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Powered Crates

CAEN has decades of expertise in design and production of VME and NIM powered crates. The full line of crates is intended to guarantee reliability and mechanical solidity. CAN offers a selection of NIM, VME and Mixed Powered Crates with different configuration of power supplies and backplanes. Some crates can be ventilated with pluggable fan units, which also allow to have additional interfaces for remote monitoring and setting via CAN bus, Ethernet, USB and RS232.

    • Crates compliant with VME64, VME64X and NIM standards
    • Mixed NIM/VME crate available and Modular Smart Fan units
    • Thermal and electrical protections

NIM Powered Crates


12 Slot Crate

The CAEN Modules NIM8301, NIM8303 and NIM8304 are full size NIM crates available with both pluggable 300W and 600W power supplies.


Compact crate

The CAEN NIM8302 and NIM8302P Mini Crate NIM are ideals for small experiments, laboratories and universities. With cost effective and impact solution, are extra low noise switching power supply.


Mini Crate NIM

The CAEN Modules NIM8305 and NIM8306 are 2 slot NIM crates with switching power supplies; the unit is provided with three ventilation fans.

VME Powered Crates


Enhanced Series

The CAEN VME8100 and VME8200 crates are based on a modularity concept and consist of detachable parts easily to exchange. The PS is placed in order to keep the rear of the VME backplane completely accessible.


Low Cost

The CAEN VME8010 and VME8011 are low cost compact solutions with VME64 compliant backplane with a power distribution of +5V@60A, -12V@6A, +12V@8.9A.

Mini Crate VME

Mini Crate VME

The CAEN VME8004B, VME8004X, VME8008B, VME8008X and VME8001 are 4 slot VME crates with horizontal Ventilation (side to side) that provides automatic daisy chain and supports CBLT data cycles.

Mixed Powered Crates


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