[time-nuts] GPIB Card
pfmonet at wanadoo.fr
Sun Oct 5 16:31:57 UTC 2008
If it looks like this one:
then it could be a legacy ISA PC2IIA from NI or a compatible one.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Didier Juges" <didier at cox.net>
To: "'Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement'"
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Sent: Sunday, October 05, 2008 6:10 PM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] GPIB Card
> The NEC 7210 was the industry standard GPIB chip for over 20 years, I
> have a few here. If you want the spec and can't find it, I probably have
> here somewhere.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com
>> [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On Behalf Of Brian Kirby
>> Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2008 11:40 PM
>> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
>> Subject: [time-nuts] GPIB Card
>> A friend has given me a GPIB card and neither of us know who made it.
>> First its a standard ISA card and it has a GPIB female plug
>> on the rear.
>> No manufacturer or model number but there is a symbol of
>> a tree on the rear (maybe paradise?) and beside is 6323706
>> rev A 667523. Made in the USA and another number in a corner
>> is 94V-0.
>> On the chip side of the board it appears to have a NEC
>> controller marked big letters D7210C little letters 8308PB.
>> An assembly number of 6323705 rev A. Has another 20 other
>> 74LSxx glue logic ICs...Card is about 4.5 inches by 4.25 inches.
>> Has 5 set of berg pins, one set is A13, A14, next set is 2FX
>> and IE, next set is computer IRQs 2 thru 7, then a
>> DRQ1-DAC1-DRQ3-DAC3, then last set of DAC2 and DRO2.
>> It had a 1.44 Mb floppy which suscessfully copied, three
>> files; config.sys , DV488PC.sys, and LVDT.C
>> Config.sys shows:
>> SHELL=C:\DOS\COMMAND.COM /P /E:256
>> INSTALL=C:\DOS\FASTOPEN.EXE C:=(50,25)
>> LVDT.C is "C" code for
>> for a program written by a NASA/MSFC employee for the
>> calibration of Linear Displacement trunsducers...
>> Does anybody in the list have an idea of who made the card ?
>> I'm researching to see if it is still usable....
>> Brian - KD4FM
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