The Tektronix MI5010 is a multifunction interface plug-in for the TM5000 system. It accepts up to three 50M-series function cards. The MX5010 extender adds three more function card slots.

Tektronix MI5010
multifunction interface
Tektronix MI5010

Produced from 1982 to (?)

ROM Images
(All manuals in PDF format unless noted otherwise)

The plugins include

  • 50M10 - 12 bit A/D Converter
  • 50M20 - 12 bit D/A Converter
  • 50M30 - 16 lane Digital I/O
  • 50M40 - Relay Scanner
  • 50M41 - Low Level Relay Scanner
  • 50M50 - Programmable Memory. 16K byte as one 16-bit or two 8-bit I/O ports; intended to be used as a digital word generator and/or data acquisition buffer. Can be used as a waveform generator with the 50M20 D/A or as a waveform digitizer with the 50M10 A/D.
  • 50M70 - Development Card

Key Specifications

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  • Programmable V/I source
  • Real time clock
  • Triggered events
  • Buffered mode for unattended (controllerless) operation
  • Programmable handshake


The MI5010 shares the GPIB/CPU board A20 (670-7199-00) with the SI5010.




Some Parts Used in the MI5010

Part Part Number(s) Class Description Used in
MOS Technology 6522 156-1539-00 Monolithic integrated circuit "Versatile Interface Adapter (VIA)" MI5010 SI5010
Motorola 6800 156-0426-00 Monolithic integrated circuit 8-bit microprocessor 021-0206-00 021-0374-00 067-0902-00 067-1137-99 222 222A 222PS 2424L 2445 2465 4051 7912 7912AD 7A16P 7A29P 7B81P 7B90P 833 834 CG5001 CG551AP CG5010 CG5011 DF1 DF2 DM5010 MI5010 SI5010 PS5004 PS5010 SG5010
TMS9914 156-1444-00 156-1444-01 Monolithic integrated circuit GPIB controller 2221 2230 2424L 2440 4052A 4054A 021-0374-00 067-1137-99 DC5009 DC5010 DM5010 DM5120 DM5520 MI5010 SG5010 SG5030 SI5010 PS5004 PS5010