Solicitation for Balloters on VITA 86, High Voltage Input Sealed Connector Power Supply

Public registration for voting on American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recognition of the VITA 86 draft standard is now open. This ballot is open to both VITA members and non-members.

Abstract: This standard defines an environmentally sealed connector pair which is compatible with the backplane footprint as defined in .0 for 3U power supplies operating in harsh environments operating off of a high voltage input.

Description: The working group has completed the draft and has voted to take the draft through to the ANSI process to be recognized as a new ANSI standard.

ANSI function: ANSI facilitates the development of American National Standards (ANS) by accrediting the procedures of , whose groups work cooperatively to develop voluntary national consensus standards. Accreditation by ANSI signifies that the procedures used by VITA in connection with the development of American National Standards meet the Institute’s essential requirements for openness, balance, consensus and due process.

Policy: Potential balloters will be asked to specify one of the following interest categories when registering for a ballot.

Producer – produces the end result of the standard or supplies components used in the standard.

User – uses the end result of the standard.

Government/Military – user or producer of the standard in government or military setting.

Research – user or producer of the standard in a research setting.

General Interest – neither a user nor producer.

The affiliation and interest category of each member of the balloting body shall be made available to interested parties upon request.

A balloter who has indicated a desire to be on the standards development committee’s list for a particular category or categories of standards shall receive the proposed standard(s), electronic ballot(s), and all appropriate information.

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