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DDC offers online support resources, along with a large network of Field Service Representatives and Applications Engineers, providing technical assistance, and on-site customer support.
DDC's field proven technology is integrated into the world's most advanced civil aerospace, defense, industrial and space applications.
Data Device Corporation (DDC) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-reliability Connectivity, Power and Control solutions (Data Networking Components to Processor Based Subsystems, Space Qualified SBCs and Radiation Hardened Components; Power Distribution, Control and Conversion; Motor Control and Motion Feedback) for aerospace, defense, space, and industrial applications.
DDC is a market leader in high-reliability data bus networking solutions, including sub-systems, boards, components, and software for the defense, civil aerospace, and space markets. DDC provides data bus solutions for MIL-STD-1553/1760, ARINC 429/717, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, CANbus, Serial I/O, and other protocols.
Data Bus & Network Soultions
DATEL, a subsidiary of DDC, was established in 1970 and has been a long time leader in providing high precision data acquisition components, including data converters, power supplies, DC-DC converters, and digital panel meters.
DDC offers proven smart power control and power conversion solutions that enable land, sea, air, and space vehicle systems the ability to control and distribute raw and conditioned power, more efficiently and reliably. Power management with DDC's Solid-State Power Controller (SSPC) solutions offer dramatic SWaP-C saving advantages over the electromechanical switches, relays, and circuit breakers they replace. DDC's power conversion and supply solutions, offering greater than 92% efficiency, provide high quality conditioned power in a space saving, reliable, and field-proven, "fit and forget" design.
DDC is a leader in high reliability motor control and synchro/resolver motion feedback solutions for defense, civil aerospace, space, and industrial applications. DDC's motor control solutions deliver high reliability postion, torque and speed control, while our synchro/resolver motion feedback solutions provide high accuracy positioning, direction and speed data for high reliability applications.
Motion Control Solutions
DDC's online shop offers you the ability to purchase some of our most popular and widely used products with a credit card. The online shop currently offers a broad selection of MIL-STD-1553 data bus network testers, couplers & cables, along with wide band transformers, adapters & video isolation transformers.
DDC is a leader in high reliability transformer, magnetic and cable assembly solutions for the aerospace, defense, and space industries, with Beta Transformer and North Hills brands offering field proven magnetics solutions for the most demanding environments, including extreme temperature, shock, vibration, dust, fluid, and radiation.
Transformer & Magnetic Soultions
DDC is a leading supplier of space qualified SBCs and radiation hardened components. Utilizing multiple radiation hardening techniques, DDC's space solutions incorporate one or more of the following elements: RAD-PAK® technology, Rad Hard by Design, Triple Mode Redundancy (TMR), and Error-Correction Codes (ECC). DDC's space-qualified and field proven solutions are engineered for space’s extreme environmental requirements, while reducing space, weight, and power consumption, along with total cost of ownership.
Satellites & Space Systems
DDC’s core competencies and unique suite of capabilities for the production of custom solutions span every stage of development including electrical design, mechanical design, test engineering, process engineering, manufacturing, and product assurance. DDC is uniquely qualified to support a wide range of application requirements and technologies based upon our decades of experience in analog and digital microelectronics, magnetics, power supplies, radiation mitigation technology and top quality certifications for AS9100 Rev C, ISO 9001:2008, EN9100, JIS Q9100 and through the DLA MIL-PRF-38534.
The BU-65590U is a multi-I/O 1553/ARINC 429 USB avionics device that provides new levels of performance and flexibility for systems interfacing to a MIL-STD-1553 or ARINC 429 data bus. There are up to two dual redundant MIL-STD-1553 channels operating in BC, RT, MT, and RT/MT modes. Four ARINC 429 Receive channels and two ARINC 429 Transmit channels operate in high/low speed with automatic slew rate adjustment. The USB avionics device also contains digital discrete I/O and can be powered directly from the USB interface or by an external power source (optional). The combination of multiple I/Os on one device with a USB interface allows this to be used in laptops, desktops, tablets or any other computers with a USB port.
The 1553 ARINC USB avionics device includes both 1553 and ARINC 429 Software Development Kits and graphical bus analysis and simulation tools. The Windows based graphical bus analysis and simulation tools allows users to effortlessly simulate, monitor, and troubleshoot 1553 and ARINC 429 data buses simultaneously or independently without the need for time and cost prohibitive custom software coding.
Each 1553 channel uses DDCs Extended Enhanced Mini-ACE® (E2MA) architecture which is fully backwards API compatible with DDCs industry standard, field proven, Enhanced Mini-ACE. The USB avionics device includes the MIL-STD-1553 Enhanced Mini-ACE PLUS C Software Development Kit (SDK) and the ARINC-429 Multi-IO C SDK with drivers for Windows 2000/XP. These SDKs allow you to quickly integrate DDCs 1553 and ARINC 429 I/O into your C source code applications. A common SDK exists across all operating systems allowing the programmer portability across different platforms. The easy-to-use high level functions abstract all low level hardware accesses and memory allocation such that specific hardware knowledge is not required.
Each 1553 channel is individually configurable as a Bus Controller (BC), Remote Terminal (RT), Bus Monitor (MT) or combined RT Monitor. The advanced BC architecture provides a high degree of flexibility and autonomy by improving message schedule control, minimizing host overhead for asynchronous message insertion, facilitating bulk data transfers, double buffering, message retry, bus switching strategies, data logging, and fault reporting. The RT architecture provides flexibility in meeting all MIL-STD-1553B protocols. The card has an intelligent hardware offload DMA architecture that dramatically reduces host CPU utilization.
Each ARINC 429 channel supports maximum data throughput on all channels while providing message scheduling, label filtering, and full error detection. Received data can be stored in either FIFO buffers or system address label mailboxes. Each channel features independent selection of data rate and parity, and automatic transmit channel slew rate adjustment. Transmit data can be sent in FIFO mode or scheduled rate mode on each transmit channel.
The 1553/ARINC-429 USB avionics device is suited to a wide variety of applications. These include portable test equipment, flight line test and diagnostic, demonstration, software development, system integration and debugging. The USB device enhances the work of developers, integrators, testers, field personnel and flight test crew through advanced ARINC 429 and 1553 capabilities that are accessible through a USB port.
BU-65590UX USB 1553 / ARINC 429 Avionics DEVICE
(4 Pages, 1 MB)
EMACE PLUS SDK Software Manual
(808 Pages, 2 MB)
Hardware Manual for the BU-65590/91UX MIL-STD-1553 / ARINC 429 USB Avionics Device
(36 Pages, 1 MB)
MN-42992SX-001 Software User's Manual for ARINC 429 Multi-IO Cards for use with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10, Linux, VxWorks and Integrity
(318 Pages, 2 MB)
E2MA/AceXteme Flash Utility Instructions
(24 Pages, 1 MB)
MIL-STD-1553 Designer's Guide
Rev: 6th Edition
(367 Pages, 3 MB)
USB Avionics Device Quick Start Guide
(6 Pages, 4 MB)
#51 VxWorks Porting Guide for BU-69092X2
(37 Pages, 1 MB)
#48 DDC MIL-STD-1553 Rate Group
(32 Pages, 1 MB)
#57 Using IRIG 200-04 Time Codes with DDC Data Bus Devices
(10 Pages, 1 MB)
dataSIMS Avionics I/O Support
(21 Pages, 2 MB)
Lightning Protection for Discrete Logic I/O
(9 Pages, 620 KB)
BU-65590UX USB Avionics Device Errata
(11 Pages, 115.38 KB)
DDC Product Catalog
(84 Pages, 33.60 MB)
BusTrACEr for Windows. 60-day full functional trial (requires DDC hardware). (Note: Certain products are compatible with BusTrACEr® software.)
BU-69092S0 (for Windows 10)
MIL-STD-1553 AceXtreme C SDK for Windows 8.1 and below (.NET Support Available - Contact Factory)
MIL-STD-1553 AceXtreme C SDK for Linux (supports kernels below 4.x)
MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC 429 LabVIEW Support Package for Windows. 60-day full functional trial (requires DDC hardware). (Note: Certain products are compatible with this software.)
ARINC 429 Multi-IO C SDK for Windows 8.1 and below
(.NET Support Available - Contact Factory)
ARINC 429 Multi-IO C SDK for Linux (supports kernels below 4.x)
ARINC 429 Commercial Avionics Utilities for Windows. 60-day full functional trial (requires DDC hardware). (Note: Certain products are compatible with DD-42999S0 software.)
dataSIMS Software. 60-day full functional trial. This software can be configured for demonstration mode. (Note: Certain products are compatible with monitoring only versions of dataSIMS software.)