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 2.0 Bus Powered—No External Power Supply Needed
- Easy-to-use analysis software available
The 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:
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. This provides greater convenience and cost savings when interfacing to multiple databus types.
USB 1553 Avionics Interfaces
The USB 1553 family of pocket-sized USB adapters enable computers to communicate with, simulate, test, and monitor MIL-STD-1553 equipment and systems.
These rugged USB 2.0 peripherals feature extensive 1553 functionality and are compatible with virtually all modern PC laptop, desktop, and tablet computer.
USB 429 Avionics Interfaces
The USB 429 family of pocket-sized USB adapters enable computers to communicate with, simulate, test, and monitor ARINC 429 and ARINC 717 equipment and systems.
Models are available with ARINC 429 interfaces, ARINC 717 Interfaces, or a combination of both. Like all USB interfaces, the case is available in standard black or Flight Test Orange.
USB 708 Avionics Interfaces
The USB 708 family of pocket-sized USB adapters enable computers to interface with ARINC 708 and similar weather radar display databuses.
These rugged USB 2.0 peripherals feature extensive functionality for testing and simulating weather radar systems, CDUs (Control-Display Units), and the T-R (Transmit-Receive) unit.
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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