Military-rugged electronics chassis that accommodates SOSA-aligned 3U OpenVPX boards introduced by Pixus

Feb. 29, 2024
Front-loaded ATR has six slots for VITA 48.2 3U OpenVPX boards, one slot for a VITA 62 power supply, and optical and RF interfaces on the backplane.

TONAWANDA, N.Y. – Pixus Technologies USA Corp. in Tonawanda, N.Y., is introducing the rugged ATR058F series of electronics chassis in the ATR form factor for aerospace and defense embedded computing applications.

The ATR058F series aligns to the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) open-systems standard, and offers supplemental airflow through the chassis sidewalls and a front-loaded configuration.

The front-loaded ATR has six slots for VITA 48.2-compliant 3U OpenVPX boards and one slot for a VITA 62 power supply. The backplane options include SOSA-aligned slot profiles and interfaces for optical and RF interfaces through the backplane.

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The chassis also offers space behind the backplane to mount the Pixus SlotSaver mezzanine-based SOSA-aligned chassis hardware manager.

The ATR058F series features optional fans or air ducting for airflow over the fins in the sidewalls of the enclosure for improved cooling of the system, while keeping the plug-in boards sealed.

The chassis uses has options for SOSA-aligned power supplies use 12 volts primarily along with some 3.3-volt AUX. A slot for an external quick-access solid state drive (SSD) also is available.

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