How to extend the CompactPCI backplane to 21 slots

CompactPCI AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA Systems — May 13, 1999

Articles, Special Feature: May 1999Despite the rapidly growing popularity of the CompactPCI backplane standard, its acceptance has been hampered by the fact that a CompactPCI backplane only supports eight slots. In this article Drew explores this problem and then describes an innovative solution that promises to extend the maximum number of slots to 21, or beyond.

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