100Gb SOSA Aligned VPX System Development

LCR DK3HS Development Platform

High speed VPX systems incorporating PCIe Gen 4 / Gen 5 and 100GBASE-KR4 protocols are here. The DK3HS supports 25Gb per lane data rates for 100Gb performance in new systems being developed for VPX and SOSA aligned payloads. It enables the early stages of system development with open access and flexible configurability resulting in faster time to deployment for critical mission requirements in new and emerging defense programs. DK3HS includes power and ground backplane, power supply, fan cooling and rear transition area. Backplane profiles are created using slot to slot cabling systems.

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  • 25Gb per lane data rates for PCIe Gen 4 / Gen 5 and 100GBASE-KR4 protocols
  • Quick-conversion air or conduction cooled slot inserts
  • Open access design with a carrying handle
  • Accepts application targeted or power and ground backplanes
  • Supports up to 8 VPX and SOSA aligned modules
  • Intended for lab use in benign environments
  • Dimensions including feet and handle: 16.89″ (H) x 12.25″ (W) x 17.28″ (D)
  • Weight: Approximately 39lbs
  • Push-pull cooling in front, pull cooling over RTMs
  • 5 upper and 2 lower fans
  • Automatic fan speed control with manual fan speed dial
  • Conduction cooled guides feature air passthrough cut-outs
  • Removeable side plates to direct airflow
  • Integrated AC-to-DC 1000W power supply
  • 1083W; 12V/600W, 5V/250W,3.3V/82.5W, -12V/150W
  • 8 slot power and ground 100Gb backplane
  • 4 fully populated slots
  • 3 x VITA 67 full width and 1 x half width aperture slots
  • 2″ slot pitch