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NAI Offers 6U VPX Power Product for Military Avionics Applications

By Juliet Van Wagenen | August 12, 2016
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NAI 6U VPX power product
NAI 6U VPX power product. Photo: NAI

[Avionics Today 08-12-2016] North Atlantic Industries (NAI) in Bohemia, New York, has introduced the VPX56H-6 6U rugged VPX power product for rugged military and avionics applications. According to NAI, the VPX56H-6 provides as much as 1,000 watts of power with five outputs and complies with MIL-STD-704F. Other features include current share, remote error sensing, and a built-in MIL-STD-461F EMI filter within a one-slot 1.0 pitch, 6U package.

The VPX56H-6 is designed to meet standard 6U VPX mechanical requirements and has VITA 62 compatible keying, outputs and signaling, user programmability, I2C communication, geographical addressing, programmable over-temperature monitor and a five state, status LED. It provides an input that accepts either 3-phase AC or 270-volt DC input within a VITA 62 compatible product while meeting stringent power requirements in a compact rugged COTS package, according to Lino Massafra NAI’s vice president for sales and marketing.

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