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06 April 2020 | Products

Launch: New USB 3.0 MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC INTERFACE from Alta Data

Multi-Protocol MIL-STD-1553 and/or ARINC-429 Appliance is Industry’s First SuperSpeed Product. This product connects notebooks, desktops and servers with 1553 and ARINC networks via USB 3.0 SuperSpeed – A first in the industry. 


The USB-MA4, which is about the size of a deck of cards, provides 1-2 dual redundant 1553 channels, and/or 8 ARINC-429 channels.  In addition to 1553/ARINC full RX/TX message controls, USB-MA4 can generate or capture (o-scope) raw bus signals for protocol and electrical troubleshooting. The USB-MA4 is available now for immediate delivery.

Alta’s USB-MA4 product is the latest peripheral interconnect technology for 1553 and ARINC avionics buses (networks). A USB 3.0 SuperSpeed 1553/ARINC product has been eagerly awaited in the market as current USB 2.0 interfaces can have serious throughput issues. Along with Alta’s real-time Ethernet (ENET) converter and Thunderbolt appliances, and industry leading interface cards.

Link to Alta Data

For more information about USB-MA4 from Alta or Recab´s other products/project:
Nils Olav Gjørvad / +47 969 022 11 / nils.gjorvad@recab.com
Lars Virdeby / +46 8 683 03 46 / lars.virdeby@recab.com