New Generation of Avionics databus instruments

The FlexMulti instrument family allows communication with a PC, PXI Express Chassis or a Laptop using various interfaces including USB, PCI-Express or PXI-Express. A FlexMulti can also be connected on a Local Area Network (LAN) using the Ethernet link.

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Each FlexMulti device supports a common set of I/O that include 16 discrete I/O plus 8 transmit and 8 receive ports where each port can be individually programmed as ARINC 429, ARINC 717, serial ASYNC RS-422 / 485, HDLC/SDLC, Pulse/Frequency generator or even discrete I/O. 

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In addition to the common set of I/O, each FlexMulti device supports a dedicated set of databus ports including ARINC 664/AFDX, CAN Bus, Serial Async, MIL-STD-1553 with EBR and ARINC 629. 

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Each FlexMulti transmitter and receiver port allows very precise message timetagging. Multiple FlexMultis can be used while keeping all databus time-correlated thanks to the device to device synchronization mechanism.  All FlexMultis also support IRIG-B I/O synchronization. 

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FlexMulti devices support embedded code programming to operate as standalone or remote devices. The FlexMulti can be used on a desktop or rack-mounted using the supplied hardware.

Choices of host interfaces

Ethernet

The FlexMulti instruments can be controlled using Ethernet, allowing multiple devices on a LAN to be accessed by client computers on the network.

USB

The FlexMulti instruments can also be controlled using USB. This configuration is ideal for a mobile solution with a Laptop equipped with a USB 3 or USB 2 interface.

PXI Express

The FlexMulti instruments can also be controlled using PXI Express connectivity. This configuration allows integration of the FlexMulti in a lab equipped with a PXI Express chassis.

PCI Express

The FlexMulti instruments can also be controlled using PCI Express connectivity. This configuration allows control of the FlexMulti from a desktop PC with an available PCI Express slot.

FlexMulti customization

We can customize the FlexMulti instruments to meet your specific requirements. Whether you need to support a special I/O, databus protocols or embedded software, our engineering team can help you by  adapting a FlexMulti to suit your needs.

Flightworthy solutions

Need a FlexMulti that can meet vibrations and EMI for flight testing ? Our team have the experience in the product customization and environments testing to meet flightworthy specifications.

MAXIM and MAXIM AIR applications

MAXIM addresses the need for various test & measurement solutions that engineers and technicians can easily use and customize to fit their specific requirements.

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MAXIM provides multi-protocol support in a single, powerful and easy-to-use software. With MAXIM, there is no need to buy, learn and maintain several different simulation and analysis software solutions. Whether your project involves designing, validation, manufacturing, simulation, testing, maintenance, certification or any other process, you need an integrated and flexible solution. MAXIM’s “project-based” environment is easy-to-use and ready for expansion to support a variety of T&M communication protocols and legacy I/O.

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MAXIM covers a wide range of needs when handling real-time data information such as message scheduling, recording, playback, monitoring, real-time graphics and data analysis.

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