1 to 4 channel MIL-STD-1553 Interface


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FOR LEGACY DESIGNS ONLY. See the QPCX-1553 for all new applications and designs. 1553-PCI3 interface provides the PCI backplane with up to 4 channels of flexible, full or single function, dual redundant MIL-STD-1553 communication. The full function version provides concurrent operation as a Bus Controller (BC), 31 Remote Terminals (RT), and dual function Bus Monitoring (BM), while the single function version provides operation in one of above modes, including 31 Remote Terminals. The 1553-PCI3 equips the PCI bus system with a complete 1553 interface. This includes 1553A/1553B selections, pointer-driven transmit and receive buffers, extensive programmable event interrupts, and triggers. An available DMA option provides you with the flexibility of using multiple DMAs per message. Both versions include IRIG time code generator capability.



  • PCI/PCI-X Architecture
  • Standard IRIG time code generator
  • PCI 33/66 up to 266 MB/s
  • Multiple RT capability (Single Function version)
  • Up to 40 single ended discrete signals (TTL)
  • Up to 12 differential discrete signals (RS422)




Form Factor
Lab, Simulation, Test
Temp Range
1553 # Channels
1 to 4
Operating Mode
IRIG Time Code Option
Variable Voltage

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