The Avidyne MLB700 Receiver delivers Aviation-quality datalink graphical weather from WSI InFlight® and audio entertainment from SIRIUS® Satellite Radio. Avidyne offers two versions of the MLB700 Broadcast Datalink Receiver. One version delivers WSI InFlight® aviation-quality weather data for display on Avidyne's EX500/ EX5000-series multi-function displays, and a second version delivers WSI InFlight® weather and SIRIUS® Satellite Radio via the SIRIUS® Satellite Network.
The MLB700 provides SIRIUS® Satellite Radio entertainment and Aviation-quality WSI InFlight® datalink graphical weather for Avidyne EX-Series MFDs.
The Weather You Need. From the Source You Can Trust
Known as the leader in Aviation Weather, WSI weather products are recognized throughout the industry for the quality information that they provide. WSI’s full staff of meteorologists and pilots mean that your datalink weather service is supported by knowledgeable professionals that understand your needs. WSI’s award-winning NOWrad® mosaic of the U.S. Doppler Weather Radar network is continuously qualitycontrolled by degreed meteorologists. Additionally, WSI employs a combination of advanced algorithms and up-to-the minute surface observations to determine the type of precipitation, rain, mixed or solid. The result is the most accurate depiction of precipitation over the United States available anywhere.
Delivering “The Best Radio on Radio™”
With the MLB700 receiver, you have access to the SIRIUS® Satellite Radio Network, with over 130 channels of music, sports, news, and talk radio, right through your aircraft’s audio system. Audio content is controlled using the RC70 wireless RF remote control.
NOWrad® and More
With the MLB700, you get WSI’sindustry-leading NOWrad® radar mosaic for the most up-to-date and highest-quality aviation weather available. With the “Avidyne Performance” subscription, you also have access to Storm Track Vectors which show cell height and cell movement including speed and forecasted direction. The underlined number shows the height of the storm cell, in hundreds of feet. The storm cell indicators are black for rain (or snow) and white to show hail. In the storm cell example here, the storm cell, which includes hail, is moving NNE at 16 knots. The cell is 45,000 feet high.
The MLB700 receives datalinked lightning which is derived from the United States Precision Lightning Network. The age of the lighting is indicated by the shading. Lightning 0-5min old is shown in white, Lightning 5-10min old is shown in yellow and lightning that is 10-15min old is shown in brown. As an added value, we’ve included Lightning with both of our datalink subscription
0.4 A @ 28 VDC
0.7 A @ 14 VDC
2 years parts and labor included (1 year for RC70 Remote Control)
Extended warranty service available