Switching Modules Address ARINC 608A Requirements
Pickering Interfaces introduced two PXI switching modules to address requirements for ARINC 608A switching in the aerospace market. The products can be supported in any 3U PXI chassis, and they can be supported in a proprietary LXI modular switching chassis. Model 40-569 is a 4- or 8-slot BRIC module that integrates a 16-wire analog bus with BUS matrix cards and resource distributor cards in accordance with Appendix D of the ARINC 608 specification. Model 40-618 is a source switching module that implements the switching functions defined in Appendix D of the ARINC specification. Each module includes 44 off SPST switches and 12 banks of four-channel multiplexers.