PXI Chassis offers both 3U and 6U slots.

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Model GX7100 accommodates system controller and 13 PXI or cPCI instruments. Slot 1 is dedicated to system controller; slot 2 can be used by PXI Star Trigger Controller or by any PXI or cPCI instrument; slots 3-14 support PXI Star Trigger, and can accommodate any PXI or cPCI instrument. Unit features front-loading of instrumentation and includes built-in peripherals. It is suited for automatic test equipment, data acquisition, and process control applications.



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Geotest Showcases World's First 3U and 6U Combination PXI Chassis



AUTOTESTCON 2002, Huntsville, AL - Geotest-Marvin Test Systems, Inc., a global supplier of electronic test equipment for aerospace, semiconductors, telecom, medical, industrial and military applications, unveils the world's first Combination PXI chassis offering both 3U and 6U slots, the GX7100.

The GX7100 is a rugged, high-performance 14-slot chassis that accommodates a system controller and 13 PXI or cPCI instruments. Slot 1 is dedicated to the system controller (embedded or external, using a PXI bus expander); slot 2 can be used by a PXI Star Trigger Controller or by any PXI or cPCI instrument; slots 3-14 support the PXI Star Trigger, and can accommodate any PXI or cPCI instrument. For maximum flexibility, slots 1 through 7 accommodate 3U or 6U modules and slots 8 through 14 accommodate 3U modules only.

With a rugged design, front-loading of instrumentation, built-in peripherals, and interfacing options, the GX7100 can tackle any automatic test equipment (ATE), data acquisition, and process control applications. The GX7100 takes up only 4U of rack space, reducing the overall size of the chassis while still providing the necessary density and flexibility.

"This revolutionary chassis gives our customers the flexibility to utilize 13 3U or 6U instruments in the minimum possible rack space," said Loofie Gutterman, Geotest president. "Until now, customers had to settle for the 3U form factor or go with the larger 6U chassis. The GX7100 delivers the best of both worlds."

Availability. Product shipment for the GX7100 is scheduled for January 2003

For More Information. To receive more information on the GX7100, or other Geotest PXI and PC-based test products, contact Geotest at:
Telephone: 888-TEST-BY-PXI (888-837-8297) 949-263-2222
FAX: 949-263-1203
E-mail: info@geotestinc.com
Internet: www.geotestinc.com

A subsidiary of the Marvin Group (Inglewood, CA) Geotest-Marvin Test Systems, Inc. is a global supplier of PXI and PC-based test products, systems, and solutions. Geotest's products and systems are used worldwide in thousands of aerospace, semiconductors, communications, medical, industrial, and military test applications.

17570 Cartwright Road o Irvine, California 92614-5846 o www.geotestinc.com
Tel. 949.263.2222 o Toll Free 888.TEST-BY-PXI o Fax 949.263.1203 o info@geotestinc.com

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