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Geotest Enters the PXI Express Market

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Geotest Enters the PXI Express Market with New 9-Slot, PXI Express Smart Chassis and Controller Products  

Irvine, CA (February 19, 2007) - Geotest-Marvin Test Systems, Inc., a Marvin Group Company, today announced the addition of the GX7600 9-slot, PXI Express Smart chassis series and the GX7940 PXI Express controller to its family of PXI mainframes and controllers.  

The GX7600 Series mainframes are compact, 9-slot PXI Express chassis that can accommodate up to 8 instruments as well as an embedded single slot PXI Express controller such as the GX7940 or a PXI Express remote bus controller such as the x1 or x4 MXI - PXI Express interface. Like all other Geotest chassis products, the GX7600 incorporates built-in peripherals as well as chassis Smart functions, providing on-board per-slot temperature and power supply monitoring.          

The GX7940 PXI Express Controller is single slot controller and is available with a Pentium M 1.4 GHz or 2.0 GHz processor and up to 2 GB of memory. The module supports Gigabit Ethernet and USB interfaces as well the GX7600’s embedded storage peripherals.          

"PXI Express opens many new opportunities in the test & measurement and data acquisition markets." said Loofie Gutterman, Geotest President.
"Like our other chassis and controller products, the GX7600 brings to the market unique features, performance and value for end users. The GX7600 offers PXI Express performance, an ultra-compact design, Geotest’s own innovative Smart technology as well as a slot configuration that can accommodate the needs of users looking for both PXI and PXI-Express capability without the price premium of PXI express."

The GX7600 series is available in both slave and master configurations.          

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About Geotest - A subsidiary of the Marvin Group (Inglewood, CA) Geotest - Marvin Test Systems, Inc. is a global supplier of PXI and PC-based test products, systems, and solutions. Geotest's products and systems are used worldwide in thousands of aerospace, semiconductors, communications, medical, industrial, and military test applications.