4 Channels, MIL-STD-1553, Dual Redundant, Transformer Coupled, Assisted Mode Capable (AMC)
MIL-STD-1553 is a military standard published by the United States Department of Defense that defines the mechanical, electrical, and functional characteristics of a serial data bus. It was originally designed for use with military avionics, but has also become commonly used in spacecraft On-Board-Data-Handling (OBDH) subsystems, both military and civil. It features a dual, redundant, balanced-line, physical layer; a (differential) network interface; time division multiplexing; half-duplex command/response protocol; and up to 31 remote terminals (devices).
FTC provides programmable 4-channels, dual-redundant, transformer-coupled interfaces.
The FTA-FTF function modules are the improved assisted mode versions of the legacy FT1-FT6 functions and is the choice for all new programs. View our FTA-FTF MIL-STD-1553 Assisted Mode Product Improvement.
- Independent (dual-redundant) interface channels: Bus Controller (BC), Remote Terminal (RT), and Bus Monitor (BM) operation
- Support for RT and BM combination
- 16K words on-board memory/channel
- IP-core register-compatible with DDC™ family of devices
- Automatic message return supported
- Automatic message retry
- Multiple message processing
- Hardware acceleration for rapid setup/message Tx/Rx
- Number of Channels: 4 Transformer-Coupled Channels
- IP Core: DDC® core register compatible/hardware acceleration for rapid setup, transmission, and/or reception of packets.
- Onboard RAM: 16K words onboard memory per channel
- Operational Modes: Bus Controller (BC), Remote Terminal (RT), Bus Monitor (BM), or BM/RT
- Output Signal: 28 Vp-p, as per MIL-STD-1553
- Power: 5 VDC @ 900 mA estimated at 100% duty cycle (1 channel)
- Weight: 1.5 oz. (42 g)
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