Low Profile Brackets for NI PCIe-8361

Updated Oct 1, 2018

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Hardware

  • PCIe-8361

Issue Details

  • I am moving my system to a new computer and I have the PCIe-8361 with a standard high profile bracket. This will no longer fit into my machine - where can I find a low profile bracket?
  • Can I buy a low-profile brackets for my PCI/PCIe cards?
  • Does NI offer a half-height equivalent for the PCIe-8361 card?

Solution

The PCIe-8361 ships with both a full-height and low profile PCI bracket. The low profile bracket, roughly two-thirds the height of the standard bracket, can be used to fit the device in newer small form-factor (SFF) desktop cases or in 2U rack-mount cases.

We do not sell these brackets individually, but since the low profile bracket adheres to the PCI/PCIe standard for such brackets, it's possible to acquire these brackets from a 3rd party vendor.
 

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