Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has released a new product line of enclosure systems based upon the CompactPCI Serial backplane form factor. The architecture is used in a wide range of markets including industrial automation, military/aerospace, transportation, energy, test/measurement, medical, and more.
The cPCI Serial chassis platforms leverages a vast, modular range of enclosures used in various 3U/6U Eurocard systems. The first in the cPCI Serial line is a 42HP wide (1/2 width of a 19” rackmount) chassis that is 4U high. The CPCIS4VC800 enclosure accept up to 8 slots of 3U boards. CompactPCI Serial backplanes are available in 5 or 8 slots standard, with customized options available.
Ideal for prototyping/development, the standard power supply in the CPCIS4VC800 is a 350W ATX, but other options are offered. Bottom-to-top or front-to-rear cooling configurations are standard.
Pixus offers CompactPCI Serial systems in 19” rackmount, desktop, and rugged/ATR enclosure options. The company also provides chassis platforms in OpenVPX, MicroTCA, AdvancedTCA, VME64x, and CompactPCI.