ARINC 429 Interface board with 6 TX and 6 RX channels
ARINC 429 Interface board with 12 RX channels
2-Channel AFDX / ARINC-664 interface
ARINC-708/453 interface with two TX and two RX channels
The DNx-1553-553 is a high performance, two channel MIL-STD-1553 interface. Each channel operates fully independently and provides a complete dual, redundant 1553 interface. Each channel may be set as 1553a or 1553b, and the "b" interface fully implements specification notices 1 and 2. Each channel is transformer coupled, though direct coupling is available as an option.
Most 1553 functions are implemented by the on-board FPGA. This greatly reduces the burden placed on the Cube CPU and ensures the DNx-1553-553 does not interfere with the functionality of other I/O boards installed.
Each channel may be independently configured as Bus Controller (BC), Remote Terminal (RT) or Bus Monitor (MT). As a Bus Controller, the board supports all standard BC-RT, RT-BC and RT-RT transfers and Mode Code, One-shot, and Broadcast messaging. The Remote Terminal support allows the board to be set at a single RT address, or to emulate up to 31 different RTs on the bus. The RT implementation supports single, double, and circular message buffering. Bus Monitoring (MT) mode provides the ability to monitor all activity, or select activity based upon RT address or Mode Code. In addition to monitoring data, MT mode monitors time tags, errors status and RT response time. Finally, each DNA-1553-553 channel may be set to simultaneously act as an RT and an MT.
The DNx-1553-553 is well suited for the harsh environments sometimes encountered in flight testing applications. The board is specified for operation from -40° to +85°C, from 0 to 60,000 feet. The system is also fully tested for operation at 5 g vibration and up to 50 g shock.
The DNx-1553-553 includes our 1553 API, which has been designed to offer simple, easy-to-use controls and yet maintain the ability to access all 1553 functionality. The software driver is compatible with all popular operating systems including Vista, Windows, Linux as well as many real-time OS's including INtime, QNX, RT Linux and more. Software support is also included for all popular programming languages and applications packages including LabVIEW.
While UEI’s MIL-STD-1553 allows users to simulate a complete and fully functioning 1553 system, it also provides you the ability to inject errors to fully test your system’s real world error handling capabilities.
There are different types of bus controllers in the UEI 1553 system. In this video we show you how to identify each one and why you would use one or the other.
MIL-STD-1553 is a popular data transfer standard primarily used as an avionics bus since it's development in the 1970s. This tutorial provides a brief overview of 1553 - explaining how it works and why it continues to be as relevant and popular today as it was 40-years-ago.
The UEINet Avionics Gateway is an ultra compact (2.7" x 4" x 4.1") and rugged I/O system. Expandable to include over 60 different I/O configurations, including sensors, analog and digital I/O. Learn more!
UEI customers can use a variety of programming languages to access the full functionality of our MIL-STD-1553 components, but, to help get the data they need quickly, we’ve created a graphical utility we call PowerDNA Explorer. This video shows you how easy it is to set up and use.
Each line of data output by the 1553 Bus Monitor packs a lot of information. This video breaks down data into its component segments and explains the meaning of each word.
See how UEI's MIL-STD-1553 Solution works for a Bus Controller, Remote Terminal and Bus Monitor systems.
UEI's customer success story from ZedaSoft, Inc. President, GW Estep, on how UEI's PowerDNA cube was instrumental in running their C130 aircraft, F16 Fighter aircraft, Piper Malibu aircraft, and Apache Helicopter simulators. UEI quickly and seamlessly integrated with real and and simulated aircraft hardware.