The 104 CTEL series backplane is designed to meet PICMG 2.0 Revision 3.0 specifications, as well as PICMG 2.5 Rev 1.0. The board features a 12-layer stripline design with integrated hot-swapping capability and 66 MHz operation with up to four peripheral slots and pins reserved for system management functions. In addition, an ATX power connector facilitating easy plug-in from the backplane to the chassis during assembly is included. Other features include power studs for higher power requirements. The backplane is available in 8-, 6-, and 4-slot configurations.