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Becker Avionics unveils DVCS6100 airborne digital audio system

Oct. 30, 2012, Orlando, Fla. - At NBAA this week, Becker Avionics will officially unveil their new fixed wing oriented Digital Audio and Intercom System DVCS6100.

October 30, 2012  By Carey Fredericks

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."


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