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

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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 filler panels are also available in various widths. Customization is optional.



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VPX Ejector Handles and Panels from Pixus Offer Quality European Designs for up to 30% Less



Waterloo, Ontario — Pixus Technologies, a supplier of backplane, chassis, and embedded component solutions, now offers ejector handles and panels for 3U and 6U VPX boards.  Designed in Europe, the high-quality handles are offered at highly competitive prices.



The Pixus Type IV IEEE hot-swap ejector handles feature a rounded base that allow the handle to rock back, providing leverage to insert/remove VPX boards more easily.  The handles can engage over 1000N or 225 pounds of force per slot.



Front panels in 0.8”, 1.0”, and custom widths and 3U/6U heights are available in flat or Uchannel versions for EMC.  The 2.5mm aluminum panels come in anodized or clear chromate finishes.  Filler panels are also available in various widths.   Pixus offers customized front panels, including silkscreening, powder coating, cutouts/milling, and other specialty requirements.



Pixus offers a full line of VPX system platforms and backplanes in standard and rugged configurations.  The company also provides handles and panels in telecom, VME (IEC), and other styles.  The leadtime for the most common components is typically within 1 week ARO.



About Pixus Technologies

Leveraging over 20 years of innovative standard products, the Pixus team is comprised of industry experts in electronics packaging. Founded in 2009 by senior management from Kaparel Corporation, a Rittal company, Pixus Technologies' embedded backplanes and systems are focused primarily on  ATCA, OpenVPX, MicroTCA, and custom designs.    Pixus also has an extensive offering of VME-based and cPCI-based solutions.   In May 2011, Pixus Technologies became the sole authorized North and South American supplier of the electronic packaging products previously offered by Kaparel Corporation and Rittal.

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