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VPX Optical Interconnects

Reflex Photonics blind mate optics consists of a module connector with an integrated optical transceiver and a backplane connector. These products require no cables on the module and saves board space due to integration of the transceiver into the module connector. The module connector attaches to the board with an LGA connector which allows the boards to be provisioned with optics as required.

VPX Optical Interconnects
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SpaceCONEX28 SC 100G (full duplex)

SpaceCONEX28 SC 100G (full duplex)

The SpaceCONEX28 SC revolutionary active blind mate optical interconnect for Space VPX systems, consists of a plug-in module connector and a backplane connector compatible with the forthcoming VITA 66.5 standard. SpaceCONEX28 SC optical transceiver is directly integrated into the plug-in module connector, saving board space and eliminating fiber cable handling.

SpaceCONEX SC 120G (full duplex)

SpaceCONEX SC 120G (full duplex)

The SpaceCONEX SC revolutionary active blind mate optical interconnect for VPX systems, consists of a plug-in module connector and a backplane connector compatible with the forthcoming VITA 66.5 standard. SpaceCONEX SC optical transceiver is directly integrated into the plug-in module connector, saving board space and eliminating fiber cable handling.

SpaceCONEX  SC 40G (full duplex) and 120G

SpaceCONEX SC 40G (full duplex) and 120G

The SpaceCONEX SC revolutionary active blind mate optical interconnect for VPX systems, consists of a plug-in module connector and a backplane connector compatible with the forthcoming VITA 66.5 standard. SpaceCONEX SC optical transceiver is directly integrated into the plug-in module connector, saving board space and eliminating fiber cable handling. The backplane connector is a low profile drop-in replacement for the VITA 66.4 standard and includes springs to ensure a secure MT to MT mating connection under extreme shock and vibration conditions.

LightCONEX28 LC 100G (full duplex)

LightCONEX28 LC 100G (full duplex)

The LightCONEX®28 active blind mate optical interconnect is a revolutionary solution for VPX systems that includes a fixed plug-in module connector and a floating backplane connector compatible with proposed VITA 66.5 standard. The low-profile plug-in module connector is screwed on the board edge through an interposer, saving board space and eliminating fiber cable handling. Compatibility with the different VITA apertures is shown in diagram here.

LightCONEX  LC 120G (full duplex)

LightCONEX LC 120G (full duplex)

The LightCONEX® active blind mate optical interconnect is a revolutionary solution for VPX systems that includes a fixed plug-in module connector and a floating backplane connector compatible with proposed VITA 66.5 standard. The low-profile plug-in module connector is screwed on the board edge through an interposer, saving board space and eliminating fiber cable handling. Compatibility with the different VITA apertures is shown in diagram here.

LightCONEX LC 40G (full duplex) and 120G

LightCONEX LC 40G (full duplex) and 120G

The LightCONEX® active blind mate optical interconnect is a revolutionary solution for VPX systems that includes a fixed plug-in module connector and a floating backplane connector compatible with proposed VITA 66.5 standard. The low-profile plug-in module connector is screwed on the board edge through an interposer, saving board space and eliminating fiber cable handling. Compatibility with the different VITA apertures is shown in diagram here. 

LightCONEX Backplane Connector

LightCONEX Backplane Connector

The LightCONEX® active blind mate optical interconnect is a revolutionary solution for VPX systems that includes a fixed plug-in module connector and a floating backplane connector compatible with proposed VITA 66.5 standard. The backplane connector has a spring-loaded MT to ensure a secure MT to MT mating connection under extreme shock and vibration conditions.

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