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[November 13, 2012]

NI Rack-Mount Controller and PXI Express Remote Controller Extend Company's Leadership in PXI Platform

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) extends the PXI platform with the NI RMC-8355 rack-mount controller and the NI PXIe-PCIe8381 PXI Express remote controller. The RMC-8355 1U rugged rack-mount controller for PXI and PXI Express systems features up to two high-performance quad-core Intel® Xeon® E5620 processors, making it ideal for high-performance test and measurement applications, and mission critical test and control. The NI PXIe-PCIe8381 PXI Express remote controller is a high-performance MXI link featuring a x8 Gen 2 cabled PCI Express link to connect a PXI Express chassis to desktop PCs with a fully transparent, high-bandwidth link.

Product Features NI RMC-8355 Up to two quad-core Intel Xeon E5620 processors for eight cores of computing performance, with 2.4 GHz base clock frequency and 2.66 GHz single-core turbo frequency High availability features, such as hot-swappable fans and redundant hard-drives and power supplies, maximize system uptime NI PXIe-PCIe8381 Sustained throughput of 3.2 GB/s per direction and 5 m maximum cable length with rugged latching connectors NI MXI-Express BIOS Compatibility Software ensures easy connection with a variety of PCs for direct control of PXI Express systems Click to Tweet: Use the first @NIGlobal rugged rack-mount controller and new PXI Express remote controller for high data streaming performance bit.ly/PRoRTM Readers interested in learning more about the PXI platform can visit ni.com/pxi.

About National Instruments Since 1976, National Instruments (www.ni.com) has equipped engineers and scientists with tools that accelerate productivity, innovation and discovery. NI's graphical system design approach to engineering provides an integrated software and hardware platform that speeds the development of any system needing measurement and control. The company's long-term vision and focus on improving society through its technology supports the success of its customers, employees, suppliers and shareholders.

Pricing and Contact Information NI RMC-8355 priced* from $8,999; EUR 7,549; ¥1,092,000 11500 N Mopac Expwy, Austin, Texas 78759-3504 NI PXIe-PCIe8381 priced* from $1,999; EUR 1,799; ¥243,000 Tel: (800) 258-7022, Fax: (512) 683-9300 Web: www.ni.com/pxi Email: info@ni.com *All prices are subject to change without notice.

LabVIEW, National Instruments, NI and ni.com are trademarks of National Instruments. Other product and company names listed are trademarks or trade names of their respective companies. Intel and Intel Xeon are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

Editor Contact: Julia Betts, (512) 683-8165 SOURCE National Instruments

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