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Electronics Design Services for Avionics and Drones

  • Elix has highly skilled and experienced staff in electronics & FPGA design, experienced with DO-254 Design Assurance Guidance for Airborne Electronic and DO-178 Software Considerations in Airborne Systems.
  • Elix core team of experts is complemented by a nearshore design, test, qualification & production site based in Novi Sad, Serbia, which provides cost competitive & scalable services.
  • Elix provides consulting to guide the customer in the creation of Airborne Electronics systems specification.
  • Based on specification, Elix designs and develops the schematics, PCB Layout, FPGA & software code of each board and the corresponding mechanical components.
  • Elix manufactures prototypes, performs the bring-up and validation.
  • Elix manufactures in-house prototypes & small-scale production & can manage larger scale manufacturing through a qualified network of suppliers.

Examples of realizations

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DAL-A I/O Avionics Board

  • DO-178C/DO-254 Certifiable I/O for Avionic Mission Computers
  • This project delivered a safety-certifiable 3U OpenVPX™ interface board featuring a rich set of I/O optimized for avionic mission computers. Driven through the VPX PCIe® bus and featuring MIL-STD-1553, ARINC-429, RS232/422/485 and GPIOs, it provides the standard interfaces used to communicate with avionic electronic sensors and other subsystems.

Features

  • Designed to DO-254/178C up to DAL-A certification
  • Comprehensive I/O optimized for C4ISR avionic mission computing
  • XMC site
  • Safety-optimized board management

DAL-A I/O Avionics Board

  • DO-178C/DO-254 Certifiable I/O for Avionic Mission Computers
  • This project delivered a safety-certifiable 3U OpenVPX™ interface board featuring a rich set of I/O optimized for avionic mission computers. Driven through the VPX PCIe® bus and featuring MIL-STD-1553, ARINC-429, RS232/422/485 and GPIOs, it provides the standard interfaces used to communicate with avionic electronic sensors and other subsystems.

Features

  • Designed to DO-254/178C up to DAL-A certification
  • Comprehensive I/O optimized for C4ISR avionic mission computing
  • XMC site
  • Safety-optimized board management

Avionics Media Center

System Design of a high throughput Video Switching Avionics Media Center

System Features

  • N x DVI input
  • N x ARINC 818 Copper
  • N x ARINC 818 Fibre
  • N x Display Port
  • N x Core Tiger Lake CPU with 16GB DDR4, 164GB Flash

Core Design Capabilities

  • Mechanical design to DO-160G environmental requirements, thermal simulation and testing
  • HW design including Xilinx KU60 FPGA, COMe CPU board, power supply, MIL-38999 connector board
  • FPGA IP design for retiming and cropping and multi-lane ARINC 818
  • Software driver implementation (A429, i2c, switching matrix configuration)
  • DO-254/178C DAL-E safety level with safety FMEA/FMES analysis

Prototyping Capabilities

  • Small volume prototype production, testing and assembly
  • Test Bench design and production and assembly
  • Test Cabling design and production

Test Tools for Avionics Qualification and Manufacturing

Front panel with several interfaces:

  • AVIONIC bus
    • MIL-STD-1553
    • ARINC 429
    • RS422/485
    • Discrete input/output
  • Video interface
    • DVI
  • Ethernet
  • AFDX

Rack 19”

Modules from the market for internal connection

  • Ethernet switch

PCB includes:

  • Loopback of interfaces
  • Connection from front panel to the internal modules
  • ESD and lightening protection
  • Power supply generation for the onboard circuitry and internal modules

Electronics Systems for Custom Industrial Applications

Design, Industrialization and Production

Elix defines the specifications, develops and produces custom electronics/mechanical systems:

  • Understanding of customers’ requirements and definition of a solution
  • Development and rapid prototyping to validate the solution
  • Industrialisation of product through our qualified suppliers
  • In house electronics and mechanical engineers and production tools
  • System integration practice: integrating 3rd parties technologies and products
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