SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News

SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News

News from Parvus Corporation

Parvus to Release 3-Port PC/104-Plus FireWire (IEEE-1394b) Host Controller Module for Embedded Computer Systems

Aug 04, 2004

SALT LAKE CITY � August 4, 2004 � Parvus� Corp. today announced the anticipated release of its Fast1394� card, a 3-port IEEE-1394b controller module designed for high-speed data acquisition across the FireWire� bus for audio, video and storage peripherals in embedded computer systems. This PC/104-Plus form-factor card supports the advanced features of the new high performance IEEE-1394b (2002) serial bus with data transfer rates of up to 800Mbits/s over three (3) plug-and-play bilingual cable ports galvanically isolated between the transceiver and link controller.

While remaining fully backwards compatibility with earlier IEEE-1394a and IEEE-1394 devices, the Fast1394 is fully compliant with the Open Host Controller Interface (OHCI) v1.1 specification and is built with reliable link layer and physical controllers, which integrate intelligent power management capabilities, deep transmit and receive FIFOs (to buffer 1394 data), as well as enhancements to better support digital video (DV) and MPEG data stream reception and transmission.

Supporting hot pluggable connections, the Fast1394 card provides automatic detection and configuration. It has an onboard auxiliary power connector for extra power input from the system power supply to the 1394b connectors and is capable of supplying up to 45 watts of power to external peripherals via a 1394 cable. The unit requires a single 5V power supply and comes in standard (0�C to +70�C) and extended temperature versions (-40�C to +85�C).

When combined with a Parvus PC/104-Plus CPU module, the Fast1394 provides OEMs and system integrators with a powerful, complete computing solution designed for applications that take advantage of IEEE-1394b technology to rapidly transfer high levels of data. Potential applications include real-time industrial control and manufacturing automation, digital video and multimedia data acquisition, portable/mobile data storage, medical/industrial imaging, in-vehicle electronics networking, simulation, robotics, and aviation computing systems, among others.

Visit for additional product information.


This product is priced at $137/each in 100-unit quantities and is expected to be in stock by late Q3/early Q4 2004.


See for high-resolution, downloadable artwork and an MS Word copy of this announcement.


Parvus Corporation is a leading North American manufacturer and systems integrator of modular computer boards, enclosures, displays and embedded systems based on the PC/104 circuit board standard. Parvus offers rugged, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) computing solutions ideal for avionics, military, medical, industrial, and transportation OEMs. For more information, visit or call 801.483.1533.

# # #

Parvus is a registered trademark of Parvus Corporation. All others are property of their respective owners.

You must be a registered user to talk back to us.

More News from Parvus Corporation

Jan 29, 2008 -

Parvus Mobile 802.11 Hotspot Enables Wi-Fi Trial for MBTA Passengers, First U.S. Wireless Internet Service for Commuter Rail

Jan 07, 2008 -

Parvus Selects DDC�s New MIL-STD-1553 PC/104-Plus Card for US Navy Aircraft Upgrade Program

Nov 03, 2005 -

Parvus Releases Statement on RoHS Compliance

Sep 12, 2005 -

COM-1440 PC/104-Plus 4-Port USB 2.0 Controller from Parvus Now Available with Support for uDiskonChip SSD

Aug 24, 2005 -

Parvus Announces Availability of OrbiTrak� GSM, a PC/104 Tri-Band GSM Cellular Modem Solution with 12-Channel GPS Receiver

Jul 20, 2005 -

Parvus Sponsors Students in National Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Event

Jul 20, 2005 -

Parvus Sponsors Students in National Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Event

Jul 11, 2005 -

Parvus Unveils Three Fanless 800MHz Pentium III PC/104-Plus CPU Modules Designed for -40C to +85C Extended Temperature

Jun 16, 2005 -

Parvus� Parent Company, Eurotech, Announces Plans for Public Offering on Italian Stock Exchange

Jun 08, 2005 -

Parvus to Unveil Military-Grade, Galvanically Isolated Power Supply for Embedded Computer Systems

(40) more news from Parvus Corporation

Parvus to Release 3-Port PC/104-Plus FireWire (IEEE-1394b) Host Controller Module for Embedded Computer Systems news release has been viewed 680 times

Heller Industries Mark 5获得了 2015年中国SMT远见奖 - 回焊炉领域

bga rework stations