Electronic Design

SBC Handles Analog And Network

THE ELEKTRA ELK200-EA-XT PC/104 single-board computer (SBC) from Diamond Systems combines analog and digital data acquision with extensive communication support. It includes four serial ports and 10/100-BaseT Ethernet, as well as USB 1.1 support.

The analog complement includes a 100-KHz analog-to-digital converter with a 512-sample time-stamped FIFO. There also is a quad-channel 12-bit digital-to-analog converter. The board has 24 programmable digital I/O lines and two programmable counter/timers as well.

Other interfaces include PS/2 keyboard and mouse and parallel and integrateddevelopmentenvironment ports. It has a programmable watchdog timer and and onboard backup battery for realtime clock. And, the board consumes 5.5 W.

Pricing for the Elektra line starts at $450 without the analog support. The full system costs $750. The boards fit into the company's Pandora enclosures.

Diamond Systems Inc.

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