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Part #: 8715

Model: TPS 8715




Artex Programmer for ME406, ELT 345, ELT 1000

Part Number :

TPS 8715



  • Test & Programmer Set for ME406, ELT 345 and ELT 1000 ELTs
  • Allows for verification, testing & programming of the Artex General Aviation line of ELTs (for Transport Level ELT programming, refer to PN 8700 ELT TPS)
  • A simple method to verify and save the ELTs ID after installation, reprogramming or should the beacon need to be re-registered after aircraft ownership change
  • This system only programs Artex GA ELTs, including the ME406, ELT 345 and ELT 1000
  • Rugged, compact, and portable system that decodes the transmission of 406 MHz Cospas-Sarsat transmissions
  • Can be read directly through the antenna cable or through the antenna itself
  • Will also indicate if 121.5 MHz is present
  • A decoding device only and does not measure power
  • Can quickly and easily program ELTs with the desired protocol, NAV Data Baud Rate and required information as outlined by Cospas-Sarsat through the programming cable (included)
  • Records all data in an internal database which can be backed up to your PC
  • Data can be viewed on the computer independently of the TPS 8715
  • Data is time stamped as proof of transmission and proper programming
  • The TPS can print via a USB interface to a PC, printing capabilities requires a downloadable software program available at
  • Delivered without software and you must register and take training on in order to download the required software applications
  • Training is self-service and available at no cost



406.025 Receiver Range: -60dBm to +36dBm (5W signal) Decoding: Per Cospas-Sarsat C/S T.001 (Issue 3, Revision 5)
Operating system: Windows CE 5.0/Garnet OS 5.4 Microprocessor: 400 MHz Samsung
Memory: Volatile: 64 megabytes SDRAM / Non-Volatile: 128 megabytes Flash / Expansion: MZIO™ bus standard Display: LCD Type: TFT High Brightness Touch Screen / Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels / Viewable Area: 3.5" / Backlight: LED
communications: USB: 1 megabyte, sec / Serial RS232: 1200 to 115200 bits, sec / Infrared IrDA: 1200 to 115200 bits, sec at 1 meter communications connector: 13 pin - custom gold plated pins
battery: Type: Lithium Ion, custom battery pack / Voltage: 7.4V nominal / Capacity: 1700 mAh / Protection: Over charge, discharge & thermal Battery charging: Current: 1.2A (max), via cradle (not provided) or communications cable / Input: 12V DC nominal (use only charger supplied)
dimensions: Without Antenna, 6.7" L x 3.7" W x 1.53" H Weight: Approx with Antenna, 1 Lb
Temperature: Operating: -10°C to 60°C / Storage: -20°C to 65°C / Humidity: 5% to 90% relative humidity RFI / EMC: CSPR22, CSPR24 (RF emissions & ESD immunity)
FCC / CE / Sealing: Part 15, Class A / EU EMC Directive / IP67 (submersible to 1 meter - 30 min) Current Consumption: Power On: 130mA typical (Meazura only - backlight off) / Full System: 60mA typical (Backlight on) / Sleep Mode: 7mA typical
Part Number: Description:
8715 Programmer for ME406, ELT 345, ELT 1000


Serial # 11361
Condition NEW
Mods -
Tag Date 08/19/21
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Warranty 1 Year
Serial # 11351
Condition NEW
Mods -
Tag Date 07/22/21
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Warranty 1 Year
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