Rack-Mount Enclosure supports passive backplanes.

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Designed for harsh environments, 4U rugged enclosure features reinforced corners, power supply hold-downs, flush-mounted LEDs, and secured cables. Rack-mount enclosure supports multiple systems in same unit and 19-slot PICMG-compatible passive backplanes. Unit employs 5 fans that blow air from front-to-rear of enclosure, modular 3½ and 5¼ in. drive bays, and 2 hot swappable 350 W power supplies.

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One Stop Systems Introduces 4U Rugged Enclosure

o Increased ruggedness for applications with high shock and vibration requirements
o Large storage capacity and superior cooling
o Supports multiple systems in the same enclosure
o Supports 19-slot PICMG-compatible passive backplanes

May 2004, Escondido, CA - - One Stop Systems announces the introduction of its 4U rugged enclosure. The passive backplane-based, rackmount enclosure supports a wide range of passive backplanes, including segmented backplanes, supporting multiple systems in a single enclosure. Five high-output fans provide superior cooling, blowing air from front-to-rear through the enclosure. Easily serviceable 3-1/2" and 5-1/4" modular drive bays provide significant storage capacity. Dual hot swappable 350-watt power supplies provide ample redundant power. The 4U rugged enclosure was specifically designed to meet requirements for harsh environments with features like reinforced corners, power supply hold-downs, flush-mounted LEDs, and completely secured cables. Modular components like the removable drive bay modules and the removable backplane tray provide easy servicing.

"One Stop Systems has designed a family of rugged passive backplane and motherboard-based enclosures that can withstand harsh environments and provide the OEM with aesthetically similar, substantial platforms for their product offerings," said Steve Cooper, president and CEO. "In addition to its rugged design, the 4U enclosure has exceptional storage capacity along with superior cooling and hot swappable, redundant power supplies. All this plus One Stop Systems' incomparable service and support make the 4U rugged enclosure an attractive component of any OEM's product offering."

The 4U rugged enclosure with a 19-slot PCI/ISA segmented backplane lists for $2,295, and is available immediately.

Standard and Segmented Passive Backplanes
One Stop Systems provides a wide range of standard backplanes ranging from 13 to 19 slots. All One Stop Systems backplanes are PICMG-based and include PCI/ISA, PCI and/or PCI/PCI-X slots. In addition, One Stop Systems offers a variety of segmented backplanes that allow the user to operate multiple systems within the same enclosure simultaneously. Three such segmented backplanes are the 19-slot, 17-slot, and 16-slot backplanes. The 19-slot provides 4 PCI slots and 5 ISA slots in one segment and 4 PCI slots and 4 ISA slots in the second segment. The 17-slot provides four 32-bit PCI slots, two 100MHz PCI-X slots, and one ISA slot in one segment and four 32-bit PCI slots, two 100MHz PCI-X slots, and two ISA slots in the second segment. The 16-slot provides four 32-bit PCI slots, two 100MHz PCI-X slots, and one 133MHz PCI-X slot in one segment and four 32-bit PCI slots, two 100MHz PCI-X slots, and one 133MHz PCI-X slots in the second segment. All backplanes support PICMG-based single board computers.

Single Board Computers
One Stop Systems also provides the latest technology, Intel-based single board computers (SBCs). Supporting P3, P4 and Xeon processors these American-built SBCs come with long-life embedded product support. One Stop Systems will configure the BIOS and deliver the SBC completely ready to use.

Integrated System
One Stop Systems not only provides the highest quality components for a rugged system but will also fully configure and integrate the system to the customers' specific requirements. This includes installing and configuring the SBC, installing all I/O boards and peripherals such as drives and CDROM. One Stop Systems will also load and configure the operating system and any proprietary software. All products are thoroughly tested and inspected and run through a 30-point checklist. The checklist is signed and included in the box with each product, insuring its proper operation prior to leaving the factory.

About One Stop Systems
One Stop Systems designs and manufactures a broad selection of standard, custom, and semi-custom computing systems and components for telecom, industrial control and military applications. These include CompactPCI, PCI/ISA and VME-based architectures. We offer responsive service, the highest quality design and manufacturing, and on-time delivery. In addition, One Stop Systems' easy-to-navigate product catalog at www.onestopsystems.com offers a broad selection of industrial-grade computing systems and components. For more information, contact our sales department toll free at (877) GET-CPCI or visit our web site at www.onestopsystems.com.

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