The USB-AIO Series offers an ideal solution for adding portable, easy-to-install high-speed analog and digital I/O capabilities to any PC or embedded system with a USB port. These units are USB 2.0 high-speed devices, offering the highest speed available on the USB 2.0 bus. The USB-AIO16-16A is a 16-bit resolution A/D board capable of speeds up to 500kHz for its 16 single-ended or 8 differential analog input channels. Additional features include two 16-bit analog outputs, 16 high-current digital I/O lines, and a programmable 16-bit counter—all packaged in a small, rugged, industrial enclosure. The counter can be configured in a variety of modes and has the ability to use external signals to trigger and control the scanning of its inputs. The unit is plug-and-play allowing a quick connection whenever you need additional I/O on the convenience of a USB port. These small, compact, multifunction I/O units provide the user with everything needed to start acquiring, measuring, analyzing, and monitoring in a variety of applications. The USB-AIO Series data acquisition boards can be used in many current real-world applications such as precision measurement, analysis, monitoring, and control in countless embedded applications.