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GE Intelligent Platforms' BusTools-1553 is an integrated, Microsoft Windows-based, application solution for MIL-STD-1553 test, analysis and simulation. BT-1553 software harnesses the power of GE's hardware interfaces on PCI, PCI Express, CompactPCI, PMC, ExpressCard, PCMCIA, USB, XMC, PC/104-Plus, VME and VXI platforms for simplified control over simulation, display, data logging, playback, and protocol analysis of MIL-STD-1553/1760 A and B networks.

BT-1553 is compatible with both single-function and multi-function boards. Using an intuitive GUI interface designed for inter-activity, you can quickly monitor and analyze bus traffic, create and modify messages while running, display multiple real-time engineering unit values and user-formatted graphs. Additional features include controlling multiple buses simultaneously, injecting/detecting errors, and rapid filtering of displayed or recorded data for both live and replay modes.

Quickly select individual data words from any bus message with our unique Selective Data Watch feature. With integrated high/low limit checking, real-time engineering unit display, DDE output, automatic limit event logging, and the snapshot feature, Selective Data Watch can save hours when tracking down elusive system problems.

Pass3200 Log File Compatibility
BusTools-1553 allows reading and analyzing of PASS3200 and PASS1000 log files. A file converter tool is provided in order to convert these files into a format readable by BusTools-1553 or any custom made program developed using the BusTools-1553 API (BMD/BMDX file). Converted PASS files can be loaded and analyzed in any of the viewer tools available in BusTools-1553. The converted log files can also be replayed using the BusTools-1553 playback feature.

  • Easy Text File Import/Export
  • Full Simulation and Error Injection
  • Full Bus and Multi Channel Data Logging
  • Real-time EU displays
  • Former Condor Product
  Type Title
Datasheet BT-1553
Requires Authorization User Manual BusTools/1553 User's Manual v8.30
White Papers MIL-STD-1553 Tutorial
MIL-STD-1553 Tutorial
Requires Authorization Application Notes AN-008 BusTools/1553 Error Injection and Detection
Requires Authorization Application Notes AN-009 BusTools BMD and BMDX File Formats
Requires Authorization Application Notes AN-017 BT1553 and DBCA
Requires Authorization Software Release Notes BusTools/1553 Demo Release Notes
Requires Authorization Software Release Notes BusTools/1553 Release Notes
Requires Authorization Software BusTools/1553 BMD to ASCII Converter 1.0
Software BusTools/1553 Demo 8.00
Requires Authorization Software BusTools/1553 Upgrade 6.21
Windows XP/2000/Me/NT/98/95
Requires Authorization Software BusTools/1553 Upgrade 7.20
Requires Authorization Software BusTools/1553 Upgrade 8.30
Windows XP/Vista/7
Customer support contact info for this product is listed below by global region. All related documentation and software for this product are listed under the "Downloads" tab of this product page.

Primary Support

Goleta, CA
26 Castilian Drive, Suite B
Goleta, CA 93117

Support Phone: 877-429-1553 option 2 or 805-965-8000 x2
Hour: 8am – 5pm PST
Support E-mail: support.avionics.ip@ge.com
RMA E-mail: repairs.avionics.ip@ge.com
For access to secure downloads, email support.avionics.ip@ge.com

Europe, Middle East, Africa Support

Augsburg, Germany
Memminger Str. 14 D-86159

Support Phone: +49 821 5034-170
Hour: Monday - Thursday, excluding holidays from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM GMT+1; Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Support E-mail: support.augsburg.ip@ge.com

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