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Multiple U.S. Airborne Law Enforcement Customers Select Becker Digital Airborne Audio Control System for their Aircraft

12 JULY 2012- Reno, Nevada -- At this week's annual Airborne Law Enforcement Association annual convention in Reno, Nevada,  Becker Avionics is celebrating their growing success in serving this key public safety industry. Becker's popular DVCS6100 digital airborne audio control system has been selected by a wide variety of North American Air Support units for their vital multi-mission aircraft platforms, including:

  • Broward County Sheriff's Department - Eurocopter EC135
  • LA County Sheriff's Department - Eurocopter AS350B2
  • Phoenix PD - Eurocopter AS350 and Pilatus PC-12
  • Pima County - Eurocopter AS350B3e
  • Westchester County PD - Bell 407
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg - Bell 407
  • Palm Beach County Sheriff's Department - Bell 407GX
  • Fairfax County PD - Bell 429
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) - Pilatus PC-12
  • Houston PD Bell - Bell 412

In addition a multitude of new customers that are going through new aircraft acquisitions or retrofit programs, have also committed to Becker's state-of-the-art digital ICS. During the next few months these aircraft will be outfitted with law enforcement completion packages, including avionics, at a variety of OEM and independent completion facilities.
The Becker DVCS6100 multi-channel audio and intercom system was chosen by these Air Support units due to its performance, reputation, and quality, along with its unique ability to effectively manage and control multiple audio sources in the aircraft. DVCS technology, with its software configurable profiles, provides the flexibility to specifically customize the aircraft audio system to meet the demanding operational requirements of Airborne Law Enforcement organizations.
Brett Gardner, Director of Sales & Marketing for Becker stated, "We're very proud that so many Airborne Law Enforcement agencies have put their faith in our DVCS6100 product line. At ALEA in Reno this week, we're celebrating the growing number of agencies that have selected the DVCS6100 for new installation or retrofit to support their demanding mission profiles. We welcome all of our customers and anyone interested in our products to stop by our booth at the show (#507-09). We're sponsoring two beer refreshment events in the exhibit hall; Wednesday from 5-7 pm, and on Thursday from 12-4pm; we'll also be giving away Becker ALEA T-shirts with a unique new design."
About the DVCS6100
The DVCS6100 design provides the customer with ability to match a wide range of operational requirements with only one system. The built-in scalability and flexibility reduces not only the cost and time requirements for constant re-engineering and certification of a tailored system solution, but also reduces the learning curve for system integration, maintenance and troubleshooting time. Through software programming options, the product is both easily and quickly configurable to individual customer requirements, thus saving time and money.
The DVCS' open system architecture technology provides for operational comfort and superior voice quality, ensuring that almost any customer requirement can be met, while providing crystal clear communication for crew and passengers. 
The hi-tech Digital DVCS6100 will enhance the effectiveness of any aerial platform. When compared to a legacy analog audio system, Digital technology provides simplified installation, improved performance, reduced wiring and weight, along with reduced installation and maintenance costs. Furthermore, the comprehensive built-in-test (BIT) feature enables line maintenance crews to easily diagnose/isolate failures and to replace system components quickly.
No matter the mission type - from Airborne Law Enforcement, EMS, to passenger transport and surveillance or utility operations, the Becker Digital Audio system ensures a more modern and capable aerial platform. At Becker, the focus is on meeting individual client requirements with the highest commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.   
Becker's Digital Audio System Features
The DVCS6100 was designed for both rotary and fixed-wing applications. The product fully reflects Becker Avionics' proven know-how over the last 40-years in audio system development for the aerospace industry. Since the market introduction of the 1st DVCS generation, over 1000 systems have been delivered worldwide, with all achieving outstanding field reliability. The company's continuous product improvement program has also contributed to the DVCS6100 being another Becker product success story.
Becker's Digital Audio technology is superior to any analog audio system, as it offers crystal-clear voice communication quality, a proven Man-Machine-Interface (MMI), outstanding reliability, scalability and flexibility, and is software configurable. The main system components of the DVCS6100 system are the Remote Electronic Unit (REU) 6100, the Audio Control Unit (ACU) 6100, and the optional Intercom Amplifier IC3100.
The product offers up to 8 communication transmit (TX) and up to 8 receiver (RX) channels, an integrated warning tone generator for up to 8 different signals, an amplifier for 2 cockpit speakers, as well as interface capability for 2 Cockpit Voice Recorders (CVR), and a Public Address Amplifier (PA). It is also the only commercial digital audio product available that can provide simulcast capability on 8 channels, along with a radio relay function, and emergency and slaved mode operation.
Up to 6 audio control units (ACUs) can be operated together with one REU. Each unit can be configured with the included software to give complete adjustments across different on-board systems. The system also meets the highest standards for night operation under special mission or military NVG conditions. The DVCS6100 represents a unique mission support tool that easily outperforms the competition.
Becker Avionics' DVCS6100 provides 'best in class' performance - Becker, the market leader in commercial Digital intercoms!
About Becker Avionics
Becker Avionics is a privately held high-tech company that develops, manufactures and distributes the latest communications, navigation, surveillance and search & rescue equipment for airborne and ground applications.
Becker Avionics has a longstanding history of over 50 years in providing equipment to General and Corporate Aviation, ATC, Airborne Law Enforcement, and military organizations around the world. In order to support international market requirements the Company has established branches around the world. Becker Avionics supports an extensive customer base, such as, but not limited to: Eurocopter, EADS, Airbus, Bell Helicopter, British Aerospace, ATR, CASA, RUAG, Xi'an Aircraft Corporation, AgustaWestland, Pilatus, German Air Force, Navy and Army, German Border Patrol, German Police, Austrian Army and Police, Swiss Air Force, Dutch Police, Security Civil, Irish Air Corps, Egyptian Navy, Indonesian Navy, Portuguese Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and U.S. Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol, etc. 

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