Obsolete Product Replacement Guide

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Obsolete
Model
Replacement
Model
Type Comments
BusMate™ 4895 Minibox™ Smaller case, similar commands
488-PCI
488-PCIlt
488-LPCI PCI Board Lo-profile PCI GPIB Controller card uses same program commands.
Full 1 Mbyte data transfer rate. Check with customer service for 488-PCI or 488-PCIlt card availability.
488-USB 488-USB2 Module USB 2.0 version for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows XP to Windows 8
4804 and 4804A 4804B Board Same board with Device Trigger escape sequence that works better with today's high speed computers.
4814 4804B-7 Board Smaller IEEE-488.2 compatible board
Requires separate 5 volt power supply
4823 and
4823A
4823B Board Same size board
Has only 56 I/O lines
4830
all versions
4860A Minibox™ Smaller case, improved isolation
4833-11 and
4833-12
4863 Minibox™ Smaller case
48 I/O lines
4834-11 and
4834-12
4894B
or
4896
Minibox™ Smaller case, Single serial channel
or
Smaller case, Four serial channels
4835 4895 Minibox™ Smaller case, different commands
4840 4842 2 U high
1/2 wide
case
Faster two and three channel GPIB Bus Switch
4871 and
4871B
4861A Minibox™ Smaller case, Improved analog I/O
4874 and
4874B
4864 Minibox™ Smaller case, 16 relays or relay drivers
4880 series:
4881, 4882,
4883 and 4883B
4863 Minibox™ Smaller case
48 programmable I/O lines
4884 4894B
or
4896
Minibox™ Smaller case, Single serial channel
or
Smaller case, Four serial channels
4885A 4895 Minibox™ Smaller case, different commands
4886 and
4886B
  Minibox™ No replacement at this time
4887 4897 Minibox™ No replacement at this time
4889 and
4889L
  Minibox™ No replacement at this time
4891A 4861A Minibox™ Smaller case, Minor command changes
Reconditioned 4891s are sometimes available
4892 and 4892A 4892B Minibox™ Same box with Device Trigger escape sequence that works better with today's high speed computers.
4894 and 4894A 4894B Minibox™ Same box with Device Trigger escape sequence that works better with today's high speed computers.
4897 and 4897L   Minibox™ No replacement at this time
8065 9065 Minibox™ Same Ethernet Gateway with inceased speed and a webserver instrument control page.
GPIB - Serial - VXI - VXI-11 - Ethernet - Products for Test Systems from ICS Electronics