SBS GreenSpring Modular I/O Announces New High Speed Quad Channel PMC Module

  • Single-wide, four-channel serial PMC module
  • Supports all standards, protocols and physical interface via software control
  • High-speed serial I/O adapter expansion
SBS GreenSpring Modular I/O today announced the availability of PMC-HS Serial. PMC-HS Serial is a new high-speed, quad channel serial PMC module designed for data communications, LAN/WAN networking, military avionics, traffic control, simulation and telecommunications applications. This new module provides a solution that enables the expansion of four channels of high-speed, low-cost serial data communications channels to a single board computer with PMC sites, or to a PMC carrier board. "Introducing PMC-HS Serial will bolster our position as the market's leading provider of I/O mezzanine solutions," says Chris Thompson, General Manager, SBS GreenSpring Modular I/O. "We have been very successful in leading a competitive industry with innovative products and technologies and will continue to provide industry-leading modular I/O solutions, such as PMC-HS Serial, and expand our PMC product line throughout 1999." Price and Availability
The PMC-HS Serial is available for immediate shipment and priced at $675.00 (list). An optional VxWorks software driver is also available now. Features
The PMC-HS Serial is a single-wide PMC module with four channels. Each of the four channels is fully programmable for a variety of high performance serial communications protocols, such as asynchronous, monosynch, bisynch, HDLC, SDLC, LAPB, LAPD, ISDN and PPP. Independent channels can be selected as a variety of physical interfaces, such as RS-232, RS-422, EIA-449, EIA-530, or V.35 via software control. No hardware configuration is required. A maximum data rate of 10 Mbit/sec is supported for synchronous protocols and 2 Mbit/sec is supported for asynchronous protocols. VxWorks driver is also available for the PMC-HS Serial. The PMC-HS Serial meets IEEE P1386.1 and PCI Electrical Rev. 2.1 Specification. About SBS GreenSpring Modular I/O
SBS GreenSpring Modular I/O designs, manufactures and markets modular I/O board solutions utilizing mezzanine standards such as IndustryPack™, PC·MIP, and PMC for PCI, CompactPCI, VME, ISA, STD32, PC/104 and stand-alone embedded platforms. SBS GreenSpring Modular I/O currently offers over 125 modules for digital I/O, analog I/O, data communications, motion control, field bus, temperature measurement and graphics controller applications. SBS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBSE), the parent company, is a leading manufacturer of standard bus embedded computer components for VME, CompactPCI, embedded PC and custom standalone applications. SBS product lines include CPU (Pentium and PowerPC) boards, input/output (I/O) modules, avionics modules and analyzers, bus interconnection products, expansion units, real-time networks, telemetry boards, data acquisition software, and industrial-grade computers. SBS embedded computer components are used in a variety of applications, such as communications, medical imaging, industrial control and flight instrumentation, in the commercial and aerospace markets. For further information on SBS GreenSpring Modular I/O, contact 181 Constitution Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025; Ph: (650) 327-1200; Fax- (650) 327-3808; E-mail:; web:

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