Compact USB Interfaces


These pocket-sized USB adapters are the easy and portable way to interface your computer to avionics databuses, including MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, ARINC 717, ARINC 708 and more.

  • Small, portable and rugged
  • USB Bus Powered—No External Power Supply Needed
  • Easy-to-use analysis software available

Product Information

USB Databus Interface with Rugged ComputerThe easiest way to interface a PC to an avionics databus is through a USB peripheral. Astronics' pocket-sized USB interfaces have become the industry favorite for databus test, analysis and simulation. They simply plug into any available USB port and are ready for use in the lab or in the field. Combine these interfaces with CoPilot, our intuitive graphical software program, to easily monitor, record, replay, analyze, and simulate avionics bus data.


  • Databus Analysis, Test, and Simulation
  • Data Loading
  • Flightline and AOG Support
  • Replacing Plug-in Cards

Click on a product below for more information, or contact Astronics to discuss your specific avionics interfacing needs:

Avionics Interfaces for USB 3.1

The UA2000 family of pocket-sized adapters for SuperSpeed USB 3.1 enable computers to communicate with, simulate, test, and monitor avionics equipment and systems.

These new peripheral interfaces are similar to our first generation products, but feature an all new design for a longer serviceable life. They are compatible with USB 2, USB 3, USB 4, and Thunderbolt ports to operate flawlessly with the latest computer models available now and in the future.

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USB Multi-Protocol Avionics Interfaces

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, including EBR-1553 and Serial. This provides greater convenience and cost savings when interfacing to multiple databus types.

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USB Multi-Protocol Avionics Databus Interfaces

Avionics Interfaces for USB 2.0

Pocket-sized adapters for USB 2.0 are our first generation USB products and have been in successful service for over 10-years. They enable computers to communicate with, simulate, test, and monitor avionics equipment and systems.

Models are available for MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, ARINC 717, and ARINC 708. Like all USB interfaces, the case is available in standard black or Flight Test Orange.

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USB ARINC 429 Avionics Databus Interfaces

ARINC 717 Test Set

The TS 717 Test Set for ARINC 717 is a convenient, easy-to-use tool for test and maintenance of aircraft systems that are tied to the Digital Flight Data Recorder (DFDR).

The compact interface/cable hardware is conveniently stored in a rugged carrying case for easy transport and quick deployment.

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ARINC 717 Avionics Databus Test Set

More Avionics Interface Information

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Cables & Accessories
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Avionics Databus Protocol Tutorials
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Legacy, Obsolete & End-of-Life Products
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