Introducing the new PowerDNA PPCx-1G GigE Cube

Adept Scientific (Letchworth, Herts) is please to announce the release of United Electronic Industries’ (UEI) (Walpole, MA) new PowerDNA PPCx-1G Gigabit Ethernet I/O Cube. Available in two basic models — a 3-I/O layer (5-slot PPC5-1G) or a 6-I/O layer (8-slot PPC8-1G) — the new GigE Cube offers higher speed and greatly enhanced diagnostics capability relative to the standard Cubes but remains compatible with all 30+ UEI I/O board types.

The 6-layer model (PPC8-1G Cube) can provide up to: 150 analogue inputs, 192 analogue outputs, 288 digital I/O, 48 counter or quadrature channels, 72 ARINC-429 channels and/or 24 Serial or CAN-bus ports.

Software for the GigE Cube is provided in the UEIDAQ Framework. The Framework provides a comprehensive, easy to use API that supports all popular programming and operating systems such as Windows, Vista, Linux and most real-time operating systems (eg QNX, RTX, RT Linux). In addition, the product is fully supported by LabVIEW, MATLAB/Simulink, DASYLab or any application that supports ActiveX, OPC or Modbus TCP control.

“Introduction of the GigE Cube is an example of how UEI keeps its products up-to-date with leading edge technology,” says UEI President Shaun Miller. “When a higher-performance technology becomes available to the industry we always take the opportunity to incorporate it into our product line wherever possible. We strive to ensure that UEI product designs are always current and positioned at the high end of the performance spectrum.”

About UEI Founded in 1990, UEI is a leader in the PC/Ethernet data acquisition and control, Data Logger/Recorder, and Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) markets. UEI’s I/O “Cube” and “RACKtangle” are compact, rugged platforms, ideal for DAQ, Logging, and control applications in a wide range of applications and industries such as automotive, aerospace/aviation, unmanned vehicles, appliance test, simulator control, in-vehicle test, wind and solar power system control, semiconductor manufacturing, medical equipment, and more.

UEI offers both COTS and custom products to OEMs, end-users, and systems integrators worldwide. With analogue, digital, accelerometer, LVDT/RVDT, strain gauge, counter, CAN-bus, Serial I/O, ARINC-429 I/O, 1553, and more, UEI offers the world’s largest selection of Ethernet-based I/O modules. UEI supports all popular Windows, Vista, Linux and Real-time operating systems, programming languages and applications packages, including LabVIEW, MATLAB, and DASYLab.

The UEI product range is supplied and supported by Adept Scientific in the UK and Ireland.  With offices in the UK, USA, Germany and throughout the Nordic region, Adept Scientific is one of the world’s leading suppliers of software and hardware products for research, scientific, engineering and technical applications on desktop computers.  Full details and contact information for all Adept Scientific international offices are available at www.adeptscience.com; or telephone +44 (0) 203 695 7810.


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