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Desktop single-slot VME64X Crate


  • Desktop form factor
  • Single slot for 1-unit VME 6U x 160mm modules
  • VME64 and VME64X power compliance (VME protocols not supported)
  • Low-noise air cooling system
  • Mains powered 100 – 240 V AC (130 W) @ 50 / 60 Hz
  • 19” rack mount brackets included


The μ-Crate is a mains powered desktop device with low-noise cooling vents system. It is designed for working with boards not requiring to communicate over the VME bus.
The single slot backplane is mechanically compliant to 1-unit VME 6U x 160mm modules and able to power both VME64X and VME64 boards. CAEN V/VX27xx and V/VX17xx Digitizer series are fully supported. Optional mounting into 19” racks is possible by dedicated metal brackets (included).

Technical Specifications


Desktop: 337 W x 96 H x 278 L mm³ (with no board in)

Max. output current

10.5A @+3.3V;     10 A @+5V;     2 A @+12V;     -2A @-12V

Mains Input

100 – 240 V AC (130 W) @ 50 / 60 Hz

Cooling Airflow

Low-noise cooling vents


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Ordering Options

Code Description
WUCRATEX001A VME64X micro crate   RoHS


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