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ImageStream Internet Solution - Pro Series Network Card - PMC 520 Series

PMC 520 Series

ImageStream PMC 520 series network cards are low-cost PCI 2.1 and IEEE P1386.1 compliant PMC adapters that provide multiport T1/E1 and DS3/E3 interfaces for WAN and Internet routing applications. The 520 series can be used with Pro Series routers and OEM products running Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, VxWorks or Windows.

The 520 series T1 and E1 cards support full or fractional line speeds independently for each port, while the DS3 and E3 cards support full circuits with all time slots active. The synchronous serial (SE) cards provide physical interfaces that can be independently configured via software and cabling to support the V.35, RS232, and RS422 communications standards. The RS422 interface supports standard EIA530, X.21, and RS449 physical interfaces using the appropriate cables.

The two 520 series base cards use different versions of the Infineon DSCC4 chipset. For synchronous serial, T1, and E1 applications, the 520 series uses the DSCC4 H-10 that supports up to four full duplex ports at speeds up to 10 Mbps per port for an aggregate maximum throughput of 40 Mbps full duplex. For DS3 and E3 applications, the 520 series uses the high-performance DSCC4 H-52 that supports speeds up to 52 Mbps per port and an aggregate maximum throughput of 108 Mbps full duplex. The 520 series hardware supports async, bisync, and SDLC/HDLC protocols with a low-latency PCI interface that can burst into host memory at 132 MBps.

  • 32-bit 33 MHz PMC interface
  • Low-latency PCI bus master
  • H-10: Up to 40 Mbps aggregate throughput
  • H-52: Up to 108 Mbps aggregate throughput
Technical Highlights:
  • Up to 4 full duplex sync ports
  • PMC form factor (IEEE P1386.1)
  • PCI 2.1 compliant
  • MTBF greater than or equal to 100,000 hours
Interface Options:
  • Quad multi-interface V.35, RS232, RS422 (EIA530, X.21 or RS449) ports
  • Quad T1 CSU/DSU ports
  • Quad E1 CSU/DSU ports
  • Dual HSSI ports
  • Dual DS3/E3 CSU/DSU ports
Rear I/O Options:
  • Quad multi-interface V.35, RS232, RS422 (EIA530, X.21 or RS449) ports
  • Quad T1 CSU/DSU ports
  • Quad E1 CSU/DSU ports
T1 Interface Specifications:
  • D4 (SF) and ESF framing
  • B8ZS and AMI line coding
  • ANSI T1.403, AT&T 54016 and 62411 compliant
  • Extensive test and loopback features including master & slave clocking
  • RJ48 connectors
  E1 Interface Specifications:
  • AMI and HDB3 line coding
  • ITU G.703 (120 ohm), G.704, G.706, G.962
  • Extensive test and loopback features including master & slave clocking
Other Interface Specifications:
  • HSSI: ANSI/TIA/EIA-612-1993 and ANSI/TIA/EIA-613-1993
  • DS3: ANSI T1.107-1195 and ANSI T1.404-1994
  • E3: G.751
  • DS3 and E3 cards use G.703-compliant 75 ohm BNC connectors
Environmental Requirements:
  • Operating temperature 0 to 55 degrees C (32 to 131 degrees F)
  • Relative humidity to 90% (non-condensing)
Power Requirements:
  • 1.8 amps @ 5 volts (max)
  • 0.2 amps @ 12 volts (max)
  • 0.1 amps @ -12 volts (max)
  • CE Mark
  • FCC Part 15 (Class A)
  • FCC Part 68
Model Numbers and Interface Configurations:
  • 524-SE - Quad multi-interface V.35, RS232, RS422 (EIA530, X.21, RS449) ports
  • 524-T1 - Quad T1 CSU/DSU interfaces
  • 524-T1R - Quad T1 CSU/DSU interfaces (requires RTM)
  • 524-T1SE-RTM - Dual T1 CSU/DSU + dual multi-interface RTM
  • 524-E1 - Quad E1 CSU/DSU interfaces
  • 524-E1R - Quad E1 CSU/DSU interfaces (requires RTM)
  • 524-E1SE-RTM - Dual E1 CSU/DSU + dual multi-interface RTM
  • 522-DE - Single DS3 CSU/DSU interface
  • 800086 - External T1/E1 monitoring tap
  • 800072 - External DS3 monitoring tap
  • 800073 - External E3 monitoring tap