Avionics & Space Applications

Application

Largest Airborne Observatory in the World equipped with MPL Switches (MAGBES)

Rugged embedded switch used in extended temperature enviroment.

  • Universal 10-port switch
  • Built in 19" 1U rack
  • All ports on M12 connectors
  • Extended temperature operation (-40°°C to +85°C )
  • Low power consumption, <6W with use of 10-ports
  • Convection cooled, dust protection
  • Long-term available (+10 years)

Application

Avionics , Defense, Communication
Fanless open frame Swap-C solution with i7 and NVIDIA GPU

Rugged solution to be installed on helicopters

  • i7, Quad core with NVIDIA CPU (MXM)
  • All conductive cooled
  • Long term available
  • Proven solution with multiple expansions
  • ECCDDR on CPU board
  • All interfaces are available on lockable headers
  • GRIP with MXM board
  • SATA drive with hardware erase

Application

Avionics & Defense Application
Airborne Mission Networking Avionics Interface

  • Rugged embedded i7 CPU
  • Extended temperature -40°C to +55°C
  • 2 second hold-up time (programmable)
  • 48x DIOs, 12x serial lines, 2x GigE, 2x ARINC 429
  • 1x 1553 redundant, 1x 1553 transmit inhibited
  • 4x EIA 530 synchronous serial Interface
  • IP67 housing with 10x D-38999 connectors, all on one side
  • SWaP-C (220 x 296 x 120mm)
  • Removable SSD

Application

Avionics & Defense Application
Combat System Operator system for AC-130J

  • Rugged embedded i7 CPU
  • Extended temperature -40°C to +55°C
  • 2 second hold-up time (programmable)
  • 16x DIOs, 4x serial lines, 2x GigE, CAN Bus
  • 2x 1553 redundant, 2x 1553 transmit inhibited
  • IP67 housing with 8 x D-38999 connectors
  • SWaP-C (265 x 292 x 71mm)
  • Removable SSD

Application

Avionics & Defense Application
Mission Management Computer (MMC)

Used on various aircraft

  • Rugged embedded i7 CPU
  • Extended temperature -40°C to +55°C
  • 2 second hold-up time (programmable)
  • 48 DIOs, 16 serial lines, 2x GigE, CAN Bus
  • 2x 1553 redundant, 2x 1553 transmit inhibited
  • IP67 housing with 10x D-38999 connectors
  • SWaP-C (265 x 292 x 71mm)
  • Removable SSD

Application

Avionics & Defense Application
Embedded Voice over IP Interface Processor

Used on UAV and other aircraft

  • Rugged embedded i7 CPU
  • Extended temperature -40°C to +55°C
  • 100ms hold-up time
  • 4x E1 interface on XMC
  • Removable SSD
  • IP67 housing with 5 x D-38999 connectors
  • SWaP-C (238 x 188 x 73.2mm)
  • MIL-STD-810 and DO-160 testing

Application

Avionics & Defense Application
Real-Time Data Acquisition Test Set

  • Rugged embedded i7 CPU
  • Integrated UPS system
  • ARINC 429 and 1553 interfaces on XMC
  • Digital I/Os galvanic isolated
  • Analog 12bit I/Os
  • IP67 housing with 8x D-38999 connectors
  • SWaP-C (296 x 220 x 103mm)

Application

Onboard Computer for a stratospheric balloon

The CEC14 is responsible for all data collected by the balloon in the stratosphere at an elevation up to 45km.

  • Compact Atom Computer / Quad Cores
  • ECC RAM
  • Linux OS
  • Each unit tested in climate camber at -40°C up +85°C
  • Supplied as Open Frame solution (for easy integration in existing cabinet)
  • Long term availability and serviceability

Application
Application

Internet & Live TV on Business Jets

  • RTCA DO-160 & RTCA/DO-178 compliant
  • - 55°C operational
  • Two band satellite communication
  • Vertical connector for GigE interface
  • Install of Atlta DT ARINC 429 miniPCIe module
  • MAGBES-21HS on top
  • Linux OS with Real Time patches
Application
Application

Airborne Control PC with flexible data storage units

  • Digital modular system for aerial image acquisition
  • Used in helicopters and fixed-wing aircrafts
  • PIP11 used in a user specific compact housing, board mounted on cooling plate
  • Connected to the PIP:
    - over FW up to 2 digital cameras with 39Mpixel
    - over SATA two storage units for 6400 images
    - over DVI & USB a 8 inch TFT touch-screen
Application
Application

Airborne Sensor control and data logging system

  • 3D laser measurements of the earth´s surface
  • Used in helicopters and fixed-wing aircrafts
  • Standard PIP11 with flange, mounted on shock absorbing platform
  • The PIP manages and controls the "Light Detection and Ranging unit" and acts as data logger during airborne missions
Application
Application

Data Transfer Device

  • Commercial & Military aircraft use, for distributing mission data over PCCard or SATA drives to all mission systems
  • IBM440 GX/666MHz PowerPC, 10.5 Watts, 4x SATA , 3x GigE Ports, ...
  • Low power consumption ext. Temperature
  • Long-term availability
Application
Application

Wireless Communication Space Shuttle

  • Used in Space Shuttle & ISS Operations
  • Key points: low power design, rugged design, multiple SW support (Linux, RT Linux, VxWorks) reliability, support and test results (radiation environment)
Application
Application

Storage Controller in Avionics Program

  • Data storage and data communication during mission
  • Used in various airplanes
  • Key points: ruggedness, extended temperature, support, flexibility (semi custom), long-term availability
  • VxWorks & Linux OS support
Application
Application

MIR Interface System to payload system

  • Interfaces Payload-Systems to the Tele-metry-System in the Space-Station MIR
  • MC-DISK-E
  • Launched May 94 with a Proton Rocket, returned August 96 with STS-79 Space shuttle
Application
Application

Data Acquisition on airplanes

  • Custom development around the IBM405 CPU, onboard Flash & RAM
  • The CPU board is used as avionics computer in a PC/104-Plus stack
  • Extended temperature design for -40°C up to +85°C
  • Due to the broad experience MPL was selected to develop the specific board, which is coated according customer requirement
Application
Application

PIP installed in helicopter

  • The heat scan camera is connected to the embedded PC installed on board the helicopter
  • The system can detect warm spots on earth, lost humans in the forest, hot spots of fire, as well as victims in avalanches
  • Key decision factors: compactness, flexibility of the system, amount of features. The product comes with extended temperature
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