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Historical REAFFIRMED 2006-07-25

Pi-Bus Handbook AIR4903

This section defines the scope of the document, provides a brief history of the Pi-Bus, discusses key features of the Pi-Bus, and provides an overview of the operation of the Pi-Bus.
This document is a handbook intended to accompany AS4710 Pi-Bus standard. The purpose of this document is to provide information to aid users of the Pi-Bus, whether they be implementors of Pi-Bus controllers, architects of systems considering using the Pi-Bus, or programmers who must develop applications in a system which uses the Pi-Bus as the backplane communications bus. This document also provides rationale for many of the Pi-Bus requirements as defined in AS4710 and a discussion of potential enhancements that are being considered for the Pi-Bus.
The following is a mapping of major sections in this document for particular audiences:
  1. a
    Overview of Pi-Bus and its capabilities: Section 1
  2. b
    Pi-Bus rationale: Sections 3, 4, and 5
  3. c
    information for IC designers: Sections 3, 4, 5, 8, and 9
  4. d
    Information for system designers/architects: Sections 1, 6, 7, and 9
  5. e
    Information for software designer: Sections 1, 6, and 7
The following is a synopsis of the history of the Pi-Bus.
AIR4903A
2012-05-03
Latest
Stabilized
AIR4903
2006-07-25
Historical
Reaffirmed

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