GW16081 Expansion Module

The GW16081 is a Mini-PCIe expansion module for the Newport and Ventana families of single board computers.

*** Not Recommended for New Designs ***

 Key Product Features
Expansion: Qty 7 Mini-PCIe Sockets
SBCs Supported: Ventana & Newport w/ Special Expansion Connector (see Documentation for details)
This standard model is available in any quantity.
Discounts offered on orders of 25/100/1k and higher.
See the "Ordering Options" tab for available configuration options.
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  • Seven Gen 2 PCIe Sockets
    • Three Support PCIe
    • Two Support PCIe and USB
    • Two Support PCIe, USB, and SIM
  • 32Kbit Serial Identification EEPROM
  • Small 140x100x13mm Form Factor
  • Generic Ventana and Newport Mounting Hole Pattern
  • Mounting Standoffs and Screws Included
  • Stacks with Other Ventana and Newport Expansion Modules
  • Multiple GW16081 Expansion Module Stacking Option
  • Switching Supply Supports High Power Radios
  • Reverse Voltage and Transient Protection
  • 8 to 60VDC Input Voltage Range
  • 2W Typical Operating Power
  • 30W Shared Between Mini-PCIe Sockets
  • -40°C to +85°C Operating Temperature
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Note: Requires SBC with Expansion Connector
  • Note: Ventana SBCs have a memory resource limit. Read more here
Ordering Options

The expansion module adds seven Mini-PCIe sockets to any Ventana single board computer and specific Newport SBCs. Four of the sockets include both PCIe and USB 2.0 signaling and two include SIM sockets for GSM/CDMA modem support. A highly efficient, wide-input power supply supports high-power Mini-PCIe radios. Other members of the Ventana expansion module family are available with Legacy Mini-PCI sockets, GbE Ethernet ports, and GbE Fiber Ethernet ports. An ordering option is available for stacking multiple expansion modules on a single Ventana single board computer.

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