Elma Develops VPX Portable Tower



FREMONT, California– Elma Electronic Inc., a global manufacturer of electronic packaging products has announced a VPX Portable Tower. The chassis features a mesh
backplane compliant to the latest VITA 46 specifications.

The VPX Tower offers a carrying handle for easy portability making it ideal for
prototyping, demonstrations, and for mobile applications. The unit also features advanced
EMC shielding, scratch-resistant vinyl clad aluminum covers, and power components.
Cooling is achieved with 1 x 12V DC fan pushing 150 CFM (cubic feet per minute) in a
front-to-rear airflow configuration. Elma has performed thermal simulations to ensure the
optimal performance. As VPX offers a wide range of power options, a flexible 800W power
supply with various input voltages is included.

Utilizing Elma’s modular extrusion-based design, the chassis facilitates a wide rage of
configurations. The first configuration of the VPX Tower is a 5-slot Mesh backplane from
Elma Bustronic.

Pricing for the VPX Portable Tower starts under $5000.00 depending on volume and
features. The lead-time is 6 weeks ARO.

About Elma Electronic

Elma Electronic Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of enclosures, backplanes,
cabinets, cases, and “ready-to-run” packaging for CPCI, Rugged COTS, VME/64x, VXI, PC,
ATCA, and custom bus structures. Elma’s component product line offers a wide selection of
top quality switches knobs and LED arrays. The company has been a worldwide supplier of
dependable, high performance products for over 35 years. Elma operates multiple facilities
in the continental United States plus has locations in Switzerland, Germany, France, the
United Kingdom, Romania and Israel.

Elma Electronic Inc. is located at 44350 Grimmer Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538 USA. Telephone (510) 656-3400 – Fax (510) 656-3783. www.elma.com

Contact Information

Elma Electronic Inc.

44350 S. Grimmer Blvd.
Fremont, CA, 94538
United States

tele: 510-565-3400
fax: 510-656-3783
sales@elma.com
www.elma.com

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