Amphenol Aerospace Introduces VPX media & protocol conversion modules

Amphenol Aerospace has offered a protocol/media converter VPX engine, the Rugged VPX Media Conversion Modules, an embedded and integrated set of media and protocol conversion VPX boards for open systems architectures in the military rugged market, the company said.

The Rugged VPX Media & 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 sub-system connectors and cables, as well as 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.

Amphenol Aerospace, a division of Amphenol Corporation, is a manufacturer of interconnect products for the military, commercial aerospace, and industrial markets. Amphenol designs and manufactures and markets cylindrical and rectangular, electronic, fiber optic, EMI/EMP filter and a variety of special applications connectors and interconnect systems.

Amphenol Aerospace is a division of Amphenol Corporation, which is headquartered in Wallingford, CT. Amphenol Corporation had 2015 sales of USD5.6 billion.