MicroTCA shrinks control systems

Rittal has launched a 2U system, the “pre-shrunk” PicoTCA.

0 October 14, 2009

Available virtually from stock the PicoTCA is equipped with a 350W power supply with power management, a fully compliant backplane and mechanics, which allow the accommodation of up to 9 full size AMCs or 6 full size and 6 half size AMCs, and push-pull cassette fan trays with a filter on the air inlet.

A full integration guide is included in the supply, to further facilitate the “plug-and-play” operation of the unit, and show how easily it can be configured to work with different protocols etc.

MicroTCA products, based on a nominal 2U high module, can save a minimum 30% of space in comprehensive rack mounted systems.


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