Aeroflex Gaisler announces a Fault Tolerant Dual Core Processor for Space Applications
Gothenburg, Sweden – Aeroflex Gaisler AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp. (NYSE:ARX), a leader in fault tolerant processor design and announces today a new fault tolerant processor - the GR712RC. The GR712RC is an implementation of a dual-core LEON3FT SPARC V8 processor using RadSafeTM technology. The fault tolerant design of the processor in combination with the radiation tolerant technology provides total immunity to radiation effects.
“We are pleased with the performance of this next generation processor. The power optimized GR712RC is fully software compatible with previous LEON processors, with a performance increase of up to 100% at the same clock frequency. The two LEON3FT processor cores in the GR712RC can be clocked up to 125 MHz over the full military temperature range. This provides up to 300 DMIPS and 250 MFLOPS peak performance.” said Jiri Gaisler, CTO Aeroflex Gaisler.
The GR712RC devices are shipped as fully tested parts in flight, engineering and prototype quality levels. It is provided in a 240-pin, 0.5 mm pitch high-reliability ceramic quad flat package (CQFP).
About Aeroflex Gaisler AB
Aeroflex Gaisler AB is a provider of SoC solutions for exceptionally competitive markets such as Aerospace, Military and demanding Commercial applications. Aeroflex Gaisler's products consist of user-customizable 32-bit SPARC V8 processor cores, peripheral IP-cores and associated software and development tools. Aeroflex Gaisler solutions help companies develop highly competitive customer and application-specific SoC designs. Please visit www.aeroflex.com/Gaisler for more information.
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