PC104P-A429

ARINC PC/104-Plus Interface Card

The ARINC PC104P-A429 Interface Card and AltaAPI Support Software Represent the Latest ARINC 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology. Encode and Decode almost Any ARINC-429 PHY Level Label/Word Signal. The First Card in the Industry to Offer Advanced Test Functions of Signal Generation.
Last updated July 2, 2017
Overview
  • 24 ARINC Channels: Up to 12 Shared RX/TX & 12 RX Channels
  • 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 & Multi Channel RX
  • Full TX Frequency Control and Buffering Per Channel

Alta Data Technologies’ PC104P-A429 interface module 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).
Encode or decode almost any ARINC-429 physical layer signal.

The PC104P-A429 card is based on the industry’s most advanced 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. This hardware and software package provides 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 the highest IPC-Level 3 standards and certified ISO 9001:2008 processes. Alta is committed to provide each customer with a risk free integration and will help with any level of your system development.

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Specifications

Key Features

  • 24 ARINC Channels: Up to 12 Shared RX/TX & 12 RX Channels
  • 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 & Multi Channel 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 Analyzer GUI
  • Avionics and RS-485 Discretes
Documents

Here you can find documentation pertaining to the PC104P-A429. For additional documentation and software, please visit our secure download area.

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PC104P-A429 Data Sheet167 kB PC104P-A429 Data Sheet
ARINC Tutorial and Reference ARINC Tutorial and Reference
Software

AltaAPI
Alta’s 1553 and ARINC cards include the most advanced Application Programming Interface (API) library tools in the avionics industry, AltaAPI. The API architecture is a properly OSI modeled development package that provides an extremely flexible design to provide quick porting to various operating systems (such as VxWorks 5.X/6.X/7/MILS, Integrity, LynxOS RTOS), Linux 2.4-3.X 32/64, Solaris 10, LabVIEW and Windows XP/2003/Vista/7/8/8.1/10

AltaView Bus Analyzer
Alta’s Windows avionics analyzer product, AltaView, provides the most modern technologies for MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC-429 network activity and data analysis.

Part Numbers
 Part NumberDescription
PC104P-A429-4PC/104-Plus Interface with 4 Shared Tx/Rx Channels of ARINC-429 and 2 Rx/2 Tx ARINC-717 Selectable Channels (Each 717 Rx/Tx Replaces Two 429 Channels). Included: AltaAPI Software.
PC104P-A429-8PC/104-Plus Interface with 8 Shared Tx/Rx Channels of ARINC-429 and 2 Rx/2 Tx ARINC-717 Selectable Channels (Each 717 Rx/Tx Replaces Two 429 Channels). Included: AltaAPI Software.
PC104P-A429-16PC/104-Plus Interface with 8 Shared Tx/Rx Channels and 8 Rx Channels of ARINC-429 and 2 Rx/2 Tx ARINC-717 Selectable Channels (Each 717 Rx/Tx Replaces Two 429 Channels). Included: AltaAPI Software.
PC104P-A429-24PC/104-Plus Interface with 12 Shared Tx/Rx Channels and 12 Rx Channels of ARINC-429 and 4 Rx/4 Tx ARINC-717 Selectable Channels (Each 717 Rx/Tx Replaces Two 429 Channels). Included: AltaAPI Software.
OptionsExample: PC104-A429-24-AE
-AAltaView SW Full Functionality Enabled
-EExtended Temp (-40 to 85 Indust Components)
-FConformal Coating
-GPCI/104 Configuration (No ISA Pass Through Connector)
-NNVRAM Write Disabled
-5V5 Volt Only PC104P System