Optical Storage Solutions for In-Flight Entertainment

MSS has been providing rugged optical storage solutions for over 25 years. We have leveraged our packaging expertise to protect in-flight entertainment systems and optical devices from thermal, vibration, shock, EMI and humidity extremes.

Our latest in-flight entertainment (IFE)

  • Multiple interfaces available include Ethernet and SATA (Depending on your application)
  • Standard or customized COTS solutions available
  • Network-attached Flyable Data Loader (FDL), includes Windows-based software and qualification to full DO-160
  • The design incorporates a Blu-ray drive, SBC, Power Supply and ECS (Environmental Control System)
  • Automatic data off-load, from either a USB or Blu-ray disc in the aircraft cabin to a server located in the electronics bay

Key Features

  • Heaters and fans for extended temperature operation
  • Isolation system for extended shock and vibration operation
  • Blu-ray drive allows up to 50GB of data to be downloaded at one time
  • Dual USB ports for loading data using a standard USB flash disc, CR, keyboard and mouse
  • Front Ethernet port for maintenance tasks
  • VGA port for display monitor

Everett Rugged Option Storage Solutions Configuration Example: DOWNLOAD BROCHURE: MSS Everett Series IFE Optical Storage Solutions.

Temperature (°C) Operating -15 to+55
Non-Operating 55 to +85
Shock RTCA/DO-160D, Operating Sections 7.2, 7.3
Crash Safety RTCA/DO-160D* Sections 7.2, 7.3
RTCA/DO-160D Sections 7.2, 7.3
Vibration Operating 0.9GRMS (Figure 8-1, Curve B2)
Non-Operating 10 to 30Hz sinusoidal @ 3G
Humidity 95%RH @ +50°C, 48 hours
Altitude +50,000ft.
Decompression +50,000ft.

Interface USB 2.0 (2) Ethernet, VGA
Transfer Rate Minimum– 6 MB/sec / Typical– 9 MB/sec
Capacity Up to 50 GB (Dual Layer BD)
Processor 1.0 GHz 915GM
RAM 512K, 533MHz
Compact Flash 1 GB
BIOS 512K byte
Power Requirement 115V +/- 15V/400 Hz AC power
Power Consumption 56 watts max, 28 watts typical
MTBF 20,000 operational hours

Height 4.3 in (109mm)
Length 12.5 in (317mm)
Width 7.4 in (188mm)
Weight 13 lbs