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CPS-8910 Specifications

    Last Modified: February 22, 2017

    This section contains the specifications for the CPS-8910.


    Upstream ports

    One Gen 2 x8 and one Gen 1 x4 PCI Express upstream connectors with mutual lockout mechanism

    Downstream ports

    Eight Gen 1 PCI Express x4 downstream cable connectors

    LED indicators

    Single power indicator (one link status indicator per PCI Express cable connector)

    Power Consumption

    Copper cables

    12 V, 20 W

    Fiber optic cables

    12 V, 54 W

    Physical Characteristics

    Maximum copper cable length

    x8 upstream

    3 m (118.11 in.)

    x4 upstream

    7 m (275.59 in.)

    x4 downstream

    7 m (275.59 in.)

    Dimensions (H x W x D)

    44.5 mm x 432 mm x 304 mm (1.75 in. x 17 in. x 12 in.)

    Power supply connector dimensions

    Inner diameter

    2 mm (0.079 in.)

    Outer diameter

    5.5 mm (0.217 in.)

    Barrel length

    9.52 mm (0.375 in.)

    Center positive


    For a locking power connector, use a Switchcraft S760BK (used on the included 12 V power supply).


    Clean the CPS-8910 with a soft nonmetallic brush. Make sure that the device is completely dry and free from contaminants before returning it to service.


    Operating environment

    Operating temperature

    0 °C to 55 °C (32 °F to 140 °F)

    Operating humidity

    10% to 90% RH, noncondensing

    Storage environment

    Storage temperature

    -40 °C to 85 °C (-40 °F to 185 °F)

    Storage humidity

    5% to 95% RH, noncondensing

    Maximum altitude

    2,000 m (800 mbar)

    Pollution Degree


    Indoor use only.


    This product is designed to meet the requirements of the following electrical equipment safety standards for measurement, control, and laboratory use:

    • IEC 61010-1, EN 61010-1
    • UL 61010-1, CSA 61010-1

    For UL and other safety certifications, refer to the product label or the Online Product Certification section.

    Electromagnetic Compatibility

    This product meets the requirements of the following EMC standards for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use:

    • EN 61326-1 (IEC 61326-1): Class A emissions; Basic immunity
    • EN 55011 (CISPR 11): Group 1, Class A emissions
    • EN 55022 (CISPR 22): Class A emissions
    • EN 55024 (CISPR 24): Immunity
    • AS/NZS CISPR 11: Group 1, Class A emissions
    • AS/NZS CISPR 22: Class A emissions
    • FCC 47 CFR Part 15B: Class A emissions
    • ICES-001: Class A emissions

    In the United States (per FCC 47 CFR), Class A equipment is intended for use in commercial, light-industrial, and heavy-industrial locations. In Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand (per CISPR 11) Class A equipment is intended for use only in heavy-industrial locations.


    Group 1 equipment (per CISPR 11) is any industrial, scientific, or medical equipment that does not intentionally generate radio frequency energy for the treatment of material or inspection/analysis purposes.


    For EMC declarations and certifications, and additional information, refer to the Online Product Certification section.

    CE Compliance

    This product meets the essential requirements of applicable European Directives, as follows:

    • 2014/35/EU; Low-Voltage Directive (safety)
    • 2014/30/EU; Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC)

    Online Product Certification

    Refer to the product Declaration of Conformity (DoC) for additional regulatory compliance information. To obtain product certifications and the DoC for this product, visit, search by model number or product line, and click the appropriate link in the Certification column.

    Environmental Management

    NI is committed to designing and manufacturing products in an environmentally responsible manner. NI recognizes that eliminating certain hazardous substances from our products is beneficial to the environment and to NI customers.

    For additional environmental information, refer to the Minimize Our Environmental Impact web page at This page contains the environmental regulations and directives with which NI complies, as well as other environmental information not included in this document.

    Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)

    EU Customers  

    At the end of the product life cycle, all NI products must be disposed of according to local laws and regulations. For more information about how to recycle NI products in your region, visit



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