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AKRON, OH, December 6, 1997 — DATAQ Instruments Inc., announces today the availability of the newest addition to its data acquisition product family, the Model DI-5001 Data Acquisition Board for OEM applications using a PC's parallel (printer) port. The 32-channel single-ended/16-channel differential analog input boards feature 12-bit analog-to-digital and 12-bit digital-to-analog converters with inputs up to ±10V and gains of 1, 2, 4 and 8. The DI-5001 can provide throughput rates of up to 250,000 samples per second using the computer's EPP port, and is equipped with two analog outputs, eight digital inputs and eight digital outputs. The Model DI-5001 is specially designed for use in OEM data acquisition products that connect to a computer's parallel port.

The DI-5001 provides both data acquisition and digital signal processing using a 32-million instruction per second (MIPS) digital signal processor (DSP) that provides the added bonus of programmability. The DI-5001 uses two scan lists to allow analog input, analog output, digital input and digital output each at different rates, and all at the same time, providing solutions for complex stimulus/response and synchronization problems.

The Model DI-5001 is equipped with the following features:

The DI-5001 is supported by the following software:

About DATAQ Instruments

DATAQ Instruments, Inc., based in Akron, Ohio, is a leading producer of PC-based, real-time data acquisition hardware and software. DATAQ supplies the PC-based instrumentation needs for medical, research, and industrial test and measurement customers. For more information on the DI-5001 Data Acquisition Board, call DATAQ Instruments at 330-668-1444 or write to: DATAQ Instruments, Inc., 241 Springside Drive, Akron, OH 44333-2473. E-mail requests for information to

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