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R-VPX Ruggedized VITA 46


RVPXAmphenol’s R-VPX is a ruggedized, high-speed, board-to-board interconnect system capable of data rates in excess of 10 Gbps, meeting and exceeding VITA 46 standards. This connector system gives users modularity and flexibility by utilizing PCB wafer construction with customized wafer-loading patterns.


APPLICATIONS
  • Commercial and Military Aerospace
  • Electronic Systems/C4ISR
  • Ground Defense
  • Missile Defense
  • Space

FEATURES & BENEFITS
  • Compliant to VITA 46 for Open VPX applications
  • Meets and exceeds VITA 47 and 72 performance requirements
  • Supports Ethernet, Fiber Channel, InfiniBand, and other protocols
  • Modular COTS lightweight connector system
  • Low mating force connector system
  • Pin-Less backplane connector family
  • Supports .8 inch card slot pitches
  • Up to 140 signals per inch
  • Contact current rating1.5 Amps
  • Can be combined with high power modules, RF Modules (VITA 67) and Optical modules (VITA 66)

MATERIALS
  • Contacts: High performance copper alloy, available plated with 50 µin Au over 50 µin Ni in mating area (M) or 30 µin Au (C)
  • Housings: High Temperature thermoplastic
  • Operating Temp: -55 to +105C
  • Guide Hardware: Aluminum or passivated stainless steel