VIP1017 - Versatec/Centronics Interface PCI board
with IBM AIX 4.1.5/4.2/4.3.x device driver.
Version 3.0.0 April 20, 1999
The VIP1017 is a complete hardware/software solution to interface your plotting/printing application running on an IBM RS/6000 (that has a free PCI bus slot) to a printer or plotter with a Versatec or Centronics interface. The VIP1017 consists of an IKON 10117 card bundled with the AIX 4.1.5 and 4.2 and 4.3.x device drivers (on floppy disks), and an installation and programming manual (also available online).
DMA: PCI Bus Master - burst data to the fifos at up to 40Mbytes/second
XFER RATE: maximum sustained data rate to the plotter is 2Mbytes/second (4Mbytes/second for some plotters)
INTERNAL FIFO: 16Kbytes of fifo buffer
I/O PORTS: one DB37-M connector - ribbon cable jumper selectable for Versatec Differential or Centronics interface.
DEVICE DRIVER: smit installp format, character device driver with open, close, ioctl, and write interface.
|VIP1017||Versatec/Centronics Interface PCI board with IBM AIX 4.1.5/4.2/4.3 device driver||$1,999.00 US|
Note: See OEM discount pricing information for quantity purchases.