The 9144 eight-slot expansion chassis from National Instruments offers expansion I/O to the company’s LabVIEW graphical development platform and features high-speed, jitter-free communication for applications such as distributed control, machine building, and hardware-in-the-loop. Compatible with more than 30 analog and digital NI C Series modules, the NI 9144 offers accurate measurement quality and direct connectivity to a variety of sensors and works with real-time controllers having two Ethernet ports. The expansion chassis also features two Ethernet ports and communicates across a standard CAT5 Ethernet cable using a system of synchronized clocks. The rugged NI 9144 has a temperature range of -40 to +70°C (-40 to +158°F) and a 50 g shock rating for industrial applications and can be distributed up to 100 m (328 ft) between chassis.
For more information, visit booth 1307 at the SAE 2009 World Congress.