Electronic Design

OpenVPX Supply Enlists For Military Duty

Ready for demanding military applications, the CWCES 3U OpenVPX (VITA 62) and VPX (VITA 48.2) smart power supply module provides up to 279W of power. It includes features such as a nuclear event detector and crowbar for radiation tolerant applications and holdup circuitry for full protection against MIL-STD-704 and MILSTD-1275 transients. Available in conduction cooled and Level 2 maintenance versions, the supply supports built-in tests (BIT) and software programmability. Other features include 80% efficiency, an 18 to 36 Vdc input range, meets NAVSO P-3641 de-rating, internal holdup up to 50 ms, an EMI/RFI input filter (MIL-STD-461E), input transient protection, input reverse polarity protection, over-/under-voltage, short-circuit and under/over temperature protection, White Sand Missile Range tested nuclear event circumvention circuit, an ARM-based microcontroller, and custom power sequencing. CURTISS-WRIGHT CONTROLS EMBEDDED COMPUTING, Leesburg, VA. (703) 779-7800.

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