ZX1C 20 Lightweight 1U Server

Every aspect of the ZX1C 20 lightweight 1U 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 intensive processing requirements in the most stringent environments.

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Product Highlights

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Ideal for Airborne Applications

The ZX1C 20 provides all the processing and storage capability of a high-end server in a lightweight package that meets full DO-160 compliance making it ideal for airborne applications.

Carbon fiber elements are used to reduce weight in the airborne server

Weight Savings Where It Counts

At only 13 lbs., the ZX1C 20 server is engineered with carbon fiber elements to reduce weight resulting in a rugged server that’s stronger than ever before, yet almost 10lbs lighter than its predecessor.


Easy to Remove Storage Drives

Support for up to 4 removable TranzPak 2 storage drives (8TB each), allowing for frequent insertion and removal of data ensuring sensitive information is always kept safe. Maximum of 3 TranzPak 2 drives if slim DVD/RW drive is installed.



1U rack height (1.72”)

Configurations starting at 13 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


Up to two Intel® Xeon® scalable processors

Dual socket, up to 3.7ghz 24 core Xeon® processors

Up to 2TB DDR4 2666MHz Registered ECC Memory

Support for up to 3 PCIe Add-On Slots

Raid configurable data storage

Up to 24TB of removable TRANZPAK 2 based storage


Conformal coating

High performance GPU options

Locking security door option

ROHS compliant option

Slim DVD-RW or optical device

Positive locking power connector

750W DC

EMI power filter

Tech Specs


The ZX1C 20 lightweight 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 20 Lightweight, Rugged 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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