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The MCDAU-20XX is a miniature, CAIS-compatible data acquisition unit (DAU) for interfacing with a variety of analog/digital sensors and sources. The system is reconfigurable to handle additional channel inputs or to accommodate other types of data via plugin modules. The MCDAU-20XX supports operation as a stand-alone unit, a master controller unit, or a remote slave unit. The MCDAU-20XX unit is very small and rugged, making it suitable for installation in remote or inaccessible areas.


  • CAIS Compatible (Common Airborne Instrumentation System) Data
    Acquisition Unit with integrated high-performance signal conditioning
  • Flexible system configuration
    • Stand-alone version with PCM output per IRIG 106
    • CAIS master/remote operation
    • Expansion to 60 units in a system
  • Programmable operation
    • Up to 8 PCM Formats
    • Up to 128,000 Words each format
    • Programmable signal conditioning
    • 417 KSPS Operation (up to 5 MBPS)
    • Over 2,000-bit rate settings
    • 12 or 16 BPW Resolution
  • System audit and BIT capability
  • Plug-in modularity and expandability
    • Signal conditioning
    • 1553 monitor/RT/bus controller
    • Avionics interfaces
  • Full support software package
    • Single-point system programming
    • Standard Serial RS-232/422 Interface
    • Includes Microsoft Windows application software
    • Integrated ground support options



  • Avionics data acquisition unit
  • Missile applications
  • Air vehicle test, certification, or development
  • Distributed systems
  • CAIS applications
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