United Electronic Industries Inc. announced its new DNA-QUAD-604, a 4-channel quadrature encoder input board available for its cube-based data acquisition and control systems. The new board has a maximum input frequency of 16.5 MHz, 32-bit counters, a 32-bit prescaler and inputs for A, B and Z standards.
The board has four additional digital inputs and eight digital outputs, which may be used as auxiliary digital I/Os or set up as trigger in/out or clock out for each channel. UEI provides software drivers for most standard software applications, programming languages and operating systems, and is connected externally through a standard 37-pin D connector.
DNA-QUAD-604 for United Electronic Industries cube-based data acquisition and control systems
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