Becker Avionics Inc

Becker Avionics Unveils New Fixed Wing DVCS6100 Airborne Digital Audio System at NBAA

30 OCTOBER 2012 - Orlando, Florida --  

At NBAA this week, Becker Avionics will officially unveil their new fixed wing oriented Digital Audio and Intercom System DVCS6100. The new panel variants of the Audio Control Unit (ACU) 6100 are specifically tailored for fixed-wing applications. These new fixed-wing ACU6100's will come in a horizontal and vertical format to ease retrofit installations. The new panels have a gray faceplate design and are similar to the standard ACU6100, but include oxygen mic switching, marker beacon mute and other functions. Both panel formats will be available in a number of different lighting options, from soft white light to NVG compatible lighting. The new ACU6100 is a precise human factors designed pushbutton audio selector panel that controls all audio and intercom functionality for the systems Remote Electronic Unit (REU) 6100 via a CAN-Bus connection. The new audio panels will be on display at Becker's booth (#3232) at NBAA. They will be available for customer purchase beginning in December. 

The DVCS6100 integrates all communications in the aircraft and provides flexible user-programmable configurations. The system offers a unique ability to effectively manage and control multiple audio sources and cabin passenger positions. Becker's Digital multichannel audio and intercom system provides the flexibility to specifically customize the system to meet the demanding requirements of business aviation and the airlines. The DVCS6100 manages all transceivers, receivers and audio warning sources in one central system. It provides interphone communication for up to 6 audio control stations to meet crewmember needs.  The system can handle up to 8 transceivers, 8 receivers, 6 fixed inputs and 8 warning tones. The DVCS6100 is the newest generation audio management system and was designed to meet specific needs of commercial and business aviation applications. Adaptable to all airborne applications, from large to small fixed wing aircraft, the DVCS6100 provides crisp and clear audio communication. There are several cabin ICS accessories that are designed to compliment the DVCS6100; including PA outputs, handsets, and a digital player.

With its flexible and open system architecture, operational comfort and superior voice quality, almost any customer requirement can be met. In addition, the Becker Avionics' DVCS 6100 provides an optional Cabin Intercommunication and Passenger Address system, consisting of the Control Panel CP3100, External Jack Box EB3100, Intercom Amplifier IC3100, Public Address Amplifier PA3100, Converter Box CB 3100, Service Station ST3100, and Digital Player DP 4100. The DVCS6100 easily integrates all communications in the aircraft and provides flexible user-programmable configurations.

Floyd Roney, Sales Manager at Becker Avionics, commented, "We are proud to introduce the new fixed-wing panels and to further expand our product line into the commercial and business aviation market segments with the DVCS6100. The new Audio Control Panel variants are based on specific customer feedback and requests." He continued, "We are the worldwide brand leader in aircraft Digital Audio and intercom solutions for fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter applications. Our constant drive for cutting edge technology has propelled the product to be the most successful digital audio system on the market. The new fixed wing audio panels are the ideal retrofit and potentially forward fit solutions for many different types of general aviation and business class aircraft."

About the DVCS6100 

The DVCS6100 design provides the customer with ability to match a wide range of operational requirements with only one system. The built-in scalability and flexibility reduces not only the cost and time requirements for constant re-engineering and certification for a tailored system solution, but also reduces the learning curve for integration, maintenance and troubleshooting time. Through software programming options, the system is both easily and quickly configurable to individual customer requirements, thus saving time and money.

The DVCS' open system architecture technology provides for operational comfort and superior voice quality, ensuring that almost any customer requirement can be met, while providing crystal clear communication for crew and passengers. Becker Avionics focuses on meeting individual requirements with the highest commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. The state-of-the-art Digital DVCS6100 will enhance the effectiveness of any aerial platform. When compared to a legacy analog audio system, Digital technology provides simplified installation, improved performance, reduced wiring and weight, along with reduced installation and maintenance costs. Furthermore, the comprehensive built-in-test (BIT) feature enables line maintenance crews to easily diagnose/isolate failures and replace system components quickly.

No matter what the mission; from passenger transport to Law Enforcement and EMS, and surveillance or utility operations, the Becker Digital Audio system with it's state-of-the-art audio technology, ensures a more modern and capable aircraft.

DVCS6100 Digital Audio System Features 

The DVCS6100 has been designed for both fixed-wing and rotorcraft applications. The product fully reflects Becker Avionics' proven know-how of more than four decades in audio system development for the aerospace industry.  Since the market introduction of the 1st DVCS generation, over 800 systems have been delivered, with all achieving outstanding field reliability.  Our continuous product improvement program has made the DVCS6100 another Becker Avionics success story.

Becker's Digital Audio technology is superior to any analog system, as it offers crystal-clear voice communication quality, a proven Man-Machine-Interface (MMI), outstanding reliability, scalability and flexibility, and is software configurable. The main system components of the DVCS6100 system are the Remote Electronic Unit (REU) 6100, the Audio Control Unit (ACU) 6100, and the optional Intercom Amplifier IC3100.

The product offers up to 8 communication transmit (TX) and up to 8 receiver (RX) channels, an integrated warning tone generator for up to 8 different signals, an amplifier for 2 cockpit speakers, as well as interfaces for 2 Cockpit Voice Recorders (CVR), and a Public Address Amplifier (PA).

Up to 6 ACU's can be operated together with one REU. Each unit can be configured with the included software to give complete adjustments across different on-board systems. The system also meets the highest standards for night operation under NVG and military conditions. The ACU6100 is available with NVIS green (MIL-STD 3009 Green B) and white Backlight, and offers emergency and slaved mode operation. Bottom line, the DVCS6100 represents a unique mission support tool that easily outperforms the competition.

Becker Avionics' DVCS6100 provides 'best in class' performance and is the leader in commercially certified Digital intercoms!

About Becker Avionics

Becker Avionics is a privately held high-tech company that develops, manufactures and distributes the latest communications, navigation, surveillance and search & rescue equipment for airborne and ground applications.

Becker Avionics has a longstanding history of over 50 years in providing equipment to General and Corporate Aviation, ATC, law enforcement and military organizations around the world. In order to support international market requirements the Company has established branches around the world. Becker Avionics supports an extensive customer base, such as, but not limited to: Eurocopter, EADS, Airbus, Bell Helicopter, British Aerospace, ATR, CASA, RUAG, Xi'an Aircraft Corporation, AgustaWestland, Pilatus, German Air Force, Navy and Army, German Border Patrol, German Police, Austrian Army and Police, Swiss Air Force, Dutch Police, Security Civil, Irish Air Corps, Egyptian Navy, Indonesian Navy, Portuguese Air Force, US Army, US Air Force, US Navy and US Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol, etc. 

For more information see:

www.beckerusa.com or htp://www.beckerusacom/dvcs/

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