M2i.20xx: 8 bit PCI / PCI-X / PCI-Express transient recorder sampling up to 200 MS/second

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Up to 200 MS/s on one or two channels
Up to 100 MS/s on four channels
Simultaneous sampling on all channels
Up to 2G sample memory
FIFO mode for up to 200 MByte/s data transfer to the PC
7 input ranges from 50 mV to 5 infomark (1K)
Input can be offset up to 400 % for improved resolution

M2i20 board image

Standard features

  • FIFO mode
  • Channel trigger
  • External TTL trigger input/output
  • External TTL clock input/output
  • Pulse width trigger
  • Window trigger
  • Steepness trigger
  • OR trigger
  • SBench 6.x Windows software
  • Standard memory: 512 MSample (512 MBytes)
  • Input impedance selectable to 50 Ohm or 1 MOhm

Enhancements included more information on enhancements

  • ABA mode - Variable sampling speed, jump to fast capture on trigger
  • Multiple Recording - multiple sequential signal capture using fast repetitive triggers, auto re-arm
  • Gated Sampling - signal recording length controlled by trigger level
  • Time stamp - records the time of each trigger event

Special (cost) options More information on options

  • BASEXIO - Extra asynchronous digital I/O with additional trigger lines
  • Memory upgrade to 1 or 2 GSample
  • Synchronisation Star Hub - synchronise up to 16 cards
  • System Star Hub - synchronise up to 17 Star Hub systems

Product range overview


max sample rate

name 1 channel 2 channel 4 channel
M2i.2031 200 MS/s 200 MS/s 100 MS/s
M2i.2030 200 MS/s 100 MS/s  
M2i.2021 50 MS/s 50 MS/s 50 MS/s
M2i.2020 50 MS/s 50 MS/s  
PCI-Express versions simply suffixed -exp, e.g. M2i.2021-exp

Pre-Amplifier modules

Recording very small signals? High frequency wide bandwidth pre-amplifiers are available to enhance the gain range of the M2i range.
Click on the image below for more information.

SPA amplifier module - link to information page



pdf link [PDF data sheet]
pdf link [PDF manual]

[SBench 6.x full version, 20MB] This Windows/Linux download allows testing of SBench functionality with or without hardware.

More information can be easily requested from our catalogues and pricing web page, or feel free to contact Dataquest Solutions directly.

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