MicroTCA Cube-Format Backplane
Elma Bustronic Corp. announced its MicroTCA backplane in the cube style
format that features six AdvancedMC, one MicroTCA carrier hub and one power module slot. This backplane has a Star topology, and it fits in a 4U wide cube-style MicroTCA portable enclosure. The backplane also features a JSM (J-Tag switch module) slot, and it has connections at the bottom for a cooling unit and at the top for temperature sensors. The 12-layer routing includes 12 ports, including fat pipe lanes and allocations for PCI-Express traffic. The pinout of connector 2 of the MCH is the first alternative pinout defined in the MicroTCA specification.
Elma Bustronic Corp.