VadaTech (Henderson, NV) offers chassis and modules that are compliant to the MicroTCA.1 specification for air-cooled rugged applications. The MicroTCA.1 specification uses an enhanced retention screw to hold the modules in place for rugged environments. It defines a maximum operating shock of 25g and 8g of random vibration. The first in the line of the company‘s MicroTCA.1 subrack products is thev3U high VT930 subrack, which features:
- Up to 12 AMC slots, including up to six full-size (6HP) and 6 mid-size (4HP) modules.
- Perforated top and bottom covers, and the subrack chassis is cooled from an external fan tray below the card cage.
- A passive backplane that is 40 GbE capable with dual MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) slots and dual Power Module (PM) slots.
For more information, visit www.vadatech.com