Primagraphics introduces COTS air transport rack

Designers at Primagrahics of Litlington, Nr. Royston, England, are offering a ruggedized convection-cooled commercial-off-the-shelf air transport rack (ATR) that meets ARINC Specification 404A. The hard-mounted top-loading card frame holds as many as five convection-cooled 6U VME boards, while a rugged backplane interfaces directly with rear-panel I/O connectors. Primagraphics recently supplied specialized VME-based video interface subsystems housed in this new ATR to The Boeing co. for use in t

Designers at Primagrahics of Litlington, Nr. Royston, England, are offering a ruggedized convection-cooled commercial-off-the-shelf air transport rack (ATR) that meets ARINC Specification 404A. The hard-mounted top-loading card frame holds as many as five convection-cooled 6U VME boards, while a rugged backplane interfaces directly with rear-panel I/O connectors. Primagraphics recently supplied specialized VME-based video interface subsystems housed in this new ATR to The Boeing co. for use in the U.K. Nimrod MRA4 maritime patrol aircraft. For more information, contact Primagraphics by phone at 011-44-1763-852222, by fax at 011-44-1763-853324, by e-mail at

prima@primag.co.uk, by post at New Cambridge House, Litlington, Nr. Royston, Herts. SG8 0SS, England, or on the World Wide Web at http://www.primag. co.uk/. — J.K.

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