SBS Technologies has introduced the ABI-V7, a high-performance 6U VME interface in a single slot, available from Metromatics , with a PowerPC-based motherboard and up to two MIL-STD-1553 daughterboards.
Designed for simulation applications requiring very fast data transfers between the host and the interface, the V7 motherboard utilises the latest PowerPC technology under the VxWorks operating system.
The V7 can be configured as a system controller and allows users to add their own code to perform data conversions and user applications on the motherboard.
The V7 provides a flexible, multi-channel, dual redundant MIL-STD-1553 Master/Slave interface to the VMEbus backplane and is backwards compatible with SBS ABI-V5 product.
The V7's 1553 PMC daughterboards are based on an advanced DSP, programmable logic and dual port RAM. Up to 56MB of memory is provided for user data structures. Eight external trigger signals are available from the front panel or VME P2 connector.
ABI-V7 provides powerful capabilities for definition of Events, which are conditions that can be used to generate external triggers, start or stop BC lists, start or stop RT simulation, start or stop sequential monitoring, etc.
Input external triggers can be used as Events. Events can also generate VME bus interrupts.