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VTX-201

DSRC V2X Subsystem Module

An automotive-grade DSRC subsystem in 50-pin header module designed to seed V2X innovations, the VTX-201 provides flexible migration path on V2X system integration with different carrier boards, no impact on the software/services provided on the subsystem and ensure the same superior DSRC RF performance.


-40°C ~ +85°C DSRC V2X System on Modular

Automotive-grade design secures environmental reliability and feature rich I/O in 50-pin headers provides the flexibility to explore innovative V2X applications. The modular architecture design concept of VTX-201 with generic off-the-shelf hardware and software modules provide great space for open innovation to enable V2X OBU, V2X RSU, V2X Sensor Fusion ECU applications to meet new business dynamic on-time

Subsystem

Powerful V2X subsystem
Processor, DSRC RF, 128MB DDR3, 32MB NOR
Operation System
ThreadX RTOS
DSRC V2X
Craton processor, Pluton RF
Power Supply
DC 6-40V power-in
Power Efficiency
Idle, ON, and OFF power management
DSRC Connector
MMCX x 2
AutomotiveDesign
-40°C ~ +85°C (Infineon SLE97: -20°C ~ +85°C)
Safety Compliance
FCC (ID:NUK-VTX201)

Performance

DSRC Performance
Class C spectrum masks: +20dBm RF power at antenna port
Fading Sensitivity
Superior performance in multipath scenarios
Frequency Deviation
Frequency accuracy at ± 6.0ppm in –40°C ~ +85°C
Power Accuracy
Dynamic and accurate power in 4.5dBm ~ 25dBm
ESD Protection
IEC 61000-4-2 Level 4, Contact ±8kV, Air ±15kV

Flexibility

Extensive Interface
50-pin header design
Modular Architecture
Off-the-shelf hardware/software modules

Simply selects the appropriate hardware and software modules to form a V2X system in PCBA to effectively identify the most appropriate ways to explore the new V2X innovative applications of on-board unit, roadside unit, or V2X sensor fusion ECU application.

1. Frequency Accuracy

Frequency Accuracy

2. Power Control Accuracy

Frequency Accuracy

3. Class C mask performance at +20dB m from -40°C~ +85°C

Class C mask performance at +20dB m from -40°C~ +85°C

4. Consistent EVM performance over a wide 5~22dBm power levels and -40°C~+85°C temperature range provide high channel efficiency.

25 degrees C 85 degrees C -40 degrees C
TX2 TX1 TX2 TX1 TX2 TX1
dut1 -28 -28 -29 -27.8 -27.7 -27.5
dut2 -30.5 -27.5 -30 -27 -30 -27.4
dut3 -31.4 -26.3 -30.2 -28.8 -28 -27
FUNCTION
Signal
Pin Number
Signal
FUNCTION
FUNCTION:6~40V *a
Signal:VCC
Pin Number:2 & 1
Signal:Module_EN
FUNCTION:Float this pin (internally conn. to VCC), or use it *b
FUNCTION:6~40V *a
Signal:VCC
Pin Number:4 & 3
Signal:GND
FUNCTION:VSS
FUNCTION:VSS
Signal:GND
Pin Number:6 & 5
Signal:ETH_PHY_RESET_L
FUNCTION:Ethernet Reset
FUNCTION:CAN0_Physical
Signal:CAN_H
Pin Number:8 & 7
Signal:Reset_n
FUNCTION:Reset_n: "0" then "1" to Reset Dsrc module.
FUNCTION:CAN0_Physical
Signal:CAN_L
Pin Number:10 & 9
Signal:SPI1_SCLK
FUNCTION:SPI1(default for microSD, & need two extra 2 GPIO for this application)
FUNCTION:CAN1_Digital
Signal:CAN1_TXD
Pin Number:12 & 11
Signal:SPI1_TXD
FUNCTION:SPI1(default for microSD, & need two extra 2 GPIO for this application)
FUNCTION:CAN1_Digital
Signal:CAN1_RXD
Pin Number:14 & 13
Signal:SPI1_RXD
FUNCTION:SPI1(default for microSD, & need two extra 2 GPIO for this application)
FUNCTION:Default HCI(RMII)
Signal:RMII_MDC
Pin Number:16 & 15
Signal:SPI1_FRAME
FUNCTION:SPI1(default for microSD, & need two extra 2 GPIO for this application)
FUNCTION:Default HCI(RMII)
Signal:RMII_MDIO
Pin Number:18 & 17
Signal:GND
FUNCTION:VSS
FUNCTION:GND
Signal:GND
Pin Number:20 & 19
Signal:I2C_SDA
FUNCTION:I²C Master(for I²C sensors, GPIO expander, etc...)
FUNCTION:Default HCI(RMII)
Signal:RMII_RXDV
Pin Number:22 & 21
Signal:I2C_SCL
FUNCTION:I²C Master(for I²C sensors, GPIO expander, etc...)
FUNCTION:Default HCI(RMII)
Signal:RMII_RXER/I2S_BCLK
Pin Number:24 & 23
Signal:GND
FUNCTION:VSS
FUNCTION:Default HCI(RMII)
Signal:RMII_ERX0
Pin Number:26 & 25
Signal:SPI0_SCLK
FUNCTION:SPI0
FUNCTION:Default HCI(RMII)
Signal:RMII_ERX1
Pin Number:28 & 27
Signal:SPI0_TXD
FUNCTION:SPI0
FUNCTION:Default HCI(RMII)
Signal:RMII_CLK
Pin Number:30 & 29
Signal:SPI0_RXD
FUNCTION:SPI0
FUNCTION:Default HCI(RMII)
Signal:RMII_ETX1
Pin Number:32 & 31
Signal:SPI0_FRAME
FUNCTION:SPI0
FUNCTION:Default HCI(RMII)
Signal:RMII_ETX0
Pin Number:34 & 33
Signal:GND
FUNCTION:VSS
FUNCTION:Default HCI(RMII)
Signal:RMII_TXEN
Pin Number:36 & 35
Signal:PPS
FUNCTION:GNSS PPS signal
FUNCTION:VSS
Signal:GND
Pin Number:38 & 37
Signal:GPIO30
FUNCTION:GPIO30: default for microSD CS pin
FUNCTION:Default for HSM(Infineon's SLE97xx)
Signal:GPIO26/SPI2_SCLK
Pin Number:40 & 39
Signal:UART_0_TXD
FUNCTION:Console
FUNCTION:Default for HSM(Infineon's SLE97xx)
Signal:GPIO27/SPI2_Frame
Pin Number:42 & 41
Signal:UART_0_RXD
FUNCTION:Console
FUNCTION:Default for HSM(Infineon's SLE97xx)
Signal:GPIO25/SPI2_TXD
Pin Number:44 & 43
Signal:UART_1_TXD
FUNCTION:To GNSS module(Telit's SL869)
FUNCTION:GPIO22/I2S_DATA
Signal:GPIO22/I2S_DATA
Pin Number:48 & 47
Signal:GPS_ON_GPIO16
FUNCTION:default: GPIO to turn on/off GNSS module
FUNCTION:GPIO
Signal:GPIO1
Pin Number:50 & 49
Signal:GPIO21/I2S_WCLK
FUNCTION:CPIO21/I2S_WCLK
*a : VCC require steady DC from 6~40V range. No automotive load dump protection circuit on this module.
*b : This pin is a internally connection to VCC (pin2 & pin4) for the control of whole module power system ON or OFF state. Either float this pin or follow suggested ckt. below to power ON/OFF module through external system GPIO.

Specifications

Operation System
ThreadX RTOS
Main Chipset
CRATON, PLUTON
Memory
32MB NOR, 128MB DDR3
Frequency Band
5.85 ~ 5.925 GHz(ITS-DSRC)
DSRC Radio Mode
802.11p, ITS-G
Frequency Accuracy
+/- 6.0ppm
RF Transmit Power
Class C +20dBm RF power
Static Sensitivity (Typical)
-73 ~ -97dB (typical)
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Fading Sensitivity
Rural LOS: -92.5dBm
Highway LOS: -91.5dBm
Urban Approaching LOS: -91.5dBm
Crossing NLOS: -89.5dBm
Highway NLOS: -88.5dBm
Operation Voltage
DC 6.0 ~ 40V +/- 5%
Power Consumption
0.29 ~ 0.315A
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Power Management
Idle, ON, and OFF
On-board Interface
CAN x2, RMII, SPI x 3, I2C, I2S, PPS, and UART
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DSRC Connector
two MMCX DIP
Operation Temperature Range
ambient: -40C ~ +85C
Dimension
72.6mm (L) x 71.5mm (W)
Version: 1.01 0B – 20160823
Safety Compliance
FCC (ID:NUK-VTX201)
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