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NEW 2-inch Digital Instruments

FLEX® Digital Counter Drum Encoding Altimeter

The MD23-215 features smooth, high-resolution graphics and operating range of up to 55,000 feet. It offers user-selectable vertical speed indication and — for the first time — user-selectable 6-second vertical trend.

SSEC customization and Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) compatible versions are available.

FLEX® Digital Counter Drum Encoding Altimeter

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Specifications

  • Vertical speed indicator (ON/OFF)
  • 6-second vertical trend (ON/OFF)
  • Altitude target (ON/OFF)
  • Approach Minimums alert (ON/OFF)
  • Barometric setting (millibars, hectopascals or inches of mercury)

Features

  • Operating range up to 55,000 feet
  • Configurable altitude units (feet or meters)
  • Baro setting synchronized via ARINC 429
  • Encoding outputs via ARINC 429 and Gray Code
  • Standard 2-inch size
  • Lightweight — 0.4 lbs
  • Simple user interface — Single, push-and-turn control knob
  • Daylight readable LCD and smooth, high-resolution graphics
  • Manual external lighting control or built-in photocell for automatic dimming
  • SSEC curve customized to match primary flight displays (available)
  • Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) compatible (available)
  • TSO certified (Design Assurance Level A)
  • Designed and built in Wichita, Kansas, USA
  • Two-year limited warranty
Power Input
10–32 VDC
0.14A @ 28 VDC; 4 watts nominal
Data Input
ARINC 429: Low or high speed; Labels 234, 235
Pressure: Absolute/Static (Quick Disconnect)
Data Output
ARINC 429: Low or high speed; Labels 203, 204, 212, 217, 234, 235
Gray Code
Operating Range
-1,500 to +55,000 feet
Units of Measure
Altitude: Feet or meters
Barometric Setting: Millibars (mb), hectopascals (hPa) or inches of mercury (in.Hg)
Lighting
5, 14, or 28 VDC external control or internal photocell for automatic dimming
Weight
0.4 lbs (0.17 kg)
Mounting
Rear panel mounted, (4) #6–32 screws, 2.25-inch round bezel
Dimensions
2.43 x 2.43 x 1.0 inches
(61.7 x 61.7 x 25.4 millimeters)
Mating Connector
P/N 9019162-1: 26-pin, D-Sub electrical connector (Quick Disconnect)
P/N 9019162-2: Pneumatic fitting (Quick Disconnect)
Certification
FAA/EASA TSO certified to C10c, C106, C113b
RTCA DO-160G qualified
RTCA DO-178C qualified, Design Assurance Level (DAL) A
Rights
U.S. Patent 11,048,389
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