The Protocol

Many ongoing military and civilian aerospace programs were created around HOTLink II, and it retains a strong presence in digital, point-to-point uncompressed video transmission.

Great River continues to support these systems.

HOTLink is an 8b/10b physical layer with special characters defined, but no HOTLink protocol standard exists—a fact that gives designers ultimate flexibility.

HOTLink II Product Suite

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Frame Grabber / Video Generator

Exercise complete control over key video frame characteristics.

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Recorder and Playback System

Record and play out up to six synchronized video streams.

Serial Link Analyzer

Serial Link Analyzer

Capture raw HOTLink II data at up to 1.0625 Gb/s. HS2View software offers ease and power.




HOTLink II Best Practices

Read David Cole's White Paper, Best Practices for Implementing a HOTLink Video Protocol for IR and Optical Applications.

Successor to HOTLink II?

Is ARINC 818 on copper the successor to HOTLink II video links? A white paper by Jon Alexander.

HOTLink compatibility

Assemble information to determine HOTLink compatibility.

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