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ATCA Backplane Invades ETSI Racks

The company's 16-slot AdvancedTCA (ATCA) backplane features a full-mesh topology that is said to maximize the performance of 23" ETSI racks. It exploits an18-layer stripline design with a pluggable fan tray, shelf manager, and power-entry connectors. Compliant to the PICMG 3.0 specification, the backplane exhibits a theoretical performance of greater than 20 Gb/s. All simulation and characterization has been performed by the company's signal-integrity laboratory to ensure performance levels. Depending on volume and configuration requirements, price is under $1,500 with a delivery time of four to six weeks ARO. ELMA BUSTRONIC CORP., Fremont, CA. (510) 656-3400.


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