VMEbus Repeater Link


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The VME-REPEAT-A-L is a two-board set which allows VMEbus slave I/O boards residing in one VMEbus chassis to be controlled by a VMEbus master residing in another chassis. The VMEbus chassis in which VMEbus masters reside is referred to as a master chassis, while the VMEbus slave boards reside in a slave chassis.

  • DIN-type I/O connectors
  • Double Eurocard form factor
  • Supports up to 50-foot cables
  • Allows expansion to 19 x 19 slots using 20-slot backplanes in a star configuration
  • Supports VMEbus slaves on a slave-only VMEbus
  • Supports all seven interrupt levels
  • Propagation delay is approximately 150 ns
  • Repeats VMEbus P1 and P2
  • Supports 8-, 16-, 32-bit transfers
  • Supports 16-, 24-, and 32-bit addressing
  • Links include one model REPEAT M, one model REPEAT S, and a variety of cable lengths


Form Factor
VMEbus Repeater Link
Data Transfer Bits
8, 16, 32
5 to 50 ft


Cable Supplied with Link

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