SOURCE: Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems

Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems

July 26, 2011 14:36 ET

Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems Introduces New Hybricon® 6U OpenVPX™ Backplane

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - Jul 26, 2011) - Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems (CWCES), a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls and a leading system integrator of rugged deployed integrated electronics for the aerospace, defense and industrial markets, has announced the newest addition to its industry-leading Hybricon® family of high performance OpenVPX™ backplanes. The new 024-900-06-CEN1-01 is a 6U, 6-slot OpenVPX (VITA 65/68) / VPX-REDI (VITA 48) / VPX (VITA 46) backplane. It speeds and simplifies the integration of high performance open standards based rugged deployed subsystems based on the popular VPX and OpenVPX open standards.

"Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems is committed to offering the market's most comprehensive line of OpenVPX backplanes," said David Dietz, vice president and general manager of Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems group. "We are pleased to announce the 024-900-06-CEN1-01, the newest addition to our Hybricon OpenVPX backplanes, the industry's highest performance 6.25 Gbaud backplanes."

This high performance backplane supports data rates up to 6.25 Gbaud per VITA 68. It features a 1" pitch (7-slots wide), 5 payload slots, a data switch slot, star fabric topology from payload slots to the switch slot for the data plane. This backplane is compatible with a variety of standard and custom enclosures.

The OpenVPX standard defines a set of system profiles to simplify the selection of interoperable system components.

024-900-06-CEN1-01 OpenVPX Profiles:

  • Backplane Profile: BKP6-CEN06-11.2.8-3
  • Payload Slot Profile: SLT6-PAY-4F2T-10.2.2
  • Payload Module Profiles:
    • MOD6-PAY4F2T-12.2.2-(1,2,4,5)
    • MOD6-PAY4F1Q2U2T-12.2.1-(1-3,5-8)
    • MOD6-PAY8F-12.2.3-(1,3,5)
    • MOD6-PAY4F16U-12.2.4-(1,3,4,5)
  • Switch Slot Profile: SLT6-SWH-24F-10.4.3
  • Switch Module Profile: MOD6-SWH-24F-10.4.3-(all)

Hybricon brand Backplane Features Include:

  • VITA 65 OpenVPX compliant backplanes
  • VITA 46 / VITA 48 VPX REDI compliant
  • VITA 46.10 RTM connectors
  • Multiple backplane profiles available
  • Provisions for mechanical stops to prevent mis-insertion of payload cards
  • Stiffeners placed every other slot to ensure backplane rigidity
  • Signal Integrity compliant per VITA 68, up to 6.25 Gbaud
  • High performance 6.25 Gbaud backplanes compatible with Serial RapidIO (SRIO), gen 2 and PCI Express (PCIe) gen 2 - 2 level backdrill and 5 Gbaud operation expansion plane fabrics
  • 3.125 Gbaud backplanes compatible with SRIO gen 1 and PCIe gen 1 - 1 level backdrill
  • Optional rear transition connectors
  • Optional conformal coating
  • Keying and alignment per VITA 65 and VITA 46
  • Durability: Mate-Unmate for 200 cycles
  • Non-Volatile Memory Read Only (NVMRO) signal (jumper selectable)
  • Optional battery backup input, jumperable to +3.3V
  • SYSCON selectable - set to 1st VPX slot as default

Learn more about Hybricon OpenVPX, VPX-REDI and VPX backplanes, including the new 6U 024-900-06-CEN1-01, at http://www.cwcelectronicsystems.com/vpx_backplanes.html

Sales Contact
Please forward all sales and reader service inquiries to Maria Antal, Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems, Tel: (978) 952-2017; email: systeminfo@curtisswright.com.

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For editorial information regarding Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems, contact John Wranovics, public relations director, Curtiss-Wright Controls, Tel: (925) 640-6402; email. jwranovics@curtisswright.com.

About Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems
Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems is one of the industry's most comprehensive and experienced single sources for rugged, integrated electronic system solutions. Our product and service expertise includes mission and flight control computer systems; network centric computing systems; avionics and Vetronics processor units; motion control solutions and rate sensor assemblies; rugged high-speed data recorders and storage devices; engineered packaging (including chassis/enclosures, power supplies, subracks and backplanes); smart power control and distribution systems; sensor management systems; electric turret drive, stabilization, and ammunition handling systems; and electro-mechanical solutions. The Electronic Systems group serves the defense, aerospace, commercial and industrial markets and is part of Curtiss-Wright Controls Inc. For more information about Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems, visit www.cwcelectronicsystems.com.

About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Curtiss-Wright Controls is the motion control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. With manufacturing facilities around the world, Curtiss-Wright Controls is a leading technology-based organization providing niche motion control products, subsystems and services internationally for the aerospace and defense markets. For more information, visit www.cwcontrols.com.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    John Wranovics
    Public Relations Director
    Curtiss-Wright Controls
    Tel: (925) 640-6402
    email: Email Contact

    For sales and reader service inquiries:
    Maria Antal
    Curtiss-Wright Controls
    Tel: (978) 952-2017
    email: Email Contact