SBS Bit 3 Operations Announces PCI - PCI Expansion Units Compatible with Digidesign's Pro Tools Systems


Two rack-mount chassis Expansion Unit versions are available: 7-slot and 13-slot. Both Expansion Unit versions are approved by Digidesign for use with Pro Tools systems. Each Expansion Unit is housed in a heavy-duty, 19-inch rack-mount chassis designed and built specifically for professional applications. The 13-slot chassis comes standard with a 330-watt power supply. Both versions support operations at nominal input line voltages of 115V or 230V; voltage is selectable via a switch at the rear of the chassis. Four additional power taps are provided for peripheral devices. A power on/off switch and status LED are located on the chassisí front panel. Front panels are available in black or textured pearl white. A Bit 3 Expansion Unit enclosure connects to a Bit 3 host card that is installed in a slot in the host PCI system. Each slot in the 7-slot enclosure receives 5V from the power supply. In the 13-slot unit, the power supply delivers 5V and 3.3V to each slot. Albuquerque, New Mexico based SBS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBSE) is a leading manufacturer of standard bus embedded computer components that perform a broad range of central processing unit, general purpose input/output ("I/O") and special purpose I/O interface functions. SBS Bit 3 Operations is a wholly owned subsidiary of SBS Technologies, Inc. For additional information, news releases and quarterly reports please visit the SBS Technologies, Inc. World Wide Web home page at HYPERLINK http://www.sbse.com http://www.sbse.com. Technical information on Bit 3 products is available at http://www.bit3.com. Please contact Digidesign for system configuration details.