Features & Benefits Drop-in replacement for VITA 66.4 No fiber management Rugged: withstand radiation doses >100 krad (Si) and qualified per MIL-STD 883 shock and vibration Expected life: up to 20 years Cold start temperature: –55ºC Performance: up to 10.3125 Gbps/lane from –40ºC to 100ºC BER: As low as 10–15 Low power consumption: 85 mW/lane (<10 pJ per bit) Applications High-throughput communication satellites Internet of Space VPX single board computers. High I/O density, high BW communication links 3U VPX board with VITA 46 and SpaceCONEX SC plug-in connector. figcaption>ELMA 3U VPX backplane with SpaceCONEX SC backplane connector. figcaption>Close-up of the SpaceCONEX SC 12-lane plug-in module connector. figcaption>Close-up of the SpaceCONEX SC 12-lane backplane connector. figcaption> 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.