SOURCE: SIE Computing Solutions

SIE Computing Solutions

November 09, 2010 09:13 ET

SIE Computing Solutions Unveils New 3U CompactPCI Enclosure

Latest Addition to 505 Series Is Configurable Rackmount for Industrial & Telecom Applications

BROCKTON, MA--(Marketwire - November 9, 2010) -  SIE Computing Solutions, Inc., a provider of rugged electronic systems for mission-critical and performance-critical embedded computing platforms deployed in harsh environments, today introduced a new 3U 7-slot CompactPCI benchtop chassis. This latest addition to the SIE 505 Series is a configurable enclosure solution for systems in embedded telecommunications, military, and test and measurement applications. SIE will be showcasing the new 505 Series enclosure in Hall A6, Booth 514 at the Electronica 2010 show taking place this week in Munich from November 9-12.

The 505 Series 3U enclosure is a compact and lightweight aluminum system with front and rear slots to allow for a variety of configurations. With support for AC or DC input and a pluggable positive pressure cooling scheme in the front, it is designed for engineering versatility and thermal reliability across a variety of embedded computing applications. Backplane power-monitoring LEDS for CompactPCI voltages and a rear I/O with AC/DC switch and ESD jack are also integrated with NEBS compliance in mind.

Additional features include:

  • Size of 17" wide by 11.54" deep;
  • 19" EIA rack adapters for front/mid mount;
  • 7-slot 3U CompactPCI backplane, left justified CPU slot, coding keying for 5V operation;
  • All front and rear slots have extruded, EMI, 3U x 4hp filler panels;
  • Hot swap, N+1 350w front pluggable power supply support;
  • Tach alarm monitored fans to provide low MTTR and high reliability.

"SIE recognizes the increasing need for embedded computing solutions in smaller form factors across multiple architectures," said Jessica Isquith, vice president of marketing at SIE Computing Solutions. "This 3U addition to the well-received 505 Series offers developers and manufacturers in the military, telecom, and other industrial markets the ability to take advantage of CompactPCI for their applications in a more compact way for in-field, performance-critical deployments."

The 505 Series 3U 7-slot enclosure is available now, with standard one-year limited warranty. An extended warranty is also available.

About SIE Computing Solutions

SIE Computing Solutions, Inc. specializes in rugged electronic systems for mission-critical and performance-critical embedded computing platforms deployed in harsh environments. With deep engineering expertise in thermal design, signal integrity, complex interconnection and power management technologies, SIE provides enclosures, backplanes, system integration and custom solutions for VME, VPX, CompactPCI, xTCA, small form factors and more, developed with a board-agnostic approach to match the precise specifications and supplier preferences of its customers. As a preferred vendor to the world's largest defense and industrial companies, SIE customers leverage best-in-class processes from initial concepts, design and development, prototypes, certifications and production.

SIE Computing Solutions has an almost forty-year legacy of providing open architecture systems to the military, transportation, oil & gas exploration, medical, telecommunications and other industrial/emerging markets. SIE Computing Solutions' facilities are ISO 9001/2008, ISO14001/2004 and AS9100 certified to ensure the delivery of consistently high quality products. Based in Brockton, Massachusetts, SIE Computing Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of S.I.E. AG, a privately-held embedded computing company. For more information, visit, call 1.800.926.8722, or email

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