sbRIO Methone - Single Board RIO Adapter


Methone is an adapter board customized for the popular real-time controller Single-Board RIO (sbRIO) from National Instruments and the COM Express Intel Atom PC single board computer.
For real-time needs Methone attaches directly to sbRIO. sbRIO includes a PowerPC and an FPGA programmed in LabVIEW. This allows for any real-time control.
For user interfacing you can run LV Windows, Linux or any other PC-based application on the COM Express PC module.

Application Areas

  • Any application needing Windows based software together with PowerPC and FPGA real-time Control.

More information

User manual sbRIO Methone (coming soon).



  • COM Express PC Module connector
  • 26 pin connector to SBRIO FPGA with IEEE1284 and GPIO
  • Three double USB connectors
  • 1G Ethernet connector with magnetics
  • VGA connector
  • JILI flat panel connector (option)
  • Two RS232 D-sub9
  • SATA connector for 2,5″ harddrive
  • Keyboard/Mouse connector
  • Line in/out connector
  • 12V DC input connector