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Swift™ PCI NTDS Serial D/E

PCI NTDS serial type D and E

The PCI NTDS Serial Type D and E interface provides a communications bridge between commercial computers with PCI slots, and military computers and peripherals using MIL-STD-1397C Type D for their communications with other devices.

Product Overview

• Fully MIL-STD-1397C Type D or E compliant
• Full-duplex 32-bit NTDS transfers
• Interrupt, PIO & DMA operation
• Independent NTDS sink and source channels
• Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology
• Separate word counters and time-outs for command and
data words on inputs and outputs
• PCI Master and Slave operation
• Internal loopback test without disconnecting NTDS cables
• Software enabled SIF (for NTDS type E)
• Software enabled time stamp on input words with 125ns
• Time stamps can be synchronized across multiple interfaces
• Front panel indicator LEDs, including two softwarecontrollable
user LEDs
• Supports receipt of multiple forced command words
• Control frame programmability for MIL-STD-1397
• Software compatible with Serial Swift PMC and Swift cPCI

General Product Features

Input Mode Features

• Separate or combined data and command word buffers
• Input command words, stop on data word
• Input data words, stop on command word
• Single word or burst mode (NTDS type E)
• Passive tap mode

Output Mode Feature

• Concurrent data and command buffer operation
• Single word or burst mode (NTDS type E)

Time-out Mode Features

• Time-out values in 10μs or 1ms increments
• Time-out between words and/or total transfer times
• Start time-out at beginning of operation or upon transfer
of the first word

Software Drivers Available*

• Choice of driver included with board purchase:
Windows®, VxWorks®, Solaris™,
Linux®, LynxOS®, HP-UX
*Contact factory for new OS support

Options and Accessories

• Cable Assemblies
• Tap Accessories

PCI NTDS Serial Type D and E Technical Specs

NTDS Interface

MIL-STD-1397C Type D or E

PCIbus Interface

PCI 2.2 Compliant 32-Bit, 33/66 MHz, Universal Card (3.3V or 5V I/O signaling)

Input Buffer

64K x 32-bit FIFO

NTDS I/O Connector

Type D: 2 coaxial connectors (Amphenol# 31-10-75)
Type E: 2 tri-axial connectors (Trompeter# CBBJR79T L)

Form Factor

6.875” x 4.2” (Standard PCI Short Card)


4.8 oz – Type D
4.8 oz – Type E

Power Consumption

Average +5V current draw: 0.85A
Average +VI/O current draw: 5mA
Average Power Dissipated: 2.89W

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% (non-condensing)

Operating Temperature

0°C to +55°C

Type Title
Data Sheet Download
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Model Numbers

SW-04101-00 NTDS Serial Type E PCI Module w/4K FIFO
SW-04102-00 NTDS Serial Type E PCI Module w/64K FIFO
SW-03101-00 NTDS Serial Type D PCI Module w/4 FIFO
SW-03102-00 NTDS Serial Type D PCI Module w/64 FIFO


CA-01058-XX NTDS Serial Type D Coax, UPL20-2 to UPL20-2 Cable Set*
CA-EA03U-XX NTDS Serial Type D Coax, UPL20 to UPL20 Cable Set*
CA-01001-XX NTDS Serial Type E Triax, PL74-7 to PL74-7 Cable Set*
CA-00119-XX NTDS Serial Type E Triax, PL74-7 to BJ89-7 Cable Set*
CA-00158-XX NTDS Serial Type E Triax, PL74-32 to PL155-32 Cable Set*
AN-ST013-00 NTDS Serial Type D Serial Isolation Tap
AN-ST012-00 NTDS Serial Type E Serial Isolation Tap
* Contact factory for length
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