Latest 3U and 6U OpenVPX Backplanes Allow for Versatility in Prototyping

Press Release Summary:




  • Feature cutout for optional insertion of the aperture housing and contacts

  • Available in 1-slot with VITA 65 (VPX only), VITA 66.4 (optical), and VITA 67.3 (RF) formats

  • Offer SOSA/HOST efforts and move to optical and RF interfaces over




Original Press Release:


Pixus Offers New Series of Single Slot Development OpenVPX Backplanes


Waterloo, Ontario — July 30, 2020– Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, now offers 3U and 6U OpenVPX power and ground backplanes in several configurations. With the SOSA/HOST efforts and move to optical and RF interfaces over OpenVPX, Pixus has developed multiple styles that allow for versatility in prototyping.



The 1-slot backplanes come in VITA 65 (VPX only), VITA 66.4 (optical), and VITA 67.3 (RF) formats. The optical and RF versions feature a cutout for optional insertion of the aperture housing and contacts. Used in conjunction with Pixus’ multi-slot power and ground backplanes, there is a vast range of configurations available.



Pixus offers OpenVPX backplanes, chassis platforms, and specialty products. The company also provides enclosure solutions in MicroTCA, cPCI Serial, AdvancedTCA, as well as instrumentation case formats. 



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.



Company Contact: Justin Moll , Pixus Technologies Justin.moll@pixustechnologies.com 519-885-5775

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