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Portable USB Interfaces

USB Multi - USB Avionics Interfaces for Multiple Protocols

One Tool Does It All!

These pocket-sized USB adapters are the easy and portable way to interface your computer to multiple avionics databuses including: MIL-STD-1553, EBR 1553, ARINC 429, ARINC 708, ARINC 717, Serial, and Discrete I/O.

Key Features

  • Interface USB to Multiple Avionics Databus Protocols with a Single Unit
  • 8 Avionics Discrete I/O
  • IRIG A/B PWM and AM
  • USB 2.0 Bus Powered—No External Power Supply Needed
  • 32 MB Data Memory
  • RoHS Compliant Design
  • Standard Black or Flight Test Orange Case
  • Small, Portable, and Rugged
  • Boards also available without enclosure for embedded use
Astronics USB Multi Avionics Interface

Applications

  • Databus Analysis, Test, and Simulation
  • Data Loading
  • Flightline and AOG Support
  • Replacing Plug-in Cards
  • Many More Uses in the Lab or in the Field
 

USB Interfaces to Multiple Simultaneous Avionics Protocols

The USB MULTI family of pocket-sized USB adapters enable computers to communicate with, simulate, test, and monitor avionics equipment and systems.

These rugged USB 2.0 peripherals feature a combination of different protocols in a single device. This provides greater convenience and cost savings when interfacing to multiple databus types. They are compatible with virtually all modern PC laptop, desktop, and tablet computers, and all power necessary for operation is provided via the single USB port. Plug and Play and Hot Swap features make them easy to install and move between computers.

Astronics USB Multi System Diagram

Benefits

  • Small, lightweight, and rugged
  • Portable, versatile, and durable
  • Easy Plug and Play installation
  • No external power supply needed
  • Powerful protocol engines
  • Secure locking connectors
  • Free customer support for product life
  • 3-year limited warranty standard
  • FCC, CE and RoHS compliant

Similar Products

Other portable USB Interfaces are also available with different protocol and software options. Click on the following links for more information:


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Specifications

Avionics Interfaces

  • MIL-STD-1553
    1 dual-redundant channel
    BC/RT/MON (single or multi-Function)
  • ARINC 429/575
    6 channels (4R/2T)
  • ARINC 708/453
    2 channels (1R/1T)
  • ARINC 717/573
    4 channels (2R/2T)
  • Differential Discretes
    Up to 4 differential discrete I/O
  • EBR 1553 (SAE AS5652)
    Up to 4 ports (1 channel)
    BC/RT/MON (multi-function)
  • RS-422/485
    Up to 4 ports
  • Avionics Discrete I/O
    All models include 8 avionics discrete I/O

Higher Channel Counts

Single-protocol USB interfaces are available with higher individual channel counts. Click the desired product for more information:

Standard Features

  • Model dependent protocol capability
  • USB 2.0 interface
  • 8 Avionics Discrete I/O
  • Up to 4 Differential Discrete I/O
  • IRIG A/B input and output
  • 2 LED indicators
  • 32 MB on-board memory

Environmental

  • Component temperature: -40 to + 85 deg C
  • Storage temperature: -55 to +100 deg C

Mechanical

  • Dim: 3.0 x 4.45 x 0.97 inch (76 x 113 x 25 mm)
  • Weight: under 5 oz (140 g)

Connector/Electrical

  • I/O Connector: HD44F D-Sub
  • Secure locking connectors
  • Power: Single USB Port
  • MTBF: 1,400,000 hours

Software

 

Ordering Information

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Protocol Key

  • 1 = MIL-STD-1553 (B: Bus Monitor, S: Single-function, M: Multi-function)
  • 2 = ARINC 429 (4R2T)
  • 3 = ARINC 708 (1R1T)
  • 4 = ARINC 717 (2R2T)
  • 5 = EBR 1553 (4 ports)
  • 6 = Serial (4 ports)
Part Number Protocols
Hardware & CoPilot* Hardware Only 1 2 3 4 5 6
CP-UA1503 UA1503 - X - - - X
CP-UA1505 UA1505 - - - - X -
CP-UA1511 UA1511 B X - - - -
CP-UA1512 UA1512 X - X -
CP-UA1513 UA1513 X - - - X
CP-UA1514 UA1514 - - - X
CP-UA1515 UA1515 X - -
CP-UA1521 UA1521 S X - - - -
CP-UA1522 UA1522 X - -
CP-UA1523 UA1523 S X - - - X
CP-UA1524 UA1524 - - - X
CP-UA1525 UA1525 - - -
CP-UA1531 UA1531 X - - - -
CP-UA1532 UA1532 X - -
CP-UA1533 UA1533 X - - - X
CP-UA1534 UA1534 - - - X
CP-UA1535 UA1535 - -
CP-UA1571 UA1571 - X - -
CP-UA1572 UA1572 - X -
CP-UA1573 UA1573 - X - - X
CP-UA1574 UA1574 - - - X

*Includes CoPilot analysis & test software

Options

To order, add the appropriate suffix to the above part number. Example: UA1532/NE

  • /FTO - Flight Test Orange case (black case is standard)
  • /NE - No Enclosure, Printed Circuit Board Assembly only, for embedded use
  • /FXY - Conformal coating (Parylene)

Accessories (Included with all models except "/NE" option)

  • USB cable with screw-locks (5 ft)
  • Mating HD44P D-Sub I/O connector
  • Manuals and software CD