MicroTCA Shelf has 5U form factor and pluggable fan trays.

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Cooled via 3 pluggable fan trays with air filtering, 5U MicroTCA shelf comes with 14-slot Dual Star backplane in single module, full size format. Backplane offers 10 AdvancedMC, 2-power module, and 2 MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) slots. To securely hold modules in place, unit features locking strips that are stamped so they can be cut at any incremental width, allowing flexibility in how many modules are plugged in and secured.



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Elma Announces New 5U MicroTCA Shelf with Pluggable Fan Trays



FREMONT, California - Elma Electronic Inc., a global manufacturer of electronic packaging products, has announced a new 5U MicroTCA shelf. The unit features pluggable fans trays and an air filter.

The 5U MicroTCA shelf comes equipped with a 14-slot Dual Star backplane in the single module, full size format. The backplane offers 10 AdvancedMC, 2-power module, and 2 MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) slots. Cooling is achieved via three pluggable fan trays with air filtering. Another feature of the Elma MicroTCA line is locking strips that securely hold the modules in place. Elma has stamped them so they can be cut at any incremental width, allowing flexibility in how many modules are plugged in and secured.

The Elma MicroTCA chassis line employs a modular design approach, allowing various sizes and configurations. This reduces the time, hassle and costs of customization. Elma now offers MicroTCA shelves in 4U, 5U, 6U, 7U, and 8U heights and a Portable Tower in a 7U height. Contact the company for more details.

The lead-time is 6-8 weeks.

About Elma Electronic
Elma Electronic Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of enclosures, backplanes, cabinets, cases, and "ready-to-run" packaging for CPCI, Rugged COTS, VME/64x, VXI, PC and custom bus structures. Elma's component product line offers a wide selection of top quality switches knobs and LED arrays. The company has been a worldwide supplier of dependable, high performance products for over 35 years. Elma operates three facilities in the continental United States plus has locations in Switzerland, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Israel.

Elma Electronic Inc. is located at 44350 Grimmer Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538 USA. Telephone (510) 656-3400 - Fax (510) 656-3783. www.elma.com

Company Contact: Justin Moll, Elma Electronic
510.656.3400 510.656.3783 fax e-mail: jmoll@elmabustronic.com

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