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Aeroflex
In addition to serving the avionics market, Aeroflex
Test Solutions' product line supports a wide range of
industries with
turnkey systems,
stand-alone boxes
and modular components for meeting
test and measurement requirements . The company announced its
8320/8321 series of
rack-mountable proAeroflex's 8320/8321
programmable attenuator unit
grammable attenuators for bench-test and
subsystem applications, which it said provides flexible,
easy-to-program, low-cost solutions for an avionics
shop's bench test/calibration setups and subsystem
applications .
The 8320 series are available in single- or dualchannel configurations while the 8321 supports up to 12
channels . Both feature a front panel-mounted display
and controls, and offer attenuation ranges up to 127 dB .
The units incorporate solid-state components, are relayswitched and are designed to incorporate Aeroflex's line
of digitally controlled programmable attenuators . Each
comes with an array of industry-standard interfaces,
including RS-232 (serial), Ethernet (10/100 BaseT) and
USB . An interface meeting the GPIB/IEEE-488 (HS-488ready) standard is optional . The 8320-series products
have a half-rack form factor while the more-capable 8321
units and their multichannel configurations are housed
in 19-inch enclosures . Both series can be configured for
front, rear or through (front to rear) RF signal routing .
The company's venerable IFR 6000 is a compact,
weatherproof unit designed for testing MODE A/C/S
transponders, DME, TCAS, ADS-B and TIS avionics
systems . Its features allow users to quickly and easily
provide accurate measurement of transponder transmitting frequency, power and receiver sensitivity . It
incorporates predetermined configurations for testing
any class of transponder and automatically determining Mode S level 1-4, and it can be used to meet the
test requirements of Part 43 appendix F (including proposed EUROCONTROL extension), EUROCONTROL
Elementary and Enhanced Surveillance and ICAO
Annex 10 amendment 77 . It includes a detachable
directional antenna, a large 5 .7-inch LCD display and
offers a simple user interface . Available optional features include support for testing equipment as diverse
as TCAS I/TCAS II/TIS, DO-260A/B compliance, 1090
MHz ADS-B GEN/ADS-B MON/GICB and 978 MHz UAT
with FIS-B/TIS-B/ADS-B . The ability to test 978 MHz
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UAT systems is a new feature for the IFR 6000, and
can be retrofitted to in-service equipment by returning it
to the company . Aeroflex also provides customized subsystems, incorporating a variety of test configurations
into a single unit .
To learn more, visit www .Aeroflex .com .
AeroLEDs
External aircraft lighting is a market segment
casual observers might not think of as being on
the cutting-edge of technology . With AeroLEDs' entry
into the market a few years ago, however, it might be
time for the casual observers - and the naysayers - to
re-think their conclusion . The company's broad line of electronic
aircraft lighting products
was highlighted for AEA
Convention attendees
in a video presented by
Nate Calvin, AeroLEDs
president .
The company's first
products were developed
for the non-certified,
AeroLEDs' Sunspot 64
experimental market
and included position lighting and landing/taxi lights .
Customers sought the new, high-tech products as a
way to simplify their aircraft construction, thanks to the
much-lower power consumption of LED technologies,
which mean lighter wiring requirements, easier allocation
of limited electrical power and elimination of dedicated
power supplies . Soon, and with the FAA's TSO approval,
AeroLEDs' products moved beyond the experimental
market and began finding themselves aboard personal
and business aircraft .
In recent years, the basic technology of LED-based
aircraft lighting has proven a worthy successor to earlier
incandescent and halogen-based products, as well as
to venerable Xenon-tube-based strobe lights . Some of
the advantages of using LEDs in appropriate lighting
applications include long-life and the ability to incorporate
advanced capabilities - like sequential flashing, pulsing and synchronization - controlled by built-in circuitry .
AeroLEDs also has worked to develop products designed
to fit in the same mounting configuration as the legacy
products they replace, including position lights, landing/
taxi lights and strobes .
Today, AeroLEDs offers a full line of all-electronic,
LED-based and FAA-approved external lighting for certified and experimental aircraft .
According to the company, its SunSpot 46 and
SunSpot 64 landing lights are drop-in replacements for
PAR46 and PAR64 bulbs, respectively, with significantly
lower current draw, longer life and superior reliability .
To learn more, visit www .aeroleds .com .
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From the Publisher
New Avionics Products for 2014
AEA's Value-Added Equation for Aircraft Owners
Attention FAA!
Equipped Like New
In-flight Entertainment
Integrating Mission Capabilities
Lithium Batteries 101
Autopilot Upgrades
Homebuilding Panels: Tackling Wires, Electrons and Circuits
ADS-B Early Adopters
Advertisers Index
ADS-B Installations are Beginning to Take Off
AEA Staff/Board of Directors
Repair Stations
Manufacturers/Distributors
Affiliates
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