor of 124 x 74 mm and supports the Precision Time Protocol as per IEEE 1588/802.1AS standards.

For more information contact Bossie Coetzer, Rugged Interconnect, +27 21 975 8894, bossie@ri-tech.co.za,

www.ri-tech.co.za




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