IDT RapidIO Switches are supported by an extensive list of hardware and software evaluation tools. These include tools that are developed by IDT and commercially available platforms from other suppliers that are optimized for evaluating RapidIO-based applications.

These evaluation tools reduce the amount of time, risk, and cost, associated with taking a IDT-based RapidIO Switch into production. The links below may take you to other supplier’s web pages, where you will find more details on the products and ordering information.

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 Tool Description
 RapidIO 10xN (Gen3) Evaluation Board RapidIO prototyping platform leveraging IDT's 10xN (Gen3) switches. Contact IDT to request.
 StarBridge RapidExpress Switch Box & Bridge Card StarBridge offering for RapidIO Gen2-based networking with RapidIO switch box and PCIe bridge cards
 STX SRDP2 Serial RapidIO Development Platform 2 (SRDP2) is a prototyping platform that leverages IDT's RapidIO Gen2 Switches
 FET Corp RapidFET JTAG 

Out-of-band RapidIO diagnostic tool specifically designed to support IDT RapidIO switch and bridge components.  Diagnostic support is provided through either the JTAG or I2C interface.