Pixus Technologies Articles
4U tall chassis platform supports both 3U and 6U Boards
Embedded computing and enclosure provider, Pixus Technologies, has introduced a 4U 19” rackmount chassis with a horizontal loading configuration.The chassis has a side-to-side airflow approach and supports 3U, 6U, or a mix of 3U and 6U OpenVPX boards.
OpenVPX backplanes with integrated PSU slots
Pixus Technologies has announced a new three-slot 3U OpenVPX backplane with an additional VITA 62 PSU slot. The new OpenVPX 3U backplane has a BKP3-CEN03-15.2.9 VITA 65 profile. The 3+1 slot backplane is standardly designed to PCIe Gen3 speeds with options for higher levels.
ATR enclosures for 6U SpaceVPX and OpenVPX systems
Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced new ATR enclosures for SpaceVPX systems supporting 6U OpenVPX boards of 160mm or 220mm depths. The new 1/2 ATRs support up to four slots at a 1.2” pitch for the wider slot spacing of SpaceVPX.
Ten slot 3U development chassis for OpenVPX
Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced a new 10-slot 3U OpenVPX enclosure system geared for SOSA (Sensor Open Standard Architecture) requirements.
MIL-grade version of RX310 software defined radio
Pixus Technologies has announced a new implementation of its ruggedised enclosure utilising NI’s Ettus Research brand Software Defined Radio (SDR).
Conduction-cooled version of OpenVPX chassis manager
Pixus Technologies has announced that it now offers a conduction-cooled model for their 3U OpenVPX Chassis Manager. Compliant to the VITA 46.11 specification for system management and to VITA 48.2 for mechanical design, the Tier 2 Pixus OpenVPX Chassis Manager monitors at least six temperature sensors and ten fans with custom options available.
Versatile alarm card for fan monitoring and control
Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced that it now offers an alarm card that can be used in various OpenVPX, VME/VME64x, CompactPCI, cPCI Serial and other open standard architecture chassis platformers.
OpenVPX chassis platform supporting 100GbE and 2,500W
Pixus Technologies has provided a fast, customised OpenVPX backplane/chassis design in the market. The 9U RiCool chassis platform for 6U OpenVPX boards features dual hot-swappable 191 CFM fans for cooling up to 2500W. The design allows the use of Rear Transition Modules (RTMs) in all slots.
Customised solutions for chassis panels & doors
Pixus Technologies has announced that it is providing customised solutions for its enclosure panelling for 3U and 6U OpenVPX and other Eurocard-based systems. Some front or rear panels for VITA or PICMG based enclosures cover the full length of the 19” rackmount or smaller chassis.
Horizontal-mount OpenVPX backplanes available
Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced new OpenVPX backplanes designed for horizontal-mount enclosures. The horizontal-mount backplanes can be placed into 1U-4U tall 19” rackmount OpenVPX enclosures.
OpenVPX backplanes in VITA 65 and VITA 66.4 formats
Pixus Technologies has announced new 3U OpenVPX backplane designs in multiple configurations. Pixus has developed OpenVPX backplanes utilising the BKP3-CEN07-15.2.3 VITA 65 profile. The seven-slot backplane is standardly designed to PCIe Gen3 speeds with options for higher levels.
Versatile development enclosures supporting SOSA and OpenVPX
Pixus Technologies has announced that it now offers versatile backplane/chassis configurations geared for 3U and 6U OpenVPX and SOSA development. The versatile development enclosures start with a line of 1-slot power and ground backplanes in various 3U and 6U configurations. This includes VITA 65 (standard VPX), VITA 66.4 (VPX with optical), and VITA 67.3 types (VPX with RF).
Series of single slot development OpenVPX backplanes
Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced that it now offers 3U and 6U OpenVPX power and ground backplanes in several configurations. With the SOSA/HOST and the move to optical and RF interfaces over OpenVPX, Pixus has developed multiple styles that allow for versatility in prototyping.
RiCase electronics enclosure cases with stackable feature
Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced that it now offers a configuration of its RiCase electronics enclosures that are well suited for stacking. The instrumentation cases have interlacing tabs that provide a secure connection ensuring that stacked units do not fall.
Chassis slot baffles from Pixus for controlling airflow
Pixus Technologies has announced that it now offers electronic enclosure air slot baffles for controlling the amount of airflow for an individual backplane slot. The air blockers can be employed in OpenVPX designs or other Eurocard standards such as VME/64x, CompactPCI, cPCI Serial, and more.
Rugged rackmount chassis for longer OpenVPX modules
Pixus Technologies has announced that it now offers MIL-rugged rackmount chassis enclosures that support deeper modules than the standard 160mm depth of OpenVPX. Many designers utilise OpenVPX or its general mechanicals for their designs.
New OpenVPX air slot blocker boards
Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced that it now offers plug-in boards for blocking the airflow in an otherwise empty OpenVPX slot. They come in 3U and 6U sizes in the 5HP (1.0”) width commonly used in the backplane architecture.
Backplanes with KVPX connectors for extreme environments
Pixus Technologies has offered a various OpenVPX backplanes utilizing the ultra-rugged KVPX connector. This type of connector is often used in the harshest Aerospace applications.
All-metal slim handles for OpenVPX boards
Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced new handles for OpenVPX boards or custom embedded computer boards in an all-metal design. The Pixus All-Metal Slim Type X Handle features a long thin metal lever for maximum leverage.
Chassis facilitates multiple backplane architectures
Pixus Technologies has introduced a highly versatile 5.25” tall chassis that accepts 3U or 6U boards mounted horizontally of various backplane types. With Pixus’ modular design that accepts various card guide and rail options, one can incorporate OpenVPX, cPCI Serial, VME64x or other Eurocard architectures in the new horizontal mount chassis.