FlexMulti 429

Multiple Protocols

Multiple Host Interfaces

ARINC 429

ARINC 708

ARINC 717

ARINC 825 / CAN bus

Ethernet

USB 3

PCI Express

PXI Express

MIL-STD-1553

CSDB

SERIAL ASYNC RS-232/422/485

HDLC/SDLC

DiSCRETE I/O

The FlexMulti 429 instrument supports up to 64 ARINC 429 databus ports plus ARINC 717, ARINC 825/CAN bus, MIL-STD-1553

serial ASYNC RS-422 / 485, HDLC / SDLC  and more with precise timing and easy 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 664 can be used on a desktop or rack-mounted.

FEATURES

ARINC 429 dedicated ports

  • Up to 64 ARINC 429 ports (32Tx + 32 Rx or 64 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 825 / CAN bus dedicated ports

  • Two ARINC 825 / CAN bus ports
  • Programmable Bit Rate: 83.3/125/250/500/1000 Kbps
  • Precise 64-bit timetag
  • Error injection:
    • Single shot
    • No ACK
    • CRC error
  • Error detection:
    • CRC error
    • ID error
    • DLC error
    • Segment error

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MIL-STD-1553 buses

  • 1 or 2  multifunctions dual-redundant MIL-STD-1553 buses
  • Concurrent BC/BM/RTs
  • precise 64-bit timetag
  • 12.5 nanosecond time-tag on MIL1553
  • 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 708 Weather Radar ports

  • ARINC 708 2Tx + 2Rx ports shared with MIL-STD-1553 ports
  • 1 Mbps speed
  • 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
  • precise 64-bit timetag

 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

  • Prog. Bit rate (min/max)

    32/64/128/256/512/1024/2048/4096/8192 wps

  CSDB

  • Prog. Bit rate from 200 bps to 10 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 4 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

    

ARINC 429 dedicated ports

  • Up to 64 ARINC 429 ports (32Tx + 32 Rx or 64 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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Serial ASYNC RS-422/485 dedicated ports

  • 8 Serial ASYNC RS-422/485 ports (4Tx + 4 Rx) on FM429-16
  • 12 Serial ASYNC RS-422/485 ports (6Tx + 6 Rx) on FM429-32
  • 12 Serial ASYNC RS-422/485 ports (6Tx + 6 Rx) on FM429-64
  • 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 timetag

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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

SOFTWARE

Application Programming Interface (API)

Graphical User Interface (GUI) applications

ORDERING INFORMATION

SPECIFICATIONS

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: 31 W
  • Power consumption max: 45 W

Safety

  • CSA-US 60950-1

EMI

  • Complies with FCC Part 15, ICES-003

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