VME-5531L VMEbus Fiber-Optic Repeater Link 3U and 6U. No slave interrupts.


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High-performance, easy-to-use method of linking two or more VMEbus systems together via fiber-optic cable. Software transparent allows direct communication from primary chassis to secondary chassis with no software overhead (unidirectional link control with bidirectional data transfers).



  • The VME-to-VME link consists of two boards and two fiber-optic cables (master board: 6U, slave board: 6U or 3U)
  • Form, fit, and function replacement for VMIVME-5530
  • Maximum 6,560 ft (2,000 m) fiber-optic cables
  • No EMI generated by cables
  • High-voltage isolation
  • High-noise immunity
  • Small cables
  • Advantages over standard repeaters
  • Total electrical isolation between VMEbus systems
  • Supports 16-, 24-, and 32-bit addressing (6U slave)
  • Supports 8-, 16-bit data, 16-, 24-bit address (3U slave)
  • Plug-and-play operation
  • Supports 8-, 16-, and 32-bit data transfers (6U slave)




Form Factor
VMEbus Fiber-Optic Repeater Link
Data Transfer Bits
8, 16, 32
5 ft to 6,560 ft


CBL-000-F3-Axx Fiber 2.5mm ST-Style Bayonet Cable

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