EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Electronics distributor MilSource in El Segundo, Calif., is offering the Techaya MILTECH 4040 rugged power and data management system for warfighters on the battlefield.
The MILTECH 4040 delivers and manages power over the same channels that provide network data management — all in a compact, lightweight form factor.
The manpack device combines Ethernet, USB, serial, SMBUS, and an open Linux architecture to provide communication between several soldier-carry devices while managing and supplying power to the devices.
The MILTECH 4040 comes with one 10/100 fast Ethernet data port; three USB 2.0 ports; one serial (RS232) port; and one external power source input. A system on module (SOM) running Linux provides power management and is available for other tactical applications.
All ports provide both Vbat and 5-volt DC, according to Nett Warrior pinout. The system is rated to MIL-STD 810F and IP 68, measures 4.6 by 4.85 by 0.98 inches, and weighs 10.6 pounds.