SBC-1461
Compact, credit-card-sized single-board computer

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SBC-1461


The credit-card-sized module features a quad-core processor, error-correcting code memory, mass storage, selective redundancy, and multiple data interfaces in a compact formfactor.

The Cesium SBC-1461 includes a software development kit for a Linux-based operating system (OS), providing a fast out-of-the-box solution.

Use as a stand-alone computer or combine with other Cesium modules for a powerful, secure, and tightly integrated communications platform.
The  SBC-1461 single-board  computer  with  integrated  communications  and  security features is designed to operate in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) environments.

High Performance.
Small Footprint.

The Cesium SBC-1461 features a quad-core processor, error-correcting code memory, mass storage, redundancy and multiple data interfaces in a compact form-factor.

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Low Profile

Low profile and compact 50mm x 84mm x 13mm packaged form-factor. Thermal pillars bring heat to the flat surface.

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KEY FEATURES

Hardware features:

• 1.4 GHz ARM® 64-bit quad-core Cortex® processor

• Traffic routing and encryption without loading the cores

• Encryption options include AES-256-GCM

• Integrated security engine

• 2GB SDRAM with ECC

• 30GB non-volatile eMMC storage with pSLC mode enabled

• Other storage sizes available upon request

• 256KB high-endurance FRAM memory

• Redundant 32MB boot flash with automatic failover

• Single power input required (12V nominal, ±20%)

• On-board telemetry: power, temperature, rail voltages, real-time clock

Software features:

• Linux support:

• Ubuntu-based OS with GNU toolchain

• Option for Yocto-based OS

• Option for VxWorks®

• NASA cFS (core Flight System) support

Mechanical features:

• Compact 50mm x 84mm x 13mm packaged form factor

• Thermal pillars bring heat to flat surface

• Rugged, MIL-spec Nano-D connectors

Suitable for military and commercial use on LEO satellites and airborne platforms

DATA INTERFACES

Ethernet

• 2x 1000BASE-T (capacitively-coupled)

• 2x 10GBASE-KR (configurable as SGMII)

• 1x SGMII

Serial, configurable as:

• 3x RS-485 (half-duplex)+ 1x RS-422 (full-duplex), OR

• 2x RS-485 + 2x RS-422, OR

• 3x RS-422

Programming (lab use)

• 1x JTAG

PRODUCT 
SPECIFICATIONS

DC Input Voltage:

12V Nominal

Baseplate Operating Temperature:

-24 to +61 °C

Mass:

116 g

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