Elma Bustronic Rolls Out 2-Slot CompactPCI Backplane

Elma Bustronic Corporation, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of high performance backplanes has developed a new 2-slot CompactPCI backplane. The 9U backplane is horizontally mounted in the chassis, with 3U of the backplane devoted to power supply and header connectors. With the pluggable power connectors and the signal connectors in one monolithic backplane, cabling and sourcing costs are reduced.

Elma Bustronic 2-Slot CompactPCI Backplane

The backplanes are compliant to the PICMG basic specification 2.0 R3.0 and PICMG Hot Swap specification 2.1 R1.0 Also, Elma Bustronic offers versions conforming to PICMG 2.16 for Compact Packet Switching and the H.110 Computer Telephony specification 2.5 R1.0 The backplanes feature an 8-layer controlled impedance stripline design, superior power distribution, and have virtually zero crosstalk.

Elma Bustronic also offers CompactPCI backplanes in 3U, 6U, and 7U heights. Configurations are available in Low Profile, EasyPlug, and EasyCable formats. Both right and left justified versions are available, as well as both 32-bit and 64-bit designs.

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, VITA, and the StarFabric Trade Association and can be found on the World Wide Web.