FV-0580

Video Switch Unit

AD Aerospace’s FV-0580 Aerospace Video Switch Unit takes input from up to 4 analogue cameras and produces video streams suitable for viewing on displays such as LCD monitors.

The FV-0580 can provide a variety of functions from security to In-Flight Entertainment (IFE). Its most common application is the distribution of images from security cameras located around the approach to the cockpit door and in adjacent galleys to monitors on the flight deck. This enables the pilots to check who is outside of the door when entry is requested and asses and potential danger or threat before allowing access.

The video streams could just as easily come from external cameras to allow pilots to check on undercarriage deployment or for feeds through to the IFE system either on a passenger airliner

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  • OSD Function

    Enables text to be defined, and superimposed on the video usually to indicate camera view

  • Weight

    Maximum 1000g

  • Connectors

    Mil-C-38999 connectors

  • Power

    Maximum of 500mA at 28V dc to aircraft specification

  • MTFB

    50,000 hours

  • Dimensions

    275mm x 176mm x 60mm

  • Input

    Video from up to 4 cameras each on its own connector PAL or NTSC standard The unit caters for both unbalanced and balanced video

  • Output

    Two channels of balanced composite video, able to be selected independently, and each have OSD camera titling. Each of the two channels has two independent video outputs, so can each support two monitors which will have duplicated video data

  • Environmental Qualificiation

    RTCA DO160EED-14E, for cabin overhead mounted equipment, RTCA DO178B Category E

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