Compact PCI (cPCI) - Definition
A CompactPCI (cPCI) system is a 3U or 6U Eurocard-based industrial computer, where all blades are connected via a passive PCI backplane. The pin assignments of the connectors are documented in standards, published by the organization PICMG US and PICMG Europe. PICMG stands for PCI Industrial Computers Manufacturers Group. The connectors and the electrical rules allow for 8 blades in a PCI segment. Multiple segments are allowed with bridges.
Compact PCI (cPCI)- Synonyms
cPCI ; Compact Peripheral Component Interconnect; CompactPCI; Compact PCI