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XMC Mezzanine Module
SFP+ Dual Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Host Controller

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DN3-SHARK XMC Mezzanine Module

Dual Port SFP+ 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller

The DN3-SHARK is a is a XMC standard mezzanine card, equipped with a dual port 10Gbps Ethernet controller. Both ports are available via SFP+ front bezel connector cages, suitable for attachment of either optical cables via SFP+ transceivers or SFP+ twinaxial copper cables. The Intel® 82599ES Ethernet NIC is known for its high performance, low latency, reliability, and flexibility

The DN3-SHARK is backward compatible to 1Gbps and 100Mbps speeds. The optimum performance can be achieved with a Gen2 PCIe x 8 link established to the XMC carrier. Intel® networking drivers are available for all major operating systems.

The DN3-SHARK is a perfect solution for applications with demand for high throughput industrial networking.

DN3-SHARK Dual Port SFP+ 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller

DN3-SHARK • XMC Module Dual Port SFP+ 10 Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Feature Summary

  • Form factor XMC single-width mezzanine card 139mm x 74mm
  • Stack height 10mm XMC to host (module PCB to carrier card PCB)
  • Host I/F Connector P15 XMC (black housing)
  • Option P15 connector according to XMC 2.0 (white housing)
  • PCI Express® Gen2 PCIe x 8 (PCIe x 4, PCIe x 2, PCIe x 1 fall-back)
  • Power consumption VPWR (5V or 12V) 8W max.
  • Intel® 82599ES (aka X520 Niantic) dual port 10G Ethernet controller
  • SFP+ interface compatible to 100Mbps/1Gbps/10Gbps speeds
  • Auto negotiation for automatic link configuration
  • IEEE 802.3ab Auto Negotiation for automatic link configuration
  • IPv4, IPv6, TCP/UDP checksum offloads
  • Integrated LinkSec and IPsec security engines, IPv4 and IPv6 end-to-end layer 2/3 data protection
  • Support for jumbo frames of up to 15.5 KB
  • 802.1AS - Precise Timing Protocol
  • IEEE 802.1q virtual local area network (VLAN) support , VMDq, VMDc
  • Unified networking support (IEEE 802.1az, IEEE 802.1Qbb, FCoE, iSCSI)
  • Driver support for all major operating systems
  • Front bezel receptacles SFP+
  • Front LEDs 1G, 10G, Link, Activity
  • Designed & manufactured in Germany
  • ISO 9000 certified quality management
  • Long term availability
  • Rugged solution (coating, sealing, underfilling on request)
  • RoHS compliant 2002/95/EC
  • Commercial operating temperature 0°C to +70°C
  • Industrial operating temperature -40°C to +85°C on request
  • Humidity 5% ... 95% RH non condensing
  • Altitude -300m ... +3000m
  • Shock 15g 0.33ms, 6g 6ms
  • Vibration 1g 5-2000Hz
  • MTBF 60 years
  • EC Regulations EN55022, EN55024, EN60950-1 (UL60950-1/IEC60950-1)

DN3-SHARK - Simplified Block Diagram

DN3-SHARK - Simplified Block Diagram

Ordering Information
Please refer to List 22 for popular DN3-SHARK SKUs

DN3-SHARK XMC Module Dual Port SFP+ 10 Gigabit Ethernet NIC

DN3-SHARK Shown w. Fiber Optical Cables
DN3-SHARK Shown w. Fiber Optical Cables
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