Electronic Design

AMC Spec Provides More Power And Options

The AMC.0 R.2 specification from PICMG (PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group) increases the maximum power for MicroTCA cards by 60 to 80 W and the management power from 100 to 150 mA. It also defines a new midsize module and better LED faceplace placement guidelines. Additions were made as well allowing press fit, surface-mount, and through-hole style connections versus the initial compression-fit style along with support for a variety of ejector handles that will increase the areas where MicroTCA can be used.

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