Ballard’s PM429-2 product is a PC/104-Plus compliant interface card for communicating over ARINC 429 and ARINC 717 avionics databuses for both simulation and embedded applications. The PM429-2 product line supports maximum data throughput and simultaneous operations of all ARINC 429 and ARINC 717 channels.

PM429-2 models offer up to 16 ARINC 429 channels, 4 ARINC 717 channels, IRIG time synchronization and 16 input /output avionics discretes. The discrete I/O can be used as general purpose I/O or for trigger or sync activities in coordination with protocol functions. Several error detection and injection features along with label/ SDI filtering enable this interface to support numerous application requirements.

  • PC/104-Plus compliant
  • Up to 16 ARINC 429 channels
  • Up to 4 ARINC 717 channels
  • Large 32MB memory for Tx/Rx/Mon buffering
  • 16 Avionics discrete I/O signals
  • 48 bit, 1 usec hardware time-tagging
  • IRIG A/B PWM and AM synchronization
  • Rugged extended temperature design
  • Easy to use software interface

Ballard Technology leads the avionics databus test, simulation, analysis, and embedded marketplace with innovative thinking, exceptional products, and unsurpassed value. Their extensive line of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) products for military and flight systems include computer interface cards, interface peripherals for USB & Ethernet, stand-alone interface devices, rugged embedded computers, embedded Ethernet switches, and software. The company provides solutions to interface with all industry-standard databuses, such as MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, ARINC 664, ARINC 708, and ARINC 717. Ballard's commitment to stocking high-quality, easy-to-use products and delivering exceptional customer support continues to earn the loyalty of industry, military, and government customers worldwide. Ballard Technology, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Astronics Corporation, a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace and defense industries. Visit for more information.

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