VME-1553 Interface for VMEbus


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The VME-1553 provides new levels of performance and flexibility for MIL-STD- 1553A and B Notice II on the VME bus. Available in commercial, industrial and conductively cooled versions with one, two or four dual-redundant channels, the VME-1553 includes advanced API (Application Programming Interface) software that reduces application development time. Standard features include selectable transformer or direct coupling, 1 MB of RAM per channel, 45-bit message timetagging, triggers, extensive BC & RT link-list structures, error detection/insertion, advanced BC functionality, automatic/manual RT status bit and Mode Code responses. Provides host software synchronization to pulses from external timing sources (IRIG, GPS, etc). The VME-1553 Bus Monitor provides unparalleled error detection and 100% monitoring of fully loaded buses.



  • Multi-function and single-function versions
  • High-level API for Windows® and VxWorks® included (contact the factory for supported operating system versions)
  • Multi-function Features: Simultaneous Bus Controller, 31 Remote Terminals or Bus Monitor
  • 1,2 or 4 Independent MIL-STD-1553 Channels




Form Factor
Lab, Simulation, Test
Temp Range
Commercial XT
1553 # Channels
1, 2, or 4
Operating Mode
IRIG Time Code Option
Variable Voltage


CONP1553-1 CONV1553-3 CONV1553-4

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