SBS Introduces Maxim 524-R High-Performance WAN PMC I/O Adapter

6/23/2004 - At SuperComm 2004, SBS Technologies®, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBSE), a leading provider of embedded computing technology, announced the Maxim 524-R PMC I/O adapter. SBS Technologies expands one of the broadest lines of communication I/O modules in the embedded industry by introducing the high-performance, cost-effective rear I/O access board set.

The modularity and scalability of the Maxim 524-R allows telecom developers to take advantage of the wide range of rear I/O access modules to ease development and integration time.

“The Maxim 524-R line adds flexibility and high-performance options for application developers who need several I/O interfaces,” said Charlie Tompkins Vice President and General Manager of Communications I/O for SBS. “Our new Maxim 524-R line helps shorten development time by allowing developers to work with multiple interfaces using the same driver development kit.”

The Maxim 524-R consists of a single slot High Level Data Link Control (HDLC) protocol-based PMC adapter and three rear transition modules (RTMs): a Quad Port Serial, the Dual Port DE (DS-3/E-3), and the Dual Port HSSI that support synchronous serial, DS3/E3, and HSSI communication. A T1/E1/J1 RTM will be available shortly. The high-speed, quad port HDLC controller on the PMC adapter offers an aggregate throughput of 216 Mbps.

The Maxim 524-R line gives developers a unique, low-cost WAN I/O solution using the standard development kit to lessen development time and ease system integration for reduced time-to-market.

Pricing & Availability
Available now, list pricing starts at US$1,195; OEM pricing is available.

SBS Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq: SBSE) founded in 1986, designs and builds a wide range of standard and customized embedded computer products. Our products include processor boards, input/output modules, networking devices, and complete computer systems. Our products are used in many industries, including telecommunications, medical electronics, industrial automation and defense. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, SBS maintains eight primary operating locations, has regional sales offices throughout the United States and has international sales offices in six countries. More information on SBS is available at

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