Directional Gyro

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Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics
Technical Description
10 – 32 VDC
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Product Description

The 3300-10 Electric Directional Gyro weighs just 1.9 pounds, and features an enhanced warning circuit to monitor input voltage and rotor speed. If either is insufficient at night, the compass card disappears. The 3300 Series is a direct replacement for many AIM205 and RC Allen RCA15 units.

Benefits and Specifications
  • Weighs just 1.9 lbs. – One pound less than most electric directional gyros
  • Multi-voltage 10–32 volt DC input remains valid until the aircraft main battery discharges to 10 VDC
  • Direct replacement for many AIM205 and RC Allen RCA15 units
  • Designed specifically for use in high vibration applications
  • Warning flag monitors rotor speed and power input
  • Anti-reflective glass enhances visibility and reduces fatigue
  • Worldwide support program
  • Requires less than half the power of standard directional gyros
  • FAA TSO-C5e certified and RTCA DO-160E qualified
  • Exceptional RTCA DO-160E HIRF immunity
  • Designed and built in Wichita, Kansas, USA
  • One-year limited warranty

Power Input
10–32 VDC

Current Rating
At 14 VDC, Start: 1.4A Max., Run: 0.44A nominal
At 28 VDC, Start: 0.6A Max., Run: 0.22A nominal

1.9 lbs.

4.65 inches

2,500 hours

Temperature Range
–40°C to +55°C (–40°F to 130°F)

–15,000 to +50,000 feet

4-pin (MS3116E8-4P)

Mating Connector
Mid-Continent P/N 9015514 (MS3116F8-4S or equivalent)

Index Marks, Text, Symbolic Airplane, Logo: White
Bezel, Dial Background: Black
Power/Rotor Speed Warning Flag: Red

Special HEA anti-reflective coating

Rear panel mount in standard 3 1/8” round panel cutout

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