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TE Connectivity's Ruggedized Optical Backplane interconnect system supports VITA 66.1 standard

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November 07, 2013

Amanda Harvey

Assistant Editor

Military Embedded Systems

TE Connectivity's Ruggedized Optical Backplane interconnect system supports VITA 66.1 standard

HARRISBURG. TE Connectivity has announced the new VITA 66.1-supported Ruggedized Optical Backplane interconnect system, with intermatable connectors. It was designed for high-bandwidth applications like High-Definition (HD) video and images, as well as computing applications requiring optical infrastructure.

“As high-bandwidth and high-frequency applications arise, many system designers are looking to ruggedized optical interconnects to satisfy today’s needs as well as future-proof tomorrow’s requirements,” says Rod Smith, Product Manager for TE Connectivity, Global Aerospace, Defense & Marine.

The new VITA 66.1 compliant Ruggedized Optical System is designed to complement the high-speed electrical modules, power, and, radio frequency that have been adopted and developed by the standard. The optical system is offered in both a backplane and daughtercard connectors, which interconnect up to two MT ferrules that each accommodate up to 24 fiber paths.

For more information on TE Connectivity's Ruggedized Optical Backplane interconnect system and other VITA standard products, visit www.te.com/catalog/menu/en/24635?BML=10576,26435.

 

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