NI GPIB-140A Series

Starting at $ 1,836 (view pricing options)
  • High-speed serial fiber-optic transmission; extends maximum GPIB cable length to 2 km
  • Transfer rates up to 1.1 Mbytes/s (IEEE 488.1) or 2.8 Mbytes/s (HS488)
  • Expands the number of GPIB devices to 26
  • Buffered or unbuffered transfers
  • Software transparent -- no software modifications required
  • Complete error-checking capabilities ensure successful data transmission
The National Instruments GPIB extenders remove the restrictions on cable length and device loading imposed by the IEEE 488 standard while requiring virtually no desktop space. The IEEE 488 standard specifies that the total cable length for a GPIB system cannot exceed 20 m and the maximum number of devices is 15. A pair of NI GPIB-140A/2 devices can extend the cable length to 2 km without compromising the integrity of the GPIB or requiring any application modifications. NI GPIB-140A extenders offer cable lengths up to 1 km. These GPIB extenders, which also expand the number of devices from 15 to 26, use a buffered transfer technique to transfer data at the fastest rates in the industry, while keeping cabling costs to a minimum

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Part Number Description Est Ship  US Dollars Qty
NI GPIB-140A Series
777997-01GPIB-140A High-Speed Fiber-Optic Bus Extender, U.S. 120 VAC5 - 10$ 1,836.00
777997-05GPIB-140A High-Speed Fiber-Optic Bus Extender, N. American 240VAC12 - 20$ 1,836.00
777998-01GPIB-140A/2 High-Speed GPIB Extender, 2 km, U.S. 120 VAC12 - 20$ 2,096.00
777998-05GPIB-140A/2 High-Speed GPIB Extender, 2 km, N. American 240 VACCall$ 2,096.00

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