Elma Announces New Line of Mobile Command Center Consoles

Tucker, GA June 13, 2008 - Optima EPS, an Elma Company, and leading designer and manufacturer of cabinet enclosures for electronic systems, has announced a new line of consoles, desk systems, and enclosures for the mobile command and communications markets. Applications include mobile communications/broadcast, battlefield command, law enforcement/HSS, emergency services, mobile labs, and more.

Optima Mobile infrastructure solutions include full command centers down to cabinets geared for mobile applications. The command centers are based on the latest human engineering concepts and ergonomic designs to ensure optimum "usability". Based on standard modules, the range can easily be modified to suit most applications and ensures optimum access to critical information in command and control environment. Optima's full range of cabinet enclosures can be ruggedized for mobile applications. This provides a wide range of highly ruggedized, Mil-Spec, seismic, datacom, or cost-effective standard platforms to choose from.

The command centers come in versions including: single, two or three tier viewing levels to suit varying application requirements. Viewing levels and angles are designed to insure operator comfort. Monitors can be supported on adjustable shelves and are dressed with custom Plexiglas front bezels to provide an attractive appearance for any brand of monitor.

Optima's console design permits peripheral equipment to be installed using standard EIA rack mounting rails that can support over 300lbs of equipment. Highly ruggedized versions are optional.

The user-friendly design of Optima's mobile command/communications centers accommodates typical floor layout requirements: straight, L or U shaped styles. Optional ergonomically designed laminate writing desks provide a comfortable work surface and maximum leg area. With removable sides, rear and top panels, the installation and accessibility of the equipment is fast and easy.

Pricing for basic configurations of Optima's command centers varies on size and design needs. Lead-time is 6-8 weeks.

About Optima, An Elma Company

Optima EPS has been designing, manufacturing, and distributing quality electronic enclosures, enclosure systems, server racks, cabinets, security consoles, vertical racks, and telecom enclosures since its founding by Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. in 1962. In 1986, Optima joined Gichner Systems Group (Dallastown, PA), one of the world's leading manufacturers of transportable military shelter systems. In April 1, 2004 Elma Electronic Inc acquired Optima. Today, Optima serves leading electronic and communications OEMs throughout North America from its headquarters near Atlanta, Georgia. The highly- engineered products whether custom, modified-standard or standard designs, are manufactured to meet customer specifications. They are also distinguished by an extruded aluminum construction offering a high strength-to-weight ratio and a contemporary appearance. www.optimaeps.com

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Company Contact: Justin Moll Optima EPS, An Elma Company
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