VIS1022 - Versatec/Centronics
Interface PCI board
with SGI IRIX 6.3 device driver.
Version 4.2 July 28, 1998
NOTE: THIS PRODUCT IS IN END-OF-LIFE STATUS - CONTACT SALES FOR AVAILABILITY
VIS1023 NOW SUPPORTS SGI IRIX 6.3/6.4/6.5
The VIS1022 is a complete hardware/software solution to interface your
plotting/printing application running on an SGI O2 (that has a free PCI
bus slot) to a printer or plotter with a Versatec or Centronics interface.
The VIS1022 consists of an IKON 10117 card bundled with the IRIX 6.3 device
driver (on CD-ROM), and an installation and programming manual (also available
Half size PCI board (IKON 10117)
Versatec Differential interface (ribbon cable jumper selectable) OR
Centronics IEEE-1284 interface (ribbon cable jumper selectable and may
require DB37 to Centronics adapter cable from Ikon)
Single DB37-M interface connector mounted on PCI card bracket
IRIX 6.3 device driver with installation script included on ISO 9660 CD-R
Complete installation and programming
manual (with sample application code) included
PCI BUS: 1/2 size universal (3.3V or 5V) PCI card
This document last modified on: April 7, 2003
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: install script, character device driver with open, close,
ioctl, and write interface.