Digitizer offers 4 GS/s random interleaved sampling.

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PCI-based, 12-bit, 200 MS/s Model PCI-5124 delivers more than 75 dBc SFDR on 2 simultaneously sampled inputs with 150 MHz bandwidth. Based on Synchronization and Memory Core architecture, which features up to 512 MB onboard memory/channel, unit offers software-selectable 50 ohm and 1 Mohm input impedance and 5 trigger modes including video triggering. Measurement applications include consumer electronics, military, aerospace, semiconductor, and medical device test.

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National Instruments Announces PCI-Based 200 MS/s 12-Bit Digitizer

NEWS RELEASE - Jan. 10, 2005 - National Instruments today announced the NI PCI-5124, a PCI version of its popular 12-bit, 200 MS/s PXI-based digitizer. The NI PXI-5124 and NI PCI-5124 digitizers use the latest commercial technology to deliver more than 75 dBc spurious-free dynamic range (SFDR) on two simultaneously sampled inputs with 150 MHz bandwidth. Both devices are based on the NI Synchronization and Memory Core (SMC) architecture, which features up to 512 MB of onboard memory per channel, fast data transfer and tight synchronization. Design and test engineers can synchronize SMC-based modular instruments within tens of picoseconds for high-channel-count and mixed-signal applications.

High resolution at fast sampling rates makes the NI 5124 digitizers ideal for a variety of measurement applications in consumer electronics, military, aerospace, semiconductor and medical device test. These devices offer additional features such as software-selectable 50 ohm and 1 Mohm input impedance, 4 GS/s random interleaved sampling (RIS) for repetitive signals and five trigger modes including video triggering.

Design and test engineers can use the National Instruments digitizers to rapidly develop a measurement system with Express technology using NI LabVIEW, NI TestStand or SignalExpress throughout the product development flow - from research and design to validation and manufacturing. In addition, the NI Spectral Measurements Toolkit included with the 32, 256 and 512 MB memory options offers sophisticated frequency-domain measurements such as power spectrum, peak power and frequency, in-band power, adjacent-channel power and 3D spectrogram for NI LabVIEW and LabWindows/CVI.

About NI Modular Instruments
NI offers essential technologies for test, which combine high-performance hardware, flexible software and innovative timing and synchronization technology for test and design applications. NI modular instruments offer accurate, high-throughput measurements from DC to 2.7 GHz. The product family includes:
o High-resolution digitizers (eight to 14 bits, up to 200 MS/s)
o Signal generators (up to 16 bits, 200 MS/s)
o Digital waveform generator/analyzers (up to 100 MHz)
o Digital multimeters (up to 6½ digits)
o RF vector signal generators and analyzers (up to 2.7 GHz)
o Dynamic signal analyzers (up to 24 bits, 204.8 kS/s)
o Switching (multiplexers, matrices and general purpose)

About National Instruments
National Instruments (www.ni.com) is a technology pioneer and leader in virtual instrumentation - a revolutionary concept that has changed the way engineers and scientists in industry, government and academia approach measurement and automation. Leveraging the PC and its related technologies, virtual instrumentation increases productivity and lowers costs through easy-to-integrate software, such as the NI LabVIEW graphical development environment, and modular hardware, such as PXI modules for data acquisition, instrument control and machine vision. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NI has more than 3,100 employees and direct operations in 41 countries. In 2003, the company sold products to more than 25,000 companies in 90 countries. For the past five years, FORTUNE magazine named NI one of the 100 best companies to work for in America.

Pricing and Contact Information
NI PCI-5124 200 MS/s 12-bit digitizer
Web: ni.com/modularinstruments/200.htm
E-mail: info@ni.com

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