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Second-Gen ATCA Chassis Provides Full Redundancy

By way of an upgrade, the company’s 5U AdvancedTCA chassis includes full redundancy, giving the unit high availability features in a compact horizontal format. The system offers dual redundant fan trays, shelf managers, and power supply options. It features side-to-side cooling via plug-in fan trays with dual 170 CFM fans with PWM control and dual 1.2 kW ac power supplies and dual shelf managers, which are all front pluggable above the card cage. Also available are dc-power versions. Other features include a rugged steel construction, a second-generation shelf manager with bussed or quasi-radial IPMB routing, a five-slot ATCA backplane supporting Mesh, Replicated Mesh, and Dual Star topologies, a unique board mating receptacle on the card guides, dual on/off switches on each side of the rear of the enclosure, and NEBS-grade washable air filters. A six-slot backplane is also available in certain configurations. ELMA ELECTRONIC INC., Fremont, CA. (510) 656-3400.


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