Amethyst

On-Board Computer (OBC) by Airbus

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The Amethyst from Airbus is a On-Board Computer (OBC) with Mass 3.5 Kg, Voltage 22 to 38 V, 5 V (Secondary), Power Consumption 20 to 50 W, Flash 4 GB, SDRAM 0.192 GB (CPU), 0.064 GB (IO with ECC). More details for Amethyst can be seen below.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
    Amethyst
  • Manufacturer
    Airbus
  • Description
    Full Redundant On-Board Computer with reconfiguration GPS Receiver

General Parameters

  • Satellite Type
    SmallSat
  • Orbit
    LEO
  • Mass
    3.5 Kg
  • Voltage
    22 to 38 V, 5 V (Secondary)
  • Power Consumption
    20 to 50 W
  • Altitude Stabilization Component
    Magnetorquers
  • Microprocessor
    ARM processor, Dual Core Lockstep
  • Flash
    4 GB
  • SDRAM
    0.192 GB (CPU), 0.064 GB (IO with ECC)
  • Interface
    Ethernet, SpaceWire, RS-422, Pcle
  • Space Heritage
    Yes
  • Operating Temperature
    -20 to 60 Degree C
  • Application
    GPS, Automotive
  • Dimension
    110 x 240 x 170 mm3

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