Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems (CWCES) has launched the RME9CC, a 12-slot 3U OpenVPX forced air conduction-cooled chassis for the development of military embedded systems.
The RME9CC rackmount enclosure is a 9U high OpenVPX forced air conduction-cooled development chassis meeting the latest ANSI/VITA specifications. The RME9CC provides cooling for up to 75 W per slot. This enclosure supports up to 12-slots of 3U 1" pitch payload cards and rear transition modules. It supports two different OpenVPX backplanes with high-speed switch fabric support for up to 6.25 Gbaud. 2600 Watt power supply configurations are available for both 12V and 5V.
The RME9CC chassis measures 18.96" (Rack Flanges) wide, 15.69" (9U) high, and 19.53” deep. The card cage is constructed of conduction-cooled extruded and machined aluminum.
. This extreme cooling rackmount chassis meets stringent ANSI/VITA 65 power and cooling requirements for conduction-cooled 3U OpenVPX modules
. Extreme cooling for 75 W per slot per ANSI/VITA 65 OpenVPX
--Maintains card cage rails at 55°C or below with power dissipation of 75 W per slot at an ambient of 30°C and mean sea level per ANSI/VITA 65 OpenVPX
--Airflow: lower front air intake, rear exhaust for forced air over heat sinks for upper and lower conduction-cooled chassis rails
--Fan speed control reduces acoustic noise at low temperature
. OpenVPX REDI designed to the latest ANSI/VITA 46.0, VITA 46.3, ANSI/VITA 46.10, ANSI/VITA 48.0, ANSI/VITA 48.1 and ANSI/VITA 65 OpenVPX specifications
. Supports 3U 12-slot 1” pitch backplane with rear transition module support
--12-slot 3U OpenVPX backplanes available
. Power supply configurations available for OpenVPX 12 V-centric and 5 V-centric module sets
. Custom configurations and system integration services available
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