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Digital to synchro converter

Discussion in 'General Electronics' started by plampert, May 27, 2004.

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  1. plampert

    plampert Guest

    Hello there,

    I want to drive an aircraft indicator (radar altitude) which is out of
    an 26VAC/400Hz system. The needle is moved by a synchro in the
    indicator. A quick internet search revealed that there are units that
    can convert a digital input to the corresponding angle. Can anybody
    recommend a unit to perform this task?

  2. Bob Stephens

    Bob Stephens Guest

    There are lots of them out there, but they're fairly pricy. Check out ILC
    Data Device Corporation, Natel, Transmagnetics to name a few. I used to
    sell digital to synchro converter upgrades for airline flight simulators,
    and eventually designed my own to get the per unit cost down.
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