Press Release Summary:
PCI IEEE 488 Controller Card, Model PCI-3488 provides interface between GPIB instruments and PCI-equipped systems that is compliant with IEEE488.1 and IEEE488.2 standards. Interface supports 3.3 and 5 V PCI environments, making card suited for most desktop computers and industrial PCs. Featuring 1 Kb on-board FIFO and high-speed bus accelerated by on-board CPLD, Model PCI-3488 provides 1.5 Mb/s maximum data transfer rate.
Original Press Release:
The Best Price Performance PCI IEEE 488 Interface Controller Card
Irvine, CA - ADLINK Technology Inc., a leading provider of test and measurement products, released its first PCI IEEE 488 controller card, the PCI-3488. It provides interface between GPIB instruments and PCI-equipped systems that is compliant with IEEE488.1 and IEEE488.2 standards. The PCI-3488 is offered at an introductory price of $240 until August 31, 2005.
The PCI-3488 is 32-bit/33MHz PCI bus compatible and represents ADLINK's innovations in PCI adapter hardware design. Its PCI interface supports both 3.3V and 5V PCI environments to make it suitable for most desktop computers and industrial PCs. In addition, the PCI-3488's 1KB on-board FIFO and high-speed bus accelerated by the on-board CPLD gives it a 1.5MB/s maximum data transfer rate to satisfy high-volume data transfer requirements.
The PCI-3488 has been hardware and software verified with a wide range of products and applications. It supports popular application development environments such as VB, VC, Delphi, LabVIEW and TestExec and features "drop-in" system configuration to be compatible with existing test and measurement applications. The PCI-3488 supports Windows 98/NT/2000/XP and its driver library is compatible with industry standard VISA and instrumentation protocols.
Pricing & Availability
The PCI-3488 is offered at an introductory price of $240 until August 31, 2005 and is available from stock with OEM volume discounts.
ADLNK Technology Inc.
ADLINK Technology is a leading manufacturer of high-performance, high-quality PC based add-on cards for test & measurement, automation and process control industries. ADLINK is also quickly emerging as a leader in industrial computing products with innovative passive backplane and CompactPCI platforms. ADLINK products are marketed globally through direct sales offices for OEM customers and an extensive network of worldwide sales channels.
The company has over 30% of its employees in research and development for the following product groups:
o Test & Measurement: NuDAQ Series of ISA/PCI/cPCI/USB data acquisition and communication cards, NuDAM series of remote Data Acquisition Modules and DAQBench Active X Controls for visual programming and control.
o Automation: Motion controllers in cPCI/PCI/PC104 form factors and wire-saving high-speed I/O technology for real-time control applications.
o Computer & Communication: CompactPCI and PXI computing platforms in both 3U and 6U form factors and PCI-X series of PICMG Single Board Computers in Half and Full size versions.