Electronic Design

Two-Slot CompactPCI Backplane Comes In 7U Form Factor

A two-slot CompactPCI backplane with a 7U form factor targets low-profile, 1U horizontal chassis. The unit includes two power bugs for ground and one power bug each for 3.3- and 5-V supplies. It provides one power blade each for +12 V, −12 V, and PS-ON. Two power blades are integrated for voltage I/O. Three 12-V fan tray headers are located on the front of the backplane, with one additional header located on the back. The unit employs a thin-profile design next to the power bugs to ease cable access from the rear of the chassis. A backplane stiffener helps prevent bowing, increasing unit reliability. With an eight-layer design and distributed high- and low-frequency decoupling capacitors, the backplane delivers virtually zero crosstalk. The unit conforms to the latest PICMG specifications. Single-piece pricing for a fully populated backplane starts at $249. Typical lead time is two to four weeks.

Elma Electronic Inc.
www.elma.com; (510) 656-3400

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