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NI PXI-8232 Combination GPIB Controller and Gigabit Ethernet Port

Starting at $ 964 (view pricing options)
  • Gigabit Ethernet interface with transfer rates up to 1000 Mbit/s (1000BASE-T)
  • Compatibility with 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and IEEE 488.2
  • NI-488.2 driver software for Windows
  • Maximum transfer rates up to 7.7 MB/s using HS488
  • Automatic cable polarity detection
  • Configure Complete PXI System
The NI PXI-8232 is a high-performance Gigabit Ethernet interface for PXI based on the Intel 82540EM Gigabit Ethernet controller. It adds an IEEE 488 interface within the single-slot PXI module, saving a slot in your system. The 1000 Mbit/s Gigabit Ethernet transfer rate provides a substantial performance increase over the 100 Mbit/s Fast Ethernet transfer rate while remaining completely compatible with 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet networks. You also can use the Ethernet port on the PXI-8232 as an EtherCAT master, which is programmed in NI LabVIEW software with the NI-Industrial Communications for EtherCAT driver.

Specifications Summary


To use the NI PXI-8232 , you need all items in the diagram below. Select Option 1 if you already own a PXI System, or Option 2 if you do not already own a chassis, controller, or software.

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PXI System

1 Cable

NI PXI-8232




NI PXI-8232 and Accessories Only
NI PXI-8232 with NI-488.2 Software - 781753-01 Qty $ 964 each
Required Accessories
Cable - Shielded
X2 GPIB Cable (2m) - 763061-02
Select length:
Qty $ 102 each
Optional Accessories
Qty $ 405 each
Qty $ 23 each

Subtotal: $ 1,066

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