FPT 8800 Series ARTEX Programmer





FPT 8800 Series ARTEX Programmer

FPT 8800 Series ARTEX Programmer


Unlock the power of advanced technology with the ARTEX Programmer for ELTs, a revolutionary solution that’s set to transform the way you manage and program your ARTEX Emergency Locator Transmitters. Built on the Microsoft Surface framework, the ARTEX FPT (Field Programming Tablet) is a cutting-edge device designed to retrofit seamlessly with your existing ELTs in the field, bringing a new era of efficiency and reliability to your operations.


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The FPT 8800 series ARTEX programmer provides a ruggedized, simple to use ELT support tool suitable for bench and field applications.  If you manage a fleet, sell or service ARTEX Emergency Locator Transmitters, this tool is a must have. ARTEX will be introducing additional configurations to program all current ELT products.  Please contact ARTEX for details on when additional options will be added.


Key Features:


  • Microsoft Surface Tablet Based: Say goodbye to bulky, outdated programming equipment. The ARTEX FPT harnesses the power of the Microsoft Surface tablet, providing a user-friendly interface and a familiar, intuitive experience. This means you can take your ELT programming on the go, improving accessibility and flexibility.


  • Retrofit Your Existing ELTs: Worried about reprogramming protocols for new deliveries or retrofits? Don’t be. The ARTEX FPT is designed to retrofit easily with your current ELTs, eliminating third party programming.  It’s a cost-effective solution that streamlines your maintenance process.


  • Intuitive User Interface: Program your ELTs effortlessly with our user-friendly interface. No more deciphering complex menus or struggling with clunky buttons. The ARTEX FPT makes programming ELTs a breeze, saving you time and reducing the potential for errors.


  • Enhanced Performance: With the ARTEX FPT, you can access and modify critical settings with precision, ensuring your ELTs are operating optimally. It’s a game-changer for maintaining the compliance of your emergency locator transmitters.


  • Comprehensive Data Management: Keep track of all your ELTs in one place, with ARTEX FPT’s comprehensive data management capabilities. Easily store, retrieve and verify programming data and history to ensure compliance and readiness.


  • Future-Proof Technology: ARTEX is a trusted name in aviation technology, and the FTP Programmer using the Surface Tablets is designed to evolve with your needs. Receive regular software updates to stay ahead of industry standards and regulations.


  • Programming: ARTEX FPT is capable of programming the desired protocol, NAV Data baud rate, and required information as outlined by Cospas-Sarsat through the applicable programming cable.


  • Printing Capability: ARTEX FPT can print a report for your records of customer verification



Note: This programmer does not measure power or read the beacon transmission transmitted by the radio.  The FPT 8800 series reads the internal memory and reprograms the ELT to approved Cospas-Sarsat protocols only.  Aftermarket 406 power test equipment such as Viavi 10K and WST BT-200 are required to provide the required annual beacon power test. Please contact your local authority for ELT testing requirements for scheduled inspections.


The ARTEX 8805 Series Programmer will be available in the following configurations:

P/N        Programming Capabilities
P/N 8805 Tablet and software only
P/N 8806 ELT 345, 1000 and ME406
P/N 8807 ELT 345, 1000, ME406, C406-N*, C406-N HM*, C406-1, C406-1 HM, C406-2, C406-2 HM, B406-4, and G406-4
P/N 8808 ELT 345, 1000, ME406, ELT 3000, ELT 3000HM, ELT 4000, ELT 4000HM, C406-N*, C406-N HM*, C406-1, C406-1 HM, C406-2, C406-2 HM, B406-4, and  G406-4
P/N 8809 ELT 4000S



Additional information

Weight 0.00 lbs
Dimensions N/A
Product Options

8805: FPT Base Kit, 8806: FPT General Aviation Kit, 8807: FPT Standard Kit, 8808: FPT Commercial Kit, 8809: FPT 4000S Kit, A3-06-3510-3: ELT 345/1000 Programming Cable, A3-06-3511-3: B-406/C406-1/C406-2 Programming Cable, A3-06-3525-3: C406-N Programming Cable, A3-06-3512-3: ELT 4000 / ELT 4000M Programming Cable, A3-06-3513-3: ELT 4000S Programming Cable

Processor Intel® Processor N200
Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics
Storage UFS Drive: 64GB
Display Touchscreen: 10.5-inch PixelSense™ Display

Resolution: 1920 x 1280 (220 PPI)

Aspect ratio: 3:2

Contrast ratio: 1500:1

Color profile: sRGB and Enhanced

Individually color-calibrated display

Touch: 10 point multi-touch

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Brightness: 350 nits maximum (typical)

Size (L x W x H) 9.65 x 6.9 x 0.33” (245 x 175 x 8.3 mm)
Weight 1.15 lbs (521 g)
Battery Life* Up to 12.5 hours of typical device usage
Operational Temperature +32°F (+0°C) to +95°F (+35°C)
Security Hardware TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise-grade security and BitLocker support

Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in

Windows 11 Secured-core PC

Ports USB-C® 3.1 (data, DisplayPort and charging)

MicroSDXC card reader

3.5 mm headphone jack

Surface Type Cover port

Surface Connect port

Network and Connectivity Wi-Fi 6: 802.11ax compatible / Bluetooth® Wireless 5.1 technology
Software Proprietary ARTEX FPT Programming Software
Notes: Above specifications are based on a Microsoft Surface Go 4 Tablet

*Battery life varies significantly based on usage, network and feature configuration,

signal strength, settings, and other factors.


For further assistance, please contact our Technical Service Department at :

ACR Electronics, Inc.

5757 Ravenswood Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-6645

Email: service@acrelectronics.com

Telephone: +1 (954) 981-3333

Fax: +1 (954) 983-5087

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