Press Release Summary:
Standardized 8-slot 3U CompactPCI Express backplane with Positronic connector provides 6 slots for add-on cardexpansion; PXIexpress version is also available. Two slots provide legacy support for use by existing 32-bit CompactPCI boards, while other 4 are hybrid slots that support CompactPCIexpress technology. Offered in customized versions for OEMs, boards enable accelerated development of embedded systems and are part of standard and ruggedized, conduction-cooled systems.
Original Press Release:
Unveils New Backplanes for Compact PCIexpress Systems
March 30, 2006-
PCI Embedded Computer Systems Inc., a leading supplier of CompactPCI boards, complete conduction cooled systems, and ruggedized PMC-XMC modules for embedded applications, today announced new backplanes for CompactPCIexpress, enabling accelerated development of embedded systems.
PCI Embedded Computer Systems Inc. expects its new CompactPCIexpress Backplanes to drive an advanced standard.
"These hybrid backplane enables an easy migration to CompactPCIexpress", stated Claus Gross, PCI Embedded Computer Systems Inc.'s Vice President of Engineering. "These backplanes are part of standard and ruggedized conduction cooled systems and are available as customized versions for OEM's."
The standardized 8-slot 3U CompactPCI Express backplane with Positronic connector provides 6 slots for add-on cardexpansion. A PXIexpress version is available too.
Two of the slots provide legacy support for use by existing 32-bit CompactPCI boards, while the remaining 4 slots are 'hybrid', and therefore support the latest CompactPCIexpress technology.
About the CompactPCIexpress Platform
PCI Embedded Computer Systems manufactures ruggedized conduction cooled enclosures, backplanes, Power Supplies as well as CPU boards and Carrier boards that allow PCI cards to be used in CompactPCIexpress systems.
Price and Availability
The CompactPCI Express backplane prices start under $350 each in volume. Production quantities are available now.
PCI Embedded Computer Systems Inc. develops and manufactures intelligent CPU and peripheral boards in the US and Germany for many platforms that provide precision control of robotic and automated equipment in the semiconductor, medical and industrial equipment markets as well as for ruggedized embedded OEM applications.
PCI Embedded Computer Systems Inc.
505-1 So. State Hwy 49, #102
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