DEV-1290 3U Multi-Platform Table-Top Development Chassis

Table-Top Multi-Platform 3U Development Chassis. Featuring cPCI, VXS, and VPX Backplanes. Next Generation to Dawn’s Popular 5856 Table-Top Development Chassis (DEV-6112).

DEV-1290 Product Datasheet


Dawn’s new 1290 Series Multi-Platform Table-Top Development 1101.10 compatible Chassis is the ideal choice where small size, light weight, portability, basic features and low cost are desired. The open frame design provides all the basics for getting your board set up and running without breaking your budget. This chassis travels well between the bench top and the trade show, allowing you to demo your new boards. This chassis features two high-performance cooling fans, rear mounted on/off switch, table-top rubber feet, and perforated top cover. Within the 11.75” depth, a front 6U x 160MM, card cage and rear 6U x 80MM transition module card are provided to fully support your boards and I/O. The 1U ATX Power Supply provides adequate power for most configurations. The backplane may be up to 8-slots and may be cPCI 2.1, cPCI 2.16, VME, Vita 41 (VXS), or Vita 46 (VPX) or custom.

Technical Specifications


  • Compatibility: ANSI/VITA 1-1994 and IEEE 1014, IEEE 1101.10
  • Material: Aluminum 5052-H32/6061-T6
  • Finish: Brushed 220 Grit
  • Plating: Clear Alodine 1500
  • Dimensions: About 4U (7.0”)H x 12.0”W x 11.75” D
  • Weight: Approximately 8 lbs.


  • Maximum Power Draw Per Slot: About 60 Watts
  • Total Power not to Exceed 300W
  • Power Supply Input: 90-135VAC, 47-63Hz
  • Power Supply Output: +3.3V/20A, +5V/30A, +12V/16A,-12V/.8A


  • Storage Temperature: -200C to +850C
  • Operating Temperature: 00C to +500C
  • Humidity: <95% non-condensing
  • Cooling: Two (2) 4.5”, 82CFM, 12VDC Fans

System Power

  • 300W


  • VME
  • VME64x
  • VITA 41 (VXS)
  • VITA 46 (VPX)

Order Dawn P/N 11-1011290-WXYZ