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Customized Approach Leverages OpenVPX Flexibility

High Performance And Reliable Embedded Packaging Technology

Dawn VME Products is the industry leader in the design

and manufacture of products based on the VITATM and PICMG® architectures. Dawn provides customers an in-depth and broad range of system and product knowledge and expertise coupled with the latest tools in design and manufacture to enable fast turn-around, competitively priced, quality design, manufacturing and support of a wide range of custom requirements. We can modify our existing platforms, or incorporate your requirements into a customized solution for prototyping and development. We are dedicated to maximizing customer satisfaction through on-time delivery of zero-defect products.

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A complete product offering of general purpose, development, rugged and ATR packaging solutions supporting the VITATM and PICMG system architectures.


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Card Cages

A full line of shielded and non-shielded general purpose and rugged card cages which feature a quality aluminum frame construction and multiple card guide options.


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Standard and custom backplanes include multiple varieties of VME, VXI, VME64, VME64x, H.110, PXI, CompactPCI and VPX along with switched fabric configurations.

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Extender Boards, Slot Load Boards, Slot Bypass Boards, Prototyping Boards, Form Factor Adapter Boards, Front Panels and Filler Panels. Contact us for custom accessory applications.

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RuSHTM System Health Monitor

Our very popular, unique and user-friendly multi-functional enclosure monitoring and control system. Monitors and controls system voltages and temperatures remotely. Control fan speeds, power supplies, LEDs, backplane signals or almost anything else imaginable. Automatically configures itself. Totally programmable with self-generated menus. Ethernet and RS-232 enabled models. Sidekick Module add-ons to monitor currents, humidity, air pressures or virtually any other parameter.

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Shock Isolated Equipment    Rack

Shock Isolated EMI Shielded Equipment Rack designed for deployment of COTS products into a military environment. Provides mains power entry, cooling, and generous I/O panel space. 17U height of 19 inch EIA-310 rack space provided for payloads of up to 250 lbs. 


Dawn's Universal AC Input VITA 62 3U Power Supply

OpenVPXDawn PSC-6236 universal AC input VITA 62 compliant 3U power supply for air or conduction cooled OpenVPX systems. True 6 channel supply with up to 400 watts output. Mission critical wide temperature range at high power. Input 85 VAC to 264 VAC, 47 Hz to 400 Hz.

Can be special ordered to support high current single channel applications. Embedded RuSHTM technology actively monitors voltage, current and temperature, and provides protective control.


DEV-4200 OpenVPX Development System For 3U Modules

OpenVPX3U version of our most popular 6U Development System. Designed by Dawn's engineers for meticulous use by your engineers to specifically support OpenVPX and VPX REDI 3U boards and modules. This portable chassis is well built, attractive and travels well between the bench top, the trade show, and your customers.

VPX-5908 Backplane

VPX-5908This backplane provides the basic needs to support a wide range of manufacturer's modules. Supports 12H, 5VH, and VEN power profiles. Daisy chained PCI Express and IPMB resident. Additional topologies are available, and may be added to this backplane by customer at time of order.  

Other VPX Products

VPX ProductsA comprehensive family of chassis and backplanes that are VITA46, VITA48 (VPX REDI) and VITA65 (Open VPX) ready. Chassis offerings range from Dawns popular Development Platform to Deployable Rack Mount Systems, Deployable Mission Critical Systems for both convection and conduction cooled modules. Backplanes support high bandwidth data rates and are available in a wide selection of profiles and topologies.

Military/Aerospace, Telecommunication, Medical And Commercial

You need it right. You want Dawn.


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