The company now offers a CompactPCI PlusIO backplane compliant to the latest PICMG 2.30 specifications. The first in the series is an eight-slot version in a 3U height. It offers one CompactPCI PlusIO system slot, four CompactPCI PlusIO peripheral slots, and three legacy slots. The system slot has connections for 4 x USB2, 4 x SATA, 4 x PCIe, and 2 x ETH. Additionally, the backplane comes in a 3U height with a 12-layer stripline design. ELMA ELECTRONIC INC., Fremont, CA. (510) 656-3400.