Data Recorders

Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions’ Rugged Data Recorders include video recorders, customer programmable, fixed feature, and custom recorders. These subsystem solutions include COTS and turnkey COTS subsystems from laboratory development to rugged deployment systems. Depending on your program requirements, Curtiss-Wright also provides custom program specific system design, integration, and training. Curtiss-Wright also offers complementary rugged data storage products utilizing solid state and rotating media for use with our Military Data Recorder subsystems.

Vortex Fixed Feature Recorders

Vortex Fixed Feature Recorders allow high-volume, streaming data recording subsystems in COTS configurations ready-to-go. Our Fixed Feature recorders record Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), 10 GbE, and Serial FPDP (sFPDP) data in rackmount subsystems using SBOD or RAID storage.

Product Description
Vortex MCSR Multi-Channel Synchronized Recorder System for sFPDP, Ethernet, and 10 GbE
Vortex SDR1X 10 Gigabit Ethernet Recorder
Vortex SDRxE Gigabit Ethernet Recorder
Vortex SDRxL Serial FPDP Recorder – up to 4 channels


Vortex Custom Recorders

Vortex Custom Rugged Data Recorders were developed for a wide range of customer applications. With over 10 years of data recording and storage expertise, Curtiss-Wright systems engineers enable you to reduce your program risk and improve your time to market. From the lab to your deployed system, whatever your specifications Curtiss-Wright’ can supply a solution for you.

Product Description
10 GbE Playback System Enables the user to reformat data and play it back over 8x 10 GbE channels
AES-256 Encryption/Decryption Recording System Uses an AES-256 FIPS certified encryptor to record data prior to storage, decrypts  and plays back the recorded data, and passes through data
Quad Serial FPDP Recorder with Playback System Records and plays back up to 4x fibre-optic sFPDP data streams
Snapshot Recorder System Stores up to 16 channels of sFPDP data for up to 54 seconds
2GSPS Ultra Wideband Recorder with Playback System Acquires data from a 2Gs/s digitizer and records the data to fibre channel storage


Vortex Customer Programmable Recorders

In a world of ever increasing bandwidth and complexity, signal processing applications frequently require recording, playback and/or analysis of data in real-time. Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions has built a range of customer programmable, high-speed military recording products based on commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components and open standards such as VPX (VITA 46), VPX-REDI (VITA 48), OpenVPX (VITA65), VXS (VITA 41), VME, PCI/PCI-X, PMC/XMC, Fibre Channel, Serial FPDP (sFPDP) and Front Panel Data Port (FPDP/FPDP II).

Product Description
Vortex VR-6511S8 Multi-channel Data Recorder with Solid State Drives
Vortex VPX, VME, and VXS High-speed Data Recording, Playback & Analysis Systems
Vortex SAN Recorder Kit (SRK) Add data recording capabilities to your existing processor card
M6511 VXS I/O Controller with XMC/PMC sites & 4Gbit/s Fibre Channel


Vortex SAN Access Kit (SAK)

Off-loading data from a Fibre Channel storage device is necessary prior to processing and evaluation.

Product Description
Vortex SAN Access Kit The Vortex SAK provides a dedicated Fibre Channel link directly between a workstation and the disk storage system.


Video Recorders

Curtiss-Wright’s rugged video recorders are designed for surveillance cameras, radar, moving maps, and network distribution in all video formats, and can address the most demanding applications.

Product Description
Orion JPEG2000 Real-Time Video Compression
VRD1-AC Rackmount Turnkey  COTS Subsystem for Video Conversion, Scaling, and Switching
VRD1-CC Turnkey  COTS Subsystem for Video Conversion, Scaling, and Switching
VRDV-3000 DZUS Video Flash Recorder
VRDV-40xx DZUS Video Flash Recorder
VRDV-5002 High Definition DZUS CompactFLASH Recorder
VRDV-5004 High Definition DZUS CompactFLASH Recorder

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