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In-Seat Power/EmPower®

Airlines

Astronics pioneered passenger In-Seat Power technology installing the first EmPower® systems in 1996.  Since then, Astronics has continually refined the EmPower® system to provide innovative power solutions for airlines and their passengers. Today, the EmPower® system is the industry standard with over 91% market share providing in-seat power to over 190 customers and over 900,000 seats.


Product Info

EmPower® In-Seat Power Systems are the premier choice for line-fit and retrofit in-seat power solutions for Airlines.  Providing the most AC power in the industry, up to 200VA for a passenger, combined with our universal AC outlet compatible with plugs from over 170 countries, EmPower® systems deliver the highest level of passenger satisfaction. 

USB charging ports are also available, either integrated with our 110VAC system or as a standalone option.  The new EmPower® High Power USB Outlet Units deliver over 10W of power per outlet, sufficient to simultaneously operate and charge all the latest USB powered devices.

EmPower® products are line-fit offerable at Boeing, Airbus, Embraer, and Bombardier.  Astronics is the only supplier of in-seat power products approved for line-fit on the B787 and A350 aircraft.  EmPower® installations are an average of 16% lighter than the competitor’s systems and are backed by Astronics’ unmatched commitment to customer support and satisfaction. 

EmPower® In-Seat Power Systems are available with 110VAC Outlets with or without integrated USB Charging Ports, or as a standalone USB Charging System.  Each configuration has several standard and customizable options to ensure compatibility with all aircraft types and to meet the unique needs and desires of airlines and their passengers.  Click on the images below to learn more about each system.

     110VAC + USB     USB Only

Business Aircraft / Rotorcraft

Since the first Astronics EmPower® system installation in 1996, over 900,000 seat locations have been installed with over 190 OEM and airline customers.  Astronics systems have been installed as either forward fit or retro fit on piston aircraft to VVIP transport aircraft.

Whether to support Electronic Flight Bags in the cockpit or Electronic Devices for every passenger seat in the cabin, the EmPower® system is the ideal solution.


Product Info

EmPower® In-Seat Power Systems are the premier choice for line-fit and retrofit in-seat power solutions for Business Aircraft and Rotorcraft.  Providing the most AC power in the industry, up to 200VA for a passenger, combined with our universal AC outlet compatible with plugs from over 170 countries, EmPower® systems deliver the highest level of passenger satisfaction.

USB charging ports are also available, either integrated with our 110VAC system or as a standalone option.  The new EmPower® High Power USB Outlet Units deliver over 10W of power per outlet, sufficient to simultaneously operate and charge all the latest USB powered devices.

EmPower® products are line-fit offerable on numerous OEM aircraft and have been installed on aircraft around the world by Astronics Authorized Installing Dealer Network.  EmPower® installations are lighter than competing systems, easy to install and are backed by Astronics' unmatched commitment to customer support and satisfaction.

EmPower® In-Seat Power Systems are available in three basic configurations:  110VAC only, 110VAC and High Power USB and USB-OU.  Each configuration has several standard customizable options to ensure compatibility with all aircraft types and to meet the unique needs and desires of OEM's and their customers.

For aftermarket installation contact an Authorized Dealer today.

110VAC Outlet Unit 110VAC + USB Outlet Unit   High Power USB Outlet Unit  In-Seat Power Supply

Contact & Support

Astronics AES, Airlines

12950 Willows Road NE
Kirkland, WA 98034 USA


E: AESsales@astronics.com

P: +1.425.881.1700 US Office

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Astronics AES, Business Aircraft, Rotorcraft and Military

12950 Willows Road NE
Kirkland, WA 98034 USA


E: AESsales@astronics.com

P: +1.425.881.1700

Contact Sales

Testimonials

  • "Equip each seat with a charger. If you’re going to offer customers the chance to consume lots of battery life while watching video for long flights, you should give us the ability to charge up our batteries all the while."

    - Scott Framer, Contributor to Forbes Magazine

  • "Power outlets are one of the reasons they fly with us.”

    - Abby Lunardini, VP Corp. Comm., Virgin America