I/O Boards Supported by VisSim/Real-TimePRO

Below is a list of digital and analog USB, PCI, ISA bus, and PCMCIA I/O boards supported by VisSim/Real-TimePRO.

Please note, you must read A/D D/A spec sheets carefully. VisSim implements hardware-in-the-loop (HIL), which means acquiring single data points on multiple channels, calculating results and writing single values on multiple output channels. Board specs are given in burst mode acquisition speeds of uninterrupted reading of many data data points. It is not uncommon to see 1 Meg samples/sec, but this assumes you are interested in pure acquisition. Often there is a lot of overhead in setting up the burst mode. It is not uncommon to see single point performance that is 3 to 4 orders of magnitude worse than burst mode performance. This means that instead of the claimed 1 MHz rate you will get 100 Hz. Sometimes the spec sheet will include single point performance under the heading “software paced.”

Measurement Computing

All boards supported by Universal Library software. Avoid the newer USB/PCI-25xx series as it is optimized for burst mode performance. It gets only about 100Hz performance for HIL single point read/write mode.

Single point performance of USB-1208LS is about 50Hz, USB-1208FS is 250 Hz and USB-1208HS is 1 kHz. These figures are divided by channel count.

The USB-1608HS has 8 separate ADC units and can send all channels in one USB packet, so performance of 1 kHz is not affected by channel count.

Measurement Computing PCI Boards

Analog I/O
PCI-DAS6071
PCI-6013
PCI-6014
PCI-DAS6070
PCI-DAS6040
PCI-DAS6025
PCI-DAS6023
PCI-DAS4020/12
PCI-DAS1602/12
PCI-DAS1200/JR
PCI-DAS1200
PCI-DAS1002
PCI-DAS1001
PCI-DAS1000
PCI-DAS08
PCIM-DAS16JR/16
PCIM-DAS1602/16
PCI-DAS6402/16
PCI-DAS64/M2/16
PCI-DAS64/M1/16

Analog I/O
PCI-DAS6052
PCI-DAS6036
PCI-DAS6035
PCI-DAS6034
PCI-DAS6033
PCI-DAS6032
PCI-DAS6031
PCI-DAS6030
PCI-DAS6014
PCI-DAS6013
PCI-DAS1602/16
PCI-DAS-TC/BRD

Analog Output
PCI-DDA02/16
PCI-DDA02/12
PCIM-DDA06/16
PCI-DDA04/16
PCI-DDA04/12
PCI-DDA08/16
PCI-DDA08/12
PCI-DAC6703
PCI-DAC6702

Digital I/O
PCI-CTR20HD
PCI-CTR10
PCI-CTR05
PCI-DUAL-AC5
PCI-DIO96H
PCI-DIO96
PCI-DIO48H
PCI-DIO24H
PCI-DIO24/S
PCI-DIO24/LP
PCI-DIO24
PCI-QUAD04
PCI-PDISO8
PCI-PDISO16
PCI-INT32

Compact PCI
cPCI-DAS4020/12/1
cPCI-DIO24H
cPCI-DIO48H
cPCI-DIO96H

Measurement Computing PCMCIA* (laptop) Boards

Analog I/O
PC-CARD-DAS16/12
PC-CARD-DAS16/12AO
PC-CARD-DAS16/330
PCM-DAS08
PC-CARD-DAS16/16
PC-CARD-DAS16/16AO

Analog Output
PC-CARD-C37F/26
PC-CARD-DAC08
PCM-DAC02

Digital I/O
PC-CARD-D24/CTR3
PC-CARD-DIO48
PCM-QUAD02

National Instruments
All boards are supported by NI-DAQ universal software driver

FRANCECOL
Starter kit (board IP00) 500W – 12Vcc or 530Vcc.
Multipurpose power electronics converter to discover Power electronics.

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