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Air Medical Resource Group equips fleet with Jupiter audio controllers

October 16, 2015

Air Medical Resource Group
Air Medical Resource Group operates a diverse fleet of aircraft for air medical
transportation in 17 states and Puerto Rico. AMRG Photo

Jupiter Avionics Corporation has announced that Air Medical Resource Group (AMRG) has selected Jupiter Avionics to equip its fleet with various JA95 Audio controllers.

“We have had numerous companies come to us and talk about their products and discuss our needs with us, but no one had designed a product that met our requirements before,” said Nathan Word, vice president of maintenance for Air Medical Resource Group.  "Jupiter Avionics actually listened to us and built the solution we were looking for. The Jupiter Products, along with the customer service of Dallas Avionics provided exactly what we needed."

AMRG serves the air medical transport needs of customers in Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Alaska, Hawaii, Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Puerto Rico and operates a diverse fleet of aircraft. 

"We currently have the JA95 equipment installed in our AS350 B3 aircraft and will also be upgrading our EC145s with them.  We wanted the ability to program various audio levels, and wanted to standardize our entire fleet. The Jupiter JA95 was entirely customizable to our needs and Jupiter even included an extra input. They have provided tremendous customer support and expertise and we did not have to compromise on our product requirements."

"We have heard from numerous companies that they wanted a solution like AMRG," added Jupiter Avionics Corporation sales and marketing director Bryan Hart. "Our experienced engineering team worked tirelessly to come up with a solution and we are proud that a company like AMRG trusts their fleet with our equipment. We look forward to showing other fleet operators the JA95 at AMTC."

Jupiter Avionics will be demonstrating its equipment at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Long Beach, Calif., from Oct. 19 to 21 at Dallas Avionics Booth number 649. The JA95 is part of the Dallas Avionics portfolio of Jupiter products.  For additional product information contact Dallas Avionics at 800-527-2581.

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Jupiter Avionics Aural Message Generator Selected for Grob G120TP Aircraft

November 17, 2014

Jupiter Avionics is pleased to announce that Grob Aircraft has selected the Jupiter Avionics JA37-001 Aural Message Generator for installation in the G120TP training aircraft.






The JA37-001 is a dual channel alerting system that provides digital storage and playback for up to three messages. A proprietary Windows® based application (ProCS™) is used to load message files and other configuration parameters into the JA37-001 via a 3.5mm jack. Programming can be carried out without removing the unit from the aircraft. Message files may be selected from a library of standard warning tones available on the Jupiter Avionics website or alternatively customized *.wav files may be created. Messages may be prioritized and played sequentially.



The G120TP is a turbine powered, fully aerobatic training aircraft and the JA37-001 has been installed to provide auxiliary warning messages for stall-tone.



About Grob Aircraft

Grob, headquartered in Tussenhausen Germany, is one of the world's largest and most experienced composite aircraft manufacturers since 1971. More than 3,500 composite aircraft have been delivered, which have flown over 7 million hours on five continents. The G 120TP is the only side-by-side military training aircraft certified in the 21st century with full aerobatic and military training capability. The G 520 is the perfect platform for high altitude reconnaissance and surveillance.



About Jupiter Avionics Corporation

In January 2011, five senior members of the former Northern Airborne Technology management team launched Jupiter Avionics with the goal of developing the next generation of avionics systems. Jupiter Avionics Corporation (JAC) designs and manufactures aircraft audio systems, intercoms, audio amplifiers, audio adapters and remote switch assemblies and is a Transport Canada approved manufacturer and maintenance organization. Additionally, Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) has authorized Jupiter Avionics (JAC) to perform the delegated functions of a DAO (Design Approval Organization).



For further information, please contact Steve Brunsden, VP Business Development, Jupiter Avionics Corporation. steve.brunsden@jupiteravionics.com or please visit www.jupiteravionics.com

FAA TSO-C139 Design Approval for its JA37-001 Aural Message Generator

September 29, 2014

Jupiter Avionics Corporation is pleased to announce it has been granted an FAA TSO-C139 Design Approval for its Aural Message Generator, the JA37-001. Along with the CAN-TSO-C139 already granted, this means that JA37-001 installations may now be approved world-wide.

The JA37 aural messsage generator is a digital storage / playback device for up to 3 messages of up to 11 seconds for each message. Click here to view full feature list. For enquiries in the USA about this and all other JAC products, please contact Dallas Avionics Inc., 800-527-2581 / 214-320-9770.




CAN-TSO-C139 Design Approval for its JA37-001 Aural Message Generator

July 28, 2014

Jupiter Avionics Corporation is pleased to announce it has been granted a CAN-TSO-C139 Design Approval for its Aural Message Generator, the JA37-001. Additionally, the TSO-C139 will be automatically accepted in Europe thanks to its inclusion on the "Common TSO List" within the bilateral agreement between Transport Canada and EASA.

The JA37 aural messsage generator is a digital storage / playback device for up to 3 messages of up to 11 seconds for each message. Click here to view full feature list.

JAC now a Design Approval Organization

May 5, 2014

Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) has authorized Jupiter Avionics (JAC) to perform the delegated functions of a DAO (Design Approval Organization).

This delegation of the Design Approval process means that the lead time for certification of new and derivative products has been greatly reduced.

Mitch Stinson, President of JAC, stated "JAC is continually evolving innovative new products and this delegation represents a significant vote of confidence by Transport Canada on JAC's design control capabilities".

First shipment of wiJAC-D01

May 2, 2014

JAC is proud to announce the first shipment of wiJAC-D01 units was sent to Dallas Avionics Inc. Please contact DAI for availability.

Successful Demonstration of Jupiter Avionics wiJAC Wireless Intercom System

April 8, 2014

During the helicopter winch line re-certification of Penticton and District Search and Rescue Group, an opportunity arose to demonstrate the potential of the wiJAC Wireless Intercom system. In conjunction with Eclipse Helicopters of Penticton, a stretchered patient was hoisted and taken on a one kilometer circuit, accompanied by each member of the SAR group in turn.

One member of the group was fitted with the hands-free JA68 while the other half of the system, JA69, was installed in a rear jack socket on the helicopter. In addition, a second wiJAC system was installed to establish a link between the helicopter and the ground. Hands-free, full duplex communication between the SAR operative and the helicopter, and between the helicopter and the ground, was quickly and easily established.



Audio quality and intelligibility was considered by all concerned to be better than average, especially in the high noise environment of a helicopter with the doors removed, and hanging on a line in the helicopter rotor-wash.



The line between the aircraft and the SAR operative was 110 feet long (33m). The air to ground communication link was maintained for distances in excess of 500 yards(460m).

JA95-002 granted CAN-TSO-C139 Design Approval

March 13, 2014

JAC is pleased to announce it has been granted CAN-TSO-C139 Design Approval for its JA95-002 Six Transceiver Audio Controller. With this new addition to the JAC product family, we are providing an alternative to customers who require control of 6 transceivers. As with the original JA95-001, all legends are field interchangeable to cover multiple mission configurations with no customization fees. Also, all internal adjustments can be set by using Jupiter's free ProCS™ software.

JA95-001: 7 Users, 5 Transceivers + PA + 6 Receivers

NEW - JA95-002: 7 Users, 6 Transceivers + 4 Receivers

JAC's Wireless Headset Adapter - Now with Radio Transmit!

February 24, 2014

Following the highly successful launch of the wiJAC™ wireless headset adapter, Jupiter Avionics is pleased to present the wiJAC-D01 Wireless Dropcord System. The wiJAC-D01 features all the functionality of a standard Drop Cord, but adds the freedom of a wireless system.

The wiJAC-D01 system consists of two components, the JA68 and JA69, which provide a full-duplex wireless and hands-free audio link between the aircraft's intercom and radio system and the user's standard aircraft headset. The two separate components used together allow aircraft personnel to be unencumbered inside and outside the aircraft. The wiJAC™ system is truly 'Plug and Play', using the existing aircraft installation and a standard aircraft headset. Controls on the headset adapter have been kept to a minimum to ensure ease of operation. As well as VOX and Volume controls, there are two buttons: one for ICS PTT and one for TX (Radio) PTT. When TX PTT is activated, the microphone audio is transmitted to the aircraft audio controller and then to the selected aircraft radio. wiJAC™ performance can be optimized using ProCS™ Configuration Software, developed by Jupiter Avionics.

Advantages of JAC's wiJAC™ system:
- Zero time lost to communication systems changeover
- No side-tone delay or echo-cancellation concerns, unlike existing Bluetooth™ systems
- No installation - simply plug the intercom adapter into an existing aircraft headset jack - there's no hard-wiring or base station required
- No need to buy additional equipment - wiJAC™ uses industry standard headsets
- Multiple wiJAC™ pairs can be used in the same aircraft

JA39-001 Headset Impedance Adapter

February 21, 2014

Jupiter Avionics Corporation (JAC) is pleased to introduce the JA39-001 Headset Impedance Adapter, providing a convenient connection for low impedance headsets (5 Ohm Mic - 8 Ohm Phones) with civil aviation audio controllers. This new, smaller headset adapter is housed in an all-metal case, making it a great choice for use in HIRF environments.

Features
- A small, compact unit (0.752" x 1.05" x 2.1" / 18.5mm x 26.5mm x 53mm)
- Reduces RF interference susceptibility thanks to all-metal case construction (can be used in high RF environments)
- Operates solely from the Microphone Bias supply of the audio controller and requires no other external power
- Uses industry standard TJ-120 headset pin-out to allow plug and play operation
- Particularly suitable for adapting low headsets for use with the Jupiter wiJAC™ Wireless Aircraft Headset Adapter

In addition, Jupiter is pleased to introduce the CAB-HSET-JA61 High to Low Impedance Adapter, which is complementary to the JA39-001 and is used to adapt the wiJAC™ JA61 Intercom Adapter to a low impedance (5 ohm) aircraft audio system. It also features an industry standard TJ-120 headset pin-out to allow plug and play operation.



Product completion expected in July 2014!

JAC Adapter Connects to Non-Aviation Systems

February 14, 2014

Jupiter Avionics Corporation (JAC) announces the JA34-BT1 Universal Radio Adapter with Bluetooth™ Connectivity, allowing aircraft audio management systems access to non-aviation radios. Bluetooth capability allows the JA34-BT1 to connect wirelessly to a streaming music audio source or to provide a hands free connection to a cell phone. Direct wired connection to a non-aviation radio can be made when the Bluetooth feature is turned off.
Features:
- All audio inputs and outputs are transformer coupled
- Internal settings are quickly adjusted using the ProCS™ software
- Bluetooth class 3 device with <10 meter range



TSO completion expected in September 2014! 

JAC's new JA37 Aural Message Player

February 10, 2014

Jupiter Avionics Corporation (JAC) introduces a flexible new message generator capable of storing and delivering three messages of up to 11 seconds each. 

Features:
- Digital WAV file storage / playback device
- One-touch message delivery
- Can be used to announce pre-recorded messages
- Windows® based (ProCS™) application for loading messages and setting other configuration parameters; even after installation in the aircraft (field configurable settings)
- Voltage or ground seeking trigger inputs
- Two trigger inputs per message player
- Each message configured as “one-shot” or repeating continually
- Messages play simultaneously or sequentially (if prioritized)
- Two isolated balanced outputs
- Tone or voice message library available
- 2 audio inputs for mixing with messages
- Message mute input

TSO completion expected in June 2014!

Dallas Avionics to distribute wiJAC™

September 6, 2013

JAC is pleased to announce the first shipment of wiJAC-001 units was sent to Dallas Avionics Inc. Dallas Avionics has been chosen to distribute, stock and sell wiJAC™. Please contact DAI for availability.

wiJAC™ Wireless Aircraft Headset/Intercom Adapter system

June 3, 2013

Jupiter Avionics Corporation (JAC) is proud to introduce the much-anticipated wiJAC™ Wireless Aircraft Headset/Intercom Adapter system.

No longer do you need to be hard-wired to the cockpit to communicate with your crew - no more tangled wires, no more side-tone delay.

The JAC wiJAC™ was developed to improve the working environment of emergency medical services, media crews, law enforcement agencies and air crews. In the past, personnel had to remove their headsets and exit the aircraft before reconnecting to the crew using a handheld radio. Now they can stay in touch hands-free.

Advantages of JAC's wiJAC™ system:
- Unlike existing Bluetooth systems, there are no side-tone delay or echo-cancellation concerns 
-  No installation - simply plug the intercom adapter into an existing aircraft headset jack there's no hard-wiring or base station required
wiJAC™ uses industry standard headsets - no need to buy additional equipment
-  Multiple wiJAC™ pairs can be used in the same aircraft
-  Zero time lost to communication systems changeover

The wiJAC™ system consists of two components, the JA60 and JA61, which provide a full-duplex wireless and hands-free audio link between the aircraft's intercom system and the user's standard aircraft headset. Together, the two separate components allow aircraft personnel to be unencumbered inside and outside the aircraft. The headset adapter will feature only essential controls to ensure ease of operation (VOX, Volume control knobs and On/Off button). The JA60 performance is optimized using Jupiter Avionics' ProCS™ Configuration Software.

Available September of 2013!

FAA TSO GRANTED TO JUPITER AVIONICS JA95 AUDIO CONTROLLER

May 10, 2013

Jupiter Avionics Corporation is pleased to announce it has been granted an FAA TSO-C139 Design Approval for its 7 person JA95 Aircraft Audio Controller.



Here are some MAJOR innovations that set the JA95 apart from its competitors:

  • Product Configuration Software (ProCS™): JAC’s new Windows™-based product configuration tool defines and changes all adjustable parameters in the audio controller. End user requirements can be programmed in before the unit leaves the factory. Plus, units can be cloned or adjusted in the field without removal from the aircraft. No more trimpots or dipswitches.

  • All Legends are Field Interchangeable: One unit covers many different mission configurations. There’s no need to stock diverse dash numbers to meet different requirements. Now there’s no more waiting (or paying) for customized units to be manufactured.

  • JAC’s Standard Delivery is “IN STOCK”: JAC products are in stock and ready to be shipped upon ordering. No more requesting delivery dates.


JAC is offering a special introductory discount of an additional 10% discount off the Dealer Price until the end of July 2013. Units are in stock at Jupiter Avionics and are available for immediate delivery.

Please contact Steve Brunsden, VP Business Development at sales@jupiteravionics.com for purchase instructions or to register as a dealer.

CAN-TSO GRANTED TO JUPITER AVIONICS' INAUGURAL PRODUCT

March 1, 2013

Jupiter Avionics Corporation is pleased to announce it has been granted a CAN-TSO-C139 Design Approval for its inaugural product, the 7-person JA95 Audio Controller. Additionally, the TSO-C139 will be automatically accepted in Europe thanks to its inclusion on the “Common TSO List” within the bilateral agreement between Transport Canada and EASA.

Here are some MAJOR innovations that set the JA95 apart from its competitors:

  • Product Configuration Software (ProCS™): JAC’s new Windows™-based product configuration tool defines and changes all adjustable parameters in the audio controller. End user requirements can be programmed in before the unit leaves the factory. Plus, units can be cloned or adjusted in the field without removal from the aircraft. No more trimpots or dipswitches.

  • All Legends are Field Interchangeable: One unit covers many different mission configurations. There’s no need to stock diverse dash numbers to meet different requirements. Now there’s no more waiting (or paying) for customized units to be manufactured.

  • JAC’s Standard Delivery is “IN STOCK”: JAC products are in stock and ready to be shipped upon ordering. No more requesting delivery dates.


The JA95 uses newer technology, has more features and is lighter and less expensive than any comparable product on the market. Units are in stock at Jupiter Avionics and are available for immediate delivery.

Please contact Steve Brunsden, VP Business Development at sales@jupiteravionics.com or visit our website at www.jupiteravionics.com for purchase instructions or to register as a dealer.

New Products Highlights from the AEA

September 14, 2012

Have you received the latest copy of the AEA's 'Pilot's Guide to Avionics'? We have - and on pages 16/18 of this special
10th Anniversary edition, Jupiter Avionics is featured in the new products highlights. We quote the article below - or better still, read the original.



"Jupiter Avionics is a young company, formed by veterans of the late Northern Airborne Technology. Its mission is to become the industry standard for audio avionics in the airborne market. Jupiter exhibited at the AEA Convention for the first time, bringing with it a wide-ranging line of audio connection, control and data transfer options.



New products from Jupiter Avionics include its JA95-001 and JA12S-001 single-channel audio controllers, adapters, transformers and data transfer switches, among other items. The company also offers its environmental testing services, which support testing to RTCA D0-160 requirements.



The company's line of switches, adapters and audio controller products-plus the JA37-001 aural message generator can be configured and controlled via a Windows-based application, ProCS. The application facilitates testing and diagnosing installations while providing a well-known interface for the user.



According to the company, Jupiter's facilities offer both pre and initial certification testing. Capabilities and equipment include decompression and overpressure testing, a wide range of electrical, RF and audio susceptibility evaluations, plus temperature, humidity, vibration and voltage-spike simulations. Owing to the company personnel's experience in manufacturing the NAT line of similar devices before it was merged into a larger company and its facilities closed, Jupiter may be thought of as NAT's next incarnation.



To learn more, visit www.jupiteravionics.com."



The familiar Jupiter Avionics team are looking forward to providing you with the products, expertise and service that you need.

Jupiter Avionics Corporation to make its debut at HELI-EXPO 2012

February 2, 2012

Jupiter Avionics Corporation (JAC) is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at HELI-EXPO 2012 in Dallas, Texas. VP of Business Development Steve Brunsden said "The company was founded in January 2011, and now we are pleased to release some new airborne audio products onto the market. These products contain innovative ideas and will raise the standard in the field of audio management in helicopters. We regard HELI-EXPO as essential to maintaining contact with our key customers, as well as meeting potential customers." Steve Brunsden and JAC's President Mitch Stinson will be attending the show at booth 7423.

Jupiter Avionics Corporation receives Transport Canada Approvals

December 22, 2011

Jupiter Avionics Corporation (JAC) is pleased to announce today that it has received certification from Transport Canada for the manufacturing, certification and maintenance of aeronautical products. "This ratification of our organization by Transport Canada underlines our determination to produce products of the highest possible quality and reliability", said VP of Quality Assurance and Operations, Daryl Shauer.

Jupiter Avionics Corporation's Test Capability continues to grow

November 15, 2011

Jupiter Avionics Corporation (JAC) added vibration test equipment to its expanding list of test capabilities. "This piece of equipment, along with equipment for testing Temperature, Altitude, Overpressure and Humidity, means that we now have a comprehensive in-house capability to test avionics equipment to DO160 Sections 4 - 8, 15 - 19 and 25", said Qualification Test Manager Scott Moore. As well as using it for testing its own products, the experienced test technologists at JAC make this a valuable and convenient facility for use by other manufacturers.