The CORNET’s 6U VME Multi Sharc DSP Board (C14036) offers a high performance, multi-processor OEM design solution for VME system designers. It is ideally suitable for handling ground base communications, graphics, and image processing applications used in signal intelligence, radar control, and sonar control equipment.

The VME Multi Sharc DSP Board features up to six Analog Devices 32-bit ADSP-21062SHARC™ processors at 40 MIPS. Each processor is equipped with a 32-bit IEEE floating-point computation unit and a 4 Mbit on-chip SRAM. For interfacing with data acquisition and other I/O devices, each processor provides six 4-bit SHARC Link Ports each having a maximum rate of 40MBytes/s.

Other features of this board include front-panel accessible RS-232 serial port and one 10/100Base-T Ethernet port for external communications, a 4M x 8-bit (4MB) of FLASH for firmware boot-up and 2M x 16-bit (4MB) of SRAM for storage.
The board users can use the SHARC EZ-KIT development tool and EZ-ICE emulator offered by Analog Devices for on-board software development. Developers can conveniently use the on-board JTAG interface and the front panel reset switch for extensive testing and debugging.

Product Specifications

Board Design

Up to 6 Analog Devices SHARC 21062 processor @ 40 MIPS, 25 ns Instruction Rate
120 MFLOP peak performance, 80 MFLOPS sustained performance
On board: 4MB X 8-bit Flash
Processor on-chip: 4MB
Storage: 2M X 16-bit SRAM
Front Panel I/O
One 10/100 Base-T Ethernet port
One DB-9 RS-232 serial port
Rear Panel I/O
12 Link ports; 2 for each SHARC processor at 40 MBytes/s for eachlink port
Inter-processor SHARC bus
VME bus: VME64X interface


Form factor
233.35 mm x 160 mm x 20 mm


+5V and +3.3V from VME backplane
36 W max


Convection Air Cooling
Operating Temp
0 deg C to 55 deg C
Storage Temp
-40 deg C to 85 deg C
5-95 % at room temperaure non-condensing

Ordering Information

Multi Sharc Board

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