Thursday, December 27, 2012
NI rack-mount controller and PXI Express remote controller extend leadership in PXI platform
USA: National Instruments extended the PXI platform with the NI RMC-8355 rack-mount controller and the NI PXIe-PCIe8381 PXI Express remote controller.
The RMC-8355 1U rugged rack-mount controller for PXI and PXI Express systems features up to two high-performance quad-core Intel Xeon E5620 processors, making it ideal for high-performance test and measurement applications, and mission critical test and control.
The NI PXIe-PCIe8381 PXI Express remote controller is a high-performance MXI link featuring a x8 Gen 2 cabled PCI Express link to connect a PXI Express chassis to desktop PCs with a fully transparent, high-bandwidth link.
* Up to two quad-core Intel Xeon E5620 processors for eight cores of computing performance, with 2.4 GHz base clock frequency and 2.66 GHz single-core turbo frequency.
* High availability features, such as hot-swappable fans and redundant hard-drives and power supplies, maximize system uptime.
* Sustained throughput of 3.2 GB/s per direction and 5 m maximum cable length with rugged latching connectors.
* NI MXI-Express BIOS Compatibility Software ensures easy connection with a variety of PCs for direct control of PXI Express systems.