Active blind mate interconnect
The SpaceCONEX™ SC revolutionary active blind mate optical interconnect for VPX systems, consists of a plug-in module connector and a backplane connector compatible with the forthcoming VITA 66.5 standard. SpaceCONEX SC optical transceiver is directly integrated into the plug-in module connector, saving board space and eliminating fiber cable handling.
Features & Benefits
- Drop-in replacement for VITA 66.4
- No fiber management
- Rugged: withstand radiation doses >100 krad (Si) and qualified per MIL-STD 883 shock and vibration
- Expected life: up to 20 years
- Cold start temperature: –55ºC
- Performance: up to 10.3125 Gbps/lane from –40 ºC to 100 ºC
- BER: As low as 10–15
- Low power consumption: 85 mW/lane (<10 pJ per bit)
- High-throughput communication satellites
- Internet of Space
- VPX single board computers.
- High I/O density, high BW communication links