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DDC & TechSAT Combine Forces to Deliver a Robust AFDX® / ARINC 664 PMC Card!

Bohemia, New York (January 2013) Data Device Corporation (DDC), the world’s leading avionic data bus hardware and software provider, and TechSAT, a leading aircraft test system supplier to the avionics industry, combine their resources and expertise to offer robust AFDX®/ARINC 664 data bus solutions. TechSAT’s field-proven and mature AFDX technology, which has been used in the test and integration of the Airbus A350/A380 and the Boeing 787 aircraft, is now offered by DDC in the DD-82101F AFDX®/ARINC 664 PMC card.

The DD-82101F, which is also available in PCI and cPCI form factors, provides two full duplex AFDX®/ARINC 664 network interfaces that can be operated in either independent or dual-redundant mode, and additionally offers comprehensive error injection/detection, filtering, and triggering features. Furthermore, the DD-82101F can be used with dataSIMS, DDC’s premiere data bus test and analysis software, providing an easy-to-use graphical interface for advanced data simulation, visualization, analysis, and integration.

Benefits include:

  • Off-the-Shelf, Compliant AFDX® Test Solutions
  • Comprehensive Hardware/Software Integration
    • Optimized for Use with DDC’s dataSIMS Test & Analysis Software
    • Accelerates Development & Deployment
  • Flexible Solutions for Circuit Board, LRU, or System Level Testing
    • Ability to Test End System and Switch Functionality
  • Software Development Kits (SDK) Enable Application Specific Solutions

“This AFDX solution augments our expansive line of MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, and Fibre Channel cards, components, and software, and serves as an extension of DDC’s long-standing commitment to support commercial and military avionics with field-proven and highly-reliable data bus technology”, stated Mike Hegarty, DDC’s Principal Marketing Engineer.

“TechSAT is confident that the combination of our advanced AFDX solution, coupled with DDC’s dataSIMS software and its position as a leading worldwide data bus supplier, will provide the industry with a powerful AFDX testing solution, and we look forward to partnering with DDC on future ADFX solutions”, added Bruno Schlecht, TechSAT’s Managing Director.

About TechSAT:

For 25 years TechSAT GmbH has been a reliable and competent partner of the aerospace industry, supporting aircraft systems development, integration, test, and maintenance with state-of-the-art equipment and services. TechSAT’s core competence and main business segment is the design and development of turnkey solutions for integration, verification, and validation of aircraft systems. TechSAT is one of the few companies worldwide that have the products and the experience needed to specify, design, and build an integrated test facility for a complete aircraft, and has been a major test equipment supplier for most large aerospace programs of the last two decades, among others Airbus A340, A380, A350, A400M, EFA, Tiger, Boeing 777 and 787. For more information, visit

Data Device Corporation (DDC) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-reliability Connectivity, Power and Control solutions (Data Networking; Power Distribution, Control and Conversion; Motor Control and Motion Feedback) for aerospace, defense, space, and industrial applications. With awards for quality, delivery, and support, DDC has served these industries as a trusted resource for more than 50 years... providing proven solutions that are optimized for efficiency, reliability, and performance. Data Device Corporation brands include DDC, Beta Transformer Technology Corporation, National Hybrid Inc., North Hills Signal Processing Corp., Pascall Electronics Ltd., and XCEL Power Systems Ltd. DDC is headquartered in Bohemia, NY and has manufacturing operations in New York, California, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit:

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