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ionVortex Raven


Revolutionary design enabling NVIDIA™ SoCs to fly in space

The Raven is the leading OBC from the ionVortex modular OBC family. The ionVortex Raven gives the cubesat and SmallSat mission designers the flexibility to choose between various industrial strength and robust NVIDIA™ SoCs including the famous Jetson™ or Xavier™ to fine-tune the bus capabilities and launch groundbreaking mission into space.

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Bring NVIDIA™ to Space


Unleash the performance of 384 NVIDIA CUDA®, pushing into 20 TOPS, this Sensor-rich and power-efficient OBC combines the exceptional performance and power advantage with a rich set of IOs—from high-speed CSI and PCIe to low-speed I2Cs and GPIOs.


Perfect for high-performance AI systems including vision, IoT, in-orbit maintenance, autonomy, real-time data analysis

Supercharged Speed

Up to 60GB/s of memory bandwidth, video encoder/decoder ideal for modern neural networks & multiple sensors simultaneously.

Plug-n-Play GNSS

Embedded and fully compatible Plug-n-Play multi-frequency GNSS receiver with 555 channels available including GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS and IRNSS.

Electrical Specifications


The performance of the Raven changes based on the type of SoC it interfaces with, and that is why it is a unique OBC in the market.

When preparing for your flight, the engineers have the option of selecting the type of SoC from the industrial strength options in our catalogue

Input Voltage
5V
Power
5-15 W
Storage (SSD)
8-64 GB
RAM
2-4 GB
CPU
ARM Cortex
1-6 Cores
Clock Type
3V RTC
Sensors
3-axis Accelerometer
Magnetometer
Critical Storage
FRAM 2 Mb
SEU (Upsets/bit-day) <1e-11
SEL (MeV·cm2/mg) >106 (125°C)
Embedded Error Correction
Tera Operations Per Second (TOPS)
3-21
GPU
128-core Maxwell
256-core Pascal
384-core Volta (with 48 Tensor)

Mechanical Specifications


Size
97x97x4 mm
Weight
189 g
Operating Temperature
-40 °C to +70 °C
Weight
120-188 g
Vibration
1-2000 Hz, Shock, Random Sine
Test Protocols & References
MIL-STD-810H
ISO 17770
ISO TS 20991
ECSS-E-ST-10-03C
ESA: ECSS-E-HB-32-26A
NASA-STD-7001

Tested in thermal vacuum and various vibration environments to ensure reliable performance, this small form factor OBC is ready to get challenged.

Interfaces


Easily interfaces with off the shelf subsystems for fast design and development

Low Frequency
I2C, UART, SPI, GPIO, CAN
High Frequency
USB 2
Debugging
JTAG, USB
Analog
12bit-ADC, PWM
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Unleash New Capabilities

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