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PXI

(PCI EXtensions for Instrumentation) A peripheral bus specialized for data acquisition and real-time control systems. Introduced in 1997, PXI uses the CompactPCI 3U and 6U form factors and adds trigger lines, a local bus and other functions suited for measurement applications. See VXI.
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PXI vendors today offer a variety of Windows-based programming environments.
Targeting the telecoms and semiconductor test industries and compatible with a wide range of platforms including PXI, PXIe Hybrid and Pickering USB/LXI chassis, all the new units feature automatic termination of unused switch channels, up to +36dBm input power handling and excellent RF performance characteristics.
Corporate headquarters, R and D and manufacturing operations will be located in North Branford, CT, the current home of PXi. DRMC will continue to operate under the PXi name.
Performing characterization and production tests with the same PXI hardware and TestStand, LabVIEW and Digital Pattern Editor software decreases data correlation effort, which can help users decrease time to market.
For example, adding a heater to the card cage can help with operations below 0[degrees]C and additional fans can help cool PXI cards at higher temperatures.
The benefit of the system chosen was flexibility The VeriStand host running on a Windows 7 PC enabled the Simulink-derived models to be imported before configuring input and output parameters with physical PXI channels.
The industry's first single-vendor PXI microwave vector signal analyzer (VSA), the Agilent M9392A, is enhanced by Agilent's powerful and widely used 89600 VSA software.
It can be observed that for one hundred thousand iterations the mean time of execution for the NI PXI is exactly 0.2 seconds, equal with sample time of process.
Each collimator is controlled with reconfigurable I/O modules mounted in separate NI PXI chassis for redundancy for a total of 120 PXI systems.
Built on National Instruments' SCXI or PXI platforms, StrainDAQ provides a modular solution reportedly at a considerable cost savings compared with custom-developed strain gauge platforms.
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD--The PXI Systems Alliance is celebrating its 20th anniversary.