The Big River™ LTX3 recording system provides up to 800 MB/s recording and playback performance in a compact, power efficient package. At 17” in width and 20” in depth and 1.75” tall, the LTX3 provides a new level of exceptional performance and capacity for mobile, portable or space constrained recording and playback applications.
The system can operate independently from a host computer with command/control performed over a network connection. Control can also be automated from a software application using the StreamStor® software API from a network connected computer. Cabled PCIe provides connectivity to a host computer for command/control and/or data access.
When configured with Solid State Drives, the system provides a robust platform with shock and vibration tolerance. The drive shelf is isolated from the chassis and unique wedge locks secure each drive.
The Front panel status display provides key operational parameters including drive status, temperature conditions and possible error conditions.
Based on the StreamStor® Amazon Express architecture, the LTX3 supports all of the same external interface mezzanine cards as the Amazon Express platform. This includes Serial FPDP, LVDS and 10GigE.
DC power and low temperature (heated) versions are also available.
The Big River™ NTX16 recording system provides over 800 MB/s recording and playback performance in a shallow depth 3U rack mount chassis. At only a little over 21″ in depth, the NTX16 provides exceptional performance and capacity for recording and playback applications.
The system can operate independently from a host computer with command/control performed over a network connection. Control can be automated from a software application using the StreamStor® software API from a network connected computer. A cabled PCI Express interface provides high speed connectivity to a host computer for command/ control or data access. Cabled PCI Express can be used to connect to nearly any computing architecture such as PCI Express, XMC, VME, VPX, VXS, AMC or other mezzanine / backplane environments. Solutions are even available for connection to notebook computers.
The Big River™ RTX16 Digital Recording System is configured to provide clients with StreamStor ® high-speed recording and play-back technology that is already built into a heavy-duty industrial 19” rack-mount chassis that includes a PCI backplane for Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) component flexibility, a set of individually removable hard disk drives for data storage and an onboard Dual Core Xeon Server that can be used to handle command and control as well as data manipulation. The Big River™ RTX16 recording chassis configurations provide clients with 16 removable hard disk drives for multiple terabytes of data storage capacity. The RTX16 Digital Recording System can be used to support a variety of data streaming applications such as:
– Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
– High speed data acquisition
– Radar and sonar
– Medical imaging
– Satellite download
– High resolution video
The RTX-16 is an ideal platform for Serial FPDP recording and playback applications including radar and video. With the addition of the optical high speed daughter board the RTX-16 system can support 4 channels of Serial FPDP and record for long durations.
The Copper High Speed Serial mezzanine board can be used with compatible StreamStor® controllers to provide direct data input from various data sources such as SerialFPDP, SerialLiteII or 10GigE. When combined with a StreamStor® controller such as Amazon Express this interface can provide data input performance of up to 700 MB/s.
With its four independent copper ports the Copper High Speed Serial Mezzanine Board can support recording of up to four incoming data streams. The board can be ordered with support for data rates from 1.06 to 3,125 Gb/s. The board uses the industry standard XAUI copper connector style for easy connection to compatible data sources.
Standard support is provided for the Serial FPDP protocol (ANSI/VITA 17.1-2003), which is a highly specialized protocol optimized for maximum data rates and minimum overhead. With all packet formation and management performed by the hardware, there is no latency or other delays to affect data transmission performance. Combined with StreamStor® storage controllers this data interface provides a reliable and sustainable high speed data recording and playback solution. Other protocols can be supported with updates to the on-board Altera® Stratix® FPGA hardware. The flexibility of programmable logic makes it possible to customize the hardware to each unique application.
The Big River™ DM-125-3U storage unit provides disk storage resources to PXI Express based systems. By providing an internal enclosure for disk storage, the DM-125-3U allows high speed storage applications to be designed around a standard PXIe chassis. With capacities of up to 2 TB in a single unit the DM-125-3U can provide abundant storage capacity in a very small enclosure.
Available with both HDD and SSD options.
The Big River™ DM-4M.2-3U PXI Express Storage Unit provides up to 4TB of M.2 SSD storage capacity. With a PCIe x8 Gen3 host interface, the DM-4M.2 delivers data rates of over 4 GB/s (32 Gbps)!
The single slot design of the DM-4M.2 increases the availability of valuable chassis space, allows for maximum storage flexibility.
The DM-4M.2 complies with PCIe Gen3 protocol standards. The product is commonly used in the industrial control, test, and measurement fields. The DM-4M.2 operates under Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 (contact Conduant Support for other operating systems).
The Big River™ DM-8M-3U storage unit provides disk storage resources to PXI Express (PXIe) based systems. By providing an internal enclosure for Solid State storage, the DM-8M-3U allows high speed storage applications to be designed around a standard PXIe chassis. With capacities available up to nearly 8TB in a single slot, the DM-8M-3U can provide abundant storage capacity in a very small enclosure. The DM-8M-3U integrates with the operating system to provide additional storage capacity in a software RAID configuration.
The DM-8M-3U utilizes the latest mSATA solid state drive technology allowing 8 SSD’s to be installed in a single PXIe slot. Each SSD connects to the controller chip using a 6 Gb/s SATA interface. The board connects to the chassis PXIe backplane interface with a PCI Express Gen2 x8 interface supporting transfer rates over 3 GB/s (24 Gbps).
The Big River™ DM-425/625/825-3U storage units provide disk storage resources to PXIe based systems. By providing an internal enclosure for disk storage, the DM-X25-3U allows high speed storage applications to be designed around a standard. With capacities of up to 8TB in a single unit the DM-X25-3U can provide abundant storage capacity in a very small enclosure.
The DM-X25-3U integrates with the operating system to provide additional storage capacity in a JBOD or software RAID configuration.
The DM-X25-3U is designed for use in a PXIe 3U chassis with up to 8 drives.
The LTXe is a general purpose storage array in a shallow depth 1U rack mount chassis. At 20” in depth, the LTX e provides exceptional performance and capacity for a wide variety of high performance data storage applications requiring a greater level of disk drive fault tolerance using a PCI Express RAID controller.
With 16 2.5″ disk drives (hard drives or SSD) the LTXe offers a high capacity and high performance solution in a very compact format. The chassis includes temperature and voltage monitoring to alert the operator of any issues. With various options including DC power, heaters and/or rack-mount installation the LTXe can be utilized in various environments including mobile applications.
A cabled PCI Express interface provides high speed connectivity to a host computer for command/control and data recording and access. Cabled PCI Express can be used to connect to nearly any computing architecture such as PXI Express (PXIe), PCI Express (PCIe), XMC, VME, VPX, VXS, AMC or other mezzanine / backplane environments. Solutions are also available for connection to notebook computers.
Optional DC power supply with or without heater support is available. Heaters allow start-up at -20° C with operation at +5° C.
The StreamStor® LVDS mezzanine board can be used with compatible StreamStor® controllers to provide a direct data port for low voltage differential signal (LVDS) data. When combined with a StreamStor® controller such as Amazon or Amazon Express this interface provides recording or playback rates up to 600 MB/s.
With 16 bits of recording and 16 bits of playback data and a clock speed of up to 200 MHz, the LVDS provides a flexible port for connection to external devices driving LVDS data signals. The LVDS mezzanine board uses two high density Samtec cables/connectors for the incoming data and outgoing data, clock and flow control signals. This provides a reliable connection and cable interface capable of supporting lengths varying from 2 meters at 200 MHz to several meters at lower frequencies to external devices.
The LVDS interface is implemented using an Altera FPGA to provide a flexible platform that allows customizing to customer specifications. The default implementation provides a 16 bit input connector with clock and flow control signals and a separate 16 bit output connector with clock and flow control. These separate interfaces allow record and/or playback of LVDS data for various applications such as RF signal generation, A/D recording, video recording, etc.
The LVDS mezzanine board can be optionally configured for 32 bit recording or playback. Contact your Conduant sales representative for more information.
Conduant’s Mark6 Recording System provides high-speed recording to banks of eight hard disk drives. The disk drive modules are removable and hot swappable and may be used for archival purposes as well as high-speed and long-duration applications. Modules come configured with capacities of 8TB or 16TB and may be purchased separately for use with the Mark6.
The Mark 5C VLBI Data System delivers 4+ Gb/s of raw recording performance for the worldwide radio astronomy community. Developed in cooperation with MIT-Haystack and NRAO, this rack mountable recorder features two bank hot-swappable 8-drive modules. The Mark 5B+ can record continuously, 24×7 (requires operator intervention) and is designed to be the next generation VLBI data system.
Fully configured, the Mark 5C supports up to 16 TB of storage per module, for a combined capacity of 32TB. When one module bank is full the hardware can switch to an empty module in the alternate bay. Full modules can be powered down and replaced to allow recording to continue indefinitely. The Mark 5C includes the Mark 5C 10GigE interface board.