NI PXI-PCI8336 MXI-4 for Remote PCI Control of PXI, Fiber-Optic Cable

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  • Not recommended for new designs.
  • Direct PC control of PXI
  • Fiber-optic cabling up to 200 m
  • Software-transparent link that requires no programming
  • Link performance: 132 MB/s peak, 78 MB/s sustained
  • Electrical isolation between PC and PXI system
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Not recommended for new designs.

With the NI PXI-PCI8336 kit, you control PXI from your PC through a fully transparent MXI-4 link connected with fiber-optic cabling. MXI-4 provides remote control of PXI systems from PCI computers by implementing a PCI-to-PCI bridge over a high-bandwidth link. This link is transparent to software applications and drivers, so industry-standard desktop computers and servers can control PXI systems with no additional programming. With MXI-4, PXI modules are used as if they are PCI boards directly installed in your computer. You can also use two NI PXI-8336 modules for linking multiple PXI chassis. The fiber-optic cabling of the NI PXI-PCI8336 provides electrical isolation between the PC and PXI chassis, as well as cabling up to 200 m per link. To configure a complete PXI system based on MXI-4 controllers, visit ni.com/pxiadvisor.

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Specifications Summary

General
Product Name PXI-PCI8336
Product Type Controller (Computing Device)
Form Factor PXI Platform
PXI Bus Type PXI Only
Part Number 778641-10
Operating System/Target Real-Time , Windows
LabVIEW RT Support Yes
Controller
Controller Type Remote
Communication Technology MXI4
Sustained Performance 78 MB/s
Cable Material fiber-optic
Maximum Cable Length 200 m
Electric Isolation Yes
Software Support for NI System Monitor No
Maximum Links per Host Card 1
Slot Requirement 1
PXI Power Req - max current for 3.3 V Rail 0.4 A
PXI Power Req - max current for 5 V Rail 1.7 A
PC Power Req - max current for 3.3 V Rail 0.4 A
PC Power Req - max current for 5 V Rail 1.7 A
Physical Specifications
Length 16 cm
Width 10 cm
Minimum Operating Temperature 0 °C
Maximum Operating Temperature 55 °C
Maximum Altitude 2000 m
Part Number Description Est Ship  US Dollars Qty
NI PXI-PCI8336
778641-10NI PXI-PCI8336 MXI-4 Kit with Fiber Cable (Isolated), 10 mCall$ 4,280.00
778957-01NI PXI-8336 MXI-4 Interface w/Conn for Fiber Optic Cable,IsolatedCall$ 2,230.00
778958-01NI PCI-8336 MXI-4 Interface w/Conn for Fiber-Optic Cable,IsolatedCall$ 1,993.00
Accessories
778959-10MXI-4/MXI Express x1/Reflective Memory Fiber Optic Cable, 10m12 - 20$ 130.00
778959-30MXI-4/MXI Express x1/Reflective Memory Fiber Optic Cable, 30m12 - 20$ 239.00
778959-200MXI-4/Reflective Memory Fiber Optic Cable, 200m12 - 20$ 1,066.00

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