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GPIB Interface Card supports multiple programming tools.

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Featuring MD1 low-profile form factor, PCI-1671UP offers data transfer rates up to 1.5 MB/s and comes with driver and utility software that allows for instrument control from variety of command line and programmatic interfaces. Universal PCI GPIB controller incorporates talker/listener controller, 1,024-word FIFO buffer, and shared interrupt as well as transparent interrupt enabling/disabling capabilities. Product is fully IEEE 488.2 compatible.

Original Press Release:

Advantech Launches GPIB Interface Card

The PCI-1671UP is a cost-effective GPIB Controller starting at $470.

(Cincinnati, Ohio - 05/19/2006) - The eAutomation Group of Advantech introduces the PCI-1671UP, a cost-effective, universal PCI, GPIB controller in MD1 low-profile form factor which allows for data transfer rates of up to 1.5 MB/s. Its comprehensive driver and utility software allows users to quickly and easily control instruments from a variety of command line and programmatic interfaces.

Features include: Full IEEE 488.2 compatibility, complete talker/listener controller, data transfer rate of over 1.5 MB/s, 1024-word FIFO buffer, HS488 compatible for up to 7.7 MB/s data transfer to/from instruments that support the high speed protocol, shared interrupt capability and transparent interrupt enabling /disabling. The PCI-1671UP includes a complete NI-488.2 API and NI-VISA driver and library for support of diverse programming tools, including Visual C++, Borland C++ Builder, Visual Basic, Delphi, LabWindows/CVI, and LabView.

The PCI-1671 UP starts at $470 and is available for purchase directly from Advantech at 1-800-205-7940 or from one of Advantech's North American distributors at

Advantech Corporation, Industrial Automation Group - Founded in 1983, Advantech is a global leading ePlatform service provider integrating web-based technology, computing platforms and customization services that empower the connected eWorld. Advantech cooperates closely with system integrators to enable them in providing complete solutions for a wide array of applications in various industries. Advantech delivers more than a thousand products and solutions under 3 main categories: Embedded & Applied Computing, Industrial and Network Computing, and eAutomation. With the combined talent of more than 2,000 people, Advantech operates an extensive support, sales and marketing network in 16 countries and 28 major cities to deliver fast time-to-market services to our worldwide customers. US operations for the Industrial Automation Group, 1320 Kemper Meadow Drive, Suite 500, Cincinnati, OH 45240. Website for Advantech customers in North America: Emal:

Chuck Harrell
Advantech Corporation, eAutomation Group
(513) 742-8895 x333

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