Ampex Data Systems Corp produces integrated data acquisition and recording systems for the flight test community. Acquiring analog, digital, serial, avionics bus, audio and video signals and recording them in IRIG Chapter 10 files on removable memory modules, the Ampex miniR is the premier worldwide flight test recording system. Available with a wide range of data acquisition modules, the system can be configured within the miniR recorder chassis, a dual use airborne recorder, or as a standalone separate AMux data acquisition chassis. Chassis are interconnected using Ethernet which can also be used to capture and record other networks based data on the test platform. PCM output port allows selected parameters to be sent to a transmitter for real-time downlink of flight test data.
Commercial Aircraft customers depend on the miniR rugged data acquisition and recording system to protect their most valuable flight test data. Removable memory modules allow playback on common computer systems using USB or IEEE-1394 interfaces as well as reuse of airborne recorder for normal flight operations.