VITA 66 & 67 VPX 306 & 307 OpenVPX 3U Backplanes


  • Compliant to latest VITA 65 specifications
  • Various OpenVPX profiles—contact Pixus for details
  • 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, and 16 slots standard (contact Pixus for other sizes as all may not be listed)
  • Power and ground only versions are also available in various sizes
  • Typically 1.0” pitch, but some sizes (18-slot, etc in 0.8” pitch)
  • 3U backplane design
  • Data rate options up to 100GbE and beyond
  • Selectable rear I/O options
  • Fast turnaround, superior performance
  • Customization available
  • Conformal coating optional


is a process that defines system level VPX interoperability for multi-vendor, multi-module, integrated systems environment. The OpenVPX process defines clear interoperability points necessary for integration between Module to Module, Module to Backplane and Chassis. VITA 66 adds optical and VITA 67 adds RF capability to the backplane with multi-position connectors.


Pixus has an experienced team of OpenVPX experts and can help
you find or create the OpenVPX backplane profile for your appli-
cation. We offer various data signal speed options and have op-
tional testing services. Pixus is IS09001:2015 and ITAR regis-


The backplanes are typically 1.0” pitch, but 0.8” pitch is available
in some configurations. Contact Pixus for details.


Pixus Technologies can modify this product to meet special cus-
tomer requirements without NRE (minimum order placement is

Physical Dimensions Height: 3U
Width: Depending on slot #
Pitch: 1.0” or 0.8” standard
Connectors MultiGig RT-2 , RT-3 for higher speeds
Layers 14-18 layers typical
VITA Type VITA 65 for OpenVPX
Type VITA 46 for VPX base specification
Power 3.3V, 3.3V AUX, 5V, 12V options



Temperature Operating temperature: -40° to +85°C
Storage temperature: -55° to +90°C
PCB FR406 or equivalent, Nelco4000-13SI or equivalent for higher speeds
(consult Pixus)
PCB traces 2 oz. power and ground standard
Conformal coating Upon request (See page 6 selection “J” for available options)

MTBF MIL Handbook 217-F @ TBD Hrs.
Certifications Designed to meet FCC, CE and EN/UL/TUV certifications where applicable
Warranty Two years

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