Dawn VME Products
Military rugged. Field reliable. Deployment ready.
Dawn VME Products
Dedicated to maximizing customer satisfaction.
Dawn VME Products
Rugged, Reliable and Ready.

Designer friendly and flexible technology

VPX Power Supplies

Dawn is the leader in VITA 62 compliant power supplies for the mission critical market. Wide range of standard features, highly configurable through custom firmware.

VPX Products

VITA46, VITA48 (VPX REDI) and VITA65 (Open VPX) ready accessories, backplanes, development chassis, power supplies, enclosures and rack mounts.

SOSA Products

Dawn VME Products is committed to leadership in SOSA modules and infrastructure.


Standard and custom backplanes include Gen3 VPX, VPX, VME, VME64, VME64x, VXI, H.110, PXI and CompactPCI along with switched fabric configurations.


VPX and cPCI Accessories, Ethernet Conversion and Rear Transition Modules, Extender Cards and Boards, Slot Load and Bypass Boards, Prototyping and Adapter Boards, Front and Filler Panels. Custom applications available.


A complete product offering of VPX, general purpose, rugged, development and card cage solutions supporting the VITA™ and PICMG® system architectures.

RuSH Monitors

Very popular, unique, user-friendly multi-functional enclosure monitoring and control system. Monitors and controls system voltages and temperatures remotely.

Design Capabilities

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.

Product Spotlight

ITM-6973 Intelligent VPX Test Module

Intelligent VPX Test Module, also system monitor and load board. Feature packed. Performs an amazing range of applications and tests such as OpenVPX Rule Compliance testing and certification.

PSD-6362 3U VITA 62 Single Slot Power Backplane

3U VITA 62 compliant 500 watt 6 channel plug-in power supply docking board/backplane for OpenVPX systems. Designed for quick addition of power to VPX platforms.

6U & 3U Rear Transition Modules

RTM-9265 and 9380 Universal 6U or 3U VPX Rear Transition Modules. 06-1019265 Universal RTM breaks out every RJ1-RJ6 connector to a high speed Samtec connector. Can be customized by Dawn.

Leadership in SOSA modules and Infrastructure

Your SOSA partner, today and tomorrow

The acceleration of new technology demands our deployed platforms evolve into adaptable systems.

Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA™) transitions sensor systems to expedite interoperability, reuse and disruptive agility. OpenVPX-based SOSA facilitates subsystem SWaP-C improvements and rapid technology upgrades.

To implement new technology faster at reduced cost is a core priority at Dawn. Dawn VME Products is committed to leadership in SOSA modules and infrastructure.

Dawn Single Slot OpenVPX Development Backplanes

The Dawn family of one-slot OpenVPX test station and development backplanes gives engineers the ability to perform compatibility tests and easily reconfigure payload module profiles and slot interoperability to meet custom requirements.

Highly useful as stand alone or in combination with other backplanes, with or without RTM connectors. Multiple units can be topology wired using MERITEC VPX Plus cables.

Available 3U and 6U in VITA 65, VITA 67.1, VITA 67.2, VITA 67.3, Nano-RF, SOSA-aligned and Power Supply slot profiles. Custom configurations available.

Backplane Topology Customization

Dawn provides extensive backplane customization tools with full prototype to production capability. Our designer friendly and flexible technology can solve many of your application problems in the design phase.

Contact Dawn to ease the design-to-production transition and reduce deployment time to enable high performance, mission critical systems. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

Moving multiple one slots into monolithic. Quick-turn various design configurations with one slot RF signal specific backplanes for rapid, cost effective conversion to topology matching monolithic backplanes.

VPXplus topology mapping and I/O cabling. Dawn as a MERITEC Partner offers VPXplus backplane cabling systems attached to Rear Transition Module connectors for topology mapping and I/O.

VPXplus wafer to wafer pipes. Cable interconnection system installs through housing into Rear Transition Module connectors on rear of backplane to add virtually any signal topology to VPX backplanes.

Open VPX Backplane Fabric Mapping Modules. Dawn’s patented connectorless micro-overlays simplify and automate topology customization to quickly optimize off-the-shelf OpenVPX backplanes.

Rugged, Reliable and Ready.

Our long history of customer satisfaction, proven design and manufacturing capabilities makes us the premier choice. 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.