Conventional load boards do not work with µTCA, because as a result of E-keying, only those modules that are correctly logged in to the system are powered-up.
So, to be able to heat up the high-power resistors, ELMA load boards have an IPMI management bus, which is compatible with AMC.0 and µTCA.0.
Power levels can be selected between 20 W and 70 W via a front-panel switch, which can also be used to switch the load off.
The current power value is displayed via LEDs on the front panel. The boards are manufactured in single module standard dimensions, full size, mid size or compact size and incorporate temperature sensors.
The load boards support hot-swapping and include a blue hot-swap status indication LED.
The ELMA load boards are available from Dedicated Systems.