9323 Hamilton

Mentor, Ohio 44060 - USA



Scientific Solutions ® Inc.,

LabMaster ® DPCI MiniJack Connections

LabMaster DPCI - Front View
LabMaster DPCI PC Interface Card shown with MiniJack DeskTop unit

Description of the LabMaster DPCI MiniJack Product
The LabMaster DPCI product consists of two cards; The LabMaster DPCI PC Interface which is installed inside the computer, and the LabMaster DPCI External card which is housed in a DeskTop unit away from any internal computer noise.  In this configuration we have also added a full complement of MiniJack connections to the DeskTop unit.

The DeskTop unit has MiniJack connections for the following signals:

A light on the front of the DeskTop Unit illuminates to indicate the presence of power.

All of the data acquisition circuits A/D, D/A, Digital I/O , Counter/Timer are external to the computer and are controlled by the LabMaster DPCI card in the computer using a single quick-connect round cable.  The LabMaster DPCI is 100% register level compatible to the original PC LabMaster product introduced in 1981.

LabMaster DPCI MiniJack DeskTop unit:
The DeskTop unit is about 11" wide x 7" deep x 4" high (280mm x 180mm x 100 mm).  The front of the DeskTop unit has 36 MiniJack connections. 

LabMaster DPCI - Front Panel
Front View of DeskTop unit with MiniJack connections.

Inside the DeskTop unit are the various electrical circuits along with some switch and jumper positions that are used to customize the unit for particular software.  To access the inside, clips in the four corners of the top are "popped off" with a small flat-bladed screw driver.  Depending on your application and if you had the system pre-configured by Scientific Solutions you may or may not have to access the inside of the unit.  Pre-configured systems normally do not have to be accesssed.

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The Back of the DeskTop unit has connections for the LabMaster DPCI PC Interface and for the power supply.  The LabMaster connection is a DB25 pin connector.  The power supply uses a 2.1mm positive center post connection.  The LabMaster DPCI requires a 5v power supply that is also provided with the unit.

LabMaster DPCI - Back Panel
Back View of the DeskTop unit showing connections for the LabMaster PC Interface and the power supply

The LabMaster DPCI Card:
The LabMaster DPCI card is a small card that installs into a 32-bit PCI slot.  It is approximately 2" x 4" (50mm x 100mm).  The card has a single DB25 socket connector.

LabMaster DPCI Card
LabMaster DPCI PC Interface shown.

Connecting the LabMaster DPCI and the DeskTop Unit:

DeskTop Power Supply

Lab Master DPCI to DeskTop Cable
DeskTop Unit Power Supply
 (Included with product)
LabMaster DPCI to DeskTop Cable
 (Included with Product)