VMEBus Repeaters


This product reached the end of its lifecycle (end-of-life) on November 18, 2011

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VME-REPEATL-485 - Long-Line Repeater Link - Repeater Link 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.

  • Supports VMEbus slaves on a "slave-only" VMEbus
  • DIN-type I/O connectors
  • Double Eurocard form factor
  • Link includes one model REPEAT M-485, one model REPEAT S-485, and a wide variety of cable length options
  • Supports 8- and 16-bit data transfers
  • Supports 16- and 24-bit addressing
  • Allows expansion to 19 x 19 slots using 20-slot backplanes in a star configuration
  • Supports all seven interrupt levels
  • Supports up to 2,000-foot cables
  • Software transparent link
  • Differential line drivers and receivers provide ±7 V noise rejection


Data Transfer Bits
8, 16
5 to 2,000 ft


Cable Supplied with Link


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