RCEI-530 Interface

RoHS ARINC interface for PCI

RCEI-530 Interface


High Density PCI interface for simulation and test

Available in a range of configurations to match your needs, the RCEI-530 provides complete, integrated databus functionality for ARINC 429, ARINC 575 and selected 2-wire, 32-bit protocols. The RCEI-530 supports maximum data throughput on all channels while providing onboard message scheduling, label filtering, multiple buffering options, time-tagging, error detection and avionics-level I/O discretes, with support for either 33 MHz or 66 MHz PCI interfaces. Configurations with support for ARINC 717, ARINC 573, and IRIG-B Receiver (AM or DC/TTL) and Generator (DC/TTL) support are optional. The IRIG-B DC level signal can be utilized to synchronize time stamps across multiple boards.

Multiple channel configurations provide optimum application flexibility

The RCEI-530 supports up to 32 ARINC 429 channels, (16 receivers and 16 transmitters), and is available in various ARINC 429 channel counts.  Several configurations offer combinations of ARINC 429 channels along with ARINC 717/573 Dual-Mode functionality. Dual-Mode functionality programmatically supports either HBP (Harvard Bi-Phase) or BPRZ (Bi- Polar Return to Zero) across a very wide range of Bit Rate/ Sub-frame combinations.

Software tools minimize integration effort, shorten time to implementation

Abaco Systems’ software tools and solutions significantly reduce the time required to integrate ARINC 429 and other avionics protocols into your application. Included with the RCEI-530 is our flexible, high- level, API (Application Programming Interface) support for (32-bit/64-bit) Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Server 2012 R1/R2, Server 2008 R2, 32-bit XP and Linux Kernel Versions 2.6, 3.x, and 4.x. This powerful API supports multiple cards, and is compatible with Abaco Systems API support on PCI Express, Mini-PCIe, PCI, PC/104-Plus, Express Card, Compact PCI, PMC and XMC platforms.

Optional software includes support for LabVIEW and LabVIEW Real-Time, and BusTools/ARINC, our flexible, Windows-based GUI Analyzer for ARINC 429 analysis, simulation and data logging.


  • PCI-X compatible
  • Supports 66MHz, 32-bit PCI operation
  • Support for 2-wire ARINC 573, 575, and 717
  • 16 input and 16 output discretes that handle avionics–level voltages
  • IRIG-B Receiver/Generator optional
  • Error injection/detection
  • High performance, high density interface with large buffers
  • Independent, software-programmable bit rates for all channels
  • Supports maximum data throughput on all channels simultaneously
  • Easy-to-use BusTools/ARINC Windows-based GUI Bus Analyzer available
  • Advanced, high-level software API included for (32-bit/64-bit) Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Server 2012 R1/R2, Server 2008 R2 and 32-bit XP, VxWorks®, and Linux Kernel Versions 2.6, 3.x, and 4.x
  • Optional support for LabVIEW and LabVIEW Real-Time




Form Factor
Lab, Simulation, Test
# ARINC Channels
2 to 16
Temp Range
Commercial XT
429, 573, 575, 717, 582 2-wire

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