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Pixus Technologies

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

  • 519-885-5775

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Pixus Technologies

Labeling Strips allow part number and symbols.

Jan 05, 2018

Labeling Strips are designed for Pixus’ Type I, II, and IV injector ejector handles. Offered in 0.8 in. width and 0.6 in. height in custom colors, strips provide part number, symbol and identification markings that are to be placed on embedded systems.

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

OpenVPX Card Guides are made of polycarbonate material.

Nov 21, 2017

OpenVPX Card Guides are available in front card slot and rear transition module versions. Units come with optional ESD and feature ground clips. Products are suitable for 4HP and 5HP wide OpenVPX board applications. Guides are offered in customized versions such as aluminum materials.

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mounting & Attaching Products

3U OpenVPX High-Speed Backplane is made of laminate material.

Nov 04, 2017

3U OpenVPX High-Speed Backplane comes in 6-slot size. Unit meets BKP-DIS06-15.2.14 profile and comes with optional rear transition module connectors. Product features back-drilling of vias and is offered in conformal coating and customized versions.

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Mounting & Attaching Products

Mounting Rail comes with two mounting screws.

Aug 18, 2017

Mounting Rail supports high insertion forces. Unit accepts OpenVPX or other architectures boards which are based on the IEEE 1101 specification. Product features a thicker metal and re-enforced design to offer strength and durability.

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Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Solder-Side Covers are offered in solid or perforated options.

Jul 27, 2017

Solder-Side Covers are designed for 3U and 6U Eurocard PCBs. Units can be mounted on OpenVPX, CompactPCI, and VME/64x boards. Covers are offered in 3U x 160 mm and 6U x 160 mm standard sizes and also available for 80 mm Rear Transition Modules (RTMs) and 220 mm boards. Units with 0.5 mm and 0.3 mm versions can withstand temperatures of up to 120°C and 65°C respectively.

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Material Handling & Storage

Insertion Force Ejector Handle features die-cast zinc all-metal design.

Jul 11, 2017

Capable of handling up to 815N of pressure, Type VII Insertion Force Ejector Handle is suitable for 6U OpenVPX applications. Featuring coding/keying, micro-switch for live insertion and ESD pin, unit can be used on standard panels or with 1/2 HP offset for OpenVPX systems. Used for high connector insertion forces of 6U plug-in boards, product is available with painting and silk-screening... Read More

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.

Apr 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.

Jan 07, 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

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

AdvancedTCA Enclosure features Field Replaceable Units.

Nov 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.

Sep 09, 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.

Sep 07, 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 finish.... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Test & Measuring Instruments

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

Aug 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 typical 3U VPX... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Rugged Horizontal Rails handle high board insertion forces.

Jul 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 single... 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 designs or... Read More

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

ATR Format Enclosures have conduction-cooled design.

May 09, 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 PICMG 2.9... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Instrument Enclosures offer range of front panel/door options.

Apr 05, 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 fans.... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

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

Mar 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 25... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products

Double Rail Extrusions create rugged subracks.

Mar 02, 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 sets of... Read More

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