As a simple plug-and-play replacement for aging CRTs, the EFI-650 drastically reduces weight, lowers power consumption and offers significantly improved reliability over legacy systems; therefore improving pilot flight experiences and reducing life-cycle operating costs for business and regional jet operators.
- Form/Fit/Function Replacement — requires no aircraft modifications
- Eliminates Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) and high-voltage power supply for improved reliability
- Advanced Thomas ADA 2.0 display processing technology from Thomas Global Systems
Versatile and compact
The EFI-650 uses the latest-generation Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display (AMLCD) technology and solid-state LED backlighting, reducing maintenance costs and eliminating obsolescence concerns associated with aging CRTs. Additionally, drop-in installation is quick and easy—no changes to the cockpit panel, LRU-mounting, mating connectors, wiring, electrical interfaces or other interfacing equipment (SGU) are required. The EFI-650 provides a growth pathway for future enhancements and display functionality such as ADS-B, graphical weather, Satellite-based Augmentation System (SBAS) approach, and windshear annunciation.
Reliable, lighter, less expensive
With a 50% lighter LCD display over standard CRTs, the EFI-650 not only reduces operational costs, it also provides outstanding screen clarity and brightness for pilots. Additionally, reliability is dramatically enhanced, offering a 50% mean-time between failures (MTBF) improvement over CRTs at >25,000 hours. The much-improved reliability translates into reduced maintenance costs, operational disruptions and risk of AOGs, as well as the need for spares.
|OPTICAL PERFORMANCE||Viewable Area: 3.4” (h) x 4.53” (w)
Addressability: 6-bits per color
Resolution: 640 x 480 (VGA)
Color: 262,144 possible; Video interface supports palette of 13 colors + black
Luminance: 0.1 fL to ~150 fL
Viewing Angles: ±45° horizontal; +45°, -23° vertical
High Amb. Contrast Ratio: > 3:1 across viewing envelope
Dimensions (H x W x D):
Weight: Approx. 5 lb.
|FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION||Video Interfaces: Analog (stroke and raster) video
Video Out: Analog (stroke and raster)
Signal Interfaces: Analog and discrete
Other (i.e. Inclinometer): Inclinometer is dimmable under control of aircraft lighting bus
|ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE (DO-160G)||Temperature & Altitude: Sec. 4, Cat. A2
Low Operating Temp: Sec. 4.5.2, -20 °C
Low Short-Term Operating Temp: Sec. 4.5.1, -40 °C
High Short-Term Operating Temp: Sec. 4.5.3, +70 °C
High Operating Temp: Sec. 4.5.4, +70 °C
Loss of Cooling Test: Sec. 4.5.5, 240 min @ 40 °C
Ground Survival Low Temp: Sec. 4.5.1, -55 °C
Ground Survival High Temp: Sec. 4.5.3, +85 °C
Altitude: Sec. 4.6.1, 25,000 ft.
Decompression Test: Sec. 4.6.2, 25,000 ft.
Overpressure Test: Sec. 4.6.3, -15,000 ft.
Temperature Variation: Sec. 5, Cat. C
Humidity: Sec. 6, Cat. A
Operational Shocks & Crash Safety: Sec. 7, Cat. B
Vibration: Sec. 8, Cat. SM
Explosion Proofness: Sec. 9, Cat. X
Waterproofness: Sec. 10, Cat. W
Fluids Susceptibility: Sec. 11, Cat. F
Sand and Dust: Sec. 12, Cat. X
Fungus Resistance: Sec. 13, Cat. X
Salt Fog: Sec. 14, Cat. X
Magnetic Effect: Sec. 15, Cat. Z
Power Input: Sec. 16, Cat. BRX
Voltage Spike: Sec. 17, Cat. A
Aud. Freq. Conducted Susceptibility Power Inputs: Sec. 18, Cat. Z
Induced Signal Susceptibility: Sec. 19, Cat. ZC/CC
Radio Frequency Susceptibility: Sec. 20, Cat. MD
Emission of Radio Freq. Energy: Sec. 21, Cat. M
Lightning Induced Transient
Susceptibility: Sec. 22
Power Bundle: A4G3L3
Signal Wiring: A3J3L3
Lightning Direct Effects: Sec. 23, Cat. X
Icing: Sec. 24, Cat. X
Electrostatic Discharge: Sec. 25, Cat. A
Fire Flammability: Sec. 26, Cat. C
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