A429-PMC

Since 1986 a pioneer in A429 technology  – multichannel/high-performance ARINC 429 PMC module
Use Cases
  • For test system applications
  • Error detection
  • Error injection
Benefits
  • Cost-effective solution for non-flight-worthy applications
  • Available with up to 16 Tx and 16 Rx channels
  • Gateway functionality with ADS2 software
Key Features
  • Highly integrated, multichannel card with up to 16 Tx and 16 Rx channels
  • High-performance FPGA-only design – no firmware
  • Low host CPU load through FIFOs
  • Bidirectional discrete I/O and IRIG-B (upon request)
  • Discrete I/O user interface (optional)
  • Integration for PCI, cPCI, PCIe, PXI, and VME systems available
  • Error injection and detection
  • Programmable bus load
  • Driver and API support for Windows® 7, Windows® XP, Linux, and VxWorks

Technical Data

ARINC 429 Interface
  • 68-pin female SCSI-III connector (Harting type 60 01 068 5140)
  • Up to 16 Tx and 16 Rx channels
  • High speed and low speed selectable per channel
  • Transmit schedule resolution: 100 µs
  • Receive timestamp resolution: 1 µs
  • Error injection/detection:
    • Word gaps: 0-15 bit times
    • Short word (31 bit) or long word (33 bit)
    • Parity
  • 32 K receive FIFO entries (A429 word + channel + timestamp + error information)
  • 16 K transmit FIFO entries (A429 word + channel + port + error injection)
  • Receive speed autodetection
  • On-board temperature sensor for overheat detection
  • Bidirectional discrete I/O-lines (GND/open) (optional)
  • 2 MB dual-bank SRAM
Host Interface
  • PCI 2.2 standard, 33/66 MHz, 32/64-bit interface
  • 5 V and 3.3 V supported
Software
  • TechSAT unified API compatible with ADS2
  • DLL and driver for MS Windows® 7 and MS Windows® XP
  • Drivers for Linux and VxWorks
Physical Dimensions
  • Single-size PMC: 74 mm x 149 mm
Operating Environment
  • Operating temperature:
    • Standard: 0 °C to 60 °C
    • Extended (on request): –20 °C to 75 °C
  • Storage temperature: –10 °C to 85 °C
Power Consumption
  • max. 12 W
Part Number
  • 702122-05 – A429-PMC-16T16RNI3DIO
  • 702122-04 – A429-PMC-8T8RNI3DIO