Elma Bustronic Corp.'s CompactPCI PlusIO
Backplane is compliant to the latest PICMG 2.30 specifications. The first
in the series is an 8-slot version in a 3U height. PICMG 2.30 expands the
backplane with serial point-to-point connections for high-speed data transfer
(PCIe, SATA, USB, Ethernet). The Elma Bustronic 8-slot version offers 1
CompactPCI PlusIO system slot, 4 CompactPCI PlusIO peripheral slots and 3
legacy slots. The system slot has connections for 4 x USB2, 4 x SATA, 4 x PCIe
and 2 x ETH.
The CompactPCI PlusIO Backplane
comes in a 3U height with a 12-layer stripline design. Standard FR-4 PCB
material was used on the 8-slot backplane and rear IO is supported. The lead-time is
2-4 weeks ARO.
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