ADC-PCIE-XMC - XMC adapter for PCI-Express workstations


Photo 1 of adc-pcie-xmcPhoto 2 of adc-pcie-xmcPhoto 3 of adc-pcie-xmcMain Photo of adc-pcie-xmc  Board: XMC half-length PCIe Gen2 carrier  one XMC Card

ADC-PCIE-XMC Documents

Datasheet v1.0 (pdf)

User Manual v2.4 (pdf)

Associated Documentation

Product Notice



  • XMC adapter for PCI-Express workstations

Board Features

  • XMC Carrier card for PCI Express based systems
  • Breakout of mezzanine board I/O
  • Separate PCIe Power connector
  • Half length PCI Express Card


PC plug-in (half length) card to allow one XMC boards to be used in the PC.

The ADC-PCIE-XMC is a half length PCI Express card designed to carry a single XMC. It can support the use of x1, x2,x4 and x8 PCIe Gen2 signalling environments in x8 or x16 PCIe slots. The XMC site on the card supports up to on x8 PCIe or two x4 PCIe links. VPWR provided to the XMC site is set to 12V.

Board Format

Half length PCI Express Card

Environmental Specifications

Temperature Limits:

CodeCooling OptionOperating Temp.Storage Temp.
AC0Air Cooled Commercial0°C+55°C-40°C+85°C

Operating Humidity range:

Up to 95% (non-condensing)

EMC Conformity:

FCC 47CFR Part 2
EN55022:2010 Equipment ClassB

For more information on the operating conditions for the different cooling options go to: Alpha Data Environmental Specification Page.

Or read: Alpha Data Environment Specification (PDF).

Host I/F

The host interface supports PCIE Gen 1, 2. Please contact Alpha Data for further details.

I/O Interfaces

Interface TypeQtyDescription
CARRIER I/O (on-board)
High-speed serial I/O6High-speed serial communications from P6
Connector: Samtec QSE-014-F-D-DP
High-speed serial I/O4SATA interfaces from P6
Connector: Standard SATA connectors
Discrete I/O38GPIO from P6
Connector: 2x Samtec FLE-113-01-G-DV connectors
Discrete I/O6464 Single ended or 32 differential pair GPIO from P4
Connector: 68-pin SCSI connector


Appears transparent to the system so no extra software required beyond the SDK and drivers for the XMC boards

Ordering Code
ParametercodeParameter Description
XMC Connector Typet

blank = XMC (VITA 42) Connectors ,
/X2 = XMC2 (VITA 61) Connectors

Contact sales for other ordering options


  • ADC-PCIE-XMC Board
  • One Year Warranty
  • One Year Technical Support

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