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Pixus Announces New 1/2 ATR Enclosures for 6U SpaceVPX and OpenVPX Systems

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May 27, 2021

Pixus Announces New 1/2 ATR Enclosures for 6U SpaceVPX and OpenVPX Systems
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Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced new ATRs for SpaceVPX systems supporting 6U OpenVPX boards of 160mm or 220mm depths.

The new 1/2 ATRs support up to 4 slots at a 1.2” pitch for the wider slot spacing of SpaceVPX. The backplane and I/O front panel configurations are customizable to each application. The chassis incorporates SpaceVPX elements such as power redundancy, outgassing options, and the form factors of the standard.

Pixus offers OpenVPX and SOSA-aligned backplane and chassis systems in commercial, development, MIL rugged, and Space 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.

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