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3U VPX Extender PCIe Gen3



The VPX extender modules are built to extend a 3U or 6U VPX module completely out of a chassis, providing access to all sides of the module for testing and debugging.

The extender PCB is 280mm (11” and 1/32ths) long.

Our solution features a Tyco Multi-Gig RT-2 connector “mini” backplane to solve the problem of not having a right angle female connector.


  • PCIe Gen3
  • Controlled impedance
  • 100 Ohm differential pairs
  • LED power rail status monitoring
  • Conforms to VITA 46 VPX and OpenVPX
  • Alignment keying provided on both sides of the extender
  • Metal tray


Optional Mezzanines:

  • Reddriver for add-on cards
  • Redriver for CPU slot
  • I/O mezzanine
  • Bus Analyzer 16 lane

Switched lanes mezzanine:


Redriver mezzanine:


16 lane bus analyzer mezzanine:


Mechanical brace:



  • PCI_300.500 Base 3U extender Gen2
  • PCI_300.501 Redriver Mezzanine (P1)
  • PCI_300.502 Passive Mezzanine (P2)
  • PCI_300.503 Bus Analyzer 16 lane (P1)
  • PCI_300.143 Adapter PCIe straddle mount to 3U VPX


For technical specifications please ask your representative for the DATASHEET or fill out the request form here.