GPIB & Communications

This Product Selection Guide contains information to help select products in the GPIB & Communications category on DigiKey.com

General Purpose Interface Bus and Communications is a digital interface used to transmit data between devices. Types of products found in this category include CANopen interface, DeviceNet interface, ethernet interface, GPIB interface, I²C/SPI interface, PROFIBUS interface, RS232 interface, RS485 interface, and more. These can be filtered by the bus connection, front connection, number of channels, supply voltage, serial protocol, features, and more.


SelectionCharacteristics

Type: A general description of the item and function.

Bus Connection: How the device’s terminated to for communication.

Front Connection: How the device’s terminated to for data acquisition.

Number of Channels: The number of communication channels the item has.

Isolation Type: Defines how the item is isolating the output from the input.

Supply Voltage: Typically represented by a range, this indicates the low and high voltage limits which one can expect standard operation. Voltages outside this range may damage the device and other system components.

Serial Protocol: Defines the serial communication standard being used.

Features: Special features or functions the device includes.

Clock Rate: Indicates maximum rated operating frequency of processor core

Operating System: Indicate the Operating System the device is compatible with.

ProductExamples

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MFR PART # 783368-01
DIGI-KEY PART # 2770-783368-01-ND
MANUFACTURER NI
DESCRIPTION GPIB-USB-HS+ W/ NI-488.2 FOR WIN
DATASHEET Click Here

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MFR PART # USB-4671-A
DIGI-KEY PART # 2084-USB-4671-A-ND
MANUFACTURER Advantech Corp
DESCRIPTION USB GPIB INTERFACE MODULE
DATASHEET Click Here

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