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DDC Expands Line of Fully Integrated Total-ACE™ MIL-STD-1553 Terminals!

Bohemia, New York (September 2010) Data Device Corporation (DDC) is pleased to announce the introduction of additional Total-ACE™ models to now offer a complete line of options. The Total-ACE™ is the world’s first fully integrated MIL-STD-1553 component that consolidates protocol, memory, dual transceivers, and dual transformers within a single, small, cost-effective plastic BGA package. The new models include ordering options for 4K x 16 or 64K x 17 internal RAM, PCI or Local Host Bus interface, and RoHS or Leaded packages, that all include both direct and transformer coupled MIL-STD-1553 connections on a single package. With one single plastic BGA package, that is only 0.7 inch x 1.1 inch (17.78mm x 27.94mm), you can now create a complete interface to a dual redundant MIL-STD-1553 bus. The small size saves valuable space on boards and the single package allows for an easier layout.

The Total-ACE™ is powered entirely by +3.3V to minimize board space even further by eliminating the need for having multiple voltage regulators. Having just one part for a complete MIL-STD-1553 interface also increases overall reliability of boards. The Total-ACE™ series of products have successfully undergone full RT Validation. In addition to this, with the Total-ACE™ you can achieve DO-254 qualification on your end system if required. The Total-ACE™ series is fully software and hardware compatible with DDC’s Enhanced Mini-ACE®, Micro-ACE®, Micro-ACE® TE, and Mark3 series of devices.

“The new versions of Total-ACE™ demonstrate DDC’s continuous commitment to data bus innovation by integrating 1553 protocol, transceiver, and transformers into one compact package,” states Sean Sleicher, DDC’s Data Bus Marketing Manager.

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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