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NIU3E

Rugged Embedded Multifunction I/O System with 10 GB Fiber Optic & 1 GB Copper Ethernet Switch

Rugged Embedded Multifunction I/O System with 10 GB Fiber Optic & 1 GB Copper Ethernet Switch with 1 Expansion COSA® Module Slots

The NIU3E is a small, rugged, low-power, self-contained multifunction I/O processing system preconfigured with 24-CH programmable Discrete I/O, 8-CH ARINC 429/575, 4-CH CANBus and 2-CH MIL-STD-1553 functions and incorporates an Ethernet switch module that offers four (4) 10GBase-SR multimode fiber optic ports and sixteen (16) 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet ports. The NIU3E can also be configured with one smart Configurable Open Systems Architecture™ (COSA®) function module. The NIU3E boasts a Dual or Quad Core ARM A53 processor for customer application and I/O and communications management. The NIU3E is configured with two 10/100/1000Base-T (GbE) Ethernet ports and an RS-232 port for maintenance / diagnostic or configuration interface. Ideally suited for rugged Mil-Aero applications, the NIU3E delivers off-the-shelf solutions that accelerate deployment of SWaP-optimized systems in air, land and sea applications.

The NIU3E rugged multifunction I/O and communications processing platform provides scalable system level solutions enabling networks including on-board vehicle, marine and aircraft platforms, to field and expand digital network architectures for network-centric operations.

Features
  • Preconfigured embedded I/O Functions: 24-CH Discrete I/O, 8-CH ARINC 429/575, 4-CH CANBus (programmable for CAN 2.0A/B, ARINC 825 or CAN FD protocol) and 2-CH MIL-STD-1553
  • Ethernet switch module that offers four (4) 10GBase-SR multimode fiber optic ports and sixteen (16) 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet ports
  • Supports One NAI smart I/O function module
  • Minimized SWaP Footprint
  • Xilinx UltraScale+ SoC with Dual/Quad Core ARM Cortex®-A53 processors
  • 28 VDC Input Power Supply (50+ ms Hold-up Option)
  • DO-178C & DO-254 DAL A (Contact Factory)
  • Cybersecurity & Anti-Tamper (Contact Factory)

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Documentation
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Accelerate Your Time-to-Mission™ With COSA®

NAI’s Configurable Open Systems Architecture™ (COSA®) offers a choice of over 70 smart I/O, communication, and Ethernet switch functions, providing the highest packaging density and greatest flexibility of any multifunction I/O board in the industry. Preexisting, fully-tested functions can be combined quickly and easily in an unlimited number of ways. Each I/O function has dedicated processing, unburdening the system Single Board Computer (SBC) from unnecessary data management overhead.

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