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North Hills Introduces New Sub-Miniature MIL-STD-1553 Data Bus Coupler

Syosset, NY (November 2, 2005) - - North Hills, a division of Porta Systems Corporation, announced it has developed an innovative Sub-Miniature Data Bus Coupler designed for programs that are weight sensitive and have limited space and volume for installation. The Sub-Miniature Data Bus Coupler dimensions are 1.34" x 1.2" x 0.4" and it weighs less than 30 grams.

"This component has an exceptional combination of being small, lightweight and extremely rugged" said Jim Fedele , North Hills Quality Assurance Manager . "These characteristics make it ideal for military and aerospace programs."

The ­couplers are equipped with a mounting flange to f irmly attach to the aircraft and meet all MIL-STD-1553 electrical requirements. They are manufactured using North Hills ­transformers and MIL-R-39007 resistors. The parts can be purchased with internal termination resistors to further reduce installation ­complexity and parts count.

These couplers are supplied with one foot lengths of MIL-C-17/176-00002 cable without connectors for in-line splicing. Custom lengths are readily ­available and connectors can be added if required. ­­The ­couplers can also be provided as a fully tested ­harness ­assembly ready for installation.

The Sub-Miniature Data Bus Coupler can be space qualified for use in satellites or launchers, and is North Hills' latest addition to an extensive line of connection and measurement devices.

About North Hills Signal Processing Corp.
North Hills is a leading provider of measurement and connectivity solutions since 1952. Its leading-edge products are currently meeting the demanding needs of OEM customers in the military, aerospace, instrumentation, medical and industrial process control markets. North Hills is a division of Porta Systems Corporation headquartered in Syosset , New York with operations throughout the world.

Media Contact:
Renee Taylor
North Hills Signal Processing Corp.
Phone: 516-682-7740
Email: reneet@nhsignal.com