SBS Technologies Announces High Performance Ultra 160 SCSI Adapter for PMC-Based Systems

  • Single channel Ultra 160 SCSI controller on PCI Mezzanine Card (PMC)
  • 64-bit / 66 MHz PCI bus
  • Up to 160 MB/s synchronous across a 16-bit bus
  • Industry standard high density 68-pin SCSI-III front panel connector
  • 3.3V or 5V (universal) PCI signalling capability SBS Technologies(R) (Nasdaq:SBSE), a leading provider of embedded computing technology, today introduced the PMC-USCSI3, an Ultra 160 SCSI host adapter solution on a PCI mezzanine card. This adapter offers high reliability and increased performance. At 160 MBytes per second and with CRC error checking, this high performance Ultra 160 SCSI controller complements SBS' extensive line of PMC products. "This Ultra 160 SCSI PMC is performance driven, delivering fast throughput and more reliable data transfers," said Bill Molyneux, Vice President of SBS' General Purpose I/O Products. "Ideal for disk, tape, optical and other storage media applications, the PMC-USCSI3 provides leading functionality, and is backwards compatible with other SCSI adapters." SBS continues to enhance its cards with a multitude of features that offer much needed solutions for its customers. The Ultra 160 SCSI PMC is no exception. This adapter includes low voltage differential and single-ended operation and allows hardware configuration of terminator power and bus termination. Other attributes are front panel I/O access via a 68-pin SCSI-III connector and on-board diagnostic LEDs. The board may be mounted on carriers or CPUs that feature a stiffener bar. The feature set continues with a LSI Logic LSI153C1000R Ultra 160 SCSI controller and SCSI BIOS in onboard Flash memory. To support large memory hosts and virtual memory architectures the PMC-USCSI3 includes 64-bit addressing and a scatter-gather DMA. PMC-USCSI3 can connect up to 15 SCSI devices and includes 2kV ESD protection for increased reliability. Price and Availability PMC-USCSI3 has a quantity 1 list price of $405.00 and is currently available. About SBS Technologies SBS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBSE), founded in 1986, designs and builds open architecture embedded computer products that enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to serve the commercial, communication, enterprise, and government markets. SBS products are integrated into a variety of applications, including communication networking, medical imaging, industrial automation, and military systems. The portfolio includes an extensive line of CPU boards, computer interconnections, avionics, telemetry, and fully integrated systems and enclosures. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, SBS maintains eight primary operating locations, has regional sales offices throughout the United States and has international sales offices in five countries. More information on SBS is available at This new product announcement contains forward-looking statements concerning SBS' product strategy, technology capability, competitive leadership, and product capabilities. These statements reflect the perspectives and expectations of SBS management as of the date of this release. Actual results may differ materially from those projected or implied in these forward-looking statements as a result of a number of risk factors, including sales and product strategy within SBS; changes in the general economy and in SBS' business, including disruptions of cash flow that may impact investment in research and development activities; changes in demand for SBS' products; technological difficulties and resource constraints encountered in developing new products; the impact of rapid technological and market change; availability of qualified personnel; and other risk factors listed from time to time in SBS' SEC reports, including those listed under "Risk Factors" in SBS' Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports. Brand or product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective holders.