FlexMulti 1553

Multiple Protocols

Multiple Host Interfaces

MIL-STD-1553 / EBR

ARINC 429

ARINC 708

ARINC 717

CSDB

SERIAL ASYNC RS-232/422/485

HDLC/SDLC

DiSCRETE I/O

Ethernet

USB 3

PCI Express

PXI Express

The FlexMulti 1553 instrument supports 2 or 4 dual redundant MIL-STD-1553 buses plus 1553 Enhanced Bit Rate, ARINC 429, ARINC 717, serial ASYNC RS-422 / 485, HDLC / SDLC  and more with precise timing and flexible programming. The unique design allows to connect to a computer using either USB 3, Ethernet, PCI Express or PXI Express.  Supports for embedded code programming allowing the device to operate as a standalone or remote device. The FlexMulti 1553 can be used on a desktop or rack-mounted.

FEATURES

MIL-STD-1553 buses

  • 2 or 4 multifunctions dual-redundant MIL-STD-1553 buses
  • Concurrent BC/BM/RTs
  • MIL-STD-1553 EBR (Enhanced Bit Rate) at 10 Mbps (FM1553-4)
  • MIL-STD-1760 CRC (FM1553-4)
  • Precise 64-bit timetag
  • 12.5 nanosecond time-tag on MIL1553 and EBR
  • Advanced transaction counters and error counters
  • Discrete output line triggered on error
  • Late Update detection
  • BC/BM/RT’s started time
  • Major frame start and stop on time-tag
  • Frame rate can be controlled by an external clock 
  • Conditional branch to minor frame
  • Conditional branch on Discrete I/O trigger
  • Minor frame rate up to 6553 ms
  • Minor frame sent on modulo
  • Minor frame repeat count
  • Minor frame duration (independent for each minor frame) 
  • Message sent on modulo (1 to 256)
  • Message sent on gap or on fixed delay
  • Message command real-time update
  • Error injection:
    • Command/status address override
    • Bit count error
    • Sync pattern error
    • Transmit on alternate bus
    • Transmit on both buses
    • Parity error
    • Word count error
    • Manchester error
    • Supersed command
    • Force RT to not respond
    • Force RT to respond
    • Word gap error in 1/8 bit time
    • Do not send command
  • Error detection:
    • Message overlap
    • Manchester error
    • Parity error
    • Extra bit error
    • RT response too fast
    • Data unexpected error
    • Bad sync error
    • Data length error
    • Status address error
    • RT-RT data error

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ARINC 429 dedicated ports

  • 4 ARINC 429 ports (2Tx + 2 Rx)
  • Prog. Bit rate from 4 to 125 kbps
  • Errors injection
    • Parity error
    • Bit count error
  • Errors detection
    • Parity error
  • precise 64-bit timetag

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ARINC 708 Weather Radar ports

  • ARINC 708 1Tx+1Rx ports shared with MIL-STD-1553 ports
  • 1 Mbps speed
  • Precise 64-bit timetag
  • Errors injection
    • Manchester error
    • BOW Sync error
    • EOW Sync error
    • Bit count error
  • Errors detection
    • Manchester error
    • BOW Sync error
    • EOW Sync error
    • Bit count error
    • Word length error

Parametric ports (8Tx + 8 Rx) programmable as: 

  ARINC 429 

  • Prog. Bit rate from 4 to 800 kbps
  • Error injection (Parity and Bit count) and detection (Parity)
  • Prog. voltage  0-13V  

  ARINC 717 Flight Data Recorder

  • Bit rate:  32/64/128/256/512/1024/2048/4096/8192 wps

  CSDB

  • Prog. Bit rate from 200 bps to 4 Mbps
  • Errors injection
    • Parity error
    • Bit count error
  • Errors detection
    • Parity error
    • Stop bit error

  Serial ASYNC RS-232 / RS-422 / RS-485

  • 200 bps to 10 Mbps
  • Support for Rockwell-Collins CSDB protocol
  • Errors injection
    • Parity error
    • Bit count error
  • Errors detection
    • Parity error
    • Stop bit error

  HDLC / SDLC

  • 490 bps to 4 Mbps
  • Errors injection
    • Flag error
    • Abort error
    • FCS error
    • Frame size error
  • Errors detection
    • Closing flag error
    • Abort error
    • Decoding error
    • FCS error
    • Frame size error
    • Stop bit error

  Clock / Pulse generator

  • Pulse duration 100 ns 20*2^32 ns 

  Differential discrete I/O

    

Serial ASYNC RS-422/485 dedicated ports

  • 8 Serial ASYNC RS-422/485 ports (4Tx + 4 Rx)
  • 200 bps to 10 Mbps
  • Support for Rockwell-Collins CSDB protocol
  • Errors injection
    • Parity error
    • Bit count error
  • Errors detection
    • Parity error
    • Stop bit error
  • precise 64-bit time tag

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Discrete dedicated I/O ports

  • 16 Discrete I/O with FIFO and timetags dedicated ports (8Tx + 8 Rx)
  • Support for differential RS-422, single TLL or 28V avionic discrete 
  • Up to 10 Mbps

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Synchronisation I/O

  • IRIG-B
    • Input B00X, B12X
    • Output B007
  • Device-to-Device Sync I/O

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Host Interfaces

    Choices of host interface including:

  • USB 3
  • Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps
  • PCI Express x1 or x4
  • PXI Express x4

SPECIFICATIONS

SOFTWARE

Programming Library

Applications

Size and Weight

  • Height: 1.75 inch (4.45 cm) 
  • Width: 17.375 inch (44.1325 cm) 
  • Depth: 9.375 inch (23.185 cm) 
  • Weight: 7.7 pounds (3.5 kg)

Environmental

  • Standard Operating Temperature: 10°C to 35°C
  • Storage Temperature: -25°C to 45°C
  • Relative Humidity for operation: 0 to 90% (non-condensing)

Electrical

  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz

Power consumption

  • Idle power: 28 W
  • Power consumption max: 45 W

Safety

  • CSA-US 60950-1

EMI

  • Complies with FCC Part 15, ICES-003

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