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PI-6500 Pattern Generator

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**Please note our 6500 has been discontinued. We are no longer accepting new orders.           
All information contained herein is for informational purposes only.**

Specifications

 
Parallel Channels - PI-6500: Up to 64 channels, 16 per 65001 PC Card
Parallel Channels - PI-6501: Up to 112 channels, 16 per 65001 PC Card
Parallel Memory Depth: 4096 bits per channel

Serial Channels - PI-6500:

Up to 4 with installation of 4 65001 PC Cards
Serial Channels - PI-6501: Up to 7 with installation of 7 65001 PC Cards
Serial Memory: 64kbits per serial channel
Output Resistance: 50 Ohms sym_plus_min.gif (826 bytes) 10%
Clock Frequency: 760 Hz to 25 MHz in 40ns increments
Output Data Rate: 760 Hz to 12.5 MHz, NRZ mode, all channels
Pulse Duration: 40ns minimum NRZ mode
Clock Frequency (External 1 Input): DC to 30 MHz Divisible from 1 to 32769
Output Data Rate (External 1 Input): DC to 15 MHz Divisible from 1 to 32769
Pulse Duration (External 1 Input): 33.33 nsec minimum NRZ Mode
Fan Out: 4 TTL loads minimum for duration sym_lt_ln.gif (833 bytes) 40ns
2 TTL loads minimum for duration sym_gt_ln.gif (829 bytes) 40ns
Skew: 3ns maximum between any 2 channels on the same 16 channel PC Card
4ns maximum between any 2 channels within the same unit
Rise and Fall Time: sym_gt_ln.gif (829 bytes) 5ns into 1 MOhm // 15 pf
sym_gt_ln.gif (829 bytes) 5ns into 50 Ohm
High Level: 4.2V into 1 MOhm // 15pf > 2.0V into 50 Ohms
Low Level: < 0.6V into 1 MOhm // 15pf < 0.3V into 50 Ohms
High Impedance: Disable Time: tphz sym_gt_ln.gif (829 bytes) 18ns, tplz sym_gt_ln.gif (829 bytes) 18ns
Enable Time: tphz sym_gt_ln.gif (829 bytes) 25ns, tplz sym_gt_ln.gif (829 bytes) 25ns
Setup Time: sym_lt_ln.gif (833 bytes) 20ns
CPU: Intel 80186 Microprocessor
Compatibility: IEEE-488 GPIB, RS-232-C
Display: 7" Amber CRT, 80 characters per line
Power: 110/220 VAC sym_plus_min.gif (826 bytes) 10%, 5 Amps max. 47/63 Hz
Dimensions: 7" H x 17.5" W x 19.625" D
Weight: 15 lbs.
Temperature: 0 deg. C to 50 deg. C
PC Card Slots: 7
Maximum Program Lines: 4096
Maximum Sub-Patterns: 4096
Minimum Sub-Pattern Length: 6 bits
Maximum Sub-Pattern Repeat/Program Line: 4096
Warranty
One year parts and labor from the date of shipment

Predefined Patterns Mode
Allows user selection of any of four pre-programmed 16 channel output programs that are included with the instrument.

System Clock
- Internal
- Invert External 2 Clock
- External 2 Clock
- Inverted External 1
- External 1 Clock
- Invert External

Start/Stop From Rear SMB Connector
0. Disable
1. Start On + Edge
2. Start On - Edge
3. Stop On + Edge
4. Stop On - Edge
5. Start On + Edge, Stop On - Edge
6. Start On + Edge, Stop On + Edge
7. Start On - Edge, Stop On + Edge
8. Start On - Edge, Stop On - Edge

Instrument Menus
- Power Up Menu
- Predefined Pattern Set Up menu
- Interface Setup Menu
- Configuration Menu
- Pinout Menu
- Non Volatile Storage Menu
- Control Function Setup Menu
- Pattern Entry and Editing Menu
- Trigger/Flag Word Setup Menu
- Channel Display Format and Status Menu
- Waveform Display Menu

Clock Sources for Trigger/Flag and System
(Each Independent)

Internal
Invert External 2 Clock
External 2 Clock
Invert External 1
External 1
Invert Internal
Clock Divider
Divides the internal system clock by 32769 40ns increments

Trigger Input Characteristics

Eight bit trigger input
Capable of being programmed for up to 256 combinations of Restart, Stop, Branch A, Branch B, Jump, Reset, and Continue.

Trigger input voltage levels
-9V to +9V

Trigger input modes: Immediate
Immediate mode allows output transition in 9 clocks + window mode setting.

Window Mode
Data must be present at the trigger for a user settable period of time from one to 16 times the selected internal or external clock period. Transition at the output will occur in 9 clocks + windows mode setting.

Flag Output Port
Capable of being programmed for up to 256 combinations of Restart, Stop, Branch A, Branch B, Jump, Reset, and Continue.

Trigger Port
Synchronous/Asynchronous

Trigger/Flag Port Settings
- Asynchronous
- Internal
- Invert External 2 Clock
- External 2 Clock
- Invert External 1
- External 1
- Invert Internal

Flag Output Port
Enable/Disable/Tri-State

Trigger Input Port
Enable/Disable

Valid Trigger/Flag Window
External clock from 1 to 16 times clock period

Immediate Flag Output
Enable/Disable

 

 


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