ACR Artex TPS 8715 ELT Test & Programmer Set


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ACR Artex TPS 8715 Test and Programmer Set verifies, tests, and programs the full line of general aviation ELTs from ARTEX, such as the ME406, ELT 345, and ELT 1000.

This test set provides a simple method to verify and save an ELT's ID after installing or reprogramming should the beacon need to be re-registered if an aircraft's ownership changes.

Rugged and compact, this device decodes the 406 MHz Cospas-Sarsat transmissions through the antenna and also detects the presence of a 121.5 MHz signal.

Includes: TPS 8715 unit, battery pack (A1-13-0131), antenna (110-418), wall charger (452-0104), holster (A1-13-013), ME406 programming cable (611-0112), quick start guide (Y1-06-0316), stylus (452-0101) and 2 GB scan disk.

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ACR Artex TPS 8715 ELT Test & Programmer Set

  • Quickly and easily program the full line of ARTEX General Aviation ELTs with the desired protocol, NAV Data Baud Rate, and required information with the included cable.
  • Records all data into an internal database which can be backed up to a PC
  • View the data from a computer independent of the TPS 8715, including the time stamp as proof of transmission and proper programming
  • Print via the USB interface to a PC (software download required)
  • Downloadable software available once registration and training is complete at no extra charge

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6.7 × 3.7 × 1.53 in
406.025 Receiver Range:

-60 dBm to 36 dBm (5W signal)


Per Cospas-Sarsat C/S T.001 (Issue 3, Revision 5)

Operating System

Windows CE 5.0/Gamet OS 5.4


400 MHz Samsung


Volatile: 64 Mb SDRAM
Non-volatile: 128 Mb Flash
Expansion: via MZIO™ bus standard

Display Type

TFT LCD high brightness touch screen

Display Resolution

240 x 320 pixels

Display Viewing Area

3.5 in

Display Backlight



USB: 1 Mb/sec
serial: 1,200 to 115,200 bits/sec (RS232)
Infrared (IrDA): 1,200 to 115,200 bits/sec at 1 meter

Communications Connector

13-pin (custom with gold plated pins)


Charging current: 1.2A, maximum
Charging input: 12V DC

Operating Temperature

-10°C to 60°C

Storage Temperature

-20°C to 65°C


5% 5o 90% relative humidity


CSPR22, CSPR24 (RF emissions and ESD immunity)

Current Consumption

Power on: 130mA, typical (Meazura only, backlight off)
Full system: 60mA, typical
Sleep mode: 7mA, typical


TPS 8715 ELT Programmer Set

ACR Artex TPS 8715 ELT Test & Programmer Set