ZX1C 18 Airborne Server

Every aspect of the ZX1C 18 airborne server is designed to reduce weight by incorporating carbon fiber materials, a modified 750W DC power supply and lightweight support brackets; all while supporting the latest COTS computing technologies guaranteed to meet your most intensive processing requirements in the most stringent environments.

Product Highlights

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Ideal for Airborne Applications

Weighing under 13 lbs., the ZX1C 18 airborne server is engineered with carbon fiber elements to reduce weight and meets full DO-160 compliance for airborne environments.

A hand removing a TranzPak 1 rugged storage drive from the ZX1C airborne server

Easy to Remove, NVMe Storage Drives

Protect all of your data with the palm-sized TranzPak 1 removable storage modules which use M.2 NVMe SSDs and are 4x faster than SATA-3 solutions.

Customizable For Any Mission

Configure your server either as a high-performance dual socketed solution or as a highly flexible solution with a single processor and the option to add up to 3 PCI expansion cards.

ZX1C 18 Features


1U rack height (1.72”)

Configurations starting at 12 lbs.

3 axis hold-downs for PCIe cards for shock and vibration compliance

19″ RETMA rack-mountable

Thermal channels for proper cooling of high performance COTS

Lightweight, carbon fiber and aluminum enclosure

Field-replaceable dust filter

2 x front access USB 3.0 ports


Intel® Xeon® scalable processors

Single or Dual Socket Motherboard options (Intel® Server Board S2600STB or Super Micro X11SPW-TF)

Up to 2TB DDR4 2666MHz Registered ECC Memory

Support for up to 3 PCIe expansion cards (single socket motherboard variant only)

NVMe SSD Storage utilizing TranzPak 1 modules

Up to 16TB of removable TRANZPAK 1 based storage (7.86 each)


Conformal coating

High performance GPU options

ROHS compliant option

Positive locking power connector

750W DC Power Supply

EMI power filter

Tech Specs


The ZX1C 18 Airborne Server meets full MIL-SPEC compliance for shock, vibration, temperature, EMI/EMC, and altitude specifications. MIL-SPEC Design and Certifications:


Download for features, tech specs, and mechanical drawings to see if the ZX1C 18 Airborne Server is the right fit for your program.

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All ZMicro products feature a 3 Year Standard Warranty, with options for extended and onsite warranties giving you added protection.


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