NI PXI-8252 IEEE 1394a Interface

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  • 3 IEEE 1394a camera input ports, use hubs to expand number of cameras
  • 12 W of IEEE 1394 bus power divided among 3 ports to power up to 4 cameras
  • OHCI v1.0 compliance
  • Includes NI Vision Acquisition Software for acquiring from IEEE 1394 and other cameras
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The NI PXI-8252 is an IEEE 1394a interface for PXI/CompactPCI that operates natively in Windows and Real-Time OSs.

The IEEE 1394a standard, with up to 400 Mbits/s of bandwidth, is ideal for high-data-rate machine vision applications. The PXI-8252 acquires data from cameras through three IEEE 1394a camera input ports. Hubs connected to any of the ports allow acquisition from many more cameras.

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NI PXI-8252 Packages

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NI PXI-8252




NI PXI-8252 and Accessories Only
NI PXI-8252 - 778926-01 Qty $ 794 each
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Cable - Shielded
IEEE 1394, 400MBPS, Non-Latching, Cable, 2m - 185797-02
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