Avionics I/O Computers
A computer and so much more...
With so many built-in capabilities, these highly-flexible avionics I/O computers are the ideal fit for a wide range of applications.
These rugged, conduction-cooled, COTS devices combine a powerful computer processor, multi-protocol databus interfaces, Ethernet, USB, and other I/O in a small, lightweight package.
Astronics avionics I/O computers deliver outstanding performance on the ground and in the air. They are routinely deployed on helicopter, fixed wing, and ground mobile platforms. They include standard databus protocol interfaces including MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, ARINC 717, ARINC 708, Serial, discrete I/O, Ethernet, and USB.
Common Applications Include:
- Data and protocol converting
- Network serving
- Health monitoring
- Local/distributed control
- Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) integration
- Maintenance gateway
- Data recording
Click on a product below for more information, or contact Astronics to discuss your specific avionics interfacing needs:
NG Family - Avionics Interfacing and Computing
NG is a new family of Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) avionics I/O computing platforms, providing flexible, problem-solving solutions for areas such as mission computing, distributed control, and avionics data conversion.
Integrated AB3000 Network Series Avionics I/O Computers
The AB3000 ‘Series N’ Avionics I/O Computer is the first small form-factor COTS mission computer to integrate a 64-bit quad core processor, high throughput Gigabit Ethernet, and a wide array of avionics I/O in a rugged, compact device.
Rugged AB3000 Avionics I/O Computers
The AB3000 is small, lightweight and loaded with capabilities for easy integration into today's modern aircraft, UAVs, and ground mobile platforms. With an efficient Intel® E680T processor, MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC 429/708/717 interfaces, Ethernet, USB, video, audio, and PMC expansion, this rugged, conduction-cooled COTS device is ready to take on all of your toughest computing and interface problems.
Flexible AB2000 Avionics I/O Computers
The Rugged AB2000 is a family of compact, conduction or convection-cooled computers for use in demanding environments. These flexible, Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) devices solve challenging interface, bridging and control problems, while reducing SWaP (Size, Weight and Power).
Compact AB1000 Avionics I/O Computers
The AB1000 is a small, lightweight embedded computer with built-in avionics databus interfaces and a variety of standard I/O types. This unique, small, problem-solving COTS computer is ideally suited for protocol converting, data serving, and other common avionics needs.
AB2-ES Ethernet Switch Box
The AB2-ES is a rugged, flight-ready, 9-port Ethernet switch. It features built-in health monitoring and is suitable for fixed wing, helicopter and ground mobile applications.
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