Acromag's New AcroPack™ I/O Platform adds a Reconfigurable Xilinx® Artix®-7 FPGA for Custom Computing Applications

For embedded computing applications this next generation I/O module offers a PCIe interface format suitable for VPX and ruggedized PCIe-based computers

WIXOM, Mich., July 27, 2016 — (PRNewswire) —  Acromag's new APA7-200 series provides a user-customizable FPGA on an AcroPack mezzanine module. The module plugs into a connector on an AcroPack carrier to add up to 48 TTL or 24 EIA-485/422 I/O signals or a mix of both types. Mix and match I/O combinations in a single slot for embedded applications running on Linux®, Windows®, or VxWorks® operating systems. APA7-200 modules begin at $900 each along with a recommended one-time purchase of the $310 Engineering Design kit software.

Acromag's AcroPack APA7-200 Module

The APA7-200 offers a wide operating range of -40 to 85°C. Reconfiguration of the FPGA is possible via a direct download into the Flash configuration memory over the PCIe bus.  The on-board 32Mb Quad Serial Flash memory loaded with configuration data allows automatic configuration of the FPGA on power-up. More information about the AcroPack series is available from Acromag's website at

"For more than 20 years Acromag has been a world leader in the design of Industry Pack I/O modules" stated Russell Nieves, Acromag's Director of Embedded sales. "We believe that the time is right to offer a complete tech refresh with the addition of the new AcroPack™ I/O product offering."

Designed for COTS applications the AcroPacks™ are ROHS compliant and ideal for scientific development labs, military and aerospace applications, the defense industry, and automation applications.

About Acromag

Founded in 1957, Acromag, Inc. designs and manufactures hi-tech industrial electronics. They are an international corporation headquartered near Detroit, Michigan with a global network of sales representatives and distributors. Acromag offers a complete line of embedded computing and I/O solutions including general purpose I/O boards, single-board computers, FPGA modules, embedded computers, COM Express products, mezzanine modules, wiring accessories, and software. Industries served include military, aerospace, manufacturing, transportation, utilities, and scientific research laboratories.

For more information about Acromag products, call Inside Sales at (248) 295-0310 or Marketing Communications at (248) 295-0866. The web site is

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