SPI – SPI to-MIL-STD-1553 Board

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SPI - SPI to-MIL-STD-1553 Board Driven by an SPI link

Fully functional 1553 BC/RT/MT module with backend PMOD connectivity.

Highly integrated and self-contained module with the 1553 protocol engine, transceiver and transformer for dual-redundant Mil-Std-1553 applications. Out of the box project files for various platforms for rapid prototyping. The BRD1553SPI-P communicates to a host CPU via SPI-over-PMOD and is software compatible with other Sital products and with DDC Enhanced MiniACE devices. The board is designed for extended temperature range of -40°C to +85°C and high mechanical sustainability. It is intended for use by customers who require a simple and cost-effective 1553 module on their system.

The BRD1553SPI-P is offered with a complete, tested and integrated software and IP environment for Xilinx Zynq Ultrascale+ including PicoLinux device drivers and API, Vivado project files and FPGA IP with SPI master to drive the SPI slave interface on the BRD1553SPI-P over PMOD.

  • Complete Dual-Redundant Mil-Std-1553B/1760 protocol engine ,bus transceiver and transformer
  • Based on the DES1553XVR 1553 discrete transceiver design
  • Suitable for any MIL-STD-1553B/1760 BC, RT, MT applications
  • Works in conjunction with all Sital’s Mil-Std-1553 IP cores BRM1553xxx
  • PMOD connector for easy CPU connectivity
  • Triaxial cabling for 1553 bus connectivity
  • Single 3.3Vdc supply operation
  • SPI interface when configured as a full protocol engine or LVTTL signaling interface
  • Less than 0.3W maximum power dissipation during 1553 transmission (1.5W on load)
  • Xilinx Ultrascale+ rapid prototyping package including: PicoLinux device drivers + code samples, Vivado project files, SPI master FPGA IP for Ultrascale+ with pin mapping over PMOD
  • 32 x 35mm (1.26 x 1.38 inch) for the BRD1553SPI module
  • RoHS Compliant


  • Excellent for rapid prototyping and evaluation of the BRM1553D/PCI/FE/ERL/D-CS FPGA IP Cores
  • Excellent for rapid evaluation of the DES1553XVR discrete transceiver design for MIL-STD1-1553B/1760/DIGIBUS/MCair
  • Optional Device drivers: Linux, VxWorks 7.0, Windows, VxWorks 6.9, Integrity, PikeOS
  • DO-254 DAL A Compliant

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MIL-STD-1553 board Driven by an SPI link

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We supply our products with DO-254 and DO-178 certifiability, including DAL A. Our partners: Logicircuit and ConsuNova provide the DO-254 and DO-178 artifacts. Through enhanced physical layer monitoring, the patented “SnS” analyzes all DataBus messages and provides 2 unique capabilities.

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