New OpenVPX Air Slot Blocker Boards are Ideal for Prototyping/Testing

Press Release Summary:




  • Come in 3U and 6U sizes in the 5HP (1.0 in.) width used in the backplane architecture

  • Help optimize airflow by forcing the available airflow to pass through utilized slots

  • Available with and without injector/ejector handles and feature renowned Pixus rugged metal engagement claw




Original Press Release:


New OpenVPX Air Slot Blocker Boards from Pixus


Waterloo, Ontario — Mar 26, 2020 – Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, now offers plug-in boards for blocking the airflow in an otherwise empty OpenVPX slot. They come in 3U and 6U sizes in the 5HP (1.0”) width commonly used in the backplane architecture.



The air slot blocker boards help optimize airflow by forcing the available airflow to pass through utilized slots. They fill spare slots that many applications utilize for future expansion. The air slot blockers boards come in versions with and without injector/ejector handles that feature the renowned Pixus rugged metal engagement “claw”. The blockers are also a convenient tool for prototyping/testing. 



Pixus offers backplanes, chassis platforms, components, and specialty products in various VITA and PICMG modular open standard architectures. The company also provides ruggedization and enclosure customization services.



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

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