Chapter 253

AdvancedTCA Hot Swap controller eases power distribution

Mitchell Lee


The LTC4252A Hot Swap controller, which is suitable for ?48V, 0W to 200W applications, is described.


Hot Swap controller




AdvancedTCA is a new modular computing architecture developed by the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group for use in central office telecom environments. PICMG 3.0 defines, among other things, the electrical and mechanical attributes of the backplane, connectors and removable cards in these systems.

System power is supplied by the −48V dual battery feed typical of telecom installations, and ATCA borrows many of its related specifications from established telecom standards. ...

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