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Two-Slot cPCI Chassis Eyes Server Market

Offered as a building block for servers and I/O processors, the ComputeNode two-slot CompactPCI chassis measures 1U high and 280 mm deep including the rear transition module. Features include both front and rear I/O, 150W dc and 180W ac power options, front air intake with rear exhaust cooling, and a NEBS Level 3 compliant design.Configuration options include a SPARCengine CP1500 motherboard, UltraSPARC IIi processor running at 360 or 440 MHz, a cacheÊof 1 MB at 360 MHz or 2MB at 440 MHz, and main memory from aÊminimum of 128 MB to 1 GB via support for up to 2 mezzanine memory cards. Standard interfaces include 10/100 BaseT Ethernet and an Ultra Wide, SCSI-2 DMA enabled, 16-bit single-ended, 40 MB/s interface. Operating system support includes Windows NT/2000, Solaris 8, VxWorks, Chorus, and Linux. Price: $500 each in quantity. GNP COMPUTERS, Monrovia, CA. (800) 735-4467.

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