Interface Controller Card offers 1.5 MB/s transfer rate.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring drop-in configuration, Model PXI-3488 provides interface between GPIB instruments and PXI-equipped systems that is compliant with IEEE488.1 and IEEE488.2 standards. On-board 1 KB FIFO and high-speed bus, accelerated by on-board CPLD, provides 1.5 MB/s max data transfer rate. Compatible with industry standard VISA and Instrumentation protocols, card supports 32-bit 3.3 or 5 V PXI bus and includes interactive utility for testing and diagnostics.

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PXI IEEE 488 Interface Controller Card

The PXI-3488 is a PXI-bus GPIB card and features an easy drop-in system configuration for existing test and measurement applications.

Irvine, CA (January 31, 2006) - ADLINK Technology Inc., a leading provider of test and measurement products, released its first PXI IEEE 488 controller card. The PXI-3488 provides interface between GPIB instruments and PXI-equipped systems that is compliant with IEEE488.1 and IEEE488.2 standards.

The PXI-3488 is PXI bus compatible and represents ADLINK's innovations in PXI hardware design. It is suitable for most PXI platform and provides the connectivity between PXI platforms and GPIB instruments. In addition, the PXI-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 PXI-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 PXI-3488 supports Windows 98/NT/2000/XP and its driver library is compatible with industry standard VISA and instrumentation protocols.

PXI-3488 Features:
o Up to 1.5MB/s data transfer rate
o Compatible with Industry Standard VISA and Instrumentation Protocols
o Fully Compatible with the IEEE 488 Standard
o Supports a 32-bit 3.3V or 5V PXI Bus
o On-board 1KB FIFO for Read/Write Operations
o Interactive Utility for Testing and Diagnostic

Pricing & Availability
The PXI-3488 is competitively priced at $345 and is available from stock with discounts in volume. Contact ADLINK for more information.

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:
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.
Automation: Motion controllers in cPCI/PCI/PC104 form factors and wire-saving high-speed I/O technology for real-time control applications.
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.

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