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VTI Instruments: PXIe Family of Products Welcomes Latest Additions to Portfolio

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

SAN DIEGO, CA (August 25, 2021) – The PXI Express (PXIe) standard was developed to address the growing need for faster communication protocols which leverage the newer PCIe communications bus. While PXI and PXIe currently live side-by-side, the older protocol (PXI) will eventually become obsolete. With the fast-approaching obsolescence of the PXI standard, VTI Instruments continues the rollout of products aligned with PXI Express.

Today, VTI Instruments is proud to unveil the following additions to the PXIe product portfolio:

  • The CMX09A & CMX18A chassis with nine and eighteen slots, respectively, offering industry leading performance at a competitive price point.
  • Introduction of seven DIO PXIe Cards (EMX-75xx Series). These 64 Channel Digital Input/Output cards come with Isolation and high-performance features that include high current sink and a wide range of input voltages.
  • Forty-four uW Switch cards (SMX-7xxx). These new uW switch cards further complement an already robust SMX portfolio that delivers the largest variety with bandwidths from 6GHz to 67GHz in all standard configurations.

A few benefits of using PXIe rather than the legacy PXI standard:

  • Product Longevity
  • Higher data throughput: PCIe data bus provides significantly faster backplane data rates with up to 8 GB/s
  • Lower latency backplane communications
  • Improved backplane timing and trigger bus
  • Higher power available for each module

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