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Pixus Technologies

50 Bathurst Dr., Waterloo, ON, N2V1C5, CAN

  • 519-885-5775

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Pixus Technologies

VPXD1000R Enclosure features adjustable fan speed dial.

May 13, 2017

Offering 3U and 6U backplanes in OpenVPX, CompactPCI Serial, VME64x and VME designs, VPXD1000R Development Enclosure have 600W or 1200W modular power supplies. Featuring eight backplane slots of 1.0 in. pitch and conduction-cooled card guides, unit comes with removable sidewalls for front pluggable cards and optional rear transition module section. Product with power interface boards accepts... Read More


RiCool V Fans are individually hot swappable.

April 19, 2017

Delivering 200 Cubic Feet per Minute (CFM) of cooling and 3.2 in. of H2O static pressure, RiCool V Fans are used in MicroTCA systems, OpenVPX, CompactPCI Serial and VME64x systems. Providing sull shelf management functionality, units also come with self-controlled version.

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

PXS0108 MicroTCA Chassis follows mix and match approach.

January 7, 2017

Available in 1U rugged, 2U, 5U, and 8U heights, PXS0108 MicroTCA Chassis offers mix and match approach for MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH), power and payloads modules. Providing solution for 1 or 2 MCHs, single or dual power supplies and AMCs of multiple sizes, 6-slot MicroTCA system offers PCIe Gen3 speeds backplane choices and performs failover, remote management and power sequencing... Read More

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AdvancedTCA Enclosure features Field Replaceable Units.

November 16, 2016

Designed with hot-swappable reverse impeller blowers, AdvancedTCA Shelf offers cooling above 400W/slot. Included with RiCool IV version, unit provides cooling at 576 cubic feet per minute for each fan and 3.6” H2O of static pressure. Product can deliver maximum cooling even in 55°C temperature for 96 hours when operated at full load. Featured with full redundant Field Replaceable Units,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Material Handling & Storage

Modular Subracks mount 3U, 6U, and custom-sized boards.

September 9, 2016

Modular subracks and components are available for plugging various board sizes. Commonly 3U and 6U high (or 4U and 7U to allow spacing for fans), subracks come in 84HP (for 19 in. rackmount size), 42HP,  and 21HP widths. Extruded rails feature tapped holes and optional extensions for IEEE injector/ejector latches. Lightweight aluminum components have clear chromate finish. Additional... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Material Handling & Storage

Modular Subracks mount 3U, 6U, and custom-sized boards.

September 7, 2016

Available in typical heights of 3U and 6U or 4U and 7U to allow for spacing for fans, modular subracks come in 84HP (19 in. rackmount), 42HP,  and 21HP widths. Extruded rails have tapped holes and offer optional extensions for IEEE injector/ejector latches. Multiple depth options are available, and EMC versions are standard. Made of aluminum, components in subracks have clear chromate... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Test & Measuring Instruments

Five-Slot, 4U Chassis aids 3U OpenVPX board development.

August 11, 2016

Used to develop 3U VPX and OpenVPX cards, VPXD4500 features 5-slot OpenVPX backplane with BKP3-DIS05-15.2.13-n profile (VITA 65). Distributed mesh backplane accommodates diverse range of 3U OpenVPX boards. At 19 in. wide, platform is designed for facilitated rear I/O access. Rear Transition Module (RTM) connectors are optional. Features include 350 W AC power supply that offers... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Rugged Horizontal Rails handle high board insertion forces.

July 29, 2016

Featuring thick contact point and hardened design to protect against extreme forces, Rittal™ Enhanced Horizontal Rails meet IEC 60 297-3 and IEEE 1101.10 specifications. Units have .1 HP (horizontal pitch) hole pattern to allow precise installation of guide rails in various increments. Rails are standardly 84 HP without machining on end faces, and can be cut in any length. Combined with OpenVPX... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

MicroTCA Chassis (1U) supports PCIe Gen 3 speeds.

May 26, 2016

Available with multiple power options, including dual redundant configuration, Pixus PXS0108 features 6 Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) slots and 1 MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) slot. Active backplane, alleviating need for power modules, provides power manager controls and limits management and payload power to max allowed limit for each slot. PCIe Gen 3 brings backplane speed to 8 GBps in... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Conduction-Cooled ATR Chassis meet military standards.

May 10, 2016

Available in ATR format or in specialty Small Form Factor designs, Conduction-Cooled Chassis support both OpenVPX and MicroTCA architectures. Units come in standard ½ and ¾ sizes for 3U or 6U boards. There are also options for MicroTCA.3 Hardened form factor as well as heat exchanged versions. Enclosures are designed to meet MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-810G, and MIL-STD-461. For specialty... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

ATR Format Enclosures have conduction-cooled design.

May 9, 2016

Available for both OpenVPX and MicroTCA architectures, conduction-cooled ATR format chassis comes in ½ and ¾ sizes for 3U or 6U boards. Options are also available for MicroTCA.3 Hardened form factor as well as heat exchanged versions. Designed to meet MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-810G, and MIL-STD-461, products are also available with power interface boards for incorporating VITA 62 or... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Instrument Enclosures offer range of front panel/door options.

April 5, 2016

Available in 1U–4U sizes with several depths, widths, and configurations, modular Vario and RiPac Enclosures offer front doors with right, left, or bottom hinges, nearly all with lockable security option. Glass door for aluminum and sheet metal enclosure cases comes in smoked acrylic finish. Rear filler panels/doors also come in various options, including versions with cutouts for 120 mm... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

AdvancedTCA Chassis (13U) offers backplane and PEM options.

March 24, 2016

Along with 40GbE backplane options to IEEE 40GBASE-KR4, PXS13X0 series AdvancedTCA (ATCA) chassis supports shelf manager options from VadaTech (VT003) and PigeonPoint (ShMM-700R). RiCool III fans options enable cooling of over 300 W/slot while maintaining NEBS compliance and CPTA design guidelines. Also available, Power Entry Module (PEM) options include 100 A PEMs that have feeds limited to... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

Double Rail Extrusions create rugged subracks.

March 2, 2016

Tested in railway applications for resistance to shock/vibration and ability to handle extreme loads, double rail extrusions with dual mounting provide modular framework for electronics enclosures. Mounting holes for second screw promote stability and strength for modular enclosure. Offered in front and rear versions and with various interfaces, extruded aluminum rails also include... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

OpenVPX Backplanes come in 3U and 6U configurations.

February 22, 2016

Compliant to VITA 65 specification, standard profile configurations for OpenVPX backplanes include 5-, 9-, and 18-slot 3U versions as well as 2- and 5-slot 6U versions. Each is available with or without rear I/O connectors and designed to cable over to Pixus power boards for VITA 62 or PICMG 2.11 power supplies. Header options are available for VITA 46.11 for system management. Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

NEBS-Compliant 15U ATCA Chassis exceeds 400 W/slot capability.

February 11, 2016

Leveraging Kaparel design and reverse impeller hot-plug cartridges, 15U AdvancedTCA (ATCA) chassis provides at least 400 W/slot cooling capability while meeting all compliance criteria and recommended practices. Design meets NEBS requirements, including ability to cool chassis with fan tray removed for 2 min, and remains within FCC acoustic requirements. Both 40 and 10 GbE backplane... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Power Interface Boards support VITA 62 power supplies.

November 12, 2015

Available in 3U and 6U heights in either single or dual PSU formats, Pixus VITA 62 Power Interface Boards feature header for voltage sense and IPMB for VITA 46.11 system management or other IPMI-based options. Units have several power bugs for 3.3, 5, and 12 V power as well as 26-pin header that accommodates general purpose I/O signals from PSUs. To optimize chassis cooling, breakaway tabs at... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Modular 4U Chassis supports OpenVPX applications.

October 12, 2015

Available with various options to adapt to application, VPX4V180 Series includes base chassis that is suited for 3–18 medium powered OpenVPX boards. For higher power applications, larger bottom-to-top cooling fans can be used as well as air baffles. For front-to-rear cooling, 5U chassis is available. VPX4V180 Series includes EMC options with integrated components and supplemental gasketing.... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Instrument Cases and Enclosures come in customized versions.

September 9, 2015

Made of aluminum and sheet metal, Rittal Brand Instrument Cases and Enclosures are available in 19, 16.8, 9.5, and 8.4 in. widths and 1U and 8U heights. Units feature mounting rails, grounding kits, carry handles, keyboard lids, and feet. Customization is available for covers, doors, enclosure depths, and other specialty requirements. Custom silk-screening, powder coating, and stenciling is... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

Ejector Handles and Panels are available for 3U and 6U VPX boards.

August 25, 2015

Pixus Type IV IEEE hot-swap ejector handles can engage over 225 lb of force per slot. Rounded base allows handle to rock back and provide leverage for facilitated insertion/removal of VPX boards. Front panels in 0.8 in., 1.0 in., and custom widths and 3U/6U heights are available in flat or Uchannel versions for EMC. These 2.5 mm aluminum panels come in anodized or clear chromate finishes, and... Read More

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