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Remote PXI Express Control through PC

Adlink-PXI-PCI24 October 2014 - ADLINK Technology announced the new PCIe-PXIe-8638 high performance PXI Express remote controller, enabling remote control of any PXI Express system directly via PC. Fully software- and driver-transparent bandwidth up to 4 GB/s is available through PCIe Gen 2 x8 link capability. With the PCIe-PXIe-8638, processor performance is maximized for industrial PC, server, or workstation, delivering dependable remote control of the PXI/PXIe system, and maximum flexibility and reduced hybrid test application costs.

"In complicated hybrid test systems, a high performance server or workstation is conventionally deployed as the host PC to control all test equipment simultaneously," said Catherine Wu, Senior Director of ADLINK's Measurement and Automation Product Segment. "PXI systems have often been used in hybrid systems for data acquisition. The new release of ADLINK's PCIe-PXIe-8638 means efficient remote control of PXI Express systems is available through an existing host PC, with no extra expense required for additional embedded control. This represents an optimized solution, dramatically reducing time and cost for system development."

The ADLINK PCIe-PXIe-8638 includes a PCIe-8638 module for installation in a PC, connected via a PCIe x8 shielded twisted pair copper cable and rugged latching connectors to a PXIe-8638 module in slot 1 of a PXIe chassis. Sustained throughput of 4 GB/s is enabled in each direction, with transmission extending to 5m with no decrease in signal rate. Users benefit from the flexibility of remote control, avoid test system exposure to harsh or hazardous environments. In addition, LED indicators on the PXIe-8638 front panel deliver link status information for the PCI Express lanes on the module to the backplane, maximizing convenience of system setup.

The PCIe-PXIe-8638's built-in comprehensive and transparent architecture enables function independent of the operating system, along with fast and convenient detection of all installed PXI cards in the extension system, without requiring additional drivers or software, resulting in superior scalability creating complicated testing systems.

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