SC517, v1.0, User Guide

SC517 is a modular backplane that forms a bridge between the Z50Bus and the RC2014 bus.

This modular backplane section can be connected to any Z50Bus compatible bus socket, such as a modular backplane or the LiNC80 SBC1.

It provides one Z50Bus compatible card socket, three vertical RC2014 bus compatible module sockets, and one horizontal RC2014 bus compatible module socket.

The horizontal socket allows either an RC2014 compatible module to be connected or another modular backplane section.

This modular backplane can be used with the following modular backplane sections and Z50Bus compatible products:

Both bus systems provide a number of USER pins. These are a free-for-all and so there are sometimes conflicts. Some of these pins can be isolated (or connected) between the two bus systems at JP1, as indicated in the table below.

JP1 labelZ50Bus pin nameRC2014 bus pin name

To connect the pins, fit jumper shunts. To isolate the pins, do not fit jumper shunts.

The RC2014 bus is described here.

The Z50Bus is described here.

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