USB I/O Module provides 200 kS/s operation.

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Specifically designed for industrial environments, multi-function Model USB-4716 provides 16x single-ended analog inputs, 2x 16-bit analog outputs, 8x digital inputs, 8x digital outputs, and one 32-bit event counter. Module comes with WaveScan trending and data logging software as well as Windows API's, Active X controls, and LabView(TM) drivers. Powered by USB port, device includes USB connector with screw fasteners and DIN-rail mounting kit.

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Advantech Launches 200 kS/s 16-bit Multi-Function USB I/O Module

The USB-4716 is a multi-function USB I/O module starting at $630.

(Cincinnati, Ohio - 2/28/2007) - The eAutomation Group of Advantech introduces the USB-4716, a 200 kS/s 16-bit multi-function USB I/O module. The USB-4716 has been specifically designed for industrial environments and includes a USB connector with screw fasteners and a DIN-rail mounting kit. It draws power directly from the USB port and therefore does not require an external power supply. Relying on the plug-and-play features of USB, the USB-4716 is such an easy to use data acquisition device that users need less than five minutes to setup before acquiring data.

The USB-4716 is packed full of I/O, including 16x single-ended (8x differential), 16-bit 200 kS/s analog inputs, 2x 16-bit analog outputs, 8x digit inputs, 8x digital outputs, and 1x 32-bit event counter.

The USB-4716 comes with WaveScan, an easy to use trending and data logging software program. In addition to WaveScan, Windows API's, Active X controls, and LabView(TM) drivers are included. This allows programmers easy interface for application development like data logging, test stand data acquisition, waveform analysis, and mobile measurement applications. As an easy to connect USB 2.0 device, it is a perfect choice for applications where installation flexibility and high data rates are needed.

The USB-4716 is available for purchase directly from Advantech at 1-800-205-7940.

Advantech Corporation, eAutomation Group -Founded in 1983, the eAutomation Group of Advantech Corporation is a pioneer in eAutomation technology; combining connectivity, flexibility and ruggedness with today's most reliable PC-based automation technologies. Product offerings include: Open HMI platforms, Industrial Ethernet, Automation Controllers and Software, Fanless Box PCs, Distributed I/O Modules, Plug-in I/O and Industrial Communication for a wide array of industries.

With more than 2,700 talents, Advantech operates an extensive support, sales and marketing network in 17 countries and 33 major cities to deliver fast time-to-market services to our worldwide customers. Today Advantech offers over 700 products and solutions, adding approximately 30 new products each year. US operations for the eAutomation Group are based in Cincinnati, OH (800-205-7940). Advantech Corporation, eAutomation Group, 1320 Kemper Meadow Drive, Suite 500, Cincinnati, OH 45240. Website for Advantech customers in North America: Email:

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Advantech Corporation, eAutomation Group
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