VXS Backplane fits into 4U high horizontal mount enclosures.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring Star routing topology, 8-Slot VXS Backplane complies with VITA 41.0 specifications. It comes with 1 hub slot and 7 payload slots in 14-layer controlled-impedance stripline design. With simulation feature that ensures strong signal performance, 6U high backplane has power studs in 3.3, 5, and 12 V, as well as GND along the top and bottom of the unit to allow for flexible power options.

Original Press Release:

Bustronic Announces 8-Slot Star VXS Backplane

FREMONT, California, August 01, 2008 - Elma Bustronic Corporation, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of high performance backplanes has developed a new size for its line of VXS Backplanes. The 8-slot VXS Backplane features a Star routing topology and fits in most 4U high horizontal mount enclosures.

The 8-slot Star VXS Backplane complies with the VITA 41.0 specifications. It features one hub slots and seven payload slots in a 14-layer controlled-impedance stripline design. Backplane simulation confirms strong signal performance. The 6U high backplane has power studs in 3.3V, 5V, 12V, and GND along the top and bottom of the backplane to allow for flexible power options.

Bustronic also offers VXS Star backplanes in 5 slots and an 8-slot with one hub, 5 payload, and 2 legacy VME64x slots. Dual Star topologies include versions in 8, 12, 18, 20, and 21 slots. Other Bustronic innovations for VXS include a Switchless Mesh, Processor Mesh, VXS/VPX Hybrid backplanes, and Extender Card. The Switchless has 3 point-to-points mesh slots and 2 legacy VME64x slots. The Processor Mesh has a unique Mesh configuration for VXS.

The lead-time is 4-6 weeks ARO.


Founded in 1989, Elma Bustronic specializes in the design and manufacture of high-performance backplanes. Elma Bustronic has a complete line of industry-standard backplanes, including CompactPCI, VME, VME64x, H.110 CT, VXI, VXS, and ATCA. Elma Bustronic's custom design service combines creative engineering, highly sophisticated computer simulation and modern design techniques to offer customized backplanes that meet the most specialized system requirements. A member of the ELMA Electronic group, Elma Bustronic is located in Fremont, California. Elma Bustronic is a member of PICMG(TM), VITA, and the StarFabric Trade Association and can be found on the World Wide Web at www.Bustronic.com.

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