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PCI Express/PCI/PCI-X Digital I/O Cards and Pattern Generators | Spectrum

PCI Express Cards

PCI Express is the standard platform for all current PC based systems and also for the future. The PCI Express bus is a point to point connection allowing full speed for every single slot. Read more


The PCI bus in the form that is used today was first introduced in 1995. The last years it has been the most common platform for PC based instrumentation boards. Nowadays PCI based systems are more and more superseded by PCI Express based systems. Read more

Sampling Speed

The sampling speed is the main differentiation between the products. Sampling speed should be selected according to the expected signal frequency. Read more

I/O Levels

Digital I/O cards and Pattern Generators differ in the type of I/O level that they support. The digital signal world has generated a wide number of standards for signal interfacing which needs to match the digital I/O card. Read more