CAVU Aerospace UK Ltd

Cubesat Onboard Computer

OBC-Cube-104

PIONEERING SPACECRAFT COMPUTING

The CAVU OBC-Cube-104, a cutting-edge Cubesat Onboard Computer, leverages Flash Based SmartFusion2 FPGA technology. This device is a testament to the strides made in space technology, embodying the latest advancements in the field. It’s designed to provide reliable and efficient computing power for Cubesat missions, ensuring optimal performance even in the harsh conditions of space and providing consistent performance throughout its lifespan.

KEY FEATURES

SEU Immune Smartfusion2 FPGA Platform
Radiation-Immune MRAM/FRAM Memories
Up to 3 Selectable TMR Boot Regions
TMR SLC NAND Flash Storage
Multiple EDAC-Protected Serial Peripherals
Open-Source Software Support
Customizable CameraLink & JPEG2000 Core

MEETING COMPUTING NEEDS

The SEU immune Flash Based SmartFusion2 FPGA technology, central to this onboard computer, enables high-speed processing, programming flexibility, and low power consumption. The unique Flash architecture negates the need for bit stream config memory, thereby amplifying the device’s reliability. This combination of features positions it as a robust and efficient solution for Cubesat missions.

CUBESAT MISSION CHOICE

In conclusion, the CAVU OBC-Cube-104, equipped with an ARM-M3 core on FPGA, provides ample processing power and adaptability, making it suitable for various Cubesat missions. Whether your mission is scientfic research or commercial satellite deployment, the CAVU OBC-Cube-104 is prepared to fulfil your onboard computing requirements.

SPECIAL FEATURES

Expected Life-time:
3 to 5 years in LEO
On-Board Current & Temperature Monitoring
On-Board Watchdog
JPEG2000 Encoder (upon request)

PROCESSOR

ARM Cortex-M3 on FPGA
Microchip/Microsemi SmartFuion2 Flash Based FPGA
FPU on FPGA Upon Request
150 DMIPS @ 128MHz
SoftConsole or Keil Programming and Debug via JTAG

MEMORY

RAM : 112Mbits MRAM 40 bits width (96Mbits+16Mbits ECC)
ROM: 48Mbits MRAM (Congurable as Triple 16Mbits)
512KB eNVM
Nonvolatile Memory : Upto 192Gbit SLC NAND Flash (Triple 64G)
4Mbit Serial FRAM
256M Serial NOR

ENVIRONMENT

Radiation Hardness : Total Ionizing Dose: 30Krad (Si)/yr
Latch-up Immune
SEE @ 60MeV
Temperature & Pressure : -40 C to +85 C @ 10 bar
Shocks : ISS CubeSat Deployer Compatible
Random Vibrations : ISS CubeSat Deployer Compatible

INTERFACES

DIGITAL/ANALOG

Digital I/O : 20~60

ADC : 8

High Speed Interfaces  

Space Wire : 2

CameraLink (Upon Request)              

SERIAL

CAN2.0 : 4

RS422 : 1

RS485 : 4

RS232 : 2

I2C : 2

SPI : 2

BUDGET

Dimensions: Cubesat Standard
Mass : 75gr
Power Supply : 5V ±5%
Power Consumption: 1W ~ 2W