USB-C Thunderbolt™ 3 Appliance

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Full Featured and Native 1553 and ARINC Thunderbolt interface. Full PCI Express interface – same advanced interface as PCIe backplane cards in a small, portable, rugged appliance. Supports Full Real-Time Control the Same as a PCI Express Card in a Server. Much Better than non-real-time USB. Full Hardware Interrupt Handler Support.  AltaAPI SDK Provides Easy Integration – Use the exact same code as other Alta PCIe devices. Windows 10 Support Only. Perfect for replacing PCMCIA, ExpressCards or USB based Devices.  Can be added to servers or desktops systems as substitute for interface cards. 2 Meter J2 USB-C Cable Provided.  J1 1553/ARINC Cables are Optional.

Key Features

  • 1-2 Dual Redundant, Independent MIL-STD-1553 Busses (channels) and/or 8 ARINC-429 Channels
  • Same Full Features as PCIe Interface Cards, Including Hardware Interrupts!
  • Variable Voltage 1553 Optional
  • Flash Disable Factory Setting for Secure Memory
  • Two SE Avionics Discretes, One RS-485 Discrete, TTL Clock, Trigger
  • Windows 10 Only
  • Weight: 185g. Dimensions: 110x89mm (Including Rugged Mounting Plate)
  • Commercial Temp (0-60C)
  • Signal Capture on First 1553 Channel, and First Two ARINC RX Channels
  • AltaView and AltaRTVal Windows Application Optional
  • Includes AltaAPI and AltaAPI-LV (LabVIEW) Development Kits