portable chassis / VXI
The Astronics 1264C is a low-cost, 6-slot, C-size VXI chassis, designed and built with ISO-9001 certified quality. This chassis includes performance features normally found only in high-end, 13-slot chassis.
The 1264C is ideal for portable applications.
Available rack ear and slide kits also
make this chassis the natural choice for
rack mount applications with limited space
or budget. We recommend the sister model
1264C/D for rackmount applications
requiring an integral cable tray (see separate
Installed modules are recessed three
inches from the front of the chassis, forming
a protective area for connectors and cable
loops. An optional aluminum front door is
available for mounting connectors, small
receivers, keyboards, or displays.
The 1264C uses a modular power supply
assembly with a wireless interconnect
system. This provides 800 W of available
power and 500 W of usable power. Its high
dynamic current ensures crisp signals and
accurate measurements from installed
modules. The chassis includes status indicators
for all seven power supply rails and
Ample cooling air is delivered to the modules
by means of a pressurized plenum
system for even airflow distribution. The
chassis includes our unique slot blockers,
which are easily installed to prevent cooling
air from diverting through unused slots.