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North Atlantic Industries Announces New SOSA™ Aligned, VITA 62, 6U VPX AC/DC Power Supply Unit (VPX56H2-6)

BOHEMIA, NY – April 2021 -- North Atlantic Industries, Inc. (NAI), a leading supplier of embedded computing solutions and power supplies, announces the availability of the VPX56H2-6 1,400-Watt Ruggedized, Programmable Power Supply. Designed to meet the many harsh environmental requirements of rugged military and aerospace applications, NAI’s VPX56H2-6 is a 1,400-Watt AC/DC Power Supply that plugs directly into a standard 6U VPX chassis with a VITA 62, 1.0” power supply slot. This off-the-shelf solution for VITA 46.0 and VITA 65 systems is compatible with VPX specifications; supports all VITA standard I/O, signals, and features; and conforms to the VITA 62 mechanical and electrical requirements for modular power supplies. The VPX56H2-6 is conduction-cooled through the card edge/wedgelock. It operates at full load through the entire -40°C to +85°C temperature range, accepts 3Ø AC or +270 VDC input and provides up to five outputs and I/O at up to 1,400 Watts. Output configurations include Standard VITA 62 and SOSA™ Aligned, +12V Only (with +3.3VDC_Aux)and +12V Heavy configurations. In addition, the VPX56H2 contains Integrated IPMC, with Dual Bus IPMB-A, IPMB-B.

Additional standard features include continuous Background Built-in-Test (BIT), remote error sensing and protection against transients, over-voltage, over-current, and short circuits. With its intelligent design, the VPX56H2-6 also has the flexibility to address special needs and includes current share and alignment keys for input and output configurations. The VPX56H2 is compliant with MIL-STD-810H and VITA47 as well as MIL-STD-704F, MIL-STD-461F.

“We are delighted to be teaming with wolfSSL to offer embedded security in our growing portfolio of rugged COTS SBC’s,” says Lino Massafra, VP of Sales and Marketing. “North Atlantic Industries takes security seriously and is working hard to protect our solutions against cyber threats. Aligning with wolfSSL helps achieve this.”

“The VPX56H2-6 is a high-power density Power Supply which accepts 3Ø AC or +270 VDC input and provides multiple output configurations up to 1,400 Watts, the highest (VITA Power Supply) available from NAI today,” said Lou Garofolo – Product Manager, Power Division. “It is the latest in a complete line of 3U & 6U VPX AC/DC power supplies that support some of today’s harsh environmental requirements and demanding system power requirements.”

NAI is a leading independent supplier of embedded computing, Input/Output, communications, measurement, simulation, power and systems products for commercial, industrial and military applications built on a Configurable Open Systems Architecture™ (COSA®). COSA offers the greatest modularity, flexibility, adaptability and configurability in the industry that accelerates our customers’ time-to-mission. COSA supports a Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) that delivers the best of both worlds: custom solutions from COTS components with No NRE. For over 50 years, companies like Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon have leveraged NAI’s capabilities to meet the demanding requirements of a wide range of processing, I/O and communication-centric applications, and do so with uncompromising quality, efficiency and responsiveness. Information about NAI and its products can be found at