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Media Conversion Modules Suit VPX Boards

27 June 2016

Amphenol Aerospace now offers an off-the-shelf protocol and media converter VPX engine, the Rugged VPX Media Conversion Module. The module is an embedded and integrated set of media and protocol conversion VPX boards for open systems architectures in the military rugged market.

Rugged VPX Media Conversion Modules. Source: Amphenol Rugged VPX Media Conversion Modules. Source: Amphenol

The Rugged VPX Media and Protocol Conversion Module provides connectivity for 1G, 10G and up to 40G Ethernet with 1G-Base-T, 10G-Base-T, and Fiber Base-SR conversion circuitry. It has multiple copper and fiber conversion formats in a unit that meets MIL-STD-810 vibration specifications and rugged temperature ranges. The 3U and 6U VPX modules have corresponding internal subsystem connectors and cables, as well as a full test and integration set of products.

The module is ideal for any rugged application where network integration is needed to connect various sensors, recorders, processors, display engines and other networked devices together. It is intended for plug-and-play integration with COTS VPX CPUs, switches and other devices.



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