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Alta Data PC104P-A429 interface cards from Metromatics

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Alta Data Technologies’ PC104P-A429 interface cards are designed to offer advanced test functions of signal generation.
Alta Data PC104P-A429 interface modules offer a variety of ARINC-419/429/575/573/717 channel configurations with software selectable RX/Tx channels, baud rates, bit encoding and word configurations (Start/Sync/Stop length, Parity, bits/word, MSB/LSB), enabling the user to encode or decode almost any ARINC-429 physical layer signal.
Based on the industry-leading 32-bit ARINC FPGA protocol engine, AltaCore, and a feature-rich application programming interface, AltaAPI, which is a multi-layer ANSI C and Windows .NET 2.0 (MSVS 2005 C++, C#, VB .NET) architecture, the PC104P-A429 interface cards provide increased system performance and flexibility while reducing integration time.
The PC104P-A429 Transmit (TX) capability includes both simple and complete frequency control options for each channel. TX also includes Playback and Signal Generator operations. Dual Receive (RX) functions include independent simultaneous channel level buffering and multi channel level buffering.
AltaCore is guaranteed ARINC-419/429/575/573/717 compliant and all cards are manufactured to IPC-Level 3 standards and certified ISO 9001:2008 processes.
Key features of PC104P-A429 interface cards:

  • 24 channels: Up to 12 shared RX/TX and 12 RX
  • Commercial and extended temp models
  • One MByte, 32-bit RAM per 16 channel bank
  • Up to 4 ARINC 717 RX and TX channels
  • Simultaneous channel level and multichannel RX
  • Full TX frequency control and buffering per channel
  • Programmable bit rate (500-200K), bit encoding, bits per word, start/stop and parity
  • Encode/decode almost any ARINC-429 PHY signal
  • Start-up, loop-back, user and periodic BIT
  • Dual temperature sensors
  • Digital signal generator - fully test bit encoding
  • Advanced AltaAPI and AltaView analyser GUI
  • Avionics and RS-485 Discretes
Alta Data is represented in Australia and New Zealand by Metromatics .

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