Holt Integrated Circuits RS-485/422 Transceiver Family Demonstrates Compliance with Lightning and EMI Requirements of RTCA/DO-160G

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Mission Viejo, CA (April 19, 2012) – Holt Integrated Circuits, a world leader in data bus IC’s for the avionics and military industries, today announced compliance of its RS-485 transceiver family, HI-4850, with the EMI/EMC requirements of RTCA/DO-160G, Section 21, Category P and the lightning requirements of RTCA/DO-160G, Section 22, Level 3 and 4 Pin Injection Test Waveform Set A (3 & 4), Set B (3 & 5A) and Set Z (3 & 5B). Details are available in Application Notes AN-138 and AN-304.

The RTCA/DO-160G specification provides a standardized test methodology which is accepted in the avionics industry as the gold standard for environmental testing of airborne equipment. Compliance ensures Holt devices operate reliably in a broad variety of applications with tough environmental requirements such as avionics and industrial control.

“Holt is committed to provide customers with the highest quality and most reliable products on the market,” said Anthony Murray, Director of Business Development at Holt. “Both in-house and independent testing validates this commitment and ensures reliability in tough, safety-critical applications”.

The RS-485/422 family offers customers a broad range of unique features such as extended common mode range and targeted slew rate control. The HI-4850 operates half duplex whereas the HI‑4851 and HI-4852 provide full duplex operation. Multiple package options are offered, including industry standard SO-8 pinouts. The HI-4852 is available in a compact 4mm x 4mm QFN-16 package.

Devices are priced from $2.96 in 1K quantities and are available immediately.

To request information on Holt’s ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553 and other aerospace products, readers should contact Holt at (949) 859-8800, by e-mail at info@holtic.com, or visit the Holt Web site at www.holtic.com.


About Holt Integrated Circuits

Located in Mission Viejo, CA, Holt Integrated Circuits is a major supplier of ICs for avionics and military data bus and display applications.  The company’s products are specified by more than 400 manufacturers worldwide and are employed in flight control, navigation, engine management, communications, safety equipment, and in-flight entertainment systems.

Holt’s range of ICs supporting the ARINC 429 standard is the widest in the industry, and its display drivers offer high-voltage operation as well as innovative design features to enhance ease of use and testability.  Holt’s transceivers for MIL-STD-1553 applications are recognized as the industry’s smallest and have the lowest power consumption.  In addition, Holt also offers MIL-STD-1553 protocol ICs, Manchester encoder/decoders and interface transformers, as well as other data bus products such as ARINC 717, CAN and RS-485.  Select products are available to DSCC SMD specifications.  Holt also offers product compliant to the European Union "RoHS Directive 002/95/EC".

Holt Integrated Circuits is ISO 9001:2008 registered and is a STACK certified supplier.



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