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ARINC 429 Bus Interfaces

ARINC 429 Cards with a Difference


AIM’s  > ARINC 429 test, simulation, monitoring and analysis modules use our field proven Common Core hardware design giving you the best performance, best feature set and highest functional integration on the market. The use of SoC (System on Chip) based core designs with multiple processors for real time bus protocol and application support, massive memory and IRIG-B time code encoder/decoder functions are standard. The latest versions also support avionics discrete I/O.

AIM’s comprehensive line up of ARINC 429 products are implemented as dedicated cards in various form factors or mezzanine cards (PMC/XMC) for embedded applications with conduction cooling support and rear I/O. PMC/XMC cards installed on our family of generic carriers provide highly flexible, modular and cost effective solutions. AIM can deliver versions with extended temperature range and conformal coating.
Modules with 4 to 64 channels (dependent on card form factor) provide software programmable Tx/Rx channels, high (100kbit/s) / low (12.5kbit/s) bit rates plus multiple powerful transmitter features and comprehensive receiver functions. Full protocol error injection/detection, multi-level triggering, advanced capture/filtering for SDI, labels and data and real time bus recording, time stamping and physical bus replay to ensure your bus integrity.
Each module is delivered with a Board Support Package (BSP) containing the onboard driver software, a full Application Programming Interface (API) and detailed getting started and programming guides. Powerful databus test and analysis software is optionally available for all our ARINC 429 bus interfaces.


Available ARINC 429 Interfaces


ARINC 429 CPCI ARINC 429 CPCIe ARINC 429 Ethernet
ARINC 429 USB ARINC 429 VME ARINC 429 PCIe Mini Card


Common Features of ARINC 429 Bus Interfaces

  • Comprehensive Onboard Processing
  • Software Programmable Tx or Rx Channels with High/Low Bit Rate
  • Cyclic/Acyclic Label Transmission
  • Label Rate oriented transmission mode
  • Dynamic, FIFO based transmission mode for application scenarios with demand for high flexibility
  • Protocol Error Injection/Detection
  • Large onboard memory for complex, real-time simulation scenarios
  • Event generation on transmission/reception of specific Labels
  • IRIG-B Time Encoder/Decoder for Time Tagging
  • General Purpose Discrete I/O’s (Avionics Level on selected Modules)
  • Real Time Recording & Physical Bus Replay
  • Multi-Level Triggering for Capture/Filtering
  • Support for Loop/Pollution Mode
  • Application Programming Interface and Driver Software Support included

Unique Feature

  • Execution of Onboard Customer Applications, Python Scripts with the ANET (Ethernet based form factor) Onboard LINUX OS

Databus Test and Analysis Software

Looking for ARINC 429 Analyzer?
ARINC429 resource components ( and database components
( are available for the™ Databus test and 
analysis tool to support single or multiple ARINC429 modules with transmitter/receiver simulation, bus monitoring/recording and physical replay functionality as well as Parameter level support – Special features

  • Compatible Database with Engineering Unit Definition of ARINC 429 Standard
 Labels and Equipment ID’s. Available as an ‘App’ for free download via web
  • Support for Loop/Pollution Mode of Interface Modules
  • Scripts for Database Import of Airbus ICD


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