Strategic Test Debuts Industry's Digital I/O Boards for PCI Express

Strategic Test has announced the industry's fastest Digital Input/Output boards for PCI Express. With up to 32 channels, recording or replay rates to 125 MHz and the possibility to synchronize up to 127 boards, including Digitizers and Arbitrary Waveform Generators, large mixed-mode Automated Test Systems for electronic sub-assemblies and digital semiconductor components can be created.

There are four new boards in the UF2e-7000 series:

UF2e-7010 125 MHz on 16 channels
UF2e-7011 125 MHz on 16 bits or 60 MHz on 32 channels
UF2e-7020 125 MHz on 32 channels
UF2e-7021 125 MHz on 32 bits or 60 MHz on 64 channels

The digital I/O channels can be software selected for input or output in 16 channel increments. The UF2e-7020 and UF2e-7021 are also able to record and replay simultaneously. All inputs and outputs are TTL compatible.

External clock and trigger connectors are provided. A wide variety of bit and pattern trigger conditions can be set.

The standard boards are supplied with 64 MegaBytes of onboard memory. This can be expanded to 4 GigaBytes for the longest recording and replay times, even at the maximum clock rates. At slower clock rates data can be streamed to or from the host PC.

A unique feature is that the board can be equipped with a second user-selected quartz crystal oscillator for applications that require a highly accurate specific output rate.

Strategic Test provides the industry's most comprehensive software support with the following Software Development Kits available:
Windows Vista and XP64, XP, 2000, NT and 98, Linux drivers for RedHat, Suse, Fedora and Debian, MATLAB, LabVIEW, Agilent-VEE, abWindows/CVI, DASYLab.

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