General Description

The VP-AM1553 is a mezzanine module for avionics communication suitable to be hostedon the VP-2101 3U OPENVPX Module. It is designed for the most demanding application, it allows communications over MILSTD1553 bus offering at the same time a flexible general purpose I/O interface.

DO-254 certification package and manufacturing data package are also available on customer demand.

VPX Common Board

VP-AM 1553 - Highlights

• Custom mezzanine Form Factor
• Flexible add-on modules architecture
• Dual (dual redundant) MILSTD 1553B I/F
• Direct or Transformer coupled termination
• SPI communication with host module
• Flexible GPIO I/F, up to 16 I/O
• Test Connectors
• I2C Configuration EEPROM
• JTAG interfaces

VP-AM 1553 - Ordering Information

•VP-AM1553/T Transformer Coupled Termination
•VP-AM1553/D Direct Coupled Termination
•VP- AM1553/S Linux Device Driver
•VP- AM1553/R VxWorks Device Driver
•VP-2101/AM1553 VP-2101 Rear transition module for AM1553

VP-AM 1553 - Technical Specifications

• Compliance — MILSTD 1553B
• Power Consumption 4W (est. average)
• Configuration Memory — 512 Kbytes serial I2C EEPROM
• Inputs/Outputs — 2x Dual redundant 1553B I/F, 16 GPIO I/F, SPI I/F to host processor, Test and JTAG I/F
• Board Services — I2C sensors, Power Management, Error logging
• Tools — Rear transition module