NI PXIe-ExpressCard8360 Laptop Control of PXI Express with ExpressCard

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  • Sustained throughput up to 214 MB/s
  • Software-transparent link that requires no programming
  • Direct laptop control of PXI Express/CompactPCI Express
  • Ability to use the same PXI Express module (NI PXIe-8360) and cable as MXI-Express for PXI Express
  • Ideal for mobile applications such as field tests, in-vehicle data logging, NVH, NDT, and RF testing
  • Cabling up to 7 m with rugged screw-in connectors
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With the National Instruments PXIe-ExpressCard8360 kit, you can transparently control PXI Express and CompactPCI Express systems from a laptop computer with either an ExpressCard/34 or ExpressCard/54 slot. The NI PXIe-ExpressCard8360 kit consists of an NI ExpressCard-8360 card in the laptop connected via an ExpressCard MXI cable to an NI PXIe-8360 module in slot 1 of a PXI Express chassis. The ExpressCard-8360 card provides a x1 ("by one") PCI Express link that is cabled to the NI PXIe-8360 module. The NI PXIe-8360 module implements a PCI Express-to-PCI Express switch that connects the cabled PCI Express link to the PCI Express bus that is used in PXI Express chassis. For a list of laptop computers that are compatible with the NI PXIe-ExpressCard8360 kit, visit the first link below. To configure a complete PXI system based on an NI PXIe-ExpressCard8360 kit, visit

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Part Number Description Est Ship  US Dollars Qty
ExpressCard MXI for PXI Express Products
779703-03NI PXIe-ExpressCard8360, ExpressCard MXI for PXI Express,3m Cable12 - 20$ 1,349.00
779507-01NI ExpressCard-8360, ExpressCard MXI Interface10 - 15$ 749.00
779700-01NI PXIe-8360, X1 MXI-Express for PXI Express Interface12 - 20$ 749.00
779500-01MXI-Express/ExpressCard MXI Cable, 1M10 - 15$ 99.00
779500-03MXI-Express/ExpressCard MXI Cable, 3M10 - 15$ 110.00
779500-07MXI-Express/ExpressCard MXI Cable, 7M10 - 15$ 176.00
777550-01USB Cable Strain Relief for Laptop5 - 10$ 59.00

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