MX12B

Mode 5 IFF Transponders

MXS Transponder System

100% Mode 5 IFF Functionality with 93% less SWaP

Sagetech’s next-gen MX12B micro transponder is the only Mode 5 IFF transponder compliant with the newest DoD AIMS Mk XIIB specification. Enjoy all of the newest functionality in a unit that is at least 93% smaller and 6x lighter than traditional military Mode 5 transponders.

Based on technology proven in over 1.5 million military mission flight hours, the MX12B Mode 5 IFF transponder is ready to serve in your next manned or unmanned aircraft program. DoD AIMS Mark XIIB certifications are pending.

Integration units and product demos are now available. 

The MX12B Mode 5 IFF Micro Transponder


100% Mode 5 iff

Functionality to
AIMS 17-1000 Mk XIIB

93% Smaller

Than Traditional Transponders

Full Power

with diversity

Applicable to Manned and
Unmanned Aircraft

 

Sagetech Device

The World's Smallest

full function Mode 5 IFF Transponder

The MX12B packs all the latest required functionality into a micro package. Tiny compared to traditional Mode 5 transponders, the unit includes integrated ADS-B In and Out, pressure altitude encoder, antenna diversity, and Ethernet. No additional integration of discrete components required.



Antenna Diversity Standard

For complete visibility from space and ground-based ADS-B.

Can also be configured for single antenna.

 

All the Mode 5 functionality with no compromises

Features
Next Smallest Traditional Mode 5 IFF Transponder
Sagetech MX12B Micro Transponder
Military Modes
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (Levels 1&2)
1, 2, 3, 5 (Levels 1&2)
Mode S
RTCA/DO-181
RTCA/DO-181
Certification
DoD AIMS 03-1000 Mark XIIA
DoD AIMS 17-1000 Mark XIIB
ADS-B In
1090 MHz for ADS-B, ADS-R TIS B, and growth to Mode 5 Level 2 broadcast in
1090 MHz for ADS-B, ADS-R TIS B, and growth to Mode 5 Level 2 broadcast in
ADS-B Out
RTCA/DO-260B
RTCA/DO-260B
Transmit Power
57 +/- 2dBm
57 +/- 2dBm
Comms
MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429, Ethernet, RS-485, RS-232
Ethernet (10BaseT/100BaseT), RS-422, RS-232
Antenna
Diversity
Diversity, can configure for single antenna
Weight
Less than 6 lbs with crypto applique installed
Just over 1 lb with KIV
Dimensions
5.375" H x 5.375" W x <4" D
93% smaller volume: 3.4" H x 2.5" W x 1.0" D
Operating Temp
-50 deg. C to +71 deg. C MIL-STD-810G
-40 deg. C to +71 deg. C MIL-STD-810G
Environmental
MIL-STD-461F, MIL-STD-810G
RTCA DO-160G, MIL-STD-461F, MIL-STD-810G

additional Features

Technical Information & Documentation

Whitepaper: UAV Transponders – Essential Technical Considerations for Your Next Program

Guide: UAS Transponder Requirements