New Location

After more than six years abroad, High Chiva Systems is pleased to be back in Tucson. Our new address and contact details are listed below.

High Chiva Systems. Inc.,
9775 E. Martin Drive
Tucson, AZ 85749
(520) 664-5579





About Us


High Chiva Systems was started in 1998 by 2 friends, both voracious mountainbikers. We took our name for our favorite local Tucson mountainbike trail; the trail above Chiva falls.

Our Staff has advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering, Business and Applied Math. We have industry experience in Electro-optical product development, basic electronic design and assembly as well as multi-package programming experience.

We have worked on systems as simple as custom LabVIEW drivers for existing electronics to  complex birefringent tunable filters, full LC projection prototypes and automated QC testbeds.

We have established broad field vendor relationships that enable rapid prototype turn.

Combined, we have contributed to or won
  • 3 Photonics Spectra Awards
  • 1 Lasers and Optronics R&D Award
  • 8 optical related US and International Patents.
Our clients are from all around the world. They range from the VERY small to very large.  Some of these are: