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Cobham SpaceWire

Cobham Colorado Springs and Cobham Gaisler's SpaceWire family includes a SpaceWire Physical Layer Transceiver, Node Interface IP, 4-Port Router, FPGA-based SpaceWire Router solutions and evaluation boards. The latest product is the GR718 Radiation-Tolerant 18x SpaceWire Router.

SpaceWire is a standard governing serial communication between satellite components. Originally developed by the European Space Agency, SpaceWire marries IEEE-1355 with a LVDS physical layer.

Cobham also offers customers a complete SpaceWire solution - products and test equipment. Cobham and 4Links Limited have a test equipment distribution agreement allowing Cobham to provide 4Links SpaceWire test equipment and support for North America.

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Available SpaceWire Products

GR718 Radiation-Tolerant 18x SpaceWire Router
  • 18x SpaceWire ports
  • Compliant with ECSS-E-ST-50-12C
  • Supports ECSS-E-ST-50-12C Rev 1 features
  • Distributed Interrupt support
  • Support for SpaceWire-D
  • SpaceWire Plug-and-Play support
  • Configuration port using RMAP, compliant with ECSS-E-ST-50-52C
  • Based on Cobham Gaisler's GRSPWROUTER IP core
  • CQFP256 package
  • Total Ionizing Dose (TID) up to 300 krad (Si, functional)
  • Single-Event Latch-Up Immunity (SEL) to LETTH > 118 MeV-cm2 mg
  • Single-Event Upset (SEU) below 10-12 bit error rate in space environment
  • Up to 200 Mbps
UT200SpW4RTR-EVB 4-Port SpaceWire Router Evaluation Board
  • 200Mbps on all 4 SpaceWire ports
  • HOST port access through on board FPGA
  • Interfaces to LEON-3FT UT699 Eval board
  • On board Clock Network Manager, LVDS Drivers, and LVDS Receivers
  • Configuration through any of the ports
  • Path and logical addressing support
  • Group adaptive routing for 2 ports
UT200SpW4RTR 4-Port SpaceWire Router
  • 4-port SpaceWire Router with a system interface port for a total of 5 ports
  • Data rates up 200Mbps full-duplex on all 4 SpaceWire ports
  • Compliant to the SpaceWire Standard
  • Cold spare on all LVDS pins
  • 3.3V I/O supply and 2.5V core supply
  • Packaged in a 255-lead CLGA
  • Q & V, 100 krad(Si), SMD 5962-08244
UT200SpWPHY01 SpaceWire Physical Layer Transceiver
  • 2-bit Serializer/Deserializer (SERDES) functionality
  • LVDS Physical Layer
  • Data rates to 200 Mbits/sec
  • Data/Strobe transmit skew <400pS
  • Packaged in a 28-pin CFP
  • QML Q & V, 100 krad(Si), SMD 5962-06232
UT100SpW02 SpaceWire Protocol Handler IP (UT6325 Eclipse FPGA only)
  • Dual ECSS-E-50-12A compliant link
  • Data rates from 2 to 100 Mbits/sec
  • 9-bit transmit and receive FIFO user interface
  • Designed for use with the RadHard Eclipse FPGA
GRSPW2 SpaceWire Link (Node Interface) IP Core
  • Cobham Gaisler IP core
  • Compliant with ECSS-E-ST-50-12C and ECSS-E-ST-50-51C
  • RMAP Target compliant with ECSS-E-ST-50-52C
  • Multiple DMA channels per link
  • AMBA 2.0 back-end interface
  • Support for external Cobham UT200SpWPHY01 SpaceWire Physical Layer Transceiver
  • Data rates from 2 to 400 Mbps
  • Available for ASIC and FPGA technologies
RT-SPW-Router-10X SpaceWire Router
  • Based on Cobham Gaisler's GRSPWROUTER IP core
  • 8x SpaceWire ports
  • 2x FIFO ports, casadable without glue logic
  • RMAP configuration port
  • Targeted to Cobham ASICs, Cobham programmed Actel RTAX2000S(L) or RT3PE3000L
  • Up to 200 Mbps
RT-SPW-Router-6X SpaceWire Router with PCI
  • Based on Cobham Gaisler's GRSPWROUTER IP core
  • 4x SpaceWire ports
  • 2x AMBA ports with DMA and RMAP
  • RMAP configuration port
  • PCI Initiator/Target, 32-bit, 33 MHz
  • Targeted to Cobham ASICs, Cobham programmed Actel RTAX2000S(L)
  • Up to 200 Mbps
GRSPWROUTER SpaceWire Routing Switch IP Core
  • Cobham Gaisler IP core
  • Compliant with ECSS-E-ST-50-12C
  • Non-blocking switch-matrix
  • Path, Logical and Regional Logical Addressing
  • Group Adaptive Routing
  • Packet Distribution
  • Configuration port compliant with RMAP (ECSS-E-ST-50-52C)
  • 2 - 31 ports individually configurable as SpaceWire, FIFO or AMBA ports
  • Support for external Cobham UT200SpWPHY01 SpaceWire Physical Layer Transceiver
  • Available when implemented together with the LEON3-FT and LEON4-FT