SpaceWire Isolator

The SpaceWire Isolator is an isolation unit for ground test and integration applications, providing galvanic isolation for two SpaceWire links. Isolation is tested to 60 V with components rated to 100 V and 2500 V max transient voltage.

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Product Features

  • Two independent links: isolates and protects two links between SpaceWire test equipment and SpaceWire flight equipment.

  • Isolation: tested to 60 V potential difference between ground reference planes; components rated to 100 V.

  • Link speed: both links are fully compatible with the SpaceWire standard and operate from 2 Mbits/s up to 200 Mbits/s.

  • Common mode filtering: on all data lines.

  • Software and configuration: none needed; works transparently.

  • Enclosure: compact size and rugged design.

Technical Specs

  • Part Number


  • Size
    • 85 x 66 x 19 mm (approx., excluding feet)

  • Power
    • +5V DC, mains power brick supplied

  • SpaceWire Ports
    • Compliant to SpaceWire Standard ECSS-E-ST-50-12C (formerly ECSS-E50-12A) and provides support for RMAP (ECSS-E-ST-50-52C)

    • Number of SpaceWire Ports: 2

    • Speed: 2 Mbits/s up to 200 Mbits/s

    • Connectors: 9-pin micro-miniature D-type

  • Isolation
    • Tested to 60 V, components rated to 100 V

  • LED Indicators
    • Flight side: Blue LED indicates power to flight side

    • Test side: Blue LED indicates power to test side

  • EMC
    • CE/FCC Certified