Avionics BusBox Embedded Computer for Rugged Applications

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Manufacturer Ballard

Astronics Ballard Technology

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The Avionics BusBox 2000 (AB2000) series of products are small, lightweight, conduction cooled, embedded computers for rugged environments. These off-the-shelf computers have many built-in standard peripherals and interfaces for various avionics databuses, as well as PMC expansion capability. With the addition of application software, the AB2000 provides a readily available Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solution to challenging interface, bridging and control problems. The AB2000 is available in many configurations to meet a variety of needs.

Typical applications for the AB2000 include data and protocol conversion, databus and network bridging, data servers, data recorders, communications, power controllers, federated controllers and multiple net-centric applications. The AB2000 delivers outstanding performance for applications on the ground and in the air. They are ideal for helicopter, fixed wing and ground mobile platforms.

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  • Versatile Computer System
  • PowerPC® Processor
  • Standard Computer I/O
  • Avionics Databuses
  • PMC Expansion Slot
  • Benefits

  • Extensively validated
  • A true COTS solution
  • Seamless prototype to deployment
  • Reduces project risk, time, and cost
  • Single solution for many applications
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Ruggedised Option Yes  
Extended Temp Option Yes