Press Release Summary:
Compliant to PICMG 3.0 specifications, 2-slot ATCA backplane features pluggable MicroTCA connectors used for connections to IPM Sentry shelf manager as well as connectors for SHMC, power entry, sense, I2C Bus, ring, and more. Small, dense connector minimizes space used on backplane, allowing it to fit inside 2U enclosure. With 10-layer controlled-impedance stripline design, backplane utilizes point-to-point serial connections.
Original Press Release:
Elma Bustronic Upgrades It's 2-slot ATCA Backplane with Shelf Manager Interface
Elma Bustronic Corporation, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of high performance backplanes has upgraded its 2-slot ATCA backplane to include pluggable shelf management connectors.
The 2-slot ATCA backplane now features standard MicroTCA connectors used for connections to Elma's IPM Sentry shelf manager. The small and dense connector minimizes the space used on the backplane, allowing it to fit inside a 2U enclosure. Compliant to the latest PICMG 3.0 specification, the backplane also has connectors for SHMC, power entry, Sense, I2C Bus, Ring, and more
With a 10-layer controlled-impedance stripline design, the 2-slot ATCA backplane utilizes point-to-point serial connections. Signal integrity studies confirm superior performance of the board. Bustronic also offers ATCA backplanes in 5, 6, and 14-slot Mesh configurations and a 14-slot Dual Star design.
About ELMA BUSTRONIC:
Founded in 1989, Elma Bustronic specializes in the design and manufacture of high-performance backplanes. Elma Bustronic has a complete line of industry-standard backplanes, including CompactPCI, VME, VME64x, H.110 CT, VXI, VXS, and ATCA. Elma Bustronic's custom design service combines creative engineering, highly sophisticated computer simulation and modern design techniques to offer customized backplanes that meet the most specialized system requirements. A member of the ELMA Electronic group, Elma Bustronic is located in Fremont, California. Elma Bustronic is a member of PICMG(TM), VITA, and the StarFabric Trade Association and can be found on the World Wide Web at www.Bustronic.com.