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PCIe I/O & Comm Board

Three I/O and communication function module slots —
Over 100 different modules to choose from

NAI's latest generation single-slot, half-size PCIe board, the 79G5 can be configured with up to three NAI smart I/O and communication function modules. Ideally suited for high channel density and combined Multifunction I/O requirement systems, the 79G5 delivers off-the-shelf solutions that accelerate deployment of digital and analog I/O, position control and measurement/simulation and communication interface applications.

  • Supports up to 3 independent, smart function modules
  • Front panel high density rugged Micro-D I/O receptacle connector
  • Independent internal x1 SerDes interface to each function module slot
  • Continuous Background Built-In-Test (BIT) supported I/O modules
  • PCIe 2.0 (x1), (up to 5 GT/s)
  • Single slot, full height, half-size PCIe;
  • 4.2" (107 mm) H x 6.6" (175 mm) L (env.)
  • Low power dissipation (< 3.5 W (typ.) for motherboard) plus module power
  • Maintenance/Console interface includes: 1x Gig-E, 1x RS-232 and 1x USB (pending):
  • Dedicated Mini-HDMI Type-C receptacle
  • COSA® architecture

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The 79G5 includes SSKs to support multiple operating systems. In addition, SSKs are supplied with source code and board-specific library I/O APIs to facilitate system integration.

Accelerate Your Time-to-Mission™ With COSA®

NAI’s Configurable Open Systems Architecture™ (COSA®) offers a choice of over 70 smart I/O, communication, and Ethernet switch functions, providing the highest packaging density and greatest flexibility of any multifunction I/O board in the industry. Preexisting, fully-tested functions can be combined quickly and easily in an unlimited number of ways. Each I/O function has dedicated processing, unburdening the system Single Board Computer (SBC) from unnecessary data management overhead.

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