Rugged remote data concentrator (RDC) systems offer a proven solution for acquiring information in real time…with no NRE – Model RDC-35CP0B

North Atlantic Industries

Rugged Remote Data Concentrators

Remote data concentrators (RDCs) process and format aircraft sensor data into a common digital output that is delivered to avionic computers and cockpit displays. NAI’s off-the-shelf RDC-35CP0B is based on flexible I/Os and diverse configurations that handle a host of sensor inputs and other avionics functions in modern military aircraft. It’s the central nervous system in modern avionics as it creates a data hub for processing discrete, and digital inputs from various aircraft systems.

NAI’s 3U , 5 slot chassis RDCs are primarily designed for specific avionics systems like fixed-wing, rotorcraft and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) platforms. The rugged, pre-configured systems are ideally suited to support a multitude of mil-aero applications that offer packed acquisition / measurement capability; , , RTD, Thermocouple, Discrete I/O as well as Serial, ARINC 429/575 and CANBus for sensor interface or subsystem communications. The RDCs can be deployed quickly with no NRE costs and are also a perfect fit for mil-aero applications where compact, low-power systems are required.

With its adaptable and modular Custom-On-Standard Architecture™ (COSA™), NAI’s integrated RDCs seamlessly integrate with its intelligent, user-selected, multifunction I/O modules which contain the highest packaging density and greatest flexibility of any multifunction I/O modules in the industry. COSA enables the delivery of interoperable and field-proven systems (or subsystems) designed to withstand the rigors of harsh environments.

The RDC-35CP0B leverages NAI’s 3U cPCI boards and provides an off-the-shelf configured solution that accelerates deployment of SWaP-optimized systems in harsh air, land and sea applications.


All I/O and communications library Software Support Kits (SSKs) are supplied free of charge

Eliminate man-months of integration with a pre-configured, field-proven RDC system from NAI.


  • 48 Ch. A/D Measurement (up to ±100V)
  • 36 Ch. D/A Stimulus (up to ±10V)
  • 72 Ch. programmable Discrete I/O (up to ±60V)
  • 8 Ch. Thermocouple Measurement
  • 8 Ports RS232/422/485 asynchronous serial communications
  • 12 ports ARINC 429/575
  • 8 ports CANBus (CAN 2.0 A/B)
  • Gig-E (x2 port) command / control / monitoring (internal “SBC-less” system)
  • 4.78” x 8.71” x 7.13” (incl. connectors)
  • Reduced SWaP
  • Measurement/stimulus DCU subsystem
  • 28 VDC input
  • < 15 lbs. typical
  • Network Centric
  • MIL-STD-461F and MIL-STD-810G
  • Continuous Background Built-in-Test (BIT)
  • Operating temp. -40°C to +71°C conduction cooled

North Atlantic Industries, Inc.
Phone: (631) 567-1100

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