Bustronic introduces ATCA backplane for aerospace and military electronics applications

FREMONT, Calif., 29 March 2009. Elma Bustronic Corp. in Fremont, Calif., is introducing a six-slot ATCA backplane for military aerospace applications, which uses the AdvancedTCA communications network that allows for a mesh or dual star topology.

FREMONT, Calif., 29 March 2009. Elma Bustronic Corp. in Fremont, Calif., is introducing a six-slot ATCA backplane for military electronicsand aerospace applications.

The backplane uses the AdvancedTCAmesh or dual star topology communications network.

The ATCA backplane has standard MicroTCA connectors that link to Elma's IPM Sentry shelf manager. The small and dense connector minimizes the space used on the backplane. The backplane is compact enough to fit within a 5U horizontal ATCA enclosure, along with two shelf manager connectors within the card cage.

Compliant to PICMG 3.0 specification, the 6-slot ATCA backplane has an 18-layer controlled-impedance stripline design. There are also connectors for SHMC, power entry, sense, I2C bus, IPMB, ring, and fan trays.

Bustronic also offers ATCA backplanes in two-, five-, and 14-slot mesh configurations and a 14-slot dual star design. For more information contact Elma Bustronic online at www.elmabustronic.com.

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