Flexible IO node Expander

Flexible IO node Expander (FINE)


The FINE is designed to expand MPL PIP Family (over the internal PCIe/104 bus) with up to 4 additional Mini PCI Express sockets. So many different IO interfaces can be supported with only one FINE adapter card.
Also Mini-SIM modules like GPS, LTE, 3/4G, Serial, Fieldbus (CAN, Profibus), Avionics modules (ARINC, 1553), MVB for Railways, etc. are supported for any mPCIe WAN device. The size of a PIP case is only 65mm in height and allows to install 6 mPCIe.

Each mPCIe socket resides on its own PCIe link. So the maximum interface speed available from the host board is used, but on the other hand no other PCIe/104 card can be stacked.

Key Features

The FINE has been designed to withstand harsh environments and extreme temperature conditions. The special rugged design, combined with the best industrial-grade components, offer high reliability and long-term performance.

some integration samples:
[mPCIe expansions (FINE)]

 PIP with three mPCIe expansions and UPS

[mPCIe expansions (FINE)]

 PIP Solution with four mPCIe expansions

[mPCIe expansions (FINE)]

 MIL-PIP Solution with five mPCIe expansions

Technical Features

Board Key Data
mPCIe Socket Full-Mini Card Size mini PCI Express socket, USB 2.0 support
According to PCI Express Mini Card Electromechanical Specification Rev. 2.0
PCIe Wake Events, SMBus and LEDs are not supported
Module (SIM) Slot Either directly at a Mini-SIM slot or at a 6 pin Molex Pico Clasp connector
Input Voltage +3.3 V and +5 V_SB over PCIe/104 connector
Consumption Dissipation Depends on the plugged in mPCIe modules
Storage Temperature -45°C to 85°C (-49°F to 185°F)
Operating Temperature -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% none condensing
Standard Compliance
The FINE is designed to meet or even exceed the most common standards. Particular references are:
EMC EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000, MIL-STD-461E
Shock & Vibration EN 60068
Environmental & Safety EN 50155, MIL-STD-810-F, EN 60601, EN 60950
Approval List CE, IEC 60945, IACS E10

Version length width heights weight
FINE-41S 125.7mm 101.8mm 18.3mm 73g (without mPCIe modules)


Product Description Doc Type Size  pdf File
FINE FINE DatasheetEN Datasheet595.99 KBdownload
FINE FINE User ManualEN Manual3.84 MBdownload
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