Elma Creates VPX Portable Tower Chassis

Elma Electronic Inc., a global manufacturer of electronic packaging products has announced a VPX Portable Tower. The chassis features a mesh backplane compliant to the latest VITA 46 specifications.

Elma VPX Portable Tower Chassis

The VPX Tower offers a carrying handle for easy portability making it ideal for prototyping, demonstrations, and for mobile applications. The unit also features advanced EMC shielding, scratch-resistant vinyl clad aluminum covers, and power components. Cooling is achieved with 1 x 12V DC fan pushing 150 CFM (cubic feet per minute) in a front-to-rear airflow configuration. Elma has performed thermal simulations to ensure the optimal performance. As VPX offers a wide range of power options, a flexible 800W power supply with various input voltages is included.

Utilizing Elma’s modular extrusion-based design, the chassis facilitates a wide rage of configurations. The first configuration of the VPX Tower is a 5-slot Mesh backplane from Elma Bustronic.

The lead-time is 6 weeks ARO.

About Elma Electronic
Elma Electronic Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of enclosures, backplanes, cabinets, cases, and “ready-to-run” packaging for CPCI, Rugged COTS, VME/64x, VXI, PC, ATCA, and custom bus structures. Elma’s component product line offers a wide selection of top quality switches knobs and LED arrays. The company has been a worldwide supplier of dependable, high performance products for over 35 years. Elma operates multiple facilities in the continental United States plus has locations in Switzerland, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Romania and Israel.

Elma Electronic Inc. is located at 44350 Grimmer Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538 USA. Telephone (510) 656-3400 – Fax (510) 656-3783.