Technical Specifications

Recording Media:
the dataMARS104
brochure in PDF format.
Various capacity options:
  • Industry standard PC-Card ATA Flash™ drive, up to 8GB.
  • Industry standard 2½” Flash™ drive, up to 34GB.
Real-time compression of recorded data
Growth potential for higher capacities

Data Sources:
Up to 12 dual-redundant MIL-STD-1553 buses (Special option to operate as BC/RT)
Up to 16 ARINC-429 channels (12.5kHz, 100kHz)
PCM stream interface up to a rate of 10Mbps with support for FCC/SFID
10/100baseT Ethernet
Up to 4 video and audio inputs Composite/S-Video, PAL/NTSC/RS-170/RS-170A with hardware compression (MPEG-II)
16 - 64 single-ended/differential analog inputs, ±10 V @ 8 or 12 bits per sample, up to 100 kHz total sample rate
8-16 differential inputs with excitation for a wide range of thermocouples and strain gauges
24 - 48 digital inputs, 0 - 5V CMOS input, options for 4.7kO pull-up/down input resistors
Voice at 4 - 21.5 kHz, configurable ±0.625 V to ±10 V
Up to 4 synchro inputs, 11.8VL-L to 90VL-L, 50Hz to 10kHz, 400Hz/2.5kHz tracking rate, self-calibrating, 16-bit resolution, ±4.5’ accuracy
IRIG-B or internal time tagging on all recorded data. Option for GPS 1PPS sync

25Watt @ 6-40 VDC (typical), up to 50 Watts depending on configuration
Optional battery backup

6.0” W x 6.3” D typical height 5.5” (ATA) or 6.5” (2½” FFD)

4.5 lbs (typical)

Temperature range: -20°C - 55°C operating (self-cooled); -40°C - 85°C non operating (extended temperature options are available)
Relative humidity: Up to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing, MIL-STD-810F method 507.3
Salt Fog: 5% solution per MIL-STD-810F
Vibrations: MIL-STD-810F method 514.4, Category 5, 6
Shock: MIL-STD-810F method 516.4, for flight equipment 20g, 11ms, Saw Tooth
Crash Safety: 40g, 11ms, Saw Tooth
Explosive Atmosphere: MIL-E-5400T paragraph
Altitude: 50,000ft (or the equivalent atmospheric pressure) operating and non-operating
EMI/RFI: MIL-STD-461C class A1, Part 2