Rugged embedded computing switches for military and commercial avionics introduced by Kontron
POWAY, Calif., 4 Nov. 2014. Kontron in Poway, Calif., is introducing the AIRES line of rugged switch products for harsh-environment network connectivity embedded computing applications in military and commercial avionics, mining, smart grid, homeland security, rail transportation, and oil & gas applications.
The first product in the rugged, IP67 sealed switch family measures 1.75 by 6.5 by 8.5 inches and offers 16x gigabit Ethernet ports with direct locking connectors.
A second version measures 2 by 6.5 by 8.5 inches and has four 38999 MIL Circular connectors supporting four Gigabit Ethernet ports per connector. Both versions have 28-volt DC power input for vehicle or aircraft and operate fanless in temperatures from -40 to 71 degrees Celsius.
AIRES has high-temperature components and an optimized thermal solution, and provides a combination of port count, connector type, and power supply options and also offers a variety different front I/O versions and power supply options.
Based on select components from embedded roadmaps, the Kontron AIRES family provides long-term availability minimizing the risk of unplanned design changes and unexpected application modifications.
For more information contact Kontron online at www.kontron.com.