ELT Test Set (ETS)

ELT Testing
Model Number: 455-9100

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The ETS (ELT Test Set) is a rugged and waterproof handheld device to read the transmitted code of an Artex 406 Mhz ELT. The beacon ID and all encoded data is displayed on the reader. The data is saved to an internal database and is time-stamped.

The Artex ELT can be read over the air (in test mode or a shielded enclosure) or transmitting directly into the reader (for beacons with external antenna connections).

Since it is crucial for the beacon ID to be registered with the national authorities, the ETS provides an easy and economical means to verify the ID after installation or reprogramming. A beacon must also be re-registered when aircraft or beacon ownership changes, so verification is necessary.

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Frequency Range406 MHz (-60dBm to +36dBm), 5 watt signal
DecodingPer Cospas-Sarsat C/S T.001 (Issue 3, Revision 5)
Operating SystemPalm OS® 4.1.2 (Upgradeable to Palm OS® 4.x.)
Microprocessor33 MHz Motorola DragonBall-VZ
MemoryVolatile: 16 megabytes SDRAM (Approximately 15MB available to user), Non-Volatile: 4 megabytes Flash (Approximately 2MB available to user), Expansion: via MZIO™ bus (Supports multiple formats)
Size6.7 x 3.7 x 1.53 inches (170 x 94 x 39 mm), without antenna
Weight1 lbs (456 g), with antenna
LCD DisplayFSTN (TDF) grayscale
LCD Resolution160 x 160 pixels
LCD Viewable Area56mm (W) x 56mm (H)
Touch ScreenAnalog Resistive
LCD BacklightElectro luminescent
USB1 megabyte per second (Cable provided)
Serial (RS232)1200 to 115200 bits per second (Optional, available from Aceeca)
Infrared (IrDA)1200 to 115200 bits per second at 1 meter
Communication Connector13 pin with custom gold plated pins (Cradle or communication cable)
Battery TypeLithium Ion, custom battery pack (rechargeable)
Battery Voltage3.6 volts nominal
Battery Capacity1900 mAh
Battery Charging Current1.2A (maximum)
Battery Charging Input9V DC nominal
Operating Temperature32°F to 122°F (0°C to 50°C)
Storage Temperature14°F to 140°F (-10°C to 60°C)
Humidity5% to 90% relative humidity (Non-condensing)
RFI / EMCCSPR22, CSPR24 (RF emissions & ESD immunity)
FCCPart 15, Class A
CEEU EMC Directive
Current ConsumptionPower On: 21mA typical (Meazura only, Backlight off), Full System: 60mA typical (Backlight on), Sleep Mode: 1 to 2mA typical

Warranty Length:  24 months from the date of dispatch of Goods by the Supplier

Provide the original packing list or receipt from Artex or dealer with a shipping or purchase date on it. The warranty period expires 24 months from the date shipped/purchased on the packing list/receipt.

Please contact Artex product technical support at: artexsupport@acrartex.com or by phone at USA 954-981-3333 with any questions or concerns.

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