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AXP322 Transponder - Service Information Letter
This Service Information Letter (SIL) instructions to Dealers to enable the AXP322 for ADS-B compliant operation.
Date: 3/16/2017
Part Number: 606-00000-006
File Size: 63.92 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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TAS600 - TAS Intruder Vertical Trend Indications
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of the 9900BX, TAS600, and TAS600A series systems not to rely upon intruder verticaltrend indications
Date: 1/26/2017
Part Number: 606-00161-005
File Size: 538.31 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Potential of partial functionality loss due to I/O assembly mechanical interference
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne IFD540 of a potential partial loss of functionality on serial number-specific IFD440 and IFD540 systems
Date: 9/20/2016
Part Number: 606-00182-014
File Size: 49.36 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Alliant - Entegra - EX500 - EX5000 - Jeppesen data load issues with new Apple iMAC operating system
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners, operators, and installers of Avidyne EX500/600 and EX5000 MFDs that Jeppesen data loads on FAT16-formatted drives cannot be accomplished if using Apple iMAC Operating System X El Capitan (OS 10.11.1)
Date: 12/21/2015
Part Number: 606-00004-007
File Size: 52.51 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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MLB100 Service Information Letter - supplemental information
Dealers download service bulletin and software from dealer website
Date: 11/3/2015
Part Number: 606-00000-003
File Size: 186.64 KB
File Revision: Rev. 03
   
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IFD440 Configuration for KI-208A and KI-209A Nav Indicators
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of the correct setup configuration for the IFD440 when connected to a KI-208A or a KI-209A Navigation Indicator.

Fixed by:Software Release 10.1.0.0.
Date: 9/2/2015
Part Number: 606-00179-002
File Size: 196.82 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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IFD540 Configuration for King KI-208A and KI-209A Navigation Indicators
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners, operators, and installers of Avidyne IFD 540 Nav/Com/GPS of the correct configuration selections for KI-208A/209A Nav Indicators. .

Fixed by:Software Release 10.1.0.0.
Date: 9/2/2015
Part Number: 606-00182-012
File Size: 197.48 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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TAS600 - Altitude Alert Feature Limitations
Date: 8/11/2015
Part Number: 606-00161-004
File Size: 110.3 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Release 9 Cirrus SR2X AFMS Amendment - Load Shedding
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne Release 9 installed in Cirrus SR2x aircraft of the availability of a revised AFMS that includes load shedding procedures for dual alternator failure.
Date: 5/11/2015
Part Number: 606-00083-017
File Size: 103.28 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Course Deviation Indicator (CDI) error when the leg into the Final Approach Fix (FAF) is not aligned
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne IFD540/440 of a condition in which incorrect deviations will be displayed..

Fixed by:Software Release 10.1.0.0.
Date: 5/6/2015
Part Number: 606-00182-011
File Size: 399.26 KB
File Revision: Rev. 01
   
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Course Deviation Indicator (CDI) error when the leg into the Final Approach Fix (FAF) is not aligned
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne R9 of a condition in which incorrect deviations will be displayed
Date: 5/5/2015
Part Number: 606-00083-016
File Size: 400.3 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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IFD540 GPS Position Fix Loss
The IFD GPS may drop satellite lock which results in a GPS Dead Reckoning alert message and an automatic reacquisition.

Affected Configurations: All IFD540 installations with Release 10.0.1.0 or earlier..

Fixed by:Software Release 10.0.3.0.
Date: 2/11/2015
Part Number: 606-00182-004
File Size: 108.95 KB
File Revision: Rev. 01
   
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Potential for Weak VHF Transmission/Reception
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne IFD540 of a potential for weak VHF transmit/receive power
Date: 1/1/2015
Part Number: 606-00182-010
File Size: 74.13 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Installation applicability identified by PMA
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises installers of Avidyne IFD540 Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) of 700-00188-xxx Tray Assembly
Date: 12/18/2014
Part Number: 606-00182-009
File Size: 734.57 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Potential for Non-functional DME Tuning
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne IFD540 of a potential for non-functional DME Tuning..

Fixed by:Hardware Mod 4 (November, 2014)
Date: 11/11/2014
Part Number: 606-00182-008
File Size: 71.84 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Potential loss of function
If the first intruder from a traffic sensor does not have altitude associated with it then the IFD will auto reset. There is a workaround in the SIL.

Affected Configurations: IFD540 Release 10.0.1.0 or earlier when connected to a traffic sensor using the ARINC429 communication protocol. (Does not affect Avidyne TAS 6XX sensors)..

Fixed by:Software Release 10.0.2.0.
Date: 11/11/2014
Part Number: 606-00182-002
File Size: 136.46 KB
File Revision: Rev. 01
   
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Potential for Inaccurate Fuel Totalizer Data
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne IFD540 of a potential inaccuracy of fuel totalizer data when connected to certain fuel-related devices..

Fixed by:Software Release 10.1.0.0.
Date: 11/7/2014
Part Number: 606-00182-007
File Size: 108.25 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Integration Issues Due to Non-Standard use of ARINC-429 Data
There are two more integration issues with other on-board instruments when the IFD540(s) is connected to a Garmin G500 or G600 as listed in the SIL.

Affected Configurations: IFD540 Release 10.0.1.0 or earlier when connected to a Garmin G500 or G600 and analog deviation indicators or other GPS/Nav/Coms..

Fixed by:Software Release 10.0.2.0.
Date: 11/3/2014
Part Number: 606-00182-006
File Size: 161.63 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Frequency List Entry Sequence
A specific set of button sequences involving the Freq List will result in an auto reset of the IFD.

Affected Configurations: All IFD540 installations with Release 10.0.1.0 or earlier.
Fixed by: Release 10.0.2.0
Date: 10/24/2014
Part Number: 606-00182-003
File Size: 109.14 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Integration Issues using MapMx Protocol
There have been several integration issues with the Garmin G500, G600, GMX200, MX20 MFDs as listed in the SIL.
Affected Configurations: IFD540 Release 10.0.1.0 or earlier when connected to a Garmin G500, G600, GMX200, or MX20 MFD..

Fixed by:Software Release 10.0.2.0.
Date: 10/22/2014
Part Number: 606-00182-005
File Size: 119.31 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Potential partial loss of function
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne IFD5000i with Release 9.3 of a potential partial loss of system functionality when system is configured for ARINC 429 traffic
Date: 10/14/2014
Part Number: 606-00083-015
File Size: 132.59 KB
File Revision: Rev. 02
   
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IFD540 OBS Calibration
Calibrating an analog CDI may result in a several degree error.

Afftected Conditions: IFD540 Release 10.0.1.0 or earlier when connected to a traffic sensor using the ARINC429 communication protocol. (Does not affect Avidyne TAS6XX sensors).
Fixed by: Release 10.0.2.0
Date: 9/25/2014
Part Number: 606-00182-001
File Size: 187.8 KB
File Revision: Rev. 01
   
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TAS600 - Reliability Improvement on TAS Processor
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of TAS 600 series systems of a reliability improvement on the receiver channels
Date: 9/18/2014
Part Number: 606-00161-003
File Size: 57.64 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Partial loss of display and loss of communication with keyboard
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne R9 IFD of a potential partial loss of display after unusual sequence of entries to flight plan
Date: 12/18/2013
Part Number: 606-00083-013
File Size: 83.99 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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DFC - SIL to Owners/Operators of Avidyne DFC90 Release 2 and DFC100 Autopilots on Cirrus Aircraft Installa
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne DFC90 Release 2 and DFC100 Autopilots of the intended operation modes of the Autopilot and the events that may cause an Autopilot Disconnect
Date: 11/19/2013
Part Number: 606-00170-003
File Size: 211.93 KB
File Revision: Rev. 01
   
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DFC - Underspeed Alerting in DFC90 and SIU-Equipped Cirrus Aircraft
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises installers, owners and operators of Avidyne Entegra EXP5000 PFD and DFC90 Release 2-equipped, non-primary engine (“SIU”) Cirrus aircraft on an issue with Underspeed Alerting during Full-time Envelope Alerting situations.
Date: 10/3/2012
Part Number: 606-00006-002
File Size: 724.59 KB
File Revision: Rev. 02
   
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TAS600 - 9900B TCAD Barometric Setting
Date: 6/14/2012
Part Number: 606-00161-001
File Size: 53.63 KB
File Revision: Rev. 01
   
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9900B TCAD Barometric Setting
Date: 6/14/2012
Part Number: 606-00151-001
File Size: 53.63 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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DFC - Updated electronic checklists for DFC90 equipped Cirrus SR2X aircraft are available
This Service Information Letter (SIL) is intended to ensure owners/operators of DFC90 equipped Cirrus SR2X aircraft are informed that updated electronic checklists for the EX5000 MFD are available.
Date: 2/22/2012
Part Number: 606-00004-005
File Size: 50.06 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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EX5000 - Updated electronic checklists for DFC90 equipped Cirrus SR2X aircraft are available via the Cirrus T
This Service Information Letter (SIL) is intended to ensure owners/operators of DFC90 equipped Cirrus SR2X aircraft are informed that updated electronic checklists for the EX5000 MFD are available.
Date: 2/2/2012
Part Number: 606-00004-005
File Size: 50.06 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Autopilot Behavior in Approach Procedures Containing Holding Patterns in R9 Systems
Date: 1/23/2012
Part Number: 606-00083-012
File Size: 82.31 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Inaccurate OAT Indication
Date: 1/23/2012
Part Number: 606-00083-011
File Size: 53.72 KB
File Revision: Rev. 01
   
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Autopilot Behavior in Approach Procedures Containing Holding Patterns in R9 Systems
Date: 9/9/2011
Part Number: 606-00083-010
File Size: 119.58 KB
File Revision: Rev. 01
   
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EX500 - EX5000 - Stormscope Heading Has Failed messages
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners, operators, and installers of Avidyne EX500/600/5000 MFDs installed with GNS- 430 and WX500 of certain issues related to “Stormscope Heading Has Failed” messages.
Date: 9/10/2010
Part Number: 606-00004-002
File Size: 122.83 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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EX5000 - EXP5000 - Loss of Data Acquisition Unit (DAU) Engine Data - Piper PA-28/32/44/46 piston aircraft
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners, operators, and installers of Avidyne 200-00041-001 (A1380) and 200-00041-003 (A1740) Data Acquisition Units (DAUs) of a revision to improve the reliability of the DAU.
Date: 8/17/2010
Part Number: 606-00041-001
File Size: 121.51 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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EX500 - EX5000 - XM SIGMET and AIRMET Products
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners, operators, and installers of Avidyne EX500, EX600, and EX5000 MFDs installed with HeadsUp Technologies XMD076 XM Datalink Receiver of certain issues related to XM SIGMET and AIRMET products.
Date: 6/24/2010
Part Number: 606-00004-001
File Size: 149.21 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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TAS600 - Electromagnetic Interference from Bendix/King KN-62A DME
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners, operators, and installers of Avidyne TAS600 series traffic systems (TAS) that Bendix/King KN-62A DMEs have been observed to radiate RF energy which decreases the performance of TAS and TCAS I units, including the Avidyne TAS600 series units.
Date: 12/18/2009
Part Number: 606-00161-000
File Size: 125.03 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Incorrect Left and Right Low Fuel Warning discrete indications with a Release 9 Cirrus Aircraft
Date: 10/28/2009
Part Number: 606-00083-002
File Size: 123.05 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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Incorrect VSR Indication on Instrument Approach MAP with Negative Altitude Constraints
Date: 10/28/2009
Part Number: 606-00083-003
File Size: 136.01 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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MLB700 - Disabling Echo Tops Product on MLB700 Receiver
This Service Bulletin provides information on how to prevent the loss of function on the Avidyne Multi- Functional Display (MFD) when an abnormally large number of storm cells are received from the MLB700 receiver.
Date: 6/27/2008
Part Number: 601-00159-004
File Size: 105.65 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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EX5000 - Piper Mirage DAU Power On Start-Up Issues
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne (Moritz) DAU of hardware and software updates available to reduce power on start-up issues.
Date: 10/29/2007
Part Number: SIL-07-003
File Size: 202.12 KB
File Revision: Rev. 01
   
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EX5000 - Piper PA 28/32/44 DAU Power On Start-Up Issues
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne (Moritz) DAU of hardware and software updates available to reduce power on start-up issues.
Date: 10/22/2007
Part Number: SIL-07-001
File Size: 191.3 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00
   
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EX5000 - Seneca DAU Power On Start-Up Issues and Sensitivity to High Humidity Environments
This Service Information Letter (SIL) advises owners and operators of Avidyne (Moritz) DAU of hardware and software updates available to reduce power on start-up issues and sensitivity to high humidity environments.
Date: 10/22/2007
Part Number: SIL-07-002
File Size: 202.13 KB
File Revision: Rev. 00