3U OpenVPX Backplane with VITA 66.4 Optical Slots

Elma Electronic

Elma's 3U 3-slot OpenVPX backplane has two slots dedicated to backplane optical I/O. Each of the optical slots has its own dedicated Fat Pipe connection to slot 1.

Board Specifications:

  • Compliant to and
  • Uses the rugged 3U Eurocard form factor
  • Standard with the High Speed MultiGig™ connector ( and VITA 63 connectors upon request)
  • Preliminary .4 optical module accepts MT (MPO) fiber ferrules
  • Provides built in ESD ground protection in every slot
  • Accepts MultiGig™ compatible cables with available accessories
  • Available optical ferrules currently support 12 or 24 discrete fibers or equivalent fiber ribbons
  • Data Planes support 6.25 GBaud per lane or 25 GBaud per Fat Pipe

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