R-VPX VITA 46 Connector System

Product R-VPX VITA 46 Connector System Product R-VPX VITA 46 Connector System


Cat Brandas
Product Manager
+1 (607) 563-5129
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Amphenol’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.

Features & Benefits:

  • Qualified to VITA 46 for Open VPX applications
  • Fully intermountable & intermateable to existing VITA 46 connectors
  • Meets and exceeds VITA 47
  • 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 rating 1.5 Amps
  • Can be combined with high power modules, RF
    Modules (VITA 67) and Optical modules (VITA 66)
Supported High Speed Protocols


  • 1000BASE-KX
  • 10GBASE-KX4
  • 10GBASE-KR10
  • 40GBASE-KR4
  • InfiniBand SDR, DDR, and QDR
  • PCIe Gen 1, 2, and 3
  • Serial RapidIO 2.5, 3.125, 5, and 6.25 Gbaud
Signal Integrity Comparison

Signal Integrity Comparison: Insert and Return Loss

Signal Integrity Comparison: Impedance

Note ≈ 44 ps 10-90% TDR Rise time

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Amphenol VITA Compliant Connectors
High-Speed OpenVPX VITA 46, VITA 66.1, VITA 66.4, VITA 66.5, and VITA 67
R-VPX White Paper
White paper on intermateabilty study.
Vita 46 Qual Summary
Qualification summary report for VITA 46 connectors.
Presentation featuring AAO VITA products.
Video R-VPX Connector Features
R-VPX Connector Features
Video R-VPX Ruggedized VITA 46 Connectors – Amphenol New Product Collaboration
R-VPX Ruggedized VITA 46 Connectors – Amphenol New Product Collaboration
Video Amphenol-BSI Overview
Amphenol-BSI Overview
R-VPX Evolution
Capable of 16+ Gbps data rate transfer and meets VITA 46 & 47 performance requirements.
R-VPX Evolution 2.0 VITA 46.30 connectors
Qualified to data rates in excess of 25Gb/s making these connectors the fastest VITA 46.30 connectors in the world.
VITA 66.1 and 66.4
Ruggedized blind-mate optical MT Module/Backplane connector systems designed to meet the VITA 66.1 and 66.4 open architecture specifications.
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