Micro Alarm Card for Voltage Monitoring & Control

The Pixus alarm card can be used in multiple architecture chassis platforms, providing basic monitoring and control of voltage levels, power supply health, and temperature By Joseph Macey / 01 Feb 2021
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Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, offers an alarm card that can be used in various OpenVPX, VME/ VME64x, CompactPCI, cPCI Serial and other open standard architecture chassis platforms.


The Pixus micro alarm card provides the system with basic monitoring and control functions including; voltage levels, power supply health, temperature and fan monitoring/control. The board monitors the four common power rails in Eurocard-based systems of 5V, 3.3V, 12V, and – 12V. It also provides for the monitoring and control of up to four fans and the monitoring of two temperature sensors.

Other features include a local bi-color LED and header for remote LEDs, an alarm cancel push button, and a USB interface.

Pixus offers high-performance OpenVPX and other open standard architecture backplanes, chassis platforms, and specialty products. The company also provides customizable faceplates, ejector handles, card guides, and other components.

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