Elma Bustronic Develops 14-slot Dual Star MicroTCA Backplane

Elma Bustronic Corporation, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of high performance backplanes, has developed a new 14-slot Dual Star MicroTCA backplane. The unit features 10 AMC slots, and dual redundant power module and MicroTCA Controller Hub (MCH) slots in a 14-slot backplane.

Elma Bustronic 14-slot Dual Star MicroTCA Backplane

The 14-slot Dual Star complies to the latest MicroTCA.0 specifications. The connectors are compression mount, which can be easily removed from the backplane individually if damaged. Elma Bustronic is also developing MicroTCA backplane configurations in press fit and SMT styles.

The Elma Bustronic MicroTCA backplane features an 18-layer controlled-impedance stripline design. There are also eight right angle 10-pin SMD headers for fans. The company also offers a 6-slot Dual Star for a portable tower chassis and a 14-slot Star design with one power module and MCH slot.

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.