The Connectivity Products Division of SBS Technologies Releases Windows 98 Support Software

<UL> <LI>Windows 98 and Windows 95 compatible <LI>Provides all tools needed to access and control SBS PCI to VMEbus adapters <LI>Included at no additional cost with appropriate adapters </UL>

SBS Technologies' Connectivity Products division has released a Windows 98 compatible version of its Model 973 Support Software. Model 973 provides all tools required to access and control SBS PCI to VMEbus adapters, including Model 616, Model 617, and the new Model 618 adapter with fiber-optics and DMA. Model 973 facilitates application development, optimizes adapter performance and enables high-bandwidth, low-latency connectivity while minimizing programming effort. After Model 973 installation, the connection between the PCI computer and VMEbus system is transparent. "Model 973 provides a simple and portable interface for SBS PCI to VMEbus adapters," said Tom David, SBS Connectivity Product Manager for Adapters. "Application development is quick and easy. Plus, migration from Windows 95 to Windows 98 becomes a non-issue; Model 973 supports both operating environments."
Pricing and Availability
Model 973 is available in January of 1999, and is included at no additional charge with the appropriate adapters. Prices for adapters vary from $1660.00 to $3695.00, depending on the model. Model 973 will be shipped on a convenient CD-ROM that includes all current adapter software drivers, manuals in PDF format, and installation instructions. Easy-to-use tables in both text and html versions are provided for locating the correct software for an adapter and operating system. About SBS Connectivity Products Division
SBS Technologies Connectivity Products division is the premiere provider of high-performance and reliable bus connectivity products that include bus bridges, bus expansion units, and real-time simultaneous networking systems designed to operate in the most demanding 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 information on SBS Connectivity Products, contact 1284 Corporate Center Drive, St. Paul, MN, 55121-1245; phone (651) 905-4700; Fax (651) 905-4701; email:; web site:

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