GE Intelligent Platforms today announced that it had secured orders from Lee Air of Wichita, Ks for substantial quantities of GE’s CEI-430 high density ARINC 429 intelligent interface for PC/104™-Plus which will be deployed within Cessna aircraft avionics systems.
“GE has a long history of delivering leading edge embedded avionics solutions - MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, AFDX or ARINC 664 - to aircraft manufacturers,” said Benton Daniel, Leader, Avionics Business Unit at GE Intelligent Platforms,“helping them to deploy their projects into military and commercial environments around the world.”
The CEI-430 provides complete, integrated databus functionality for up to 24 channels of ARINC 429 or 575 along with ARINC 717, 573 and other selected 2-wire, 32-bit protocols, on a PC/104-Plus or PCI-104 platform. The CEI-430 supports maximum data throughput on all 24 ARINC 429 channels while providing on-board message scheduling, label filtering, multiple buffering options, time-tagging and error detection. Configurations with support for ARINC 717, ARINC 573, and IRIG-B receiver (AM or DC/TTL) and generator (DC/TTL) support are optional. The IRIG-B DC level output signal can be utilized to synchronize time stamps across multiple boards. Ruggedized configurations with extended operating temperatures are also available.
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