• Windows® or Linux driver included with purchase
  • 8/32 MHz operation ↣ can be installed in any IP slot.
  • 1-4 transmitters, 2-8 receivers per IP-429
  • LW aligned 429 transmit/receive data registers to optimize with 32 bit carriers.
  • Time Tag on received data
  • 1 year warranty standard. Extended warranty available.
  • Extended Temperature standard.
  • ROHS and Standard processing available

Dynamic Engineering's IndustryPack Compatible Designs work with all major buses: PCIe, PCI, cPCI, PC104p, VME, VPX and more.

ARINC 429 is a versatile standardized bus interface. ARINC 429 is robust featuring Manchester encoding and enough voltage swing to provide excellent noise immunity and reasonable throughput rates. ARINC 429 is the interface of choice for critical applications; for example aircraft instrumentation and control. There are many devices supporting the 429 bus - printers, instrumentation, sensors and more. IP-429 makes it easy to gain access to the ARINC 429 bus. Just connect; program a few registers and then use like an IO device. IP-429 is supported with the Dynamic Engineering Carrier software drivers for Linux and Windows®.

The IP-429 has recently undergone an upgrade - the board is now labeled "-II". The new version uses an industrial temp Xilinx device with the 429 data passing through the Xilinx. The base design has the same design ID, register and bit maps to remain common with the original version. Time Tagging is now a standard feature. Enhanced feature sets with filtering, auto read / write, dual port RAM storage etc. will be available on the same board as an order option. FLASH memory is used with Revision B of the IP-429-II design.

Time Tagging - a 32 bit counter with 1 uS resolution is provided. A storage register is updated when a message is received with the current 32 bit count. Software can read the count, and the message and "know" to the uS when the message came in relative to the master counter. The master counter is resetable under software control to allow synchronization to a system clock or operating system time. Independent register per 429 receive channel. The Time Tag registers are now located in the IO space. The registers are on long word boundaries to support 32 bit reads when available.

The IP Module driver can be instantiated multiple times to control multiple cards by the same CPU. IP-429 when coupled with the Dynamic Driver "knows" what slot it is in and which carrier it is installed into. The slot and carrier information is required when using multiple cards in a PCI system with dynamic address assignment. A known system configuration can be combined with the slot and carrier information to deterministically access the right card

PCIe implementations can be done with the PCIe3IP and PCIe5IP. Applications from 2 RX and 1 TX to 40 Receivers and 20 Transmitters per PCIe slot.
PCI implementations can be done with the PCI3IP and PCI5IP. Applications from 2 RX and 1 TX to 40 Receivers and 20 Transmitters per PCI slot.
cPCI 3U is supported with the cPCI2IP. Applications from 2 RX and 1 TX to 16 Receivers and 8 Transmitters per 3U cPCI slot.
cPCI 6U is supported with the cPCI4IP. Applications from 2 RX and 1 TX to 32 Receivers and 16 Transmitters per 6U cPCI slot.
PC104p is supported with the PC104pIP. Applications from 2 RX and 1 TX to 8 Receivers and 4 Transmitters per PC104 stack position.
PC104p situations with a custom mechanical can be done with the PC104p4IP.
Channel counts from 2 RX and 1 TX to 32 Receivers and 16 Transmitters per PC104 stack position.

Connect your hardware to your favorite Avionics with IP-429. IP-429 is an IndustryPack® compatible ARINC 429 interface featuring 8 receivers and 4 transmitters in one slot. The IP interface is 8 and 32 MHz. compatible. A parallel port is supplied for custom interface requirements. transient voltage suppression built into the interface devices. The transient protection is required by the Mark 33 Digitial Information Transfer System specification.

Each receiver channel is programmable to the high and low 429 operating frequencies [12-14.5 KHz., or 100 KHz.], data length of 25 or 32 bits, data filter address, and parity. Interrupt or polled operation.

Each transmitter features an 8 - 32 bit word FIFO to offload the CPU with set and forget operation. The transmit rate is programmable to allow inter-operation with many equipment types. The data word length is programmable to be 25 or 32 bits. Interrupt or polled operation. The driver can be used with 32 bit accesses to cut the number of instructions in half. Requires an IP carrier with automatic 32 to 16 bit conversion. All Dynamic Engineering IP carriers have this feature.

An 8 bit input port and 4 bit output port allow for custom interfacing requirements. The drive side is supported with 125's [64 mA sink] and the receive side is through a 33 ohm resistor.

The many programmable features allow the IP-429 interface to be used with ARINC 429 and other standards. In addition to ARINC-429 the interface can be used for ARINC standards 571, 575, 706. The other standards are handled with different software selections.

The IP-429 has undergone flight and full chamber testing by one of our customers.

IP-429 Features

  • Size
  • single slot Type 2 IP Module. Only low profile passives on rear of card.

  • IO
  • Up to 8 Receivers and up to 4 Transmitters ARINC 429.

  • Speed
  • 8 and 32 MHz IP bus operation. 10-14 KHz or 100KHz on 429 bus. Custom frequencies available with FPGA modification.

  • IP decoding
  • ID, IO, Mem and INT spaces supported

  • Memory
  • FIFO´s are built into the ARINC 429 interface devices

  • Clocks
  • Standard ARINC 429 clock options are available. Customer specific frequencies can be implemented.

  • Access Width
  • all addresses are on 16 bit boundaries

  • Each version of IP-429 has a unique ID PROM for identification.

  • Software Interface
  • All FPGA registers are read-write. All registers on word addresses. Each channel has separate control registers.

  • Interrupts
  • Programmable interrupts for each channel are supported. Masked interrupts can be used in polled mode by reading the status register. Interrupts are mapped to INTR0n on IP bus.

  • Power Requirement
  • +5V, +/-12

    IP-429 Benefits

  • Speed
  • The IP interface supports 32 MHz operation for quick data loading and unloading. The FIFO based interface supports interrupts and polling. The ARINC 429 interface supports the standard rates and can be reprogrammed to alternate user requirements.

  • Price
  • Cost effective with options for channel density and "extra" features

  • Ease of Use
  • IP-429 is easy to use. All registers are read-write and word aligned. There is a lot of flexability with interrupt and polled mode operations. Please download the manual and see for yourself. The engineering kit provides a good starting point for a new user. The reference software does a loop-back test and sets-up the different modes of operation. The Data Load, Data Read, and Time Tag registers are on LW boundaries to allow for 32 bit accesses if your carrier is capable.

  • Availability
  • IP-429 is "Standard Stock" and will usually be available for immediate delivery.

  • Size
  • IP-429 in standard configuration is a Type 2 size IP module which conforms to the IndustryPack mechanical and electrical specifications. Only low profile passive components on the rear means no mechanical interference issues. IP-429 can be used in all IP slots.

  • IP Compatibility
  • IP-429 is IP compliant per the VITA 4 - 1995 specification. All Dynamic Engineering IP Modules are compatible with the PCIe3IP, PCIe5IP, PCI3IP, PCI5IP, cPCI2IP, cPCI4IP, PC104pIP etc. IP-429 will operate with any IP specification compliant carrier board.

    Ordering information:
    -40 to 85C Standard Temperature range
    IP-429-II-4................8 receivers, 4 transmitters - original register set plus Time Tag
    IP-429-II-3................6 receivers, 3 transmitters - original register set plus Time Tag
    IP-429-II-2................4 receivers, 2 transmitters - original register set plus Time Tag
    IP-429-II-1................2 receivers, 1 transmitter - original register set plus Time Tag
    Quantity discounts available

    Please make board and engineering kit choices:


    Specifications subject to change without notice.

    Engineering Kits:
    IP-429 Hardware Engineering Kit: Engineering Kit for IP-429 includes IP-DEBUG-BUS, IP-DEBUG-IO, Released drivers.

    Released software is included with hardware purchase. Please note: IP Module drivers work in conjunction with the carrier driver. Windows software environment is WDF[driver] and MS Visual Studio. Linux [Ubuntu], VxWorks
    Support contracts are available to help with T&I or adding special features to our standard software packages.

    Contact Dynamic Engineering for your custom cable requirements

    Additional Options
    Conformal Coating [-CC]
    Testing [-T]
    The standard temperature range boards are fabricated with industrial grade parts and tested only at room temperature. The -CC-T model is humisealed and tested over the temperature range. There is an added charge for the -CC-T model. -CC is also available as an option - conformal coating without additional testing. Please contact the factory.

    Extended Warranty
    Add a year or more to the standard warranty for a nominal cost.

    Upgrade your channel count
    Need more channels than you initially purchased? Return the boards for an upgrade and receive the desired number of channels. The board(s) will be upgraded and retested before being returned to you. Your original warranty remains intact if we do the work.

    Download the
    IP-429-II Manual in PDF format. Board level bit map and connection information.
    Download the IP-429-II Windows 7 Driver Manual Rev A in PDF format. IOCTL listing and description, driver installation instructions etc.
    Download the 3282 data sheet in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Bit mapping information for 429 interface device.
    Manuals for base carrier are available on the carrier pages - please see the section above.

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