Versal Digital RF Transceiver (VDRT)

Available Q2 – 2022

The VDRT is a revolutionary 3U VPX processor based on the Xilinx VC1902 Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) with AI core. The VDRT will provide never-before available processing power and mezzanine expansion in an industry leading C-SWaP product. Modules and development kits available Q2-2022.

Breakthrough Performance in a 3U VPX Module

Contact us at es-bd@tridsys.com for more information.

RF and Processing On The Edge

Trident’s VDRT leverages the full capability of the revolutionary Xilinx Versal ACAP. The VDRT combines Scalar Engines, Adaptable Engines, Intelligent Engines in a fully software programmable platform. Built on Trident’s demonstrated 3U VPX architecture, the VDRT will enable a wide range of on-oribt RF and processing previously not available.

Mission Reenabling

A proven Radiation Effects Mitigated architecture, coupled with radiation tolerant components, redundancy and a robust mechanical design, provide a low C-SWaP, high reliability module for a wide range of applications. Hardware, Software, Firmware customization available with a wide range of FW/SW deployment options.

VC1902 Features

Ruggedization: Lidless XQ+ package [TBR]
Application Processing Unit: Dual-Core ARM CortexTM-A72
Real-Time Processing Unit: Dual-core ARM CortexTM-R5F
AI Core Engines: 400
Programmable Logic (PL): 899,840 LUTs, 191Mb Block RAM, 1,968 DSP Slices

Specifications

SWaP:

3U VPX, 1″ pitch, < 900g, ~TBD W (TYP), +65 C rail temp

Processor:

Xilinx Versal AI Core XQ+VC1902
Programmable Network on Chip (NoC)

Memory:

Two (independent) 8 GB [TBR] x72 DDR4 Memory Banks with ECC
One 1 GB x24 DDR Memory Bank with ECC
DDR4 banks are assignable based on application
1 GB NAND Flash; 128 MB Redundant NOR Flash

Mezzanine Site:

16 GTY transceivers
Compatible with ADC/DAC/PLL, SSD, and Custom Mezzanine Cards

Fault Tolerance:

Configuration Upset Immune PolarFire System Controller
RHBD Watchdog Timer

Reliability:

Balanced design assurance plan for Class B-D Missions

I/O:

PCIe Gen4 compliance; 32.75 Gb/s transceivers